Oh, yeah, there's a reason you're not supposed to let your dog run wild through the Arboretum. Joe Growhoski reports these fliers about off-leash killers are now posted at the Arboretum: They kill the local wildlife, bite kids and bike riders, trample new plantings and shit all over the place. Stop it, the Arboretum implores.
The Globe reports Boston Police are investigating an incident at Washington and Lesher streets in Roslindale in which an officer trying to get a suspect into a cruiser during an arrest briefly put his hands on the guy's neck - after the guy started resisting getting into the cruiser and screaming as a crowd of his pals rushed the scene. Read more.
Police chasing a car occupied by two men wanted for a possible gun incident continued the chase on foot around 10:05 a.m. when the two abandoned the car at Whitford Street and Augustus Avenue in Roslindale. The pair split up at Whitford and Kittredge; police soon nabbed both and now a gun dog is searching a Kittredge Street backyard for a possible gun.
On Tuesday, the Home for Little Wanderers' Thrift Shop of Boston is moving from its current location at 17 Corinth St. to 33 Corinth St (in the Bank of America building) in Roslindale Square.
But they won't be loading stuff into a truck for the short move. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the Roslindale Market, 4140 Washington St. (across from Healy Field) start serving takeout food. Read more.
Emily Ferrier asks:
Anyone have a recommendation for a body shop (Subaru fender bender fixer upper) in Roslindale/JP/West Rox?
The Brockton Enterprise reports Christopher Mann's body was found behind an abandoned house with a single gunshot wound to the head - possibly several days after he was shot.
Franklin and Needham Line service was shut for about 20 minutes as Boston Police pursued a burglary suspect who kept running across the train tracks south of Canterbury Street around 3 p.m. Officers swarmed both sides of the tracks for the suspect, who eventually tried to make good his escape through wooded yards on the Roslindale side - only to be caught by Transit Police officers who had arrived to help out.
Shortly before 6 p.m. at 73 Hawthorne St.
Ernest Haley, 29, won't have to risk getting arrested a third time for burglary: At his arraignment today for three Roslindale break-in attempts - two allegedly successful - his bail was revoked for his earlier charge, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The new arrests - which include one for allegedly swiping nine pairs of panties - also got him in trouble for violating his probation in a 2014 case in which he received an 18-month suspended sentence for malicious destruction of property, threats, and two counts of assault and battery, the DA's office says. Read more.
The Saturday farmers' market in Roslindale Square now features a hammock to be reckoned with.
Matt Karolian shows us the last seconds of his camera-equipped drone's life in the Arnold Arboretum.
Roslindale looks set to rejoin cafe nation with the potential opening of two coffee shops, one right in Roslindale Square, the other a couple blocks away.
In the Keep Roslindale Quirky Facebook group, Lauren Cooperstein Corduck reports that PS Gourmet Coffee, which has outlets in South Boston and Dorchester, will be moving into the former Vouros pastry shop at Washington and Poplar streets: Read more.
Boston high-school students working for the Mayor's Mural Crew were on Archdale Road at Washington Street today, painting a new mural on the side of the Liriano Brothers' Market - when not taking breaks from the oppressive heat and humidity.
Grace Styklunas of Roslindale, the team leader, said they're painting a mural version of the Dominican version of the bird-in-the-hand saying - the store owners are Dominican. Read more.