Roslindale

By - 2/15/14 - 3:20 pm
Poutine

On the way back from a terrifying journey to Roche Bros. in West Roxbury (the parking lot was even more insane than usual; thoughtfully, however, the store had almost every single register open), the kidlet and I stopped at Romano's in Roslindale Square for some of their poutine.

Not bad at all. I'm no expert, but it seemed like they swapped in mozzarella balls for... Read more

By - 2/13/14 - 1:41 pm

Conditions are so bad on Bussey Street through the Arboretum that both police and fire have requested barriers to just shut the road entirely.

Only two cars crashed, but police report numerous other drivers are barely able to stay on the road and on nearby South Street, and firefighters report the road isn't safe even for them to drive on.

By - 2/11/14 - 10:45 am

Parent Imperfect reports on an incident on South Street in Roslindale yesterday, after he'd dropped his kids off at school:

The salt on the road probably allowed the driver to maintain control of the truck, even though s/he was going too fast. The salt could not, however, keep the load on the truck. In the blink of an eye, ten-foot lengths of 2-inch cast

... Read more
By - 2/7/14 - 10:22 am

ALL REGISTERED DEMOCRATS IN WARD 19 ARE INVITED!
Delegates representing 13 Districts of Roslindale & JP to be elected

  • Saturday, February 8
  • 10:30 AM
  • IUPAT Hall
    25 Colgate Rd
    Roslindale MA 02131

Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Hall, 2nd floor, to elect 24 delegates and 4 alternates to the... Read more

By - 2/6/14 - 8:09 pm
Roslindale space saver

Somebody on Bateman Street in Roslindale finally found a use for that stubby little column that probably looked so darling in the store - as a space saver.

By - 2/6/14 - 6:33 am

Ami Chitwood reports that as of at least 6:30 a.m., lights were out by the train station.

By - 2/5/14 - 10:19 am
Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale in the snow

A peeved citizen complains in Roslindale:

Really mayor Walsh? Does it seem like a good idea to make employees report to work in these conditions? The T is running huge delays, roads in Rozzie are unplowded, sidewalks unshoveled, COURTS are closed but city hall is open. Not smart.

... Read more
By - 2/4/14 - 6:41 pm

ALL REGISTERED DEMOCRATS IN WARD 19 ARE INVITED!
Delegates representing 13 Districts of Roslindale & JP to be elected

  • Saturday, February 8
  • 10:30 AM
  • IUPAT Hall
    25 Colgate Rd
    Roslindale MA 02131

Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Hall, 2nd floor, to elect 24 delegates and 4 alternates to the... Read more

By - 2/2/14 - 5:51 pm

The area around Grew Hill on the Roslindale/Hyde Park line was rocked by several loud booms shortly after 5:30 p.m., apparently caused by somebody firing off the largest shells he could buy in New Hampshire or some other godforsaken place from Grew Hill Road, at the top of the hill.

By - 2/1/14 - 11:02 pm

Around 9:45 p.m. near the Home Market at Belgrade Avenue and Walworth Street.

Suspects are described as two Hispanic men in all black clothing, one about 5'11" in a mask, the other about 20, with long black hair and a goatee. They ran up Walworth towards Washington Street.

By - 1/31/14 - 4:27 pm

Police are at 190 Blue Ledge Drive in the Stony Brook Commons townhouse complex, investigating how a man in an apartment there got stabbed several times while a woman in a building across the street got hit in the head with something hard.

Because of the severity of the man's injuries, the homicide unit has been summoned.

On Jan,. 9, a teenager ... Read more

By - 1/29/14 - 6:44 pm
Poutine

Now that Roslindalians have had some time to familiarize themeselves with the moi moi and other Nigerian delicacies at Suya Joint, what's the next hot thing for their sophisticated palates?

With new owners, Romano's, at the corner of Corinth and Washington, has expanded from two cuisines (Mexican and Italian) to three, with the addition of French Canadian poutine.

God only knows what inspired them... Read more

By - 1/26/14 - 4:40 pm

ROSLINDALE AND JAMAICA PLAIN DEMOCRATS TO ELECT DELEGATES TO STATE CONVENTION

Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Hall, 25 Colgate Road, 2nd floor, on February 8, 2014 at 10:30 AM to elect 24 delegates and 4 alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will vote to... Read more

By - 1/26/14 - 10:17 am
Cranberries in winter

European cranberries

Mike Ball finds bright color amidst the winter whites and grays at the Arnold Arboretum.

By - 1/23/14 - 12:05 pm

Went out this morning, NStar is promising to fix the latest of its Roslindale failures by 2 p.m.

Recent weeks have seen numerous power outages in or near Roslindale Square.

By - 1/16/14 - 9:41 pm

City Councilor Tim McCarthy says a burned-out power conduit is why Roslindale Square and surrounding areas have had numerous power failures recently. He said NStar is now aware of the problem and that city officials have impressed on the utility the need to do something about it, although he did not have a specific date for a permanent fix.

By - 1/16/14 - 9:31 pm
Brandon John

Brandon John's shooting murder on Rowe Street last Thursday appears to be the result of friction between two groups of young men, a Boston Police official told residents tonight.

"It does not appear a random act at all," Deputy Supt. John Brown - who lives a short walk from the murder scene - said at a community meeting at Sacred Heart Church. "It was... Read more

By - 1/16/14 - 7:23 am

Police and city officials hold a meeting at Sacred Heart Church murder of a high-school senior on Rowe Street. The session starts at 7 p.m. in the lower church, 169 Cummins Highway.

By - 1/15/14 - 5:50 am

Stanley Staco reports that a prisoner brought to Faulkner for medical treatment escaped his Boston Police guard around 2:50 a.m.

Boston and State Police officers and dogs flooded the area and the unarmed man was recaptured nearby about an hour later.

By - 1/14/14 - 10:06 pm
Boulders

State Police had to block a lane on Centre Street outbound just past Faulkner Hospital tonight when several boulders plummeted to the sidewalk and bike lane from the rock formation between Allandale Street and the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Workers from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation quickly joined troopers as they tried to figure out how to remove the rock slide and keep another... Read more

Pages