A federal appeals court this week ruled the corporation that owns the Shaw's in Hyde Park is due a refund of the more than $3.5 million it paid to remove PCBs from the Mother Brook after a jury determined neither the supermarket nor its manufacturing predecessor on the site had anything to do with the chemical winding up in sediment in the brook. Read more.
Developer Ad Meliora last week filed plans with the BPDA for a two-building, 305-unit development off Hyde Park Avenue at the Milton Street Bridge. Read more.
Vesa Tormanen spotted this guy on a 32 bus barreling down Hyde Park Avenue to Forest Hills this morning. "Not something you see every day on the MBTA," he notes.
State Rep. Russell Holmes and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins aren't waiting to see who might run to replace Tim McCarthy as the city councilor from Hyde Park, Mattapan and Roslindale - both have endorsed Ricardo Arroyo for the seat. Read more.
Around 2:20 p.m. on River Street at Barry Street. Multiple shots fired. Police are also investigating a car crash on River Street that might be related to the shooting.
The Boston Public Facilities Commission voted today to sell roughly 1.5 acres of long vacant city-owned land in Readville to a Roslindale couple who will use it to grow "microgreens " - plants harvested just a couple weeks after their seeds have germinated. Read more.
Tim McCarthy, who has represented Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan on the city council since 2013, announced tonight he's decided not to run for re-election this fall.
Boston firefighters are at 1527 Hyde Park Ave., near Reservation Road, for an attic fire reported around 6:45 p.m. Four residents have been displaced.
A developer has proposed turning a vacant lot on Dana Avenue, next to the still uncompleted building where the Eagles club used to be and less than 250 feet from a commuter-rail stop, into a 24-unit residential building called the Residences at Hyde Park Station. Read more.
The Dorchester Reporter interviews Tim McCarthy about his plans to run for re-election in District 5 - Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale - and how, if he wins, he probably won't run again. He's already facing two opponents in the 2019 election.
Coffee Break Cafe quietly opened this week on Truman Parkway at Fairmount Avenue, in the spot vacated by Bean and Cream. It's the fourth outlet for the Quincy-based coffee shop.
In the stomach, shortly before 10 p.m. on River Street between West and Arlington streets, Doogs reports.
The community is invited to Boston Acupuncture Project's Grand Opening Free Day this Small Business Saturday, November 24, from 10:00am – 2:30 pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00pm. Free sample acupuncture treatments will be available beginning at 10:30am on a first come, first served basis.
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