Police say a thin white man about 6' and in his mid 20s entered the store around 5:15 a.m., showed a gun and demanded money. After the struggle,... Read more
A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Peoples Federal Savings Bank has no grounds to immediately bar the Connecticut-based People's United Bank from opening branches in the Boston area under that name.
The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rejected the homegrown Peoples' request for a preliminary injunction because it failed to prove anybody outside the six specific neighborhoods and towns in which... Read more
On arrival, officers observed two cars, one that appeared to have rear-ended the other, and a deceased deer in the roadway. Officers spoke to the operator of the first car who... Read more
Look what you can buy at Super Flash T-Shirts on Centre Street in West Roxbury.
True, spark plugs are not normally considered contraband - unless you allegedly use one to try to break into a car, as a West Roxbury man learned in the South End last night.
Jonathan Holcomb, 34, was charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle and possession of a burglarious tool - the spark plug - after a witness spotted him using the metal object... Read more
Police say officers responding to a report of "a suspicious person wearing all black walking up driveways and looking into cars" around midnight found Dennis J. Winslow, 47, standing in the driveway of 79 Garnet Rd.. Winslow told them a friend had dropped him off... Read more
Boston Police are looking for an SUV-driving white guy for the hold-up of the Eastern Bank branch at Centre and LaGrange streets around 1:30 p.m.
He's further described as being about 6'2" and wearing a black Nike cap and black sunglasses. He was reported to be driving a black mid-size SUV - Westie bank robbers don't bother messing with public transit.... Read more
Zyoma Vasserman of Newton, who has a long history of traffic offenses, was doing 59 m.p.h. in a 30-m.p.h. zone when he killed a kid crossing the VFW Parkway in West Roxbury in June, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges.
Vasserman, 49, was released on his own recognizance following his arraignment today in West Roxbury District Court on charges of motor vehicle homicide, negligent... Read more
Boston Police report a Boylston Street teen who allegedly tossed a box full of guns and crack out a window and a West Roxbury man hiding in a crawl space over his bathroom were arrested yesterday afternoon as part of an investigation into crack dealing.
Niko Flores, 17, was arrested around 2:30 p.m. at his apartment at 209 Boylston St. by officers who'd arrived... Read more
West Roxbury Patch reports on some alleged domestic A&B that includes a roommate siding with the alleged attacker because women shouldn't kiss other men in West Roxbury bars.
Pazzo Books in West Roxbury now has a window display that features Atlas Shrugged pepper-spraying 1984.
Wicked Local West Roxbury reports a Subway franchise is planned for that office-ish building at Centre and Corey, next to the West Roxbury Pharmacy - just like the one that opened this week in Roslindale.
West Roxbury Patch reports on the latest car break-in rash in Boston's most suburban neighborhood.
The Payless store on Centre Street has a big "CLOSING" banner hanging from the front.
Take this citizen complaint about leaves partially covering a storm grate in Jamaica Plain. Surely, in the amount of time it took to take a picture and compose a complaint, the alert citizen could have kicked the leaves away.
As a resident of Boston for twenty-eight years, Iâ€™ve had Stephen Lynch as my representative in Congress for ten. During that time:
- He neither supported nor opposed the Affordable Care Act for over a year until the final hour when he joined Rep. Bart Stupak of the anti-choice caucus to offer his vote in return for including anti-choice legislation in the health care bill. This, ... Read more
The Greek International Food Market at Washington and Grove streets in West Roxbury goes before the Boston Licensing Board next Wednesday to request a license to sell beer and wine. It's across the street from Dedham Line Liquors.
Also going before the board next week: Sugar in Roslindale, seeking a license to sell beer and wine with its food.
Potentially at issue for both places:... Read more