Mayor Walsh today announced a $1.4-million project to improve traffic in Readville, including traffic lights at either end of the short but clogged and dangerous Father Hart bridge that has bedeviled drivers for years as they try to cross over the train tracks that split the neighborhood. Read more.
Hyde Park Avenue
Around 7 p.m. at Pagel Playground on Hyde Park Avenue.
This is the second stabbing in recent days at a Roslindale park - two people were stabbed at the Fallon Field basketball courts on Thursday.
Around 6:50 p.m., the driver of a white Acura rear-ended a prisoner-transport van on Hyde Park Avenue near Metropolitan Avenue, then kept on driving, at relatively low speeds. Read more.
The McDonald's on Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park now has two ordering kiosks, although they haven't fired them up yet.
According to a health inspector's report, Little Haiti, in the same building as the garage, was shut for: Read more.
Around 10:20 p.m. outside 1833 Hyde Park Ave., just south of Neponset Valley Parkway. The initial call to police came from firefighters who heard the gunfire at at the fire house around the corner from the shooting scene. His injuries are not considered life threatening.
The owner of Delicias Dominicanas, 635 Hyde Park Ave., vowed this morning to avoid a repeat of a late-night November incident in which Boston Police detectives found karaoke booming out of the place at levels far higher than allowed by city code. Read more.
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.
Police are investigating a possible home invasion at 659 Hyde Park Ave., in which two men with guns burst into a residence around 5:30 p.m. and hit a man in the head with a gun.
Workers at the Hyde Park Shaw's cleared several shelves today so they could unload these goodies.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at Meineke Auto Repair, 749 Hyde Park Ave., erupted around 5 a.m. and went to three alarms before being brought under control.
There were no injuries. The cause is under investigation.
Roslindale Wants to Play reports that Pagel Playground, which currently consists of two fields, will be getting an unusual play structure, one of only three of its kind in the entire country.
On Friday, an ISD inspector slapped a stop-work order on one of the fences outside the former Yang's Martial Arts Academy on Hyde Park Avenue because the contractor never got a permit to demolish the building it demolished.
UPDATE: Developer says ISD issued all the relevant permits months ago, that ISD only issued the order because it misplaced them and that work has started again today. See the comments for more.
In the Athens of America, why wouldn't we express ourselves in the ancient tongues? This pair of small posters outside the Forest Hills T stop literally say "A crow doesn't pluck out another crow's eye," in Latin. It's how they gory Romans referred to the concept that we usually explain as "honor among thieves." But why did somebody feel the need to express this?
At Atlantic Drain Service on Hyde Park Avenue near Blakemore Street. Gordon Bedford reports a man was changing a tire on a sewer-vacuum truck when the truck shifted and landed on the driver, around 11:45 a.m. A specialized BFD "tech rescue" crew rushed to the scene; after about 35 minutes of preparation, they were able to lift the truck, get him out and give him over to EMS for transport to the hospital.
Boston firefighters are at 1830 Hyde Park Ave. for what is now a one-alarm fire.
Delicias Dominicanas, 635 Hyde Park Ave., goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to extend its closing time from midnight to 2 a.m.
The board's hearings start at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.
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