By - 3/11/13 - 4:41 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports Steven Godfrey of Roslindale has taken steps to run against the city's longest serving city councilor - who has yet to announce whether he'll run again or maybe run for something else.

By - 3/8/13 - 8:00 am

Boston school in the snow shortly before 8 a.m. Photo by Jean-Marie Lovett.Mozart School in Roslindale in the snow shortly before 8 a.m. Photo by Jean-Marie Lovett.

For the past few years, Boston's erred on... Read more

By - 3/3/13 - 9:24 am

Ed Grzyb tweeted last night:

Enjoyed dinner tonight at Shanti in Roslindale. Food: great. Service: good. Tables: Mostly full. No alcohol license yet.

By - 3/2/13 - 1:10 pm

Matthew Wilding reports a harrowing experience around 12:45 p.m.:

I just almost died when a manhole blew off on Washington st. In front of Dragon Chef.

He reports both he and dog are fine; they were clear when it blew.... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
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Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/25/13 - 9:29 pm

Shanti goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday to request a food-serving license for the old Rialto site, 4197 Washington St. Restaurants seeking only food-serving licenses usually only go before the board when they are within a couple of weeks of opening.

Shanti is proposing hours of 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for what would be Roslindale's only Indian restaurant. Jamaica Plain currently has... Read more

By - 2/23/13 - 2:44 pm

Get rid of this space saver

Compare this note left on a space saver, captured by Stephanie-Marie in Roslindale today, with this note, left on somebody's car whose driver dared to move a space saver in South Boston yesterday.... Read more

By - 2/23/13 - 2:29 pm

Geek love

And somebody's got it bad on Beech Street in Roslindale.

By - 2/22/13 - 12:29 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports one of its fire-box workers received electrical shocks around 11:20 a.m. near where Canterbury Street crosses the Northeast Corridor when the non-powered wires he and a partner were working on came in contact with a 25,000-volt Amtrak wire.

Bot Fire Alarm Construction workers were taken to Brigham and Women's hospital to be checked out but have been released, the... Read more

By - 2/19/13 - 7:47 pm

Wicked Local Roslindale reports the third victim of whatever it was that happened last week at the Roslyn Apartments on Cliffmont Street died yesterday. Officials have released few details about what claimed the lives of two men last week and the woman this week.

By - 2/14/13 - 11:24 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. at Albano Street. The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'10" with really bad breath.

By - 2/14/13 - 1:36 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating two deaths and a near-death, all several hours apart, at a Roslindale senior-citizen's housing complext.

Police say officers found a man in his 60s dead around 11 a.m. yesterday, with no visible injuries at the Roslyn Apartments, 1 Cliffmont St., off Canterbury.

Today, around 5:40 a.m., police found another dead man, also in his 60s, in a... Read more

By - 2/10/13 - 5:04 pm

Bateman Street, RoslindaleSee it larger

While Bateman Street in Roslindale (above) was down to bare pavement this afternoon, Belmont Street in Charlestown looked like it had been transported to Hoth:

Belmont Street in Charlestown... Read more

By - 2/8/13 - 8:40 pm

Cooking in Roslindale.

Jason Laramie of Roslindale wasn't about to let a few flakes - or his wife - keep him from grilling up some burgers and brats tonight.... Read more

By - 2/1/13 - 8:30 pm

Carly Jones. SourceSourceBoston Police today identified the woman shot to death on Tuesday at 28 Fawndale Rd. as Carly Jones, 32.

She was Boston's third murder victim of the year.

Police say they are continuing to investigate her murder.

Anybody with information... Read more

By - 2/1/13 - 7:57 am

Possible new housing on Washington Street.Between the substation and the office building where the gas station used to be.

Roslindale Village Main Street and Historic Boston showed off their latest plans for the old trolley substation the other night. More than 300 people attended and... Read more

By - 1/31/13 - 2:03 pm

Police are looking for a light-skinned Hispanic man in his 40s for a holdup at the Bank of America branch, 29 Corinth St., around 1:45 p.m. The man was about 6' and wore what appeared to be prescription glasses and a gray sweatshirt. He fled on foot.

By - 1/29/13 - 8:14 pm

Victim identified: Carly Jones.

Boston Police report a 34-year-old woman was found shot to death around 7 p.m. at 28 Fawndale Rd.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. She is Boston's third murder victim this month.

The triple decker is a couple blocks from the Archdale project, where a man was shot to death on Christmas.... Read more

By - 1/26/13 - 10:41 am

MIT's Center for Civic Media has started analyzing Globe datelines and presents some preliminary results.

H/t Bostonography.

By - 1/14/13 - 11:42 pm

Boston Police report Officer Henderson Parker was arrested late Sunday night after a woman told police he'd raped her at a Roslindale residence.

Parker, 45, has been suspended with pay and had his service firearm confiscated pending the outcome of the case against him.

Parker has been an officer for 18 years. The Globe reports Parker was suspended for 30 days in 2002... Read more