Brighton

By - 6/7/18 - 8:00 am

Updated with arraignment info.

Boston Police report charging Phocian Fitts, 23, of Brighton, with fatally hitting Theodore Schwalb, 80, and then driving away yesterday. Read more.

By - 5/31/18 - 2:43 pm

Anyone know what's going in where the Cumberland Farms was on Chestnut Hill Ave in Brighton?

(More condos?)

By - 5/29/18 - 11:20 am

On March 28, the owners of Quality Market, 150 North Beacon St., learned it's illegal to transport more than 20 gallons of adult beverages in your own vehicle after somebody alerted BPD to the above tweet and two detectives decided to conduct a snap inspection. Read more.

By - 5/28/18 - 2:09 pm

Holahan recounts Prussman's deeds.

Brighton residents and Ernest Prussman's surviving relatives gathered at Murdock and Cambridge streets this afternoon for the formal unveiling of a statue in his honor - along the route he took every day to get to Brighton High School across the street. Read more.

By - 5/23/18 - 4:25 pm

A medical secretary at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and five accomplices were indicted on drug trafficking charges today for allegedly using forms stolen from the hospital to obtain Oxycodone at area pharmacies, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports - and adds they were caught when they tried to refill some of the prescriptions. Read more.

By - 5/22/18 - 1:54 pm

Agoros Bar and Grill on Chestnut Hill Avenue shut down in February, so there may be little the Boston Licensing Board can do to punish it for a fight last fall that left a 75-year-old grandmother on the floor, bleeding from her mouth and her daughter's boyfriend needing 12 stitches. Read more.

By - 5/19/18 - 2:01 pm
Trump 2020 on Oliva Road in Brighton

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint today about this graffiti on Oliva Road in Brighton. Marked it as "offensive" as well.

By - 5/11/18 - 9:18 am
Boat being lifted into the Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Rory Nolan watched boats being lifted into the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this morning so crews can try to fight the dreaded cyanobacteria, a.k.a. blue-green algae, which is toxic to people and dogs.

By - 4/30/18 - 10:28 am

A sushi place in Brighton Center goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to let customers bring in their own wine and beer. Read more.

By - 4/29/18 - 2:31 pm
Bernal

Transit Police report arresting Louis Bernal, 67, on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident on a B Line trolley Wednesday night.

Read more.

By - 4/22/18 - 11:25 am
Turtles at Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Victoria spotted tons of turtles at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this morning.

By - 4/11/18 - 9:09 am
Uniorn in Brighton

Daniel captured a rare Brighton unicorn in the field at Chandler Pond last night - his father Dimas - getting ready for the annual Midnight Marathon Bike Ride, of course (where Dimas will be hoofing it with the Midnight Unicorn Team).

By - 4/8/18 - 11:30 am

Allston and Brighton residents who say their neighborhoods are being overrun with overpriced investor-owned housing units are organizing to fight for an increase in the number of affordable units developers have to include in their projects and to figure out how to increase the number of condos whose owners actually live in them. Read more.

By - 4/7/18 - 1:57 pm

Boston Police report arresting an 18-year-old for a knifepoint robbery on Strathmore Road last night after they pinged the victim's phone to the alleged robber's home a few blocks away in Brookline. Read more.

By - 3/23/18 - 10:03 am

Updated with additional info from BPD.

The TD Bank branch at 391 Market St. in Brighton was held up shortly before 9:50 a.m. by a man who got into an SUV and drove away. A couple minutes later, police stopped the suspect at Washington and Cambridge streets and recovered the money. Read more.

By - 3/8/18 - 8:05 am
Fallen tree in Brighton

Ryan McAskill shows us Leamington Road in Brighton. this morning.

A huge tree fell on a house on Woodward Street in Newton. Wires are down on Sycamore Street on the Watertown/Belmont line. On Tremont Street at Hibbard in Newton, too.

By - 3/4/18 - 2:15 pm
40 Mount Hood proposal

Architect's rendering.

Developers have proposed tearing down the motel on Mount Hood Road off Commonwealth Avenue to make way for a $6.5-million development with 178 residential units - and 142 parking spaces. Read more.

By - 2/23/18 - 9:29 am

Boston Police report arresting two men for two separate break-ins in Allston and Brighton on Wednesday. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 7:31 pm
Proposed Brighton development

Architect's rendering.

A Back Bay development company this week filed plans to build 211 apartments and 38 condos at 1550 Soldiers Field Rd., near where other residential buildings are already going up. Read more