Jamaica Plain News reports City Councilor Matt O'Malley and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. convinced City Realty to reduce the rent increases in an Egleston Square building that would have forced six Latino-owned businesses out of the square.
Adrian was a person who mattered. His death is a tragedy, and the fact that it happens so often should make us outraged, not inured.
How do you feel about living in a country where... Read more
City Councilor Matt O'Malley and BPD District E-13 Capt. Alfredo Andres are planning a community meeting this Monday to discuss three recent shootings - one fatal - in the area.
The session starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Nate Smith House, 155 Lamartine St.
Anthony Howard, 27, who already has one gun conviction and is in custody on another gun charge, was arraigned yesterday on charges he shot a woman to death last June in Egleston Square, shot another man in the same incident and shot two other men earlier the same day, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.
Brianna Bigby and a male... Read more
Shortly before 9:30 a.m. at 16 Westminster Ave. The smoke was visible from West Roxbury Parkway in Roslindale.
Around 3:15 p.m., somebody fired three shots. No apparent victims, but police found shell casings at School Street and Weld Avenue. Police are looking for a small black car seen fleeing the area, as well as for somebody seen jumping on a T bus right after the shots.
Around 9:30 p.m. He was found behind 87 School St., but may have been shot around the corner on Washington Street.
The city of Boston has submitted applications to the FCC for two low-power FM radio stations, one broadcasting municipal information from high atop that round senior-citizens building in Egleston Square, the other a more educational station at East Boston High School.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports the pizza chain is making its third attempt to set up shop in JP, this time in Egleston Square.
Even if local activists manage to keep the chain out again, JP residents will still be able to get a pie from the new Domino's that is almost fully armed and operational on Washington Street in Roslindale, mere steps from... Read more
Police have no suspects yet, but are hoping members of the public can help fix that, by calling detectives at 617-343-5628 or contacting the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463)... Read more
Around 10:50 p.m., in the leg and hand, on Washington Street near Beethoven Street.
Police are looking for an older, silver, four-door Infiniti, which apparently pulled up to the victim outside the Chinese restaurant before an occupant of the car opened fire.
UPDATE: Boston Police identify the murder victim as Brianna Bigby, 23.
Police are in the area of Columbus Avenue and Washington Street where two people were shot around 3:20 p.m., with one victim dead.
Police are looking for a black SUV, possibly a Dodge Durango, with tinted windows, which left the scene at a high rate of speed. It was occupied by two... Read more
Around 9:20 p.m. by a guy who showed a gun, jumped over the counter, grabbed some cash, then ran out the back and towards Walnut Park.
He's described as black and Hispanic, in his 40s and wearing a blue Adidas zip-up hoodie.