West Roxbury

By - 2/7/13 - 9:08 pm

Bare produce shelves at West Roxbury Roche Bros. Photo by Ted Folkman.Bare produce shelves at West Roxbury Roche Bros. Photo by Ted Folkman.

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By - 2/2/13 - 11:07 am

West Roxbury Patch reports on what went down Wednesday at the Washington Street Hess station, which apparently has become the local go-to spot for drugs - police nabbed the guy while clandestinely monitoring the station.

By - 1/18/13 - 11:07 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Boston Police Officer Paul Durkin lost his right to a city pension the night he pulled out his service revolver and shot another cop who was trying to get him to stop stumbling down VFW Parkway in West Roxbury after a night of drinking.

It cannot be gainsaid that police officers, who are extensively trained in the use

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By - 1/13/13 - 12:40 pm

West Roxbury Patch reports the prospective candidate for anger-management classes also smashed his girlfriend's phone when she received a call from another male.

By - 1/7/13 - 9:40 am

Boston Police report the arson squad is investigating a fire at Nick's Parkway Auto Repair, 1200 VFW Parkway, that damaged eight cars. The fire was reported around 12:30 a.m.

Photo by Alex Jones.

By - 12/27/12 - 2:58 pm

Joe Donahue reports an incident around 1:30 p.m. on the VFW Parkway at Corey Street:

Woman runs from male companion in car, he chases, assaults her on median. Other motorists detain him [for police].

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By - 12/20/12 - 1:49 pm

Milton suspectMilton suspect.

UPDATED throughout the day.

A woman who robbed a bank in Milton Lower Mills on Monday may have struck again in Roslindale, West Roxbury and Beacon Hill today - and may have been foiled in Jamaica Plain by a bank employee who began giving her... Read more

By - 12/11/12 - 12:34 pm

Boston Police reports the theft of 10 to 15 Christmas trees, stereo equipment and CDs from AJT Supplies, 4945 Washington St. in West Roxbury, sometime late Friday or early Saturday.

The landscaping trees sells Christmas trees to benefit Childrens' Hospital.

If you know anybody who suddenly came into possession of a dozen Christmas trees and CDs of Christmas music, let Cindy Lou Who E-5... Read more

By - 12/4/12 - 8:17 pm

West Roxbury Patch reports the evidence includes both a sample of his precious bodily fluids and a roughly two-inch long "penis imprint."

By - 12/1/12 - 11:49 am

Why can't we have things like this now?

From a discussion of the Washington Street trolley and the car barns that sat where the Domino's by the parkway is now.

By - 11/21/12 - 9:27 am

Bubkes

No doubt the driver of this $40,000 Lexus, spotted on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury the other day, had some old shmatte on.

By - 11/13/12 - 8:04 pm

Pesky bankruptcy and all that. But the West Roxbury Upper Crust remains open - it's a franchise owned by a West Roxbury family, not the battlin' chain owners.

By - 11/6/12 - 8:17 am

Conley School in Roslindale around 7:30 a.m.Conley School in Roslindale around 7:30 a.m.

Polls opened in Boston this morning with long lines of waiting voters. What are you seeing when you vote? Add a comment.

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By - 11/5/12 - 10:07 am

Wendell Willkie campaigns in Quincy in 1940.Wendell Willkie campaigns in Quincy in 1940.

West Roxbury celebrates tomorrow today with its traditional Truman Rally in the municipal parking lot at Centre and Hastings streets (right across from the mural of James Michael Curley and Dapper... Read more

By - 11/1/12 - 4:25 pm

Rox Diner, 1881 Centre St. in West Roxbury, goes before the Boston Licensing Board next Wednesday for permission to offer beer and wine.

Rox Diner, which grew out of a small breakfast-and-lunch place called Auntie Bea's, already serves beer and wine with dinner at its Newtonville location.

By - 10/28/12 - 10:22 pm

A power line came down on Powell Street in West Roxbury, off Spring, around 10 p.m., knocking out power in the area of Spring and Baker, as far south as the Deutsches Altenheim.

The NStar outage map is beginning to light up, although all of the outages so far are small (exactly one customer in Newton).... Read more

By - 10/28/12 - 12:22 am

Pas de l&amp;#039;eau

Christopher photographed the scene in the water aisle at the Waltham Shaw's on Saturday night.

At the Dedham Star, a manager went on the PA: "Attention shoppers, get all your power-outage needs at the front of the store." At the front of the store was a... Read more

By - 10/25/12 - 4:14 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered the Burger King on VFW Parkway to shut for an additional two days after a police detective found it open on the first day it was supposed to be shut as two-day punishment for staying open late without permission.

Lt. Stephen Meade told the board at a hearing Tuesday that while the dining room was closed on Aug. 27... Read more

By - 10/3/12 - 5:35 pm

Parked Jeep

On a trip to the West Roxbury Shaw's this afternoon, Alex Jones noticed a rather precariously parked Jeep. Jones reports he happened to be there when the driver came out; guy explained, "it was just something I always wanted to do."

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