By - 10/23/16 - 9:58 am

Charlie Redd, of Redd's in Rozzie, explains why the restaurant is no longer open Sunday nights:

Due to current labor trends touching the entire Nation's restaurants, especially Boston’s, we find ourselves short-handed and unable to staff the service on Sunday night up to the standards you have come to expect from us. ...

By - 10/20/16 - 3:14 pm
Fall trees in the Arnold Arboretum

Today was a good day for a walk through the Arnold Arboretum. I wandered the path around Peters Hill, on the Roslindale side. Read more.

By - 10/17/16 - 11:19 pm
Barely 200 people pay for the Transcript in Roslindale

A reader of GateHouse's Transcript took a look at the annual circulation form in the paper the other week and was shocked to see how few people now take the paper: In a neighborhood of roughly 30,000 people - about 12,000 households - barely more than 200 people now subscribe (and only 8 people bought it at a newsstand).

By - 10/14/16 - 2:11 pm
Bad crash on American Legion Highway in Boston

Crash aftermath. Photo by Karen Springer.

Mya Roget, a student at the Boston Community Leadership Academy, died in a car crash around 12:50 p.m. at American Legion Highway at Clare Avenue, off Hyde Park Avenue. Read more.

By - 10/6/16 - 11:57 am

The Boston Licensing Board today granted liquor licenses to restaurants across the city it determined met a "public need" - and rejected requests from others they ruled did not. Read more.

By - 10/5/16 - 2:04 pm

A West Roxbury Municipal Court judge set bail at $500,000 each today for Luis Colon, 24, of Lawrence, and Eric Rosado-Gonzalez, 25, of Dorchester on charges related to the shootout on Newburg Street yesterday that involved two state troopers - one of whom authorities said had a loaded gun put to his head at one point. Read more.

By - 10/5/16 - 11:12 am
Long slide in Fallon Field in Roslindale

The new playground at Fallon Field in Roslindale is fast taking shape, with the possibility it could be ready by month's end for kids to play in.

By - 10/4/16 - 5:11 pm

Eric Rosado-Gonzalez, charged for assult with intent to murder.


A Boston officer and a state trooper came under fire this afternoon during an investigation on Newburg Street, off Belgrade Avenue. They returned fire. One suspect was quickly arrested, the other fled.

Police Commissioner William Evans said tonight he does not think Eric Rosado-Gonzalez is still in the Newburg area. Read more.

By - 10/2/16 - 4:21 pm
Rabbit in Roslindale Day parade

Mass. Audubon mascot high-fived kids.

UPDATE: What your reporter thought was a short-eared bunny was, in fact, Sammy the Squirrel. Clearly a future in fuzzy mascots is not in the cards.

A light drizzle failed to halt the 41st annual Roslindale Day parade from its traditional route down Belgrade and back up South Street.

As always, the firetrucks started things off: Read more.

By - 10/2/16 - 11:48 am
Smashed glass at Tony's meat market in Roslindale

Chris Dagdigian spotted the smashed window this morning at the new Tony's meat market on Washington Street in Roslindale. Tondy and Deb DeBenedictis report that sometime overnight, somebody apparently fired BBs at three windows.

By - 9/29/16 - 2:27 pm

The Arnold Arboretum reports the guy who let his dog loose to attack two weed-eating goats the other day at least got a fine, but now is asking other people fed up with random wildlife being ripped up by dogs to help catch irresponsible pet owners: Read more.

By - 9/27/16 - 10:44 pm

For the second time this month, a community meeting on a proposed Roslindale development that would be small by South Boston or Forest Hills standards raised fears that Roslindale is about to be rushed by developers who will try to completely overwhelm the neighborhood with projects far denser than allowed under a rezoning plan worked out by residents and the city only a few years ago. Read more.

By - 9/24/16 - 11:49 am
Building a new playground at the Sumner School in Roslindale

Parents and neighbors descended on the Sumner School in Roslindale today to help set up a temporary play set to replace the one burned in an arson fire this past May, until a more permanent playground can be built. Read more.

By - 9/22/16 - 9:03 pm

Nicholas Alexander Rovinski pleaded guilty today to federal charges that he conspired with Usaamah Abdullah Rahim and Rahim's nephew on a plot to kill a prominent anti-Islam crusader in New York - and that he continued to try to carry out murders even after he was imprisoned after Rahim was shot dead by an FBI agent and a Boston cop in a Roslindale parking lot on June 2, 2015, the US Attorney's office reports: Read more.

By - 9/22/16 - 2:31 pm

MassDOT reports Lagrange Street will be shut just north of Centre Street on Sunday, Oct. 2 to let workers install parts of a new Needham Line bridge over Lagrange. Read more.

By - 9/22/16 - 1:06 pm

Boston Magazine reports the shih-tzu lost a leg and about 40% of its blood after being hit between Roslindale Village and Forest Hills last Thursday, but is now recovering nicely as the MSPCA puts her up for adoption.

By - 9/20/16 - 9:56 am
Flipped car on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale

Shortly after 9 a.m. a driver making the turn from South Street onto Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale somehow flipped over at Birch Street. Read more.

By - 9/19/16 - 5:25 pm
Two dogs found in the Arboretum

Boston Animal Control reports:

We need your help! These two sweet girls were abandoned tied to a tree at the Arnold Arboretum on Saturday (9/17/16). If you recognize these dogs or saw anything, please let us know. 617 635 5348.

By - 9/17/16 - 6:12 pm
Alan O'Hare tells tales of returning to Ireland as part of Roslindale Porch Fest

Alan O'Hare told tales of his trips to the auld sod (tip: Don't bring a map, just ask for directions, and you'll be well taken care of) on Primrose Street this afternoon as part of Roslindale Porch Fest.

In between his stories, Colin Kadis and friends played Irish instrumental tunes as 20 or so people listened: Read more.

By - 9/17/16 - 11:03 am
Hillcock Street should be Hillock Street in Roslindale

A slightly annoyed citizen files a complaint about a Roslindale street sign:

The name of the street is "Hillock", not "Hillcock". The later sounds too British. Impact is probably none.