Egleston Square

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 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

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By - 9/5/14 - 6:13 am

Boston EMS Incidents and Stanley Staco report a man was shot around 2:45 a.m. at Washington and Beethoven streets. The homicide unit was summoned just in case due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/15/14 - 2:13 pm

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.

By - 7/3/14 - 8:51 am

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

By - 6/22/14 - 9:44 am

Shortly before 9:30 a.m. at 16 Westminster Ave. The smoke was visible from West Roxbury Parkway in Roslindale.

By - 4/27/14 - 12:18 am

A woman was shot in the shoulder around midnight near 37 Walnut Park.

Police are looking for a black man, about 5'9" and slim, seen in a small gray or grayish brown SUV.... Read more

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.

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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.

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