Mission Hill

By - 3/21/14 - 8:01 pm

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

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By - 3/13/14 - 2:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting two of the four people they say punched and kicked a man to the ground on Tremont St. around 9:50 p.m. yesterday.

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

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By - 3/11/14 - 2:43 pm
Architect's rendering of Mission Hill proposal

Architect's rendering.

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

By - 3/5/14 - 5:49 pm
Gun

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

By - 2/21/14 - 7:40 pm

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. Barry’s death is under investigation by Arlington Police, the

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By - 2/16/14 - 12:41 pm

Shortly after noon, a car went flying into the building at 71 S. Huntington Ave., in the latest of an unending series of crashes along the street south of the intersection with Huntington Avenue.

The building inspector was summoned to check the building for structural damage; the E Line stopped running past Brigham Circle.... Read more

By - 1/22/14 - 1:33 pm

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

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By - 1/21/14 - 10:58 pm

The November Project, which last time around shoveled out sidewalks on Summit Avenue in Brookline, is planning to be on the Mission Hill thoroughfare tomorrow at 6:25 a.m. to dig people out.

By - 1/12/14 - 8:39 pm

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.

By - 12/12/13 - 6:50 pm
Heath Street fire scene

Heath Street response. Photo by a roving UHub photographer.

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.

By - 12/3/13 - 10:34 pm

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

By - 12/3/13 - 6:52 pm

Scott Eisen lets us in on the lives of Ryan Peterson and his pig, Bobby, who live on Mission Hill.

By - 12/1/13 - 9:59 pm

Around 9:50 p.m. at Back of the Hill, natch. And Mr. Eggcorn reports it was the second one of the day.

By - 11/27/13 - 12:07 pm
Back of the Hill crash

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.

By - 11/22/13 - 12:02 pm
South  Huntington crash

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.

By - 11/5/13 - 8:28 am
Sky boots

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.

By - 10/30/13 - 7:34 am

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?).

By - 10/27/13 - 12:00 pm

Firefighters rushed to 816 Parker St. around 8 a.m. to battle a roof fire.

By - 10/6/13 - 6:34 pm
Car hit three times on South Huntington

Mr. Eggcorn reports this car on South Huntington Avenue was hit at least three times today by other cars sliding on the trolley tracks, driven by people who don't realize why that's not a good idea, at least, not until it's too late.

Happens all the time when it rains.

And here's a citizen complaint about another South Huntington smashup today - city... Read more

By - 9/18/13 - 5:26 pm

Police are looking for an older white guy in a blue Sox cap and American Eagle sweatpants with a white draw string who demanded money at the Citizens Bank branch, 1628 Tremont St. this afternoon. After he got a bag of cash, he rummaged around, took out the dye pack inside and threw it at workers before making his escape.... Read more

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