Mission Hill

By - 4/20/18 - 8:49 am

Jamaica Plain News interviews Nika Elugardo, an aide to state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, who is running against incumbent state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez in the 15th Suffolk and Norfolk district (Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Brookline and Roslindale).

By - 2/14/18 - 9:40 am

The Board of Appeals yesterday delayed action on a proposed four-unit building on Hawthorne Street in Roxbury and a proposed duplex on Fisher Avenue on Mission Hill to give developers and neighbors more time to try to resolve their differences. Read more.

By - 2/12/18 - 10:04 pm

Police have flooded Mission Hill and the neighboring section of Roxbury to look for a guy who's been busy the last week or so setting fires, most recently one tonight next to a house on St. Alphonsus Street on Mission Hill (per Stacos) and one in a dumpster behind the Whittier Street Health Center on Tremont Street. BFD arson investigators would also like a word with the suspect, described as a light-skinned black man in a black coat and khaki pants and possibly wearing a black hat.

By - 2/6/18 - 11:14 pm
Annunciation Road fire scene

Fire scene. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 86 Annunciation Rd. sent one woman to the hospital in critical condition tonight.

Firefighters responded at 7:36 p.m. to the three-story building for what turned into a two-alarm fire. The cause of the fire, which caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, is under investigation.

By - 1/25/18 - 4:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say carjacked a car at a Huntington Avenue gas station, crashed the car, then tried to use a credit card he found in the car to buy some booze early yesterday evening. Read more.

By - 1/8/18 - 10:31 pm
9 Burney St. rendering

Architect's rendering (new building on left).

A developer that has already put up three new buildings along Tremont Street on Mission Hill has filed plans with the BPDA for a fourth - a 31-unit residential building at 9 Burney St., just off Tremont. Read more.

By - 1/1/18 - 8:21 pm
Geyser on Huntington Avenue

Jessica Feldish got some video of an MWRA water main turned geyser on Huntington Avenue outbound, at the Brookline line just past where it goes under the Jamaicaway. Needless to say, avoid the area.

By - 12/29/17 - 12:36 pm

UPDATE: Rice held in lieu of a total of $157,500 bail on charges related to the Dec. 20 shooting and his arrest; Clay held in lieu of $25,000 bail, but had his bail on a Plymouth County matter revoked, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man and his father for a double shooting on Mission Hill on Dec. 20 - and say the guy is a suspect in three more shootings in the area. Read more.

By - 12/20/17 - 7:19 pm

NBC Boston reports two men in a car were shot at Parker and Gurney street early this evening.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:56 am
Jose Montero

Friends have identified the man shot to death at Tremont and Parker streets as Jose Montero.

Among his friends: Adam Foss, a former Suffolk County assistant district attorney who now heads a criminal-justice non-profit group. Foss has set up a GoFundMe page to help Montero's family pay his funeral expenses. Read more.

By - 12/7/17 - 5:48 pm

In the leg, shortly before 5:40 p.m. in the rear of 260 Ruggles St., near Annunciation Road.

By - 12/7/17 - 3:54 pm
Josh Zakim at licensing hearing

Zakim makes rare appearance at licensing hearing in support of Laughing Monk.

The Boston Licensing Board today chose an existing Mission Hill Thai/sushi restaurant for the one liquor license it had over a proposed shaken-seafood place in Roslindale. Read more.

By - 12/6/17 - 9:00 pm
Ameen Lacy and Jose Montero

UPDATE: Jose Montero, 19, (shown right) died later that night. Ameen Lacy, 17, (left) died on Dec. 8. GoFundMe pages set up for the families of Montero and Lacy.

Scan Boston reports that shortly before 8 p.m., two people were found shot on Parker Street near Tremont and that a third victim was found shot in the back on Sewall Street, on the other side of Tremont.

By - 11/13/17 - 9:24 pm

At least eight rounds fired shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Annunciation Road near Parker Street. At least two cars hit.

By - 11/9/17 - 5:25 pm
Drone 18 stories up

A Uhub reader on the 18th floor of a Mission Hill building looked outside around 3 p.m. to see this drone hovering level with his window, over Huntington and Longwood avenues for a few minutes:

It had a flashing blue light. I wonder who they are spying on.

By - 10/24/17 - 11:43 am

With Romano's in Roslindale having given up its version of poutine months (years?) ago, word reaches us that Grub in Brigham Circle is shutting down and taking its "variety of poutine options" with it.

By - 10/23/17 - 4:02 pm

MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.

By - 10/6/17 - 2:11 pm
Guilty

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Enrique Auch, 20, of Revere, and Tsunami Ortiz, 18, of second-degree murder for the Dec. 18, 2015 shooting murder of D'Andre King-Settles in the Alice Taylor project, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 10:32 am

The Playwright Bar, 658 E. Broadway in South Boston, is changing its name to the Punk & Poet. Read more.

By - 9/3/17 - 8:20 am

WHDH reports the stabbing were at 24 Turquoise Way around 3 a.m. on Saturday.