West Roxbury

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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By - 11/5/12 - 10:07 am

Wendell Willkie campaigns in Quincy in 1940.Wendell Willkie campaigns in Quincy in 1940.

West Roxbury celebrates tomorrow today with its traditional Truman Rally in the municipal parking lot at Centre and Hastings streets (right across from the mural of James Michael Curley and Dapper... Read more

By - 11/1/12 - 4:25 pm

Rox Diner, 1881 Centre St. in West Roxbury, goes before the Boston Licensing Board next Wednesday for permission to offer beer and wine.

Rox Diner, which grew out of a small breakfast-and-lunch place called Auntie Bea's, already serves beer and wine with dinner at its Newtonville location.

By - 10/28/12 - 10:22 pm

A power line came down on Powell Street in West Roxbury, off Spring, around 10 p.m., knocking out power in the area of Spring and Baker, as far south as the Deutsches Altenheim.

The NStar outage map is beginning to light up, although all of the outages so far are small (exactly one customer in Newton).... Read more

By - 10/28/12 - 12:22 am

Pas de l&amp;#039;eau

Christopher photographed the scene in the water aisle at the Waltham Shaw's on Saturday night.

At the Dedham Star, a manager went on the PA: "Attention shoppers, get all your power-outage needs at the front of the store." At the front of the store was a... Read more

By - 10/25/12 - 4:14 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered the Burger King on VFW Parkway to shut for an additional two days after a police detective found it open on the first day it was supposed to be shut as two-day punishment for staying open late without permission.

Lt. Stephen Meade told the board at a hearing Tuesday that while the dining room was closed on Aug. 27... Read more

By - 10/3/12 - 5:35 pm

Parked Jeep

On a trip to the West Roxbury Shaw's this afternoon, Alex Jones noticed a rather precariously parked Jeep. Jones reports he happened to be there when the driver came out; guy explained, "it was just something I always wanted to do."

Copyright Alex Jones.... Read more

By - 9/28/12 - 4:10 pm

Timothy's on VFW Parkway recently shut down and took all its coffee with it. The table area's still open to customers from the neighboring Bruegger's, where a cashier said the Canadian-based Timothy's (which has nothing to do with Tim Horton's) was an experiment that just didn't bring in enough customers. It opened only a year ago.... Read more

By - 9/22/12 - 3:36 pm

First snowman of the season in West RoxburyFrosty, is that you?

Wicked Sharp (is that a good Boston name or what?) uses discarded ice from the Roche skating rink on VFW Parkway to create snowmen outside their store on Centre Street in West Roxbury.... Read more

By - 9/19/12 - 7:57 am

Tree down in West Roxbury

Citizens Connect has several reports of tree damage from last night's storm, including this tree on wires on Ansonia Road in West Roxbury and this snapped tree on wires off Clarendon Street in the South End.... Read more

By - 9/18/12 - 7:54 am

Among the press types who rushed to West Roxbury yesterday on word of a possibly bad crash involving a police cruiser was Alex Jones, a freelancer who specializes in "spot news" (i.e., things like car crashes). He tweets:

Had a @BostonPolice officer threaten to take my cameras for photographing in a public space today w/o his permission.

Naturally, he took the... Read more

By - 9/17/12 - 10:35 am

Crashed cruiser. Photo by Christian O&amp;#039;Brien.Crashed cruiser. Photo by Christian O'Brien.

An alleged gun assault on an off-duty police officer on the VFW Parkway across from the West Roxbury Education Complex entrance this morning led to a massive police response followed a few minutes later by... Read more

By - 9/10/12 - 11:46 am

Fauxyote Fauxyote

We were headed south on the VFW Parkway the other day when, whoa, was that a coyote hanging out by the VA Hospital? We did a quick uey, pulled into the parking lot and discovered that, no, it was not a real coyote, just a plastic replica of one. Hokay.

Compare... Read more

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