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By adamg - 6/29/20 - 11:44 am

At 11:18 a.m., Derek Lumpkins reported his lights flickered twice in Roxbury. Nicole Levay reported same, in downtown Boston, at 11:15 and 11:16. Reports of double flickering also came in from Hyde Park, JP and Brookline.

By adamg - 6/26/20 - 10:42 pm
Halo cloud over Roslindale

A halo cloud giving its all over Hyde Park and Roslindale shortly before 5 p.m.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 11:04 pm

Jim LaFond-Lewis photographed the Juneteenth commemoration in Hyde Park's Logan Square this afternoon.

By adamg - 6/16/20 - 7:59 pm

Brothers Jerry-Pierre Louis, 21, of Mattapan and Vierry Pierre-Louis, 18, of Randolph, were charged today with the murder of Israel Mayhew in the Martini Shell parking lot on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park on May 19, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/20 - 10:56 pm

Between Westminster and Stafford streets, around 10:40 p.m. One vehicle hit.

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By adamg - 6/9/20 - 11:10 am
Dunkin' Donuts deer in Hyde Park

Deer are everywhere in Boston's southern tier. John Palladino spotted this deer hanging out this morning behind the Dunkin' Donuts at 1200 Hyde Park Ave. in Hyde Park.

By adamg - 6/8/20 - 9:16 am
House, cars hit by fire in Hyde Park

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 27-29 Osceola St. damaged both a house and two cars, but that residents and a dog got out safely.

The second alarm was struck as soon as firefighters pulled up, shortly before 8 a.m. The fire shot through the roof before it was brought under control.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 9:45 pm

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale is planning its second Monday vigil in support of Black Lives Matter starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Holy Name Rotary in West Roxbury (photos from last week's vigil). Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/20 - 2:54 pm
Kneeling in Hyde Park

Among those kneeling: Metco CEO Milly Arbaje-Thomas and Bedford School Superintendent John Sills.

Suburban school superintendents and Metco officials gathered in McGann Playground on West Street in Hyde Park this afternoon to decry the continued extrajudicial killings of black men and women and to call on educators to work even harder to ensure that black students can grow up to their full potential and that white students learn to not be racists. Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/20 - 11:42 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that Israel Mayhew, 26, one of two people shot outside Hyde Park's Martini Shell last night, has died. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/20 - 9:55 pm

Update: The DA's office reports only two people were shot, but that one of them died.

Around 9:40 p.m. on Truman Parkway in the parking lot for the Martini Shell and basketball courts next to the Stop & Shop. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/20 - 9:48 am

Boston Police report the charges against Lookens Dorcely, 25, quickly piled up after officers responded to a report of a car crash outside 53 Blake St. in Hyde Park around 2:45 this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/20 - 3:56 pm

City of Boston Licensing Board 5-13-20

The Boston Licensing Board this morning approved a Burger King in the Shops at Riverwood strip mall on River Street, with the support of one neighborhood group pleased to finally see a restaurant, even if a Burger King, move into the mall and the outraged opposition of another neighborhood group, which accused the developer and the chain of exacerbating the poor health of black residents in the surrounding area. Read more.

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

The Boston Licensing Board holds a Zoomed hearing Wednesday on a Burger King franchisee's proposal to finally open its built-out eatery at 892 River St. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/20 - 11:21 pm

Update: Victim identified as Alenny Matos missing from Dorchester since January.

State Police report a passerby found the woman's body in "a swampy wooded area adjacent to the Enneking Parkway" around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/20 - 8:37 am

BC Baking on Como Road reports it's getting ready for a "soft" re-opening on Friday, after a month of being closed due to coronavirus concerns. They'll have a limited menu at first, but Johnny's sausage will be back for sale.

By adamg - 5/1/20 - 11:38 am

Karla Yearwood is hoping to open her Fair Nutrition smoothie bar at 57 Fairmount Ave., across the street from the fire station, to serve up protein shakes and "energizing" teas. Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/20 - 4:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man on charges he smashed his way into two nurses' cars at the Children's Hospital garage earlier this month. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 10:46 pm

A federal judge today denied a request by a man arrested on drug charges in Hyde Park last November that he be released from detention while awaiting trial because his asthma puts him at higher risk should he contract Covid-19 while in custody. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 2:13 pm

COVID-19 Media Availability 4/20/20

"I don't think there's any question: Kids aren't going back to school May 4," Mayor Walsh said today. Read more.

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