By - 12/20/12 - 1:49 pm

Milton suspectMilton suspect.

UPDATED throughout the day.

A woman who robbed a bank in Milton Lower Mills on Monday may have struck again in Roslindale, West Roxbury and Beacon Hill today - and may have been foiled in Jamaica Plain by a bank employee who began giving her... Read more

By - 12/20/12 - 9:24 am

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that Meetinghouse Bank plans to put its second ever branch in one of the spaces at 4238 Washington St. - where Domino's failed to ease the square's critical pizza shortage.

By - 12/13/12 - 8:38 am

Two non-profits that have been trying to turn the hulking brick husk of an old trolley substation in Roslindale Square into something useable say they now want to buy the funeral home next door for housing.

In an e-mail update this morning, Steve Gag and Stephanie Cave of Roslindale Village Main Street say the FJ Higgins Funeral Home on Washington Street is now up... Read more

By - 12/10/12 - 8:13 pm

Wanted in RoslindaleBoston Police report they are looking for this guy in connection with a Roslindale purse snatching.

Police say the guy is shown after he'd just used a credit card that was in a purse grabbed around 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 29 at 719 South St.

Know him?... Read more

By - 12/9/12 - 1:15 pm

Scene at Washington and Walworth. Photo by Lauren A.The scene at Washington, Walworth and Beech. Photo by Lauren A.

Gasner JeanSomebody was stabbed on an outbound 34E bus at Washington... Read more

By - 12/2/12 - 9:36 pm

Jen Langley tweets:

Just noticed Arbri Cafe is def gone + grand opening sign on Belgrade for Prime Time Pizza.

Over the past few years, that Belgrade Avenue location, near Walworth, has been home to various incarnations of Albanian (and Albanian owned) restaurants.

By - 12/1/12 - 11:49 am

Why can't we have things like this now?

From a discussion of the Washington Street trolley and the car barns that sat where the Domino's by the parkway is now.

By - 11/18/12 - 6:35 pm

Towers of doom

For years, we've wondered about the green towers on the hill behind the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale (they're visible from most of the other hills in the area, including ours). The kidlet and I decided they were Towers of Doom - they were... Read more

By - 11/16/12 - 4:43 pm


As seen from our back porch high atop Grew Hill in Roslindale.

By - 11/6/12 - 8:17 am

Conley School in Roslindale around 7:30 a.m.Conley School in Roslindale around 7:30 a.m.

Polls opened in Boston this morning with long lines of waiting voters. What are you seeing when you vote? Add a comment.

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By - 11/3/12 - 2:17 pm

Ed. note: Carter Wilkie sent in this "letter to the editor" after the City Council on Wednesday approved a new map for ciy-council districts:

Roslindale loses in redistricting -- again. The neighborhood had one city councilor (District 5) but is now split three ways (districts 4, 5, 7). Even worse, the new center of gravity in district 5 shifts so heavily towards Hyde Park/Mattapan... Read more

By - 10/26/12 - 9:54 pm

Boston Police, state troopers and the State Police helicopter flooded the Arnold Arboretum tonight after somebody tried to hold up an off-duty cop around 9:00 p.m. at South and Bussey streets, Stanley Staco reports. After 45 minutes of intense searching, however, police called off the search without a suspect in custody.

By - 10/26/12 - 4:14 pm

CamiloEnrique Camilo, 38, of Roslindale, was ordered held on $100,000 bail today on charges he was the owner of a pound of cocaine police say they found in his Claron Street home.

Camilo was already out on bail in a drug case out of Norfolk County when he had his bail changed... Read more

By - 10/26/12 - 8:22 am

The JP Gazette opens the journalistic faucet on the Ice Box across Washington Street from the Emporium when it talks to an employee about the people who buy water there. The Gazette reassures us:

The Ice Box, which is housed inside a tan-colored, warehouse-looking building, also fittingly offers ice to customers.

By - 10/23/12 - 5:17 pm

Cafe Rialto on Washington Street is shutting its doors, apparently as soon as it can sell off all its beer and wine.

Cafe Rialto goodbye special! Tues-Friday all beer bottles $3.50, all draft beer $4.00 (except bud light $2.50) and all glasses of wine $6.00!! Come on down and get your Cafe Rialto fix before we close our doors!

The location was long the... Read more

By - 10/19/12 - 7:31 pm

Red Sox Halloween tombstone

Somebody on Grew Avenue in Roslindale is really into Halloween. Their house, their front yard and their large side yard are all decked out for the end of October (note to fans of giant inflatable holiday decorations - the house on... Read more

By - 10/17/12 - 11:30 pm

Hyde Park Avenue crash

A roving UHub photographer forwards this shot of the remains of a car involved in a crash in the 400 block of Hyde Park Avenue in Roslindale - about the same time as emergency crews were responding to a body on the train tracks... Read more

By - 10/14/12 - 6:33 pm

Kid and parade

Just as the Roslindale Day parade was starting in Roslindale Square, the rain let up. By the time the parade was halfway through Belgrade and Walworth, the sun was coming out.

The Somerville High marching band marched in Roslindale:

... Read more

By - 10/10/12 - 9:39 pm

A man with a handgun held up the gas station at American Legion Highway and Mt. Hope Street around 9:15 p.m. He's described as black, about 6'2" and wearing a black doorag and a red shirt under a gray sweatsuit with loose-fitting pants - witnesses could see his boxers. He was last seen running towards Cummins Highway.

By - 10/5/12 - 5:28 pm

The owner of a Domino's franchise on the Roslindale/West Roxbury plan has decided against plans to open up shop next to the Subway franchise on Washington Street, across from Adams Park, Roslindale Village Main Street reported this afternoon.

The announcement is a victory for Roslindale merchants - led by Roslindale Village Main Street - and residents opposed to the chainification of the square. Some 200... Read more