Roslindale

By - 4/16/17 - 10:27 am
Jimmies on Corinth Street in Roslindale Square

Chris D. surveyed the damage at Jimmies on Corinth Street, which somebody broke into overnight by smashing the front door. They took the cash register.

By - 4/13/17 - 5:54 pm

Around 5:45 p.m. at the Fallon Field basketball court off Walorth and Tyndale streets. The victim who was stabbed in the chest managed to make it to Checkmate Cafe at South and Robert, where somebody called 911. The other victim was stabbed in the arm. Both victims' injuries are considered not life threatening.

Police are looking for somebody who jumped out of a car, then jumped back in after the stabbings and drove off.

By - 4/7/17 - 11:26 pm

Officers investigating lights on at the Washington Irving School on Cummins Highway around 11 p.m. saw four males in their mid-teens run out. They nabbed three of them on Cummins Highway and on Hawthorne Street - one with the help of a search dog - and recovered a projector.

By - 4/6/17 - 3:05 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved its first license for a restaurant to let patrons bring their own beer and wine - to Seven Star Street Bistro on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale. Read more.

By - 4/2/17 - 5:44 pm
Fire in Stony Brook Reservation

Jake ran across this bucolic scene inside Stony Brook Reservation this afternoon. No, this probably won't cause any brush fires today, given how wet the ground is from yesterday's snow/sleet/rain, but it might show one of the reasons why, pretty much every spring, Boston firefighters have to haul hoses deep into the woods because they erupt in flames. Read more.

By - 4/1/17 - 12:36 pm

Boston Police report officers who'd had their eye on Harold Curet, Sr. raided his apartment at 158 Fawndale Rd. in Roslindale Friday morning, and found enough drugs, guns and ammo to arrest both him and Harold Curet, Jr. Read more.

By - 3/29/17 - 10:53 am

In one of those only-in-Boston things, plans for some licensing musical chairs in which a longtime Charlestown bar would sell its full liquor license to a Dominican restaurant in Roslindale, so it could in turn sell its beer and wine license to a coffeehouse in a boutique hotel in Downtown Crossing hit a last-minute snag today. Read more.

By - 3/27/17 - 6:48 pm
Flipped car in Roslindale

Thomas Papathanasiou shows us the scene on Fairview Street at South Street around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. He reports neighbors told him the driver was the only person in the car and that he was taken away by police. Read more.

By - 3/25/17 - 11:07 am

A Suffolk County grand jury this week indicted Robert Carrion and Fabiola Ramirez, both 46 and both from Roslindale, on charges they paid their temp workers at a Dorchester laundry company - some of whom worked 100 hours a week - less than minimum wages and no overtime pay and then threatened workers on learning they had talked to state investigators, the state Attorney General's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 4:03 pm

The Globe reported yesterday that Newton's New England Mobile Book Fair is looking for smaller quarters and that it's already scouted out several possible locations, including West Roxbury. Read more.

By - 3/23/17 - 6:22 pm
Fire in Roslindale Square on Washington Street

Washington Street scene. Photo by Diamond Kartel.

Around 6 p.m., at the Roslindale Barber Shop, 4256 Washington St. in Roslindale Square (next to where El Chavo used to be). BFD quickly doused the flames, but Washington Street was shut to traffic and T buses. An ISD electrical inspector was requested to check out the wiring.

By - 3/18/17 - 2:49 pm

State Police report a passenger in a taxi died around 1 a.m. when a car smashed into the back of the cab at "an extremely high rate of speed" on I-95 southbound in Attleboro. Read more.

By - 3/18/17 - 2:13 pm
Roslindale pop-up ball run

Roslindale Wants to Play and Roslindale Village Main Street have turned the long abandoned Select Cafe on Belgrade Avenue into a pop-up Build Zone where kids (and, shh, adults) can create "ball runs" tomorrow and next Saturday. Read more.

By - 3/18/17 - 1:26 pm
Slow down in Roslindale

WalkUp Roslindale held a standout at Walter and South streets this morning to let drivers know they should ease up on the accelerator now that the default speed limit in Boston is down to 25 m.p.h.

By - 3/17/17 - 12:40 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week holds a hearing on Seven Star Street Bistro's request for a license that would let patrons bring their own beer or wine to drink with their meals. Read more.

By - 3/14/17 - 1:31 pm
Stuck bus on Hyde Park Avenue

Pamela Aimee has a ringside seat to watch T workers try to extricate a stuck 32 bus near Diaz Variety on Hyde Park Avenue towards Forest Hills - in almost the same exact spot where another 32 bus got stuck in a snowstorm last month.

By - 3/3/17 - 11:25 am
317 Belgrade Avenue proposal

Drone's-eye rendering.

The BPDA board yesterday approved a four-story, 21-unit apartment building at 317 Belgrade Ave., next to the Bellevue stop on the Needham Line.

John Morrissey and Michael Forde's proposal, which would also include first-floor retail space, now goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals. Read more.

By - 3/1/17 - 11:45 pm
Residents against the proposed Roxbury Prep school

Residents raise their hands in opposition to the proposed school.

Officials at Roxbury Prep managed to provide a presentation on their proposal for an 800-student high school on Belgrade Avenue at a meeting tonight at which they were accused of getting ready to ruin the neighborhood, by people who said they don't understand why the school can't put its building someplace else, someplace more "central" to students from Dorchester, Roxbury and Hyde Park than the Roslindale/West Roxbury line. Read more.

By - 2/28/17 - 11:21 pm
Protester would rather bang a pot than listen to Trump

As the president spoke on TV, about 35 Roslindale residents gathered in Adams Park with pots and ladles to bang out a protest, in a Latin American-style demonstration known as a "cacerolazo."

For 45 minutes, they stood near the Poplar and South end of the park, banging their pots and occasionally taking a stroll around the park. Read more.

By - 2/28/17 - 2:35 pm

Some will be in Adams Park with pots, pans and ladles for a noisy protest "cacerolazo". Starts at 9 p.m.