Mission Hill

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.

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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.Read more

By - 3/16/13 - 12:32 am

Boston Police report an 85-year-old nun was robbed inside Mission Church on Mission Hill Friday afternoon as she was paying for a dinner.

The thief, police say, grabbed her money when she put it down on a counter.

The suspect was described as Hispanic, in his late 30s, 5'5" to 5'7" with a slim build, dark hair - at least, what was left of...Read more

By - 3/2/13 - 9:32 am

Mike Moura and Stanley Stacos report two men were stabbed outside the TGI Friday's around 11:30 p.m. Friday. Boston Police report both victims are expected to survive.Read more

By - 2/11/13 - 10:15 pm

Josh Ormsby videoed his son Aidan, a 7-year-old first grader, on the slopes of New England's newest ski resort.Read more

By - 12/15/12 - 12:31 pm

Mission Hill Liquors, 1623 Tremont St., was held up shortly after noon. Police are looking for a heavyset black man in his late 30s with a silver handgun, a little bit of a beard and short hair, wearing a red hoodie with a white symbol (possibly a Cincinnati Reds logo or a soccer ball), blue jeans and black sneakers....Read more

By - 11/26/12 - 9:11 pm

Stuart Spina photographed the scene on South Huntington Avenue this afternoon, when an MBTA bus up and died right on the trolley tracks, blocking a Green Line trolley behind it, at least until it could be towed out of the way.Read more

By - 11/20/12 - 5:19 pm

Police are looking for two men who stuck up somebody at Pontiac and Hillside streets around 5 p.m., making off with his phone....Read more

By - 10/30/12 - 8:37 pm

Brigham Circle in the rain

Corey Balint photographed Brigham Circle around 8:30 p.m. after a thunderous downpour from the remnants of the elite Republican Guard Sandy.

Fenway flooding photos....Read more

By - 10/9/12 - 1:30 pm

Boston to a T considers yesterday's Brigham Circle trolley-vs-trolley incident.Read more

By - 10/8/12 - 4:14 pm

Collision scene. Photo by Michelle Murray.Collision scene. Photo by Michelle Murray.

A trolley collision in Brigham Circle around 4 p.m. sent three people - one of them a T worker - to nearby hospitals with neck and back injuries, Rob Grover reports. One train came off...Read more

By - 9/11/12 - 11:48 pm

The Globe reports a Mission Hill resident found a boa constrictor in her backyard today.Read more

By - 9/4/12 - 7:14 am

The Red Cross reports it arranged a hotel stay for a family at 675 Parker St. last night after burning food on their stove set off a sprinkler.

The Boston Fire Department reports the sprinkler worked as designed - it put out the fire, called in around 6:45 p.m. Aside from the stove, all the damage in the third-floor unit and the two units...Read more

By - 9/3/12 - 1:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting a local college lad for indecent exposure thanks to his wallet, which they found in the pair of shorts he took off when he found running away from officers with them hanging around his knees interfered with his stride.

Police say officers on routine patrol found the guy on the front stairs of 1564 Tremont St. early Sunday, answering nature's...Read more

By - 8/28/12 - 8:15 am

An entire living-room setAn entire living-room set.

Kids today! A citizen with a sense of respect for tradition filed a complaint this morning about this living-room set just sitting on the Riverway, demanding the city find and fine whoever is responsible for this impromptu Bob's Furniture ad.

Speaking...Read more