Jump the Turnstile reports what seems like the entire Boston DPW was out in force today to clean up the neighborhood in advance of tomorrow's eyes-of-the-world-are-on-you funeral at Mission Church:
... Sidewalks getting repaired, landscaping done seemingly overnight. Fresh coats of paint on buildings ...
No Stopping or Standing will be allowed at the following locations in Mission Hill on Saturday, August 29, 2009, beginning at 12:01 AM. The temporary parking restrictions will be in effect for the funeral of Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy.
... According to the caller, he was awakened by several loud noises and, then, upon looking out his window, he observed two white males engaged in what appeared to be a physical altercation. Caller says he also observed one... Read more
But Boston Police say they're trying to do something about it. Police report busting up 37 soirees between March 22 and May 9, with 20 arrests, one summons and 46 civil citations. With list of all the allegedly offending addresses:
Not only does this disrupt what has traditionally been a family neighborhood by keeping working people awake until early morning hours, but many times... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a pair of college-age roommates at 143 Hillside St. in Mission Hill around 4 a.m. Thursday for a knock-down, drag-out fight that kept the neighbors up as they reportedly threw furniture at each other despite, police say, being very drunk.
A third roommate was arrested after police asked him why his knuckles were all scraped up and he said that... Read more
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today threw out the conviction of a man police found with an illegal loaded gun, ruling police improperly went after him in his girlfriend's apartment building even though the pair raised suspicions when they barred the door in officers' face in an apparent escape bid.
The court ruled that two Boston officers investigating a Mission Hill break-in early on the morning... Read more
Area B-2 has posted its most recent party report, covering the period from Jan. 30 to Feb. 8: 16 parties where people had to be told to quiet down, four arrests, one criminal summons and 14 civil citations.
This bi-weekly party report for Mission Hill is brought to you by Area B-2, who remind you that a conviction on your record can seriously screw up your odds of getting into the profession of your choice.
On Jan. 18, Jan. 24 and Jan. 25, Boston Police busted up ten parties, which included five arrests and nine civil citations. The honor roll:
- Jan. 18: ... Read more
The Herald reports that for the second time over the weekend, Boston cops refused to grant a knife-wielding lunatic his wish that they gun him down. This time it was a guy waving a Samurai sword around in front of 805 Huntington Ave. who, when cops refused to shoot him, allegedly ran his sword through a cruiser windshield.
Dudes: If the cops find you holding two bikes with bits of their chains still attached in one hand, and a bag with a bolt cutter in the other, they're going to be a little suspicious of your claim that you thought the bikes were just discarded junk lying there in the front yard. Especially when they then notice where the fence around the... Read more
Boston Police report officers responded quickly to 137 St. Alphonsus St. on Mission Hill last night on calls about gunfire and two guys with what appeared to be a machine gun.
Police say they found a group of young people in a third-floor apartment with "multiple containers of alcohol including cases of beer and several gallons of hard liquor" - and four replica pellet... Read more
They're looking for apartments left vacant by vacationing college students, but aren't all that choosy, Boston Police report:
If you see anyone in the area that does not look familiar to you, contact Boston Police immediately. If you are calling from your cell phone dial 617-343-4911; in order to get the Boston Police dispatcher.
Boston Police report that when a woman was mugged at St. Alphonsus and Tremont streets in Roxbury around 6:44 p.m. on Sunday, alert witnesses were able to give responding officers enough information on the alleged robber's getaway car to track him down to his home in Dorchester.
Jimmy L. Caldwell, 35, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with unarmed... Read more
Never mind that a woman pushing a baby stroller might have to scramble out of the way of a couple of them. Somebody might call the cops and then they might threaten to sic a K-9 on you unless you surrender right now.
Jeremy Smith Dolan, 24, of Jamaica Plain, was charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime, assault by means of a dangerous... Read more
CASE CLOSED: Mini-van recovered around 7 p.m., Friday.
Boston Police report that somebody stole the man's mini-van sometime yesterday or early today from a locked garage at 650 Huntington Avenue. It's his only means of transportation. So if you spot a 1996 green Plymouth Voyager, Mass. license plate HP755, let Area B2 detectives know at 617-343-4275 (or drop a dime to the anonymous tip... Read more