West Roxbury

By - 3/14/13 - 8:35 am

Co-op

A concerned citizen filed this photo of a shelter at the LaGrange Street commuter-rail stop:

Gang tagging. West Roxbury MBTA station.

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By - 3/9/13 - 12:04 pm

Boston Police report charging teens from West Roxbury and Roslindale with burning down the long vacant McDonald's on the southbound VFW Parkway last night.

Police say they followed footprints in the snow from the flaming old hamburger stand to the nearby Charles River - from where they could observe fresh footprints on the Dedham side of the river (the same investigative technique they used... Read more

By - 3/8/13 - 11:30 pm

McDonald's fire. Photo by BFD.McDonald's fire. Photo by BFD.

Firefighters are on the southbound side of the VFW Parkway, near the Dedham line, where a long closed McDonald's is on fire (it's across from the still open McDonald's). Around 11:30, firefighters were ordered out of the building.... Read more

By - 3/4/13 - 2:45 pm

Associated Press reports Hess is selling off all its gas stations. That's bad news for Hess-mad West Roxbury, which has the city's highest per-capita number of Hess stations.

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/18/13 - 8:40 am

Remains of a Brook Farm jugRemains of a Brook Farm jug.

The City of Boston Archaeology Laboratory has put together a display of artifacts found during excavations in the 1990s at the historic Brook Farm site:

Currently on display at the lab are over 100 artifacts from... Read more
By - 2/7/13 - 9:08 pm

Bare produce shelves at West Roxbury Roche Bros. Photo by Ted Folkman.Bare produce shelves at West Roxbury Roche Bros. Photo by Ted Folkman.

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By - 2/2/13 - 11:07 am

West Roxbury Patch reports on what went down Wednesday at the Washington Street Hess station, which apparently has become the local go-to spot for drugs - police nabbed the guy while clandestinely monitoring the station.

By - 1/18/13 - 11:07 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Boston Police Officer Paul Durkin lost his right to a city pension the night he pulled out his service revolver and shot another cop who was trying to get him to stop stumbling down VFW Parkway in West Roxbury after a night of drinking.

It cannot be gainsaid that police officers, who are extensively trained in the use

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By - 1/13/13 - 12:40 pm

West Roxbury Patch reports the prospective candidate for anger-management classes also smashed his girlfriend's phone when she received a call from another male.

By - 1/7/13 - 9:40 am

Boston Police report the arson squad is investigating a fire at Nick's Parkway Auto Repair, 1200 VFW Parkway, that damaged eight cars. The fire was reported around 12:30 a.m.

Photo by Alex Jones.

By - 12/27/12 - 2:58 pm

Joe Donahue reports an incident around 1:30 p.m. on the VFW Parkway at Corey Street:

Woman runs from male companion in car, he chases, assaults her on median. Other motorists detain him [for police].

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By - 12/20/12 - 1:49 pm

Milton suspectMilton suspect.

UPDATED throughout the day.

A woman who robbed a bank in Milton Lower Mills on Monday may have struck again in Roslindale, West Roxbury and Beacon Hill today - and may have been foiled in Jamaica Plain by a bank employee who began giving her... Read more

By - 12/11/12 - 12:34 pm

Boston Police reports the theft of 10 to 15 Christmas trees, stereo equipment and CDs from AJT Supplies, 4945 Washington St. in West Roxbury, sometime late Friday or early Saturday.

The landscaping trees sells Christmas trees to benefit Childrens' Hospital.

If you know anybody who suddenly came into possession of a dozen Christmas trees and CDs of Christmas music, let Cindy Lou Who E-5... Read more

By - 12/4/12 - 8:17 pm

West Roxbury Patch reports the evidence includes both a sample of his precious bodily fluids and a roughly two-inch long "penis imprint."

By - 12/1/12 - 11:49 am

Why can't we have things like this now?

From a discussion of the Washington Street trolley and the car barns that sat where the Domino's by the parkway is now.

By - 11/21/12 - 9:27 am

Bubkes

No doubt the driver of this $40,000 Lexus, spotted on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury the other day, had some old shmatte on.

By - 11/13/12 - 8:04 pm

Pesky bankruptcy and all that. But the West Roxbury Upper Crust remains open - it's a franchise owned by a West Roxbury family, not the battlin' chain owners.

By - 11/6/12 - 8:17 am

Conley School in Roslindale around 7:30 a.m.Conley School in Roslindale around 7:30 a.m.

Polls opened in Boston this morning with long lines of waiting voters. What are you seeing when you vote? Add a comment.

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