Roslindale

By - 1/5/14 - 9:54 am
Sugar logo

Today's the last day for Sugar, 4174 Washington St., so hurry down if you think you'll miss the place.

Sugar opened in 2011 in the old A. Boschetto Bakery. A few months ago, Sugar shut its own bakery at the site.

Sugar's owner also owns the Real Deal outlets in West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain and Brighton, as well as the original Sugar bakery... Read more

By - 1/5/14 - 8:54 am

Stanley Staco reports a woman walking on Harding Road at Cummins Highway around 7:30 a.m. had her purse stolen by a man who displayed a knife.... Read more

By - 1/4/14 - 5:50 pm

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee will meet Monday, January 6, 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. At this meeting, we will be preparing for our February caucus.

To find out if you live in Ward... Read more

By - 1/2/14 - 7:39 pm

Ami Chitwood reports from Roslindale:

Who steals shovels off our porch during a snowstorm? We're the people who dig out other people on the street ... Have no idea how we are going to dig out neighbors. Won't resort to stealing though. Just don't get it. What's particularly weird is they left behind their small shovel - like they were trading up? Sigh. Snow

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By - 12/30/13 - 8:49 pm

Stanley Staco reports three or four shots were fired around 7:50 p.m. at 36 Ramsdell Ave.

By - 12/29/13 - 7:55 pm

Residents report their power is out. Joe Bruno says:

NStar needs to come finish dinner and take caring of my whining kids.

By - 12/27/13 - 5:30 pm

Remember that woman from Roslindale who suddenly had $480,000 burning a hole in her pocket that she decided to spend on ads backing Marty Walsh in the last week of the campaign? The Globe reports she got the money from the American Federation of Teachers, which apparently decided Walsh's support of charter schools was nowhere near as bad as Connolly's support of charter... Read more

By - 12/25/13 - 10:25 am

Stanley Staco reports police are looking for three men who broke into an apartment on Brookway Road in the Archdale project shortly after 4 a.m., robbed an occupant of $1,000, then fled. Police recovered guns on the roofs of 80 and 90 Brookway Rd.

By - 12/15/13 - 5:27 pm

UPDATE: At 9:53 p.m., Joanna Carvalho tweeted her power - and heat - was still out in JP.

NStar is currently estimating 7 p.m. for a fix to power outages in Jamaica Plain, Dorchester and Roslindale, the city reports.

That can't come soon enough for Maura O'Toole in Jamaica Plain:

It's cold and dark being told 7:30 - so power will have

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By - 12/14/13 - 11:29 pm

Around 11:21 p.m. in Roslindale At least twice.

By - 12/7/13 - 12:27 pm

Roslindale Village Main Street has posted a map showing every single one (with descriptions of the spaces, in the hopes of attracting merchants to them).

By - 12/6/13 - 2:37 pm

Two Roslindale brothers were charged as leaders of a drug trafficking ring that also allegedly employed their mother - and several other people across the city - local and federal law enforcement officials said today. The ring allegedly did much of its business out of mom's apartment in the Archdale project.

Francisco Arias, 32, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail at his... Read more

By - 12/5/13 - 6:39 pm

Police are looking for two men for a holdup on Firth Road in Roslindale late this afternoon. The two used either a knife or a boxcutter, then fled toward Florence Street.

The suspects are described as black, one 5'11" and the other 5'8". Both wore black hoodies and black pants.

By - 11/30/13 - 8:07 pm
Menino and switch

Mayor contemplates the switch he just threw for the last time as mayor.

As he's done for longer than many of the people in attendance have been alive, Tom Menino threw the ceremonial switch that lit up the Christmas tree in Adams Park in Roslindale - which was part of his city-council district when he suddenly became mayor in 1993.

After getting out of his Tahoe, the mayor gave an impromptu press conference (he's against the arbitrator's award... Read more

By - 11/30/13 - 9:33 am

Wayne Wilson was a good man who passed away on November 15, 2013. Wayne was a resident of Ward 19 in Jamaica Plain and was a hardcore Progressive Democrat who was traveling around his State Senate District visiting the local Democrats in effort to challenge Mike Rush for the Senate seat in the September 9, 2014 Democratic Primary. Wayne was very active in local Democratic... Read more

By - 11/21/13 - 4:44 pm

The owner of Jimmies on Corinth writes she'd love to move into the old Select Cafe - or someplace else in Roslindale that's larger than her current location.

Oh, and don't worry we will get great bagels.

By - 11/20/13 - 12:25 am

With sadness, the Ward 19 Democratic Committee reports the death of longtime Committee member and local activist Wayne Wilson Jr., on November 15, 2013. Wayne was a tireless worker for many Democratic and progressive causes, and an active candidate for the Massachusetts State Senate in the Norfolk & Suffolk district. He is survived by his wife Irene, his sons Tommy and Robbie, and his daughter,... Read more

By - 11/15/13 - 7:55 am

Hank Layfield reports Domino's is moving into the old BBQ Town on Washington Street in Roslindale, which means the local franchise will finally be free of the loneliness that is that little strip mall down by the West Roxbury Parkway and well away from those activist types in Roslindale Square who managed to block its planned move into a storefront there.... Read more

By - 11/8/13 - 11:18 am

Busted Knuckle reports it's going to be moving from Centre Street in West Roxbury to 159 Belgrade Ave., near Walworth.

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