Roslindale

By - 12/6/16 - 5:39 pm

Hizzona signed an agreement letting Verizon offer TV channels and the company says it begins cabling up homes in parts of West Roxbury, Roslindale and Dorchester tomorrow - with Dudley Square by the end of the year. The move means parts of Boston now have three main broadband/TV/phone providers: Verizon, Comcast and RCN; Verizon says it will roll out FiOS to the entire city within six years.

By - 12/4/16 - 5:32 pm

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.

By - 12/4/16 - 12:48 pm
Model train set in Roslindale

Jed Hresko took in the Bay State Model Railroad Museum's semi-annual open house in Roslindale yesterday. It's open today until 3 p.m. - admission is $5 for adults, free for kids - at 760 South St. in Roslindale Square.

By - 12/2/16 - 1:14 pm

BPD District E-5 is reporting seven Toyotas and Hondas in Roslindale and West Roxbury have been stripped of their tires since Nov. 7.

In a neighboring town, police say, a Sprinter-style U-Haul was spotted near where five cars had their tires and rims removed.

By - 11/27/16 - 9:55 pm

A group of Roslindale residents meet on Wednesday to figure out how to keep the neighborhood inclusive, including, if it comes to it, how to "protect ourselves and our neighbors from harmful federal policies."

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway.

By - 11/26/16 - 5:07 pm

Santa and the mayor came to Adams Park in Roslindale Square today to help residents light up the neighborhood Christmas tree. Read more.

By - 11/25/16 - 5:35 pm
Flaming Grill and Buffet under construction in Roslindale

Work is well underway to turn a long vacant space in the Stop & Shop mall on American Legion Highway into what would be Roslindale's second sit-down Chinese restaurant. Read more.

By - 11/20/16 - 9:30 pm
At peace and unity rally in Roslindale

About 200 Roslindale residents gathered in a blustery wind at Adams Park this afternoon to comfort each other and begin to figure out what comes next after this month's election.

Rabbi Matt Soffer of Temple Israel - and a Roslindale resident - cited the story of Abraham, who, on seeing strangers outside his tent, rushed to bring them in and comfort them, in calling on residents to protect each other. Read more.

By - 11/19/16 - 5:13 pm
New playground at Fallon Field in Roslindale

Workers unwrapped the new playground at Fallon Field yesterday and word quickly got out - kids and parents swarmed the place well after sunset. Chris Kollett, one of the parents who pushed for the revamp, as part of an effort to get more play spaces in the neighborhood, took a bunch of photos today, including one from the very top of the slide - the longest in Boston: Read more.

By - 11/16/16 - 9:21 am

A group of Roslindale residents are organizing a unity gathering in Adams Park on Sunday.

Join with neighbors to gather in peace and solidarity, and to stand up and speak out against violence and hate across the city, state, and country.

We are a diverse, connected community - this is a concrete way to show that we will support and care for each other in the face of fear and anger.

Starts at 4 p.m.

By - 11/8/16 - 7:58 am
Crashed U-Haul in Roslindale

Sean Owen was awoken by a crash around 4:30 a.m. on Alder Street, when a U-Haul came flying down the street and then crashed into a yard. For some reason, the driver didn't stick around to wait for police.

Yesterday's U-Haul crash.

By - 11/2/16 - 9:29 pm
Long voting line in Roslindale

Jeffrey Kilburn shows us the line all the way down Cummins Highway this afternoon as people waited to vote at the Roslindale Community Center.

By - 10/31/16 - 12:57 pm

Not one but two concerned citizens report "politically inflammatory" graffiti scrawled on the walls and surface of the Fallon Field street-hockey rink overnight, such as "Hillary for Prison" and "Clinton killed Americans."

By - 10/26/16 - 3:34 pm

Developers Charles Gill and Nabil Boghos recently submitted formal plans with the BPDA for a 136-unit, five-story building on Walk Hill Street off American Legion Highway. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 12:07 pm

Mayor Walsh's office reports the city has won a $250,000 federal grant to add climbing areas and trail markers and restore wetlands in the Sherrin Woods Urban Wild. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 10:20 am

This past summer, Let's Wait spent two nights in Roslindale Square, filming a music video, "3 Drinks in Love" - including inside the soon to be gone Jerusalem Trading.

You can watch and hear them live on Thursday at Thunder Road in Somerville.

And that makes two entries in the Roslindale song list, along with Roslindale by Birdbrain.

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).