Tremont Credit Union, 10 Corinth St., around 2:15 p.m., by a black male, thin, about 20, 5'10" in a gray jacket - and pants that he had to hold up to keep from falling down. He said he had a gun. Ran down Corinth towards Washington Street.
Went out this morning to run the kidlet up to her bus stop and there was one of John Henry's little Globe Direct poop bags filled with stuff we don't want that stupid John Henry seems unable to stop his minions from fouling our street with. And it's not to be confused with the bright red Globe Direct bag that disappeared into the snow on... Read more
Dominick Revell, 43, was released on $500 bail today at his arraignment on charges of OUI, fourth offense, possession of both heroin and cocaine and driving without a license, after an incident in the drive-thru lane at the American Legion McDonald's last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to the DA's office, Revell rear-ended a car with his Ford F550 truck around... Read more
The Globe reports on whistleblower lawsuits by two former employees of the Cooperative Bank, based in Roslindale, alleging malfeasance by bank officials - in particular, hiring a dentist with no banking experience as president and then, when that didn't work out, hiring a new president who used employee checking accounts for cashing large numbers of personal checks.... Read more
Roslindale Village Main Street reports a pair of Roslindale residents have signed a letter of intent to open a Craft Beer Cellar in the rehabbed trolley substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway - the same building where Chris Douglass, owner of Tavolo and Ashmont Grill in Dorchester, plans to open a restaurant.
Bryan Reeves and Marty Alvares-Reeves have both been hobbyist brewers for... Read more
City parks officials and a design firm last week showed off renovation plans for the Fallon Field playground that would include Roslindale's first playground spray deck and a "secret garden" in a layout that spreads across two levels on the park's hillside.
The site is... Read more
Steve McGaff built the igloo outside his Congreve Street home; his wife decorated it. The Globe takes us on a tour.
Anderson Vargas, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, improper storage of a firearm and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, police say.
Police say the BPD drug control unit and SWAT unit busted into 10 Lesher St. around... Read more
The landlord for the new FitChoice 24/7 health club on Washington Street goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals next week for permission to let the facility live up to its name and actually operate around the clock.
The fitness business, which replaced the Sugar restaurant and bakery, already advertises it's open 24 hours - although staffed only for 12 hours on weekdays - but... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 40 Florence St. did an estimated $200,000 in damage and went to two alarms.
Fire and electrical investigators are still working on determining the cause and initial location of the fire, reported around 3:30 p.m.
Prescient drivers who brought long books with them had plenty of time to catch up this morning. Hyde Park Avenue into Forest Hills was, once again, a complete mess. It was joined this morning by the West Roxbury Parkway and Arborway/Jamaicaway where delays stretched way back, in turn causing a backup on Walter Street that extended all the way to Henry's, where, at least,... Read more
LinaMariaGiraldo.com brings us a new time lapse video of the storm, but this time focuses on the awesome neighborhood cleanup!
Roslindale Square is actually the world's most misshapen rotary, and the toughest part to navigate on a good day is the short stretch from South to Belgrade to Corinth.
And after big snowstorms deposit giant white bumpers, buses and trucks have particular problems getting onto a Corinth Street made even narrower by its own snow and cars parked on both sides. Many, in fact,... Read more
Roving UHub photographer Christine spotted this hydrant tunnel near Roslindale Square this morning. She also reports bus service down Washington to Forest Hills was fine, as was the 39 down Centre.
Sonia Garufi of Sophia's Grotto in Roslindale Square laughs in the face of all that snow and enjoys some chilled champagne today.