Egleston Square

By - 5/13/17 - 9:08 pm
Egleston Square crash

Darlene photographed the aftermath of a crash shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Washington Street, just north of Columbus Avenue. At least two people were taken to local emergency rooms.

By - 4/30/17 - 8:44 am

Around midnight on Washington Street, on the JP side of Columbus, per Boston EMS Incidents.

By - 4/23/17 - 6:48 pm

Inside 79 Walnut Park, around 6:40 p.m.

By - 3/22/17 - 8:23 pm

NBC Boston reports Boston firefighters who responded to what turned into a two-alarm fire at 35 West Walnut Park around 8 a.m. had problems due to the amount of material piled up in the house.

By - 3/3/17 - 9:42 am

Spare Change News reports the BPDA yesterday approved new development guidelines for the Washington Street corridor that call for 40% of new residential units to be affordable. Activists, who had staged a two-day sit-in in Mayor Walsh's office to press demands the number be at least 55%, were ejected by police.

By - 12/1/16 - 10:38 am

The Bulletin reports on the infighting that has delayed a BPDA vote on what to do along Washington Street in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, which has devolved into people involved in the process only agreeing to talk to a reporter off the record.

By - 11/16/16 - 5:59 pm

Around 5:40 p.m. at 18 Wardman Rd., off Walnut Park

By - 10/25/16 - 3:30 pm

WBZ reports on the 12:20 p.m. crash at School and Washington streets.

By - 10/17/16 - 11:40 pm

WBZ reports the carjacking happened tonight on Washington Street at West Walnut Park. The car was found about a block away, with the baby unharmed.

By - 10/10/16 - 3:04 pm
Carlos Lind

Family and friends are identifying the man shot to death on Cleaves Court Saturday night as Carlos Lind, 19, a student at the Greater Egleston High School just a few blocks away.

He leaves his mother, Yoselin, and a younger brother and sister. Read more.

By - 10/8/16 - 11:02 pm

A man shot twice outside 5 Cleaves Ct., off Columbus between Washington and Seaver around 10:55 p.m. was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A bullet fired into an apartment air conditioner a few blocks away on Abbotsford Street might be related.

By - 10/3/16 - 9:54 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports one of the co-owners of James's Gate is looking at moving into the equally deceased Coco's Lounge on Washington Street with a new place called the Gate.

By - 9/2/16 - 9:54 pm

Around 9 p.m. at Walnut Park and Waldren Road, Crime Hub reports.

By - 8/21/16 - 10:55 pm

Around 10:45 p.m. on Dixwell Street. EMTs found him on Columbus Avenue, although he may have been shot closer to School Street. A window in a house on Dixwell midway between School and Columbus was shot out.

By - 7/26/16 - 8:14 am
Fire at 69 Walnut Park in Roxbury. <a href="https://twitter.com/BostonFire/status/757822843325255682">Photo by BFD</a>.

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire early this morning did an estimated $300,000 in damage to 69 Walnut Park.

The cause and origin of the fire, reported around 1:30 a.m., are under investigation. There were no injuries.

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.