West Roxbury

By - 7/23/17 - 1:17 pm
New Roche Bros.

You can't beat their meat. Rendering from Roche Bros.

Roche Bros. has begun a redo of its Centre Street store to make it more like its trendier Downtown Crossing store - with more prepared-food and seafood options and a floral area right off the main entrance, rather than a few rows in.

Already, the bottle and can return has been temporarily moved outside and the bakery, flowers and customer service moved to temporary areas to make way for the renovations: Read more.

By - 7/22/17 - 10:26 am

Steve Garfield surveys part of the line at the DPW facility near Millennium Park in West Roxbury today. It runs through 2 p.m. (Boston proof of residency required).

By - 7/19/17 - 11:00 pm

Adam Korngold, the owner of the Waves Car Wash on VFW Parkway, lost a battle tonight when the Boston Conservation Commission declined to order a would-be competitor across the road to return nearly half his available land to its natural state, a move that effectively would have blocked construction there. Read more.

By - 7/15/17 - 6:57 pm
Sun pouring through the clouds at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Millennium Park in West Roxbury around 5:30 p.m.

By - 7/14/17 - 11:03 am

The Boston Conservation Commission next week considers a Brockton car-wash magnate's plans to expand his empire with a new outlet in West Roxbury - where a small McDonald's used to be on VFW Parkway, kitty-corner from the Waves car wash. Read more.

By - 7/7/17 - 11:55 am

Alex wonders where he could get a fire extinguisher recharged in the West Roxbury area.

By - 7/4/17 - 4:55 pm

Emergency responders rushed to Lagrange Street and Fernwood Road in West Roxbury around 4:50 p.m. after a 34-year-old man suffered major burns on his legs, arms and back at 300 Lagrange St. BPD detectives are on scene and the house has been taped off for their investigation.

WBZ reports investigators believe the man set himself on fire and that fireworks are not suspected.

Lagrange Street was shut.

By - 6/22/17 - 2:14 pm
Car on Fire in West Roxbury

Around 2:05 p.m. on Centre Street, in front of the Starbucks and Paper Store. The driver got out OK.

By - 6/20/17 - 7:53 am

Do you know there are four candidates running for mayor this fall? Would you like to meet them and hear their experience and their position on the issues? Join us on Thursday, July 13, at 6:30 for a meet and greet and they will each speak beginning at 7:00pm. Read more.

By - 6/17/17 - 7:16 pm
West Roxbury Parkway rollover

A. spotted this car on its side after a crash at West Roxbury Parkway and Weld Street shortly before 7 p.m.

By - 6/17/17 - 3:14 pm

NBC Boston reports on the carnage along Washington Street near Heron Street in West Roxbury around 1:15 a.m.

By - 6/16/17 - 4:29 pm
Taco Bell in West Roxbury is shut

Robert Alvarez was stunned to find this sign on the front door today.

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered the Taco Bell at 1560 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury shut because its corporate owners in Tennessee failed to pay for a 2017 food-serving license. Read more.

By - 6/15/17 - 3:17 pm

Boston firefighters are in Stony Brook Reservation, battling three separate brush fires, near the Washington Street side, roughly across from Heron Street.

UPDATE: Fire went to second alarm around 3:50 p.m. as BFD brought in more firefighters to connect distant hydrants to the crews in the woods. Firefighters were also warned to be careful due to a large bee colony discovered near one engine and to watch for trees that might fall.

By - 6/13/17 - 11:25 am

Boston's only free-standing Taco Bell had to explain to the Boston Licensing Board today why its late-night manager left two detectives standing in the rain for five minutes before he let them in for an inspection last month. Read more.

By - 6/11/17 - 4:59 pm
Boston Latin balloons in West Roxbury

They put out the Boston Latin Academy and Boston Latin School graduation balloons (they had a lot more BLS balloons up).

By - 6/6/17 - 9:38 am

NBC Boston reports residents got out safely when a fire hit their home on Westmoor Terrace around 1 a.m.

By - 5/25/17 - 11:11 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that if a Boston Police officer wants to pursue a potential assault-and-battery charge against her district commander, she needs to first file an appeal in the court where a clerk-magistrate found no probable cause for the charge. Read more.

By - 5/24/17 - 9:02 pm
Pro-immigrant protesters in West Roxbury

Jeffrey Juris photographed the marchers outside the Arabic Evangelical Baptist Church and the Elks Club on Spring Street this afternoon.

By - 5/20/17 - 10:58 am

Patrice Taddonio reports she was at Thai Spice on Centre Street yesterday evening to pick up her takeout order when she realized she'd left her wallet 45 minutes away in Everett. Read more.

By - 5/14/17 - 2:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men caught in the middle of a drug transaction at the Speedway gas station, 1779 Centre St., around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.