Fairmount Hill

By - 12/24/13 - 12:00 am
Bright Christmas lights in Hyde Park

Darryl Houston snapped his neighbor's house on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park. The guy rents a cherry picker to put up the higher lights.

By - 10/10/13 - 12:50 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a short circuit sparked a fire around 10:25 a.m. at 6 Aldo Terrace.

The department estimates damage at $100,000. There were no injuries.... Read more

By - 11/24/12 - 11:20 am

Mike Ball reports on his neighbor on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park, who once again rented an aerial lift to put up his Christmas decorations yesterday:

He doesn't have that many trees on his smallish lot, but he strews multi-color lights down every single limb.

Then closer to the ground, he does every bush, shrub and apparently anything that doesn't move out of the

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By - 10/23/12 - 2:03 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury teen on Dana Avenue last night following a foot chase from the scene of a possible armed home invasion around the corner on Washington Street.

Police say Feneli Morales, 18, of Roxbury, faces charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and discharging a gun within 500 feet of a house. Police say officers investigating a possible armed home... Read more

By - 7/15/11 - 12:05 am

A concerned roadrunner sends up a flare from Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park:

There are coyotes all over the place up here.

Illustrating the complaint is a high-quality photo of an eviscerated rabbit.

By - 5/15/11 - 11:55 am

Mike Ball is astonished to read in the New York Times that "the increasingly rare New England cottontail rabbit" can only be glimpsed in tangled thickets. Astonished because a family of cottontails are regular visitors to his front yard in Hyde Park's Fairmount Hill:

A family of them has an odd attraction to our newspapers. When I got out a 5:30 or 6

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By - 11/26/08 - 11:24 pm

The Bulletin reports it got so bad one evening, Williams Avenue residents dialed 911, because they couldn't get anybody at City Hall.... Read more