Egleston Square

By - 2/16/14 - 3:39 pm

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.

By - 12/9/13 - 9:49 pm

Around 9:30 p.m. He was found behind 87 School St., but may have been shot around the corner on Washington Street.

By - 11/23/13 - 12:41 am

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 FCC's Low Power FM program is aimed at encouraging non-commercial educational broadcasting. Stations that get licenses will be limited to 100 watts... Read more

By - 11/22/13 - 8:45 am

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

By - 11/3/13 - 5:45 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating a slashing spree on Westminster Avenue in which more than a dozen cars had their tires slashed overnight.

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

By - 8/31/13 - 11:14 am

Wanted for bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force has released photos of the guy they say held up the Sovereign Bank branch in Egleston Square Wednesday afternoon.

In addition to his lack of fashion sense, he's described as black, in his... Read more

By - 8/28/13 - 3:05 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for a black man, wearing a blue plaid shirt, a hat and glasses, for a holdup shortly before 3 p.m.

Earlier in the day:
South Boston bank robbed.

By - 8/15/13 - 11:07 pm

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.

By - 8/13/13 - 8:57 am

A concerned citizen reports from Montebello Road:

Dead bird in a lunch bag. This is the second time I've seen and reported something like this occurring on this block.

... Read more
By - 8/8/13 - 11:07 pm

A man on a dirt bike hit a car on Washington Street at Westminster Avenue around 10:45 p.m. He was taken to the hospital in such bad shape that homicide detectives were called in to investigate the crash.... Read more

By - 6/1/13 - 3:47 pm

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

By - 5/30/13 - 9:05 am

Egleston suspect

Boston Police have released photos of the man they say held up the Egleston Square McDonald's last week.

The suspect spoke fluent Spanish with a Puerto Rican dialect. The suspect was loitering inside the restaurant for about an hour prior to the robbery.

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By - 5/21/13 - 10:02 pm

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.

By - 3/14/13 - 10:08 am

Anulfo Baez, who is chronicling Boston's public murals, reports on the graffiti that now covers the mural on the side of Lawson's Brother's Hairstyling Salon in Egleston Square.

By - 2/28/13 - 5:04 pm

AlertNewEngland report somebody was shot, possibly repeatedly, at Columbus and Weld avenues around 4:50 p.m. The suspect fled toward Washington Street. The homicide unit was summoned.... Read more

By - 2/27/13 - 7:19 am

HoganBoston Police report Stephen Hogan, 24, of Dorchester, was arrested during a drug investigation in the area of Columbus Avenue and Bray Street yesterday.

Officers assigned to the Drug Control Unit observed a white male walking and talking on a cell phone while also carrying what appeared to be a

... Read more
By - 2/4/13 - 11:35 pm

Tikee BeverlySource.UPDATE: Beverly was already scheduled for trial on Feb. 11 on on a charge of domestic assault and battery for an incident in June, 2012 in the home of a 43-year-old Dorchester woman, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report arresting... Read more

By - 2/3/13 - 9:54 pm

Boston Police report a man led a woman from Egleston Square to a vacant lot at 2900 Washington St. Saturday morning and raped her. The same thing happened to another woman this morning, police say.

Police say in the first incident, around 11:30 a.m., the man approached his victim and got her to talking:

The victim stated the suspect led her to an

... Read more
By - 12/30/12 - 10:35 am

Egleston Square with a theater, an el and snow

Back when Egleston Square had a movie theater and an elevated train, in 1939, as captured by Leslie Jones. Jones also photographed snow removal closer to downtown - back when... Read more

By - 10/4/12 - 11:20 am

Boston Police report a raid on two shops on Washington Street yesterday by several city agencies ended with both shut down for a variety of alleged infractions.

Police, responding to resident complaints about possible gambling and sales of drug-related paraphernalia, say they shut the Dollar Store, 3122 Washington St., and arrested Mario Ovalle, 57, and Francis Gonzalez, 41, on charges of running an illegal... Read more