West Roxbury

By - 1/4/18 - 10:47 am

Because we just heard two claps of thundersnow here in our mountain pass along the Roslindale/Hyde Park frontier. Also heard from West Roxbury to Jamaica Plain.

Ed. note: Cantore is actually in Rockport.

By - 12/29/17 - 9:56 pm
Katie Forde

Ed. note: Forde's neighborhood corrected.

Katie Forde today announced her campaign for Suffolk County Register of Deeds in the 2018 elections.

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By - 12/28/17 - 9:03 am
Only 5 degrees in West Roxbury

At 8:35 a.m., the Blue Hills Bank thermometer on Centre Street in West Roxbury alerted passing motorists it was frickin' cold. Read more.

By - 12/25/17 - 1:55 pm
Turkey on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury

Kelly Tynan watched a turkey cross VFW Parkway at Baker Street in West Roxbury this afternoon.

By - 12/18/17 - 4:21 pm
Van Ness

Hours after Segun Idowu announced he wants to run against longtime state Rep. Angelo Scaccia next year, Hyde Park civil-rights attorney Gretchen Van Ness announced she plans to run for the 14th Suffolk seat as well.

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By - 12/18/17 - 11:18 am
Segun Idowu

Segun Idowu of Hyde Park has announced an exploratory committee to look at running next year for the 14th Suffolk state-representative seat long held by Angelo Scaccia.

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By - 12/17/17 - 3:26 pm
Marty Walsh in front of protest signs

Walsh tries to get kids ready for Santa as parents protest behind him.

West Roxbury's usually festive Christmas-tree lighting at Washington and Grove streets turned a little more serious today as parents protested Boston Public Schools' plans for earlier start times at many elementary schools. Read more.

By - 11/30/17 - 9:56 am

Quincy Police report arresting an Uber driver from West Roxbury on charges of indecent assault and battery and kidnapping for an incident Wednesday afternoon. Read more.

By - 11/24/17 - 6:54 pm
Nathurlon Munnerlyn

A judge in West Roxbury Municipal Court today ordered Nathurlon Munnerlyn (right) to Bridgewater State Hospital for a mental-health evaluation, at his arraignment on charges he stabbed Brian Sweeney to death in Sweeney's home on Temple Street in West Roxbury on Nov. 19, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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By - 11/23/17 - 1:33 pm

Boston Police report the death of a man found at 34 Temple St. with "undetermined traumatic injuries" has been ruled a murder. Read more.

By - 11/20/17 - 10:06 am

Somebody filed a 311 report from West Roxbury this morning:

Deer sighting. A young buck with two or three point antlers cross Washington St. Heading north, and as I drove by saw him standing in the parking lot of G&G Auto Repair. This was about 9:45 am.

By - 11/17/17 - 5:49 pm
Gun and bullets

Police: This is the gun and ammo recovered from the teen.

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old they say showed up at the West Roxbury Education Complex with a gun today. Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 8:02 pm

The Thai restaurant at 1894 Centre St. in West Roxbury has new owners, a new name, a new menu and new decor: Sticky Rice has turned into Som Tum Modern Thai Cuisine.

By - 11/8/17 - 3:35 pm
Willet Street extension in West Roxbury

Most of Willet Street looks like this today.

A Canton developer that owns 7 3/4 acres of land off Washington Street in West Roxbury has alerted the BPDA it will be filing plans to put 29 single-family homes on the land. Read more.

By - 11/5/17 - 4:46 pm
Jackson and Walsh at the West Roxbury Roche Bros.

Both Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson showed up to campaign at the Roche Bros. entrance this afternoon. Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 8:59 pm
Felicia McGuyer

NECN reports two days worth of digging in the woods of Stony Brook Reservation is for evidence related to the 2007 disappearance of Felicia McGuyer. Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 10:16 am

State Police and FBI investigators, some in biohazard suits and a backhoe are in the woods of Stony Brook Reservation, across Enneking Parkway from the Turtle Pond dock for their second day of digging. NBC Boston reports the woman was reported missing in October, 2007.

By - 10/27/17 - 5:51 pm

A medicinal-marijuana dispensary is one thing, but neighborhood groups are hardly stoked that the proponents of that - in the same strip mall as the Amazing sex-toy shop, just up the road from the Dedham line - has yet to sign a commitment to not sell recreational pot should they get the chance, the Bulletin reports.

By - 10/15/17 - 8:46 pm

Baker Baker on Spring Street (at Baker) is closing for good at the end of the week. Owner Fran Kolenik says, though, she's looking at possible ways to keep making pies.

The news comes a couple weeks after the owner of the neighboring Kalembar Dune announced she's closing as well.

By - 10/6/17 - 12:52 pm

Police are investigating an attempted holdup at the Citizens Bank branch at 673 VFW Parkway (the strip mall where Gary's is) around 12:40 p.m. The suspect, described as a black man, about 5'6" and in his 30s and wearing black clothes, a black hat and sunglasses, fled without any money onto Independence Drive.