Mission Hill

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

By - 9/14/13 - 6:08 pm

Boston Police report that one of the two women found shot near the Roxbury Crossing T stop early this morning was arrested on crack-possession charges after she was treated for a gunshot wound to her elbow.

In fact, police say, the crack came to light during her treatment at Beth Israel. Police say the second woman got "a grazed gunshot wound to her... Read more

By - 9/14/13 - 12:56 am

UPDATE: Police report the two were actually shot a couple blocks away and that one was arrested.

Two women shot around 12:40 a.m., Stanley Staco reports.

Samantha Spence reported:

Tons of ambulances and cruisers at the Roxbury Crossing stop and one person face down on the pavement.

Police are looking for a blue sedan seen leaving the area.... Read more

By - 8/23/13 - 11:04 pm

WantedWantedUPDATE, 11:10 p.m. Police recovered both the car and the baby on McGreevey Way in Roxbury. Suspect was nowhere near either.

Seems this guy kidnapped his girlfriend's newborn son in her car. Boston Police are looking for Damond Brown, who is black, 40, 6'1" and 225 lbs. He's driving a... Read more

By - 8/22/13 - 9:52 am

Tremont Street around 10 a.m. Photo by Marc W.Tremont Street around 10 a.m. Photo by Marc W.

Police shut the large intersection around 9:45 a.m. due to a suspicious package under a bus. A T spokesman says:

The Route... Read more
By - 7/18/13 - 2:53 pm

Around 2 p.m., Emzylemzy demanded to know:

WHY IS THERE A LARGE DEAD FISH IN THE BRIGHAM CIRCLE TRAIN TRACKS?

By - 6/27/13 - 12:21 pm

David Bernstein talks to Michael Nichols, one of the numerous candidates running to replace Mike Ross as district 8 councilor in the fall elections.

By - 6/19/13 - 2:33 pm

Patrick Barry was arraigned today for the second of two assault/stabbing cases on Mission Hill, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

A spokesman adds, "Investigators are reviewing other open sexual assaults for potential links, but no other charges have been sought at this point."

On June 1, three women were jumped on or near Phillips Street on Beacon Hill, . Police say ... Read more

By - 6/18/13 - 2:08 pm

Patrick Barry, 21, is expected to be arraigned, possibly this afternoon, for the second of two weekend attacks on women on Mission Hill, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Barry, charged yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting and stabbing a woman at Huntington Avenue and Vancouver Street in Roxbury District Court will be charged with a second, similar attack on another woman at Huntington... Read more

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