Roslindale

By - 8/24/16 - 5:27 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that a Boston police officer and an FBI agent had good reason to fatally shoot Usaamah Rahim in the parking lot of the Washington Street CVS last year: They already feared he was planning to kill a police officer when he started was coming at them with "a large, military-style knife."

In a statement today, Conley said he concluded no charges were warranted because Rahim: Read more.

By - 8/19/16 - 8:43 pm

The Roslindolls made their debut at the Adams Park Night Out a couple weeks ago.

The lights are much brighter here
You can eat a souvlaki or drink a draft beer
DOWN IN ROZZIE!

Compare to Roslindale by Birdbrain.

Via Keep Rosslindale Quirky.

By - 8/11/16 - 10:49 am

The Bulletin reports on ongoing problems with drag races on American Legion Highway in Roslindale, which now attract as many as 100 racers at a time, many of whom seem disinclined to stop for police - at least until officers pull out their guns. Police say residents need to call them about the racers as soon as they hear them, rather than just stewing in their homes (scroll down past the stuff about the screaming, door-slamming couple at one local condo project).

By - 8/4/16 - 12:20 pm
Ice cream factory and ice company in Roslindale

After you buy your three-gallon tub of ice cream at Puritan on Washington Street, you can go across the street to buy some ice at the Ice Box to keep it cool.

By - 8/2/16 - 12:04 pm

A pedestrian was taken away in an ambulance after a crash around 11:30 a.m. at Cummins Highway and Lindall Street. Read more.

By - 8/1/16 - 8:59 pm
Balloon animal maker in Roslindale's Adams Park

The Roslindale Night Out celebration of neighborhood watches in Adams Park this evening featured dancers (from Andean to Irish step), free food, lots of people and this lady making balloon animals.

By - 8/1/16 - 10:37 am

National Night Out will take place on Monday, August 1 and Tuesday August 2.

List of locations:
http://bpdnews.com/news/2016/7/31/please-join-the-bpd-this-monday-and-tu...

Read more.

By - 7/31/16 - 5:36 pm
Giant chicken on Washington Street in Roslindale

This giant chicken now keeps vigil on Washington Street in Roslindale, at the Tostado near Forest Hills.

Compare to the giant chicken of West Roxbury.

By - 7/30/16 - 11:03 pm
Flipped car in Roslindale

Annemarie Walsh shows us the car turned turtle shortly before 10:30 p.m., on Washington Street at Averton in Roslindale. She says the car flipped after the driver hit a car parked in front of JJ Brannelly's. People rushed to pull him out and he was able to stand up as EMTs arrived, she adds.

By - 7/26/16 - 8:26 am

WFXT has video of the mob rushing into the store at Alfa, Washington Street at South Street and just grabbing stuff. One of the perpetrators slipped on the way out.

By - 7/22/16 - 11:22 pm
Corn growing out of a Roslindale sidewalk

Watch out, Iowa. This corn plant is growing out of a crack in the sidewalk on Glendower Street (although it would have been more poetic had it been growing a block over on Cornell).

By - 7/22/16 - 9:42 pm
Lightning south of Roslindale

Ed Grzyb watched lightning strike south of Roslindale around 9 p.m. in a storm that proved not to be a repeat of Monday's tree destroyer.

By - 7/21/16 - 5:49 pm
Jerusalme Trading in Roslindale is closing

There's a new store-closing sign on the front of Jersusalem Trading on Poplar Street, which was the square's only source for beds and unusual living-room accoutrements. Anybody know what's taking its place?

By - 7/21/16 - 9:23 am

The Bulletin introduces us to Virak Uy, a Boston public-school teacher who is running against Angelo Scaccia, the longest continuously serving member of the state House of Representatives, in the 14th Suffolk district (Hyde Park and a tad of Roslindale).

By - 7/18/16 - 5:05 pm
Firefighters deal with downed tree limb on Custer Street, Jamaica Plain

Firefighters get downed tree out of road on Custer Street, JP. Photo by Lisa Schorr Kaplan.

Boom! That was some storm. Scattered outages in other areas in the city as well. Multiple trees came down on Maybrook Street in Dorchester.

Robin reports this tree came down at an entrance to Mt. Benedict Cemetery in West Roxbury, effectively trapping two people in a car in the cemetery: Read more.

By - 7/18/16 - 12:06 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that 753 South, where Derna's used to be, is so close to opening it's advertising for a sous chef. Read more.

By - 7/18/16 - 9:31 am
175 Poplar St. in Roslindale, where Mary Baker Eddy lived and worked

Residents living near the house on a hill at Poplar Street and Augustus Avenue plan to seek city landmark status to keep it from being torn down. Read more.

By - 7/12/16 - 9:56 pm
Redone mural in Roslindale

Gnome Anne watched the Mayor's Mural Crew today repair the mural at Washington and Archdale that some jerk defaced three weeks ago, less than a year after it was put up.

By - 7/8/16 - 3:12 pm
Initial Verizon FiOS service areas in Boston.

Initial Verizon FiOS service areas in Boston in pink.

Verizon has filed updated plans with the city for its roll out of FiOS Internet, phone and cable service that show that West Roxbury and parts of neighboring Roslindale, most of Dorchester, the area around Dudley Square, would be the first areas in the city to get the Comcast competitor. Read more.

By - 7/7/16 - 8:34 am
Fire at 10 Hazelmere Road in Roslindale

10 Hazelmere Rd. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters responded at 1:25 a.m. to 10 Hazelmere Rd. in Roslindale for a fire that went to two alarms before being knocked down. Read more.