Federal officials yesterday charged Starling "Bladi" Bladmil Gonzalez, who lives in half of a two-family at 99 Glendower Rd. in Roslindale, as one of two men who ran a ring that imported heroin, fentanyl and cocaine into the Boston area. Read more.
Boston Police report seizing 444 grams of heroin and $5,000 in cash and arresting Yeury Villar, 26, on heroin-trafficking charges during raids yesterday in the three neighborhoods.
Separately, State Police and DEA agents apparently conducted a raid this morning at a house on Glendower Street in Roslindale.
Conor Gately reports finding this friendly, feisty dog yesterday on Sycamore Street between Cummins and Poplar in Roslindale. He's currently at the Boston city animal shelter on Mahler Road if you misplaced him.
Hizzona signed an agreement letting Verizon offer TV channels and the company says it begins cabling up homes in parts of West Roxbury, Roslindale and Dorchester tomorrow - with Dudley Square by the end of the year. The move means parts of Boston now have three main broadband/TV/phone providers: Verizon, Comcast and RCN; Verizon says it will roll out FiOS to the entire city within six years.
Around 5:10 p.m. at 699 Hyde Park Ave., south of Canterbury Street. Nobody hit.
This is down the street from where a man was pistol whipped on Nov. 12.
Jed Hresko took in the Bay State Model Railroad Museum's semi-annual open house in Roslindale yesterday. It's open today until 3 p.m. - admission is $5 for adults, free for kids - at 760 South St. in Roslindale Square.
BPD District E-5 is reporting seven Toyotas and Hondas in Roslindale and West Roxbury have been stripped of their tires since Nov. 7.
In a neighboring town, police say, a Sprinter-style U-Haul was spotted near where five cars had their tires and rims removed.
A group of Roslindale residents meet on Wednesday to figure out how to keep the neighborhood inclusive, including, if it comes to it, how to "protect ourselves and our neighbors from harmful federal policies."
The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway.
Santa and the mayor came to Adams Park in Roslindale Square today to help residents light up the neighborhood Christmas tree. Read more.
Work is well underway to turn a long vacant space in the Stop & Shop mall on American Legion Highway into what would be Roslindale's second sit-down Chinese restaurant. Read more.
About 200 Roslindale residents gathered in a blustery wind at Adams Park this afternoon to comfort each other and begin to figure out what comes next after this month's election.
Rabbi Matt Soffer of Temple Israel - and a Roslindale resident - cited the story of Abraham, who, on seeing strangers outside his tent, rushed to bring them in and comfort them, in calling on residents to protect each other. Read more.
Workers unwrapped the new playground at Fallon Field yesterday and word quickly got out - kids and parents swarmed the place well after sunset. Chris Kollett, one of the parents who pushed for the revamp, as part of an effort to get more play spaces in the neighborhood, took a bunch of photos today, including one from the very top of the slide - the longest in Boston: Read more.
A group of Roslindale residents are organizing a unity gathering in Adams Park on Sunday.
Join with neighbors to gather in peace and solidarity, and to stand up and speak out against violence and hate across the city, state, and country.
We are a diverse, connected community - this is a concrete way to show that we will support and care for each other in the face of fear and anger.
Starts at 4 p.m.
Sean Owen was awoken by a crash around 4:30 a.m. on Alder Street, when a U-Haul came flying down the street and then crashed into a yard. For some reason, the driver didn't stick around to wait for police.
Jeffrey Kilburn shows us the line all the way down Cummins Highway this afternoon as people waited to vote at the Roslindale Community Center.
Developers Charles Gill and Nabil Boghos recently submitted formal plans with the BPDA for a 136-unit, five-story building on Walk Hill Street off American Legion Highway. Read more.
Mayor Walsh's office reports the city has won a $250,000 federal grant to add climbing areas and trail markers and restore wetlands in the Sherrin Woods Urban Wild. Read more.