Hyde Park

By - 12/18/18 - 12:11 pm

Boston Police report two workers for a company called Spark Energy were arrested on Summit Street in Hyde Park yesterday after, police say, the resident arrived home and watched them try all his doors until they found an unlocked sunroom and walked in. Read more.

By - 12/15/18 - 11:21 am

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.

By - 12/12/18 - 4:01 pm


Ricardo Arroyo, whose father Felix D. Arroyo, and brother, Felix G. Arroyo, both served as at-large city councilors, announced today he's running for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) council seat held by Tim McCarthy since 2013. McCarthy had no opposition in the 2017 election.

By - 11/25/18 - 10:46 pm

In the stomach, shortly before 10 p.m. on River Street between West and Arlington streets, Doogs reports.

By - 11/19/18 - 6:32 pm

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.

By - 11/16/18 - 9:17 am

Sharon Police report that at the height of the storm last night, a Hyde Park man crashed into a car at the end of a driveway on Billings Street.

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By - 10/26/18 - 2:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to deny requests from Wingz and Tingz to serve up chicken wings and things until 3 a.m. on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park and Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall.

The decision means the Hyde Park branch has to stick with its current midnight closing time and Grove Hall with its current 11 p.m. closing time.

By - 10/23/18 - 4:51 pm
Rainbows over Dorchester

Hannah spotted an omen in Dorchester after the storm line that came through, giving us some thunder and sparking a tornado warning from the Providence suburbs into southern Norfolk County.

Rainbow meets Rainbow Swash for day 1 of the Series.

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By - 10/22/18 - 9:48 am

Wingz and Tingz, 10 Fairmount Ave., goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to extend its closing time from midnight to 3:30 a.m.

The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. in Room 809 in City Hall.

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

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.

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