Hyde Park

By - 10/11/18 - 10:34 pm

City Councilor Tim McCarthy, a Readville native, announced today he opposes a developer's plans for a 492-unit residential development along Sprague Street just south of the Readville train station. Read more.

By - 10/8/18 - 9:24 pm

On Prescott Street near Wolcott Square, around 9 p.m. The robber took his money but not his pizza.

By - 10/4/18 - 9:22 am

Jeremy Bushnell reports from Readville station:

We need more trains on the Franklin line; one just stopped at Readville & refused to admit anyone due to overcrowding.

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By - 10/3/18 - 11:35 am

A Suffolk Superior Court judge will have to hold a new hearing on whether Randall Tremblay voluntarily implicated himself in his girlfriend's 2014 beating murder in their River Street apartment. Read more.

By - 9/28/18 - 2:43 pm

The BPDA holds a public meeting Monday evening on Jordan Warshaw's latest plans for a residential complex south of the Readville train station - in which he now proposes 492 units, some condos. Read more.

By - 9/18/18 - 12:21 pm

A downtown development company last week filed a "letter of intent" with the BPDA for a 305-unit housing development on a vacant parcel between Hyde Park Avenue and the Northeast Corridor train tracks at the Father Hart/Milton Street bridge at the northern edge of the Readville train station in Hyde Park. Read more.

By - 9/14/18 - 11:42 am
Van Ness

Gretchen Van Ness, who came in second to incumbent state Rep. Angelo Scaccia in a field of five in the Democratic primary for the 14th Suffolk state representative district (Hyde Park, Roslindale, West Roxbury) told supporters today she will run again in 2020 but that for now, she will concentrate her free time on working to support Question 3, which would enshrine transgender people's right against discrimination in public places. Read more.

By - 9/9/18 - 3:23 pm
Steam roller rolling art

It's not often a steam roller gets to make art.

Go big or go home, some artists in Hyde Park decided. They cut out large blocks of wood or linoleum, then used a driveway steam roller to create prints, at the annual Urban Arts Festival at the Martini Shell on Truman Parkway.

First, an artist would ink up a block: Read more.

By - 9/8/18 - 1:18 pm

The Hyde Park Arts Association's Urban Arts Festival and Battle of the Arts tomorrow will feature, among other things:

Steam-roller Mega Printing: Artists and their teams will ink pre-carved relief blocks and then roll them over with an industrial steamroller to create their oversized prints.

It's noon to 5 p.m. at the Martini Shell on Truman Parkway.

By - 9/4/18 - 10:40 pm
Scaccia

Angelo Scaccia, who has served in the state House of Representatives since 1973 - except for two years - won re-election tonight in the 14th Suffolk district, which covers Hyde Park and parts of Roslindale and West Roxbury.

Read more.

By - 8/20/18 - 10:09 am
Stony Brook tunnel being dug through solid rock

Turning Stony Brook into an underground river in 1888. Source.

Boston was in the middle of one of those winter thaws we always seem to get: From a low of -7 on Feb. 5, the temperature shot up to 55 on Feb. 9, National Weather Service records show. On Feb. 10, with the temperature still a relatively balmy 40, rain started around 7:45 a.m. And then it kept coming. Read more.

By - 8/13/18 - 9:37 pm

State Police are looking for the occupant of a car that pumped repeated shot into another car around 6:15 p.m. on Truman Parkway, near Neponset Avenue, sending the driver to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.Read more.

By - 8/9/18 - 9:57 am
People selling T-shirts in the forest

An annoyed citizen filed a 311 report about the people from New Hampshire who've set up shop at the four-way stop in the middle of Stony Brook Reservation to sell T-shirts:

Someone direct them back to Hampton Beach.

By - 8/6/18 - 8:48 am
Fallen tree at West and Austin streets in Hyde Park

Sometime overnight or early this morning, a tree fell at West and Austin streets, causing problems for motorists and riders of the 50 bus. Photo by Sean Flynn.

By - 8/4/18 - 1:14 pm
Flooded street in Readville

Jake forwards Nikki Stewart's photo of Danny Road at Reynold Road in Readville following this morning's torrents. A backed up storm drain might have contributed to the new lake.

By - 8/2/18 - 9:47 am
New Sprague Street proposal

New Sprague Street rendering. Shorter building in rear, closer to the Sprague Street bridge.

Developer Jordan Warshaw has filed new plans for his proposed Sprague Street complex that call for fewer units and bedrooms - and the elimination of a proposed steel-frame tower reading "READVILLE" that was intended to bring attention to a neighborhood whose residents had loudly said they didn't want any. Read more.

By - 7/31/18 - 9:39 am

The Globe reports, adds trains through Hyde Park were delayed because of the investigation.

By - 7/27/18 - 5:10 pm

Richard Poillucci, 62, owner of Automotive Specialties, Inc. on Providence Street in Hyde Park - right behind the E-18 police station - admitted in federal court today that he cashed checks from customers at check-cashing places in two states in a bid to hide the income and avoid taxes on it. Read more.

By - 7/27/18 - 9:45 am

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale isn't endorsing any candidates in the 14th Suffolk state-rep race (Hyde Park, Roslindale and West Roxbury), because neither of the progressive candidates - Gretchen Van Ness and Segun Idowu - were able to get the required 60% of the vote at a recent endorsement meeting. Read more.

By - 7/12/18 - 1:58 pm
Roosters in Roslindale

A clucked off resident cries fowl about a pair of roosters on Holly Road in Roslindale:

Neighbor has two roosters in their unenclosed yard. Animal control told me roosters are illegal in Boston. They are loud and obnoxious and have started to enter other yards.