DCR Commissioner Leo Roy tonight unveiled a proposal to set aside all of Stony Brook Reservation west of Enneking Parkway - 140 acres of the 475-acre forest - for a dog park that would feature about a three-acre area of fenced-in play space and several miles of trails through the woods where owners could let their dogs roam free. Read more.
Backers of a plan to turn a needle-infested, abandoned recreation complex in Stony Brook Reservation into a dog park get a chance to convince DCR to let them go forward at a meeting in Hyde Park on Tuesday. Read more.
TC reports seeing a rooster, live and kickin', at the four-way stop in the middle of Stony Brook Reservation around 6:30 p.m.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 7:30 p.m. to 110 Davison St., for a fire that caused an estimated $80,000 in damage and displaced four.
Nobody was injured in the fire, the cause of which is under investigation, the department says.
The Bulletin reports the Hyde Park Board of Trade is looking to attract new businesses from Cleary Square to Logan Square and that sporting-goods shops, sit-down restaurants and bakeries top the list. Also, with Roslindale now filling up with people priced out of JP, the board wonders when Hyde Park will fill up with people priced out of Roslindale.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started in the kitchen at 41 Summer St. in Hyde Park spread to the second floor and went to three alarms before it was brought under control.
Firefighters responded at 2:38 p.m. The department estimates damage at $200,000; says there were no injuries. The exact cause is under investigation.
A roving UHub photographer captured the scene on Truman Parkway around 3 p.m.
According to a health inspector's report, Little Haiti, in the same building as the garage, was shut for: Read more.
NBC Boston reports a worker at C & V Automotive, 1192 Hyde Park Ave., was backing up in a car without first checking if the brakes worked, which they didn't. A BFD hazmat crew was also summoned to the scene.
Cori Stott was among the people who got stuck when an 18-wheeler got stuck making the turn onto Neponset Valley Parkway from Meadow Road - where the Stop & Shop warehouse used to be.
On Feb. 2, 1875, James Gatley quietly died in Grew's Woods, a vast expanse of woods and hills on what was then the Hyde Park/West Roxbury town line, where he'd lived in a 10x12 hut for nearly three decades, studying and stuffing the local birds and reptiles. Read more.
The Globe reports on the project, which involves the Everett Square Theatre on Fairmount Avenue.
Police found a man with a gunshot wound to his arm around 10:50 p.m. on Summit Circle, off Summit Street. He may have been shot while driving in the area. Shell casings found on Norway Park, across Summit Street.
For 40 minutes, puzzled newcomers at a meeting of the Dog Park Association of Southwest Boston tonight couldn't figure why DCR had abruptly abandoned work with the group to turn the decaying nine-acre Thompson Center in Stony Brook Reservation into Hyde Park's first dog park - to the point of refusing to even let group members see the consultant's plans the group had partially paid for. Read more.
The Herald reports Jean-Claude Sanon is gearing up for his third try for the District 5 City Council seat (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) held by Tim McCarthy.
Sanon, who lost to McCarthy in 2013 and 2015, says he has gained inspiration from the example of Donald Trump, whom few experts expected to win last fall.
The Bulletin reports a developer wants to convert the former Parkwell Nursing Home on Truman Parkway into 46 apartments.
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