Egleston Square

By - 5/12/16 - 8:53 am

WBCA will start broadcasting at 102.9 FM, between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m., under the direction of Boston Neighborhood Network.

The signal, beamed from a 100-watt transmitter, might reach as far as five miles away from its location at BNN's Egleston Square studios.

BNN will hold three public meetings to help figure out just what it should be broadcasting: Read more.

By - 4/27/16 - 11:15 pm

Around 11 p.m. Victim was apparently in a car and shot at from another car.

A week ago, a man was shot near the same location.

By - 4/25/16 - 6:12 pm
Architect's rendering of 3193 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

Developers have filed plans with the BRA for a 49-unit, five-story condo building at 3193 Washington St. at Montebello Road - across the street from a proposed 73-unit residential building.

Developers Fred Starikov, Stephen Whalen and Josh Fetterman are proposing 24 parking spaces - and 58 bicycle spaces - for a $13-million building they say is an eight-minute walk to Green Street and Stony Brook on the Orange Line and an easy walk to pretty much everything else that makes JP JP. Read more.

By - 4/21/16 - 9:28 am

Updated with arraignment info.

The Herald sometimes seems to overuse the word "brazen" in its crime reporting, but the word fits in Peter Gelzinis's account of the shooting on Walnut Park yesterday.

Dondre Crawford, 20, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail at his arraignment today in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm as a second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm, unlawfully discharging a weapon within 500 feet of a dwelling and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/20/16 - 1:05 pm

Stanley Staco reports one person was shot on Walnut Park around 11:15 a.m. and that a suspect is in custody.

By - 4/12/16 - 6:28 am

The Jamaica Plain News reports on a developer's proposal for a five-story building at 3193 Washington St., across the street from where another developer won BRA approval for another six-story building.

By - 4/6/16 - 7:18 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on the opening of CityPOP Egleston in a building slated to be torn down in a year or so.

By - 2/10/16 - 7:54 am
Jamaica Plain kid with a snow shovel

A concerned citizen complains about conditions at the Mendell School on School Street in Egleston Square:

The Mendell not only does not have a gymnasium, but our parents have to buy the shovels AND clear the snow in the outside play area ourselves if we want our kids to have space to play in the winter.

Ed. note: 311 devotees should notice a flood of school-related complaints today as parents use 311 to protest proposed school budget cuts by pointing out problems at BPS schools.

By - 1/31/16 - 9:15 pm

Around 9:05 p.m. at Washington Street and Walnut Park. Officers have recovered several shell casings. One resident reported hearing five shots.

By - 1/19/16 - 2:43 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week hears a request from Coco's Lounge, 3169 Washington St., to sell its liquor license to an impending Fort Point barbecue joint. Read more.

By - 1/1/16 - 5:36 pm

Updated with BPD info.

Boston Police report arresting three teens they say used a replica gun to rob two acquaintances and beat one around 4:15 p.m. at Walnut Park and Walnut Avenue. Read more.

By - 11/19/15 - 9:28 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. at 11-13 Dixwell St.

By - 9/23/15 - 3:51 pm

The Globe reports Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins has paid a $2,500 fine to the state Ethics Commission for going into Egleston Square stores during the 2013 campaign, flashing his official badge and demanding they take down signs supporting Doug Bennett.

By - 9/19/15 - 1:20 pm

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Stanley Staco reports at least four rounds were fired around 11:20 a.m at Ernst and Bragdon streets, where Angel Oller and Andrew Reed were shot to death on Aug. 12. Police recovered a gun nearby on Walnut Park.

By - 8/13/15 - 10:58 pm

Boston Police report the two men shot to death last night on Ernst Street are Andrew Reed, 28, and Angel Oller, 20. A third man was shot, is expected to survive, police say.

By - 8/13/15 - 7:08 pm

The BRA board this evening approved a 76-unit development at 3200 Washington St. over the chants of protesters who said it doesn't go far enough to provide affordable housing in the neighborhood. Read more.

By - 8/12/15 - 10:21 pm

Bragdon shooting scene. Photo by Logan Keck.

Updated Thursday morning.

Three people were shot around 10:15 p.m. in the courtyard of a large apartment complex at Bragdon and Ernst streets. Boston Police report: Read more.

By - 8/3/15 - 10:01 am

The Jamaica Plain News listens as the Egleston Square record-store owner tells its story - and his.

By - 7/17/15 - 11:55 pm

Stanley Staco reports the shooting was around 8 p.m. at Dixwell Street and Columbus Avenue.