By - 3/24/14 - 8:30 pm

This time, instead of Rozzie Square or Fallon Field, the area along West Roxbury Parkway near Washington Street bzzt-ed out, around 6:00 p.m. Parts of Beech Street also went out.

Blame some damage to high-voltage wires, NStar says. The company forecast restoration by 9 p.m., although some people saw their lights come back around 8:10.... Read more

By - 3/21/14 - 6:19 am

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday in the parking lot of the Citizens Bank branch at 777 South St. Robber got away with a pocketbook and a white iPhone in a yellow Vera Bradley case.

By - 3/19/14 - 9:41 am

Another day, another power outage, this time in the area near Fallon Field.

Eric Gahan reports his power went out around 2 a.m. and was still out around 4:30 a.m.

Todd Johnson reports:

Back on, off from 2-8 am. Cold morning. A few familes on the street have babies and elderly.

NStar responds:

This morning’s scheduled outage in Rosi/West Rox was necessary

... Read more
By - 3/11/14 - 8:30 am
Memorial on Rowe Street in Roslindale

The memorial for Brandon John on Rowe Street today.

A concerned citizen has a request about the ad-hoc memorial on Rowe Street:

The memorial where that kid got shot in early January is still here, can that be removed? My family doesn't like the constant reminder that a kid got murdered on our block.

... Read more
By - 3/10/14 - 5:00 pm

Sameh Alla goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to open Rustica Pizza at 146 Belgrade Ave., across from Seven Stars.

Rustica, which already has its sign up, would replace Prime Time Pizza, which replaced Arbri Cafe, which replaced Boston Brickhouse, which replaced Cafe Apollonia.

Alla is seeking hours of 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for his pizzeria, which would remain the... Read more

By - 3/4/14 - 7:56 pm
Roslindale crash

Mary Fitzgerald spotted the aftermath of a crash outside the Subway on Washington Street in Roslindale Square around 7:40 p.m.

By - 3/1/14 - 7:55 pm

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee will meet Monday, March 3, at 7:00 PM at the Roslindale Community Center. The Committee welcomes any voters registered as Democrats in Ward 19 who are interested in participating in Committee events, and contributing to our mission, to attend our meetings.

All delegates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Caucus who reside in Ward 19 are encouraged to attend.

Roslindale Square... Read more

By - 3/1/14 - 12:18 am

Police from E-5 were kept busy tonight trying to find out who was setting off fireworks in Roslindale. Residents reported hearing the booms from Fallon Field to Allendale Woods around 11:30 p.m.; police spent some time in the area of Centre and Hewlett streets.

By - 2/28/14 - 8:40 pm

A federal appeals court today upheld the conviction of a Dorchester man who pleaded guilty to trying to burn down the businesses and residences of people who annoyed him, from Roslindale to Cambridge, over a two-year period.

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston agreed with Jose Baez that evidence from a GPS device that monitored one of his... Read more

By - 2/28/14 - 5:20 pm

Kathy Cahill asks:

Where to find locally made cannolis in JP-Ros-Hyde Park?

By - 2/24/14 - 2:17 pm

UPDATE: BWSC found the shut-off valve around 2:25 p.m. and police began letting traffic down Washington again. But traffic might be slow for awhile due to the ever popular residual backups - and DPW's need to clean up debris from the flood and put down sand for when all the water freezes.

The neighborhood's main road is now rolling in the deep thanks to a... Read more

By - 2/19/14 - 4:45 pm

Boston Indymedia reports the attorney for Sean Ellis, convicted of shooting Det. John Mulligan to death while he slept in front of a Roslindale Walgreens, says she has new evidence to prove his innocence - and to show that Mulligan had plenty of other people who might have wanted him dead.

By - 2/19/14 - 12:31 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot around 1 a.m. outside 381 Hyde Park Ave..

Police say the man, in his 30s and found lying on his side in a driveway, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

In January, a teen was shot to death on Rowe Street.... Read more

By - 2/18/14 - 10:11 am

The Commonwealth Cooperative Bank, in that new building up near Forest Hills at 3815 Washington St., around 9:35 a.m. by a light-skinned black man last seen running towards Archdale.

By - 2/15/14 - 3:20 pm

On the way back from a terrifying journey to Roche Bros. in West Roxbury (the parking lot was even more insane than usual; thoughtfully, however, the store had almost every single register open), the kidlet and I stopped at Romano's in Roslindale Square for some of their poutine.

Not bad at all. I'm no expert, but it seemed like they swapped in mozzarella balls for... Read more

By - 2/13/14 - 1:41 pm

Conditions are so bad on Bussey Street through the Arboretum that both police and fire have requested barriers to just shut the road entirely.

Only two cars crashed, but police report numerous other drivers are barely able to stay on the road and on nearby South Street, and firefighters report the road isn't safe even for them to drive on.

By - 2/11/14 - 10:45 am

Parent Imperfect reports on an incident on South Street in Roslindale yesterday, after he'd dropped his kids off at school:

The salt on the road probably allowed the driver to maintain control of the truck, even though s/he was going too fast. The salt could not, however, keep the load on the truck. In the blink of an eye, ten-foot lengths of 2-inch cast

... Read more
By - 2/7/14 - 10:22 am

Delegates representing 13 Districts of Roslindale & JP to be elected

  • Saturday, February 8
  • 10:30 AM
  • IUPAT Hall
    25 Colgate Rd
    Roslindale MA 02131

Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Hall, 2nd floor, to elect 24 delegates and 4 alternates to the... Read more

By - 2/6/14 - 8:09 pm
Roslindale space saver

Somebody on Bateman Street in Roslindale finally found a use for that stubby little column that probably looked so darling in the store - as a space saver.