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.
Alex wonders where he could get a fire extinguisher recharged in the West Roxbury area.
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.
Around 2:05 p.m. on Centre Street, in front of the Starbucks and Paper Store. The driver got out OK.
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A. spotted this car on its side after a crash at West Roxbury Parkway and Weld Street shortly before 7 p.m.
NBC Boston reports on the carnage along Washington Street near Heron Street in West Roxbury around 1:15 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
They put out the Boston Latin Academy and Boston Latin School graduation balloons (they had a lot more BLS balloons up).
NBC Boston reports residents got out safely when a fire hit their home on Westmoor Terrace around 1 a.m.
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.
Jeffrey Juris photographed the marchers outside the Arabic Evangelical Baptist Church and the Elks Club on Spring Street this afternoon.
A federal grand jury has indicted Adarbaad Karani, 37, of West Roxbury, on two counts of making false statement during the purchase of firearms and two counts of making a false statement in a record, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
J.L. Bell recounts the tale of the Wrentham Minutemen. Oh, they saw plenty of action - at local taverns - before finally marching up to West Roxbury, where they found a tory and took him to a patriot tavern at Centre and Allandale to figure out what to do with him (and then Bell leaves us hanging for tomorrow's account).
UPDATE: Found safe and sound.
Boston Police report they are looking for Anthony Solimine, 55, who did not show up at work in Wilmington this morning.
Solimine, last seen at home around 1 p.m. yesterday, is described as 5'10" and stocky. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket, black pants and black shoes. Read more.