Egleston Square

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.

By - 7/6/15 - 10:58 am

The BRA this month begins a formal look at ways to spur "transit-oriented" residential development along Dorchester Avenue in South Boston and Washington Street from Forest Hills to Columbus Avenue in Egleston Square. Read more.

By - 6/24/15 - 10:56 pm

Around 10:50 p.m. at Westminster Avenue and Waldren Road.

By - 6/13/15 - 9:39 pm

Stanley Staco reports the victim was shot in the chest and arm after 8:30 p.m. on Egleston Street near Boylston. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was summoned just in case.

By - 5/18/15 - 1:08 pm
Walker Park proposal

Architect's rendering of one of the Walker Park buildings.

Urban Edge Housing Corp. is seeking BRA permission to put up 49 apartments in two buildings on what are now three lots on Walnut Park and Columbus Avenue. Read more.

By - 4/22/15 - 3:55 pm

Boston Police report detectives rushed to a Franklin Park playground off Walnut Avenue yesterday morning when somebody playing with several young children noticed a gun just lying at the base of a tree.

The Smith & Wesson .41 Magnum revolver ... was fully loaded and the hammer was cocked. The firearm was rendered safe and recovered by detectives.

By - 2/26/15 - 10:36 am
Proposed rendering of Washington Street project in Jamaica Plain

Architect's rendering: Permanently circling Hood Blimp as project amenity?

Developers hope to break ground this fall on a residential complex in Egleston Square that could also bring a new restaurant to the neighborhood - and more affordable housing than required by city code.

By - 1/21/15 - 7:26 am

Jamaica Plain News takes a look at 3116-3122 Washington St., which police and local civic activists say is a den of drugs and hookers.

By - 12/22/14 - 12:29 pm

Boston Police are looking for five teenagers for an armed robbery around 12:10 p.m. at Columbus and Weld avenues.

The suspects were described as black, all about 6' tall. One wore a black, puffy coat and a hat with some sort of baskeball logo on it. They made off with the victim's wallet and phone.

By - 12/13/14 - 12:30 am

On Jamaica Plain News, Stephanie Welch describes getting attacked on School Street around 10 p.m. on Thursday.

By - 10/23/14 - 3:41 pm

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.

By - 9/8/14 - 2:10 pm

Brendan Halpin knew Adrian Gonzalez, the 17-year-old shot to death early Saturday near Egleston Square. He is so outraged that he has to write an elegy for him:

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 stuff like this happens? What are you doing to try to stop it?

What I ask of you is to think of Adrian Gonzalez not as a statistic or as a representative of his ethnicity or his neighborhood. Think of him as an individual: a son, a brother, a friend, or as I do, as a cute, energetic, kindhearted third grader who never got the chance to grow up.