Mission Hill

By - 10/5/09 - 9:55 pm

A fire that broke out after 9 p.m. at the Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center, 120 Fisher Ave., along with water streaming out of sprinklers turned into a two-alarm fire call that involved evacuation of patients. Local 718 tweets the fire was on the second floor of the three-story building.

By - 10/3/09 - 1:27 pm

Boston Fireman tweets that firefighters had to be called to 15 Frawley St. around 1:15 p.m. to put out a spreading kitchen fire. Everybody got out OK.

By - 9/12/09 - 5:25 pm

Boston Police report some officers from District B-2 are now assigned specifically to weekend party duty on Mission Hill and that they busted up two "loud, riotous disturbing parties" early this morning.

Around 12:15 a.m. officers responded to noise complaints at 45 Cherokee St.

After some time, an individual answered the door and stated to officers that he did not give consent

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By - 8/30/09 - 7:14 pm

Stephen McCarthy captured one man's musical farewell to Ted Kennedy on Mission Hill yesterday:

h/t J. Kaliontzis.

By - 8/29/09 - 3:32 pm

Korri Leigh Crowley watched on Mission Hill as the Kennedy funeral procession approached (above). Third Decade was nearby, at Tremont and Parker (below).

Waiting for the procession

Respective photos copyright Korri Leigh Crowley and Third Decade. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 8/27/09 - 5:41 pm

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 ...

By - 8/27/09 - 5:30 pm

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.

By - 7/15/09 - 9:39 pm

Boston Police tweet that residents at 198 Hillside St. on Mission Hill were shot with tasers around 7:30 p.m. today by armed home invaders.

By - 6/21/09 - 4:24 pm

Boston Police report recycling bins went flying early Friday when two dudes got into it outside 97 Hillside St. around 3 a.m. on Friday:

... 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

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By - 6/19/09 - 3:06 pm

Boston Police tweet officers quickly arrested two men charged with busting into an apartment at 133 Calumet St. and threatening the occupant with a gun shortly after 1 p.m. today

By - 6/1/09 - 7:05 pm

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

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By - 5/15/09 - 5:14 pm

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

By - 5/11/09 - 11:37 am

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

By - 2/13/09 - 10:14 am

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.

By - 2/5/09 - 9:33 am

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:

By - 2/2/09 - 2:43 pm

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.

Man with knife stabs... Read more

By - 1/31/09 - 10:26 pm

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

By - 1/25/09 - 2:02 pm

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

By - 1/11/09 - 11:19 am

The Globe reports it's looking more and more like Kevin Kelley died because the brakes on Ladder 26 failed on steep Parker Hill Avenue.

The Herald talks to some of the kids in a computer class when the firetruck smashed into their building.

By - 1/9/09 - 3:10 pm
the scene

Jared Molton posted photos from the scene.

UPDATE: One firefighter dead.

Channel 7 reports multiple injuries in the accident at 835 Huntington Ave..