Jose "Cay" Maldonado leaves his wife, children and mother - and friends in the Mission Hill area, who report he was the man shot to death Monday morning in a parking lot off Smith Street.
Boston Police are looking for the driver of a gray 2012 Audi A6 for an incident at Huntington and South Huntington avenues around 8:50 a.m., in which he allegedly displayed a gun to emphasize his displeasure with the other motorist.
The car's license plates are Mass. 895-TZ3.
A disgusted citizen on Mission Hill complains:
Pizzatalia littering with menus on missionhill. dozens of menus were left on door steps for the wind to blow everywhere. when contacted second time in twp hours about rectifying situation, pizzatalia became abusive. please fine and educate businesses to advertise responsibly. i have cctv recording of the event if need for documentation... Read more
According to police, the victim was walking on Tremont when a woman, walking with three men, asked him for money.
When he refused, the suspect wearing the black and red coat yelled at him then punched the... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a 44-unit apartment building to be carved out of part of the side of Mission Hill between Parker and Terrace streets and with solar panels and a geothermal unit aimed at pumping more electricity into the regional grid than it takes out.
Boston officials say this will be the first "energy positive project" in the city -... Read more
A 17-year-old was arraigned today on charges he took a trip up to Tremont and Gurney streets on Mission Hill yesterday afternoon and began firing his P85 9mm semiautomatic handgun, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.
He didn't hit anybody in the 3 p.m. barrage, the DA's office reports, adding a Boston Juvenile Court judge set the bail on the... Read more
Patrick Barry, a former Northeastern student charged with trying to rape two women on Mission Hill last June - and then charged with sexually attacking a girl in Arlington last week - died at Brigham and Women's Hospital this morning.
Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan issued a statement:
This is an unfortunate situation, and Mr. Barryâ€™s death is under investigation by Arlington Police, the... Read more
The building inspector was summoned to check the building for structural damage; the E Line stopped running past Brigham Circle.... Read more
Boston Police give us our annual dumb-criminal-in-a-snowstorm story:
Around 6:20 p.m. yesterday, a resident of 1574 Tremont St., Mission Hill, came home and immediately realized his apartment had been broken into - by way of a side window that the thief had managed to open up:
In the backyard of 1574 Tremont Street officers noticed fresh footprints in the snow, (that had been... Read more
Punjab Mini Mart, 1576 Tremont St., around 8 p.m. by a man wearing a white mask around his face, a black hat and a black jacket.
Resident of the apartment building at 209 Heath St. were forced into the chill night air around 6:30 p.m. due to a fire in one unit. The Hennigan School across the street opened its cafeteria to residents so they could stay warm while awaiting the all clear from BFD.
Boston Police report somebody is breaking into Mission Hill apartments by opening unlocked windows or doors
Six apartments have been broken into and ransacked since Thursday; all had opened windows or unsecured doors, police say. Taken was what you'd expect: Laptops, ATM and credit cards and coins.
They've happened 115 Fisher Ave., 10 Parker Hill Ave, 12 Parker Hill Ave., 846 Huntington Ave. and... Read more
Scott Eisen lets us in on the lives of Ryan Peterson and his pig, Bobby, who live on Mission Hill.
Around 9:50 p.m. at Back of the Hill, natch. And Mr. Eggcorn reports it was the second one of the day.
A.P. Blake came upon yet another crash in the rain on the street, at the Back of the Hill trolley stop, shortly after 11:30 a.m.
Sure as rain, somebody slid on the trolley rails on South Huntington Avenue this morning and wound up needing another way to get around town. C.J. Chapman snapped the latest rain smashup around 10:30 a.m.
Whatever happened to sneakers? A concerned citizen makes the mistake of looking up on Tremont Street on Mission Hill:
Boots on wire between light poles.
The morning starts with a dead train at Wellington on the Orange Line, a dead Green Line trolley somewhere on Huntington or South Huntington and a dead train outbound at Maverick on the Blue Line (say, aren't those the T's newest and freshest subway trains?).