Mission Hill

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:


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

By - 6/16/13 - 12:56 am

Wanted man

Boston Police have released photos from surveillance cameras of a man they say they want to talk to about the two women who were sexually assaulted and stabbed on Mission Hill early Sunday morning.

If he looks familiar, contact B-2 detectives at 617-343-4275 or the... Read more

By - 6/15/13 - 10:54 am

Update: Photos of possible suspect released.

Boston Police report two women were grabbed and stabbed early this morning, possibly by the same man.

In both cases, the women were grabbed from behind, police say.

In the first case, a woman walking in the area of Vancouver Street and Huntington Avenue told police:

The suspect jumped out of the bushes, grabbed her and

... Read more
By - 5/29/13 - 7:21 am

The Proper Bostonian reports on a happy encounter with the Pot-bellied Pig of Mission Hill and a not-so-happy encounter with a bowl of fish that somebody just left on the sidewalk on Beacon Street between Mass. Ave. and Hereford:

I hope someone with an aquarium comes along and rescues them.

By - 5/15/13 - 4:04 pm

Tow job

They were towing cars off Copenger Street on Mission Hill today, apparently for getting in the way of street sweepers. Only problem, AMO notes, is that the signs declare "No Parking" for the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month and today is the third Wednesday.... Read more

By - 5/15/13 - 9:25 am

Stanley Staco and WBZ report that around 1:30 a.m., four masked gunmen burst into an apartment on New Whitney Street in the Mission Park development and kidnapped a 16-year-old girl - after first using zipties to restrain her mother

About 50 minutes later, the teen was found outside a Dunkin' Donuts on Adams Street in Dorchester Lower Mills, her wrists still bound.... Read more

By - 5/11/13 - 5:48 pm

Boston Police arrested one man but are looking for three more for a home invasion at 142 St. Alphonsus St. around 5:15 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.

The residents were tied up. Police are looking for a black Chrysler sedan seen fleeing the scene with three occupants, all black and all described as large. The car, which may have a gun in it, has... Read more

By - 5/2/13 - 2:07 pm

TraynorA Roxbury man faces a variety of charges for an alleged attempt at robbing somebody in an ATM - somebody who happened to have a box cutter with which to defend himself.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, when police found Torin Traynor, 27, of Roxbury, on Calumet Street around 11... Read more

By - 4/24/13 - 8:18 am

In response to a citizen complaint about a McLaughlin Playground baseball field on Mission Hill being locked up all the time except for when the local Little League is using it, the city says:

The little league field and the batting cage is locked because ... of some dog owners who allow their dogs to run wild and not picking up after their dogs.

... Read more
By - 4/21/13 - 7:41 pm

Boston Strong

Alli Knothe photographed the side of an auto-parts store on Tremont Street near the Roxbury Crossing T stop this afternoon.... Read more

By - 4/12/13 - 9:01 am

David Bernstein reports that with Councilor Mike Ross (Mission Hill, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway) running for mayor, Joshua Zakim, now running Joshua Dawson's campaign to replace Marty Walz in the House of Representatives, will be running to replace Ross. Phew. And yes, Zakim is the son of the late Leonard Zakim, as in the bridge.

He'll be running in District 8 against Greg... Read more

By - 4/8/13 - 6:26 am

The Mission Hill Gazette reports Fenway High School's move into the old Mission Hill K-8 school - which was itself moved to JP to make room for the high school - has been delayed until the 2014/2015 school year because of issues related to the fact the building isn't currently big enough for a high school.