Basile Street

By - 12/31/17 - 9:35 pm

Around 9:25 p.m. on Basile Street near Washington. The suspect was described as black, 6' and wearing a black ski mask and all black clothes. He ran towards Lindall Street.

By - 9/24/16 - 11:49 am
Building a new playground at the Sumner School in Roslindale

Parents and neighbors descended on the Sumner School in Roslindale today to help set up a temporary play set to replace the one burned in an arson fire this past May, until a more permanent playground can be built. Read more.

By - 6/7/16 - 12:27 pm
Boston Fire Commissioner Joe Finn and students at the Sumner School in Roslindale

Fire Commissioner Joe Finn and Sumner kids get ready to do a cheer.

BPS officials promised students at the Sumner School in Roslindale today that their arson-ravaged playground would be rebuilt in time for the opening of school in September.

At a ceremony at which kids thanked the firefighters of Ladder 16 and Engine 53 in Roslindale for keeping the fire from spreading, officials praised the kids for their reaction to the fire - they raised $277.45 in a lemon-aid sale - and parents and local businesses, who have so far kicked in more than $60,000. Read more.

By - 6/2/16 - 11:28 am

Updated with info that one of the suspects is not a kid.

Boston Police report arresting a 23-year-old man and two teens on arson charges for a May 23 fire that destroyed most of the playground equipment at the Sumner School on Basile Street in Roslindale. Read more.

By - 5/23/16 - 10:51 pm

UPDATE: The Boston Fire Department reports somebody set the Sumner School playground on fire. Read more.