Mission Hill

By - 5/27/14 - 9:25 am
Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad trailer on Mission Hill

Lord only knows how long this trailer from the Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad has been sitting in a pretty much vacant lot on Terrace Street, but it can't be earlier than 1977, when that Illinois railroad was founded to serve the grain elevators and agricultural-chemical companies of the rural areas south of Chicago....Read more

By - 4/30/14 - 5:28 pm

Suffolk County prosecutors have temporarily dropped rape charges against a man they accused of attacking two women in Forest Hills and Mission Hill nearly ten years ago - but only so that they can re-test his DNA to rule out the chance his identical twin was actually the attacker.

Dwayne McNair was nearing his trial date for on charges he pistol whipped and raped women...Read more

By - 4/28/14 - 3:42 pm

Police hope to pick up the scent of a man who stole three bottles of Tide from the Brigham Circle Walgreens this afternoon.Read more

By - 4/26/14 - 8:41 pm

The Globe reports somebody shot at a car driving by 7 Cornelia Ct. shortly before 1 a.m. One of the three people in the car suffered a cut, but was not shot.

Later in the morning, when police still thought two people had been shot, campus police at the Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences sent out an alert:

Early this morning,

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By - 4/2/14 - 8:17 am
Jose Maldonado

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.Read more

By - 3/31/14 - 11:54 am

Around 11:45 a.m. at 17 Smith St. in the Mission Main development.

Boston Police report the victim was shot multiple times.

A possible suspect is a man spotted jumping into an older gold Chrysler four-door on McGreevey Way.

The nearby Tobin School was put into "safe mode."...Read more

By - 3/27/14 - 10:51 am

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.Read more

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

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more