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By adamg - 5/11/21 - 9:45 am

A Hyde Park man was ordered held without bail at his arraignment yesterday on charges he murdered a man who'd come to his Ellis Street house on Dec. 13 to buy some marijuana. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/21 - 10:24 am

Boston Police report arresting a man in Mattapan for the shooting death of Storlen Webster on Ellis Street on Dec. 13. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/21 - 10:52 am

Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan residents who want to preserve the 24-acre Crane's Ledge property on and above American Legion Highway near the Walgreens say they hope to make a case that the city buy the land to preserve it in its current wooded, rocky state, but that failing that, they will look to a recently enacted state environmental law that requires extensive study of any large projects affecting poorer or minority neighborhoods. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/21 - 7:30 pm

Outside 155 Garfield Ave. in the Fairmount development, around 6:45 p.m.

By adamg - 4/14/21 - 3:07 pm
Police officer looking for evidence in Hyde Park

Looking for evidence. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports Boston Police responded to Gordon Avenue at Enneking Parkway last night after reports of gunfire in the area - two days after Boston firefighters responded to a house fire on Gordon Avenue just a few doors away. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/21 - 1:05 pm
Boston firefighters at Grassmere and DeForest in Hyde Park

Boston firefighters responded shortly after 12:30 p.m. to Grassmere Road and DeForest Street for a fire inside the garage that serves as a sort of neighborhood landmark.

Firefighters quickly doused the flames.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 9:04 am

The US Attorney's office reports the indictment of Richard Evans, 62, of Hanover, a retired Boston Police captain, for his alleged role in an overtime fraud ring at the BPD's evidence warehouse on Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/21 - 10:42 pm

Three men face charges that they started up relationships with woman they contacted via Facebook from whom they eventually wrangled large payments - and used fake IDs to swindle state unemployment offices and the federal Small Business Administration out of funds intended to help people and companies hit by the pandemic. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 2:49 pm

Five members of a Dominican drug ring used a Hyde Park restaurant and a Dorchester bodega to conduct their fentanyl and cocaine business, the proceeds of which they funneled back to their Mexican suppliers and people in the Dominican Republic through a pair of Chinese money launderers, federal officials charged in a complaint made public today. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/21 - 10:31 pm

In a Zoom call with angry Fairmount Hill residents this evening, Alex Edwards said he's evicted the non-profit group that had rented his two-family house at 74 Beacon St. as a "transitional" home, following a daytime shooting there last Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/21 - 11:41 am

The Bulletin reports that the River Street mall with the Price Rite and the Burger King at the Hyde Park/Mattapan line, could get a Starbucks and a Planet Fitness.

Developer Todd Finard, who has been trying to fill the space left vacant since he tore down what was left of the old paper mill there in 2007 and 2008, will hold a community meeting on the two possible additions tothe Shops at Riverwood at 6 p.m. on March 24.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 10:49 pm

A Dallas developer says it will soon file plans to build 270 apartments in nine low-slung buildings on the Hyde Park side of the Stop & Shop/Walgreens strip mall on American Legion Highway. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 3:13 pm

Around 3 p.m. at 74 Beacon St., between Milton and Metropolitan avenues. The victim was found at Metropolitan Avenue and Summit Street, at the Milton line. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 11:16 am
Firefighters at Braeburn Road fire

Boston firefighters responded to 11 Braeburn Rd., near Myopia Road, around 11 a.m. for a fire that broke out in a second-floor bedroom around 11 a.m. Firefighters quickly knocked the fire down.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 10:25 am

The City Council yesterday approved a request by Councilor Ricardo Arroyo (Roslindale, Hyde Park, Mattapan) to look into how to get the city to build dog parks south of the Fenway, where he said dog-owning residents deserve the same facilities as those in the South End, the North End, Dorchester and other neighborhoods that already have dog parks. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/21 - 1:08 pm

Ron, of the eponymous ice-cream place on Hyde Park Avenue with the attached candlepin alley, answers the question of which came first.

By adamg - 3/10/21 - 9:04 am

WBZ reports the Whittier Street Health Center today starts up a van service to bring 150 daily Moderna doses to several churches in Roxbury, Dorchester and Hyde Park. Pre-registration required for one of the shots.

By adamg - 3/9/21 - 1:57 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal finally upheld the city's prohibition against clustered cannabis concerns, denying an Arizona company's proposal to turn a former pasta plant on Hyde Park Avenue into a marijuana manufacturing plant, retail shop and medical dispensary just a few doors down from where three people from Roslindale and Roxbury have city approval for their own shop. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 9:57 pm
Pair of swans and a duck

Mark McDonald reports that an apparently lonely swan in Mill Pond - the part of the Mother Brook that River Street crosses in Hyde Park - seemed to be a bit happier today now that its partner has rejoined it after several weeks of absence.

By adamg - 2/24/21 - 9:15 am
804 Hyde Park Avenue rendering

Rendering by Context Workshop.

A Framingham developer has filed plans for a five-story, 42-unit residential building at the corner of Hyde Park Avenue and American Legion Highway. Read more.

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