The Boston Public Health Commission reports the first mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus this year were found somewhere in Roslindale and the city has started putting larvicide in drains and other places where mosquitoes breed.
The virus, which typically results in no more than flu-like symptoms in people with otherwise healthy immune systems, is spread through mosquito bites. The commission says people can reduce their... Read more
Boston Police are looking for a woman who allegedly went behind the counter at the Roslindale Wendy's tonight, grabbed some macaroni and cheese in a bare hand and threw it at a worker. She then fled in a waiting car.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today found Kim Gross, 19, innocent of charges related to a November, 2010 incident on a Ruggles-bound 44 bus in Roxbury that left one man dead and another with stab wounds.
Gross remains incarcerated in lieu of $20,000 bail on unrelated gun charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
A man walking down a dead-end street off Canterbury Street early Saturday was shot in the left shoulder and thigh, according to a police report.
The victim and his girlfriend told police they were on Pindedale Road, across from Sacred Heart School, around 1 a.m. on Saturday, when two men with guns approached and pulled their triggers. One of the guns, however, jammed, the... Read more
A skyrocketing burglary rate across Roslindale and West Roxbury has police asking residents to watch out for their neighbors' homes during the day.
District E-5 reports a series of mostly daytime residential break-ins across the two neighborhoods dating back to January, one in which somebody apparently used a crowbar to break open the front door.
Residences on Cornell Street in Roslindale and Temple, Salman... Read more
Boston Police are investigating a failed gunpoint holdup around 10:30 p.m. yesterday on Belgrade Avenue, just past Walworth toward Roslindale Square.
Spring Seedling Sale May 19th and 20th 9am-3pm
Wake up the Farm Pancake Breakfast May 19th 9am-11am
Join us to celebrate the start of the 2012 season. Enjoy delicious pancakes with friends and stock up on seedlings for your home garden.
There will be a variety of vegetable, herb and flower plants available for purchase, all grown on the farm using organic practices. We... Read more
In contrast to the 28 and 31, the 30 route itself is quite tranquil serving a mainly residential slice of western Mattapan and northern Roslindale, the parts of Boston no typical tourist would think could exist within Boston city limits.... Read more
The owners of the Burger King at 4594 Washington St. in Roslindale go before the Boston Licensing Board next... Read more
Ed. note: I listened to the calls live so, yeah, these are, in fact, what the scanner sounded like that night, except without all the annoying... Read more
Boston Police making a traffic stop yesterday wound up recovering 10 one-kilo blocks of cocaine from a hidden compartment in a mini-van, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The driver of the van, Elvyn Rafael Garcia, 31, of Hyde Park Avenue, was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bail at his arraignment in Roxbury District Court, according to the DA's office, which had requested... Read more
Should you wish to adjust your schedule for Friday morning, Scott Brown will be ambling about the Square around 10 a.m., going into stores (whose owners have already been asked if that's OK), shaking hands, getting the lay of the land, doing whatever it is senators do when they visit the hustings.
Boston firefighters are battling a brush fire in the forest, near... Read more
A man who snuck back into the US after being deported for a cocaine-trafficking plea will get a new trial because his original lawyer blew it by telling him he probably wouldn't be deported if he pleaded guilty.
Wagner Martinez is current in federal custody, awaiting another deportation to his native Dominican Republic. In a ruling today, the Massachusetts Appeals Court said Martinez's lawyer made... Read more
Mayor Menino and City Councilor Rob Consalvo visited Adams Park this morning to discuss the city's plans for capital spending.
In Roslindale, they said, Adams Park will get a permanent bandstand and new paths, while the Flaherty Pool will get renovations that will include the ability to open the pool up in the summer to a new patio, turning it into the city's first public... Read more
For the first time in several years, crime rates are increasing in the police districts that cover West Roxbury, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain, led mainly be dramatic increases in the numbers of burglaries and larcenies, according to statistics released yesterday by Boston Police.
Although districts E-5 (West Roxbury and Roslindale) and E-13 (Jamaica Plain) remain among the safest in the city, the increases for... Read more