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By adamg - 11/24/23 - 11:29 pm

A woman in a car was shot on River Street at Avila Road in Hyde Park around 10:10 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/23 - 6:15 pm

Residents in Hyde Park have started sending e-mail and letters to Shaw's to try to get April Ricci re-instated as manager of the Hyde Park Avenue store. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/23 - 10:04 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a marijuana dispensary at 1295-1297 River St., in Hyde Park, but owner Geneise Israel said that even if she now quickly gets the required state approval, she won't open her door until after the decaying and now closed River Street Bridge right next door is re-opened. Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/23 - 2:21 pm

The Bay State Banner considers what the arrival of a Starbucks at the strip mall on River Street on the Hyde Park/Mattapan line might say about impending gentrification.

By adamg - 11/11/23 - 10:58 pm

Boston Police responding to reports of gunfire around 5:15 p.m. found three shell casings at the intersection of Hyde Park Avenue and Dana Avenue, possibly after two guys got into an argument.

By adamg - 11/9/23 - 9:19 am

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man for the fatal shooting of Trevon Sands on Ayle Road in Hyde Park on Oct. 10, 2021. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/23 - 12:19 pm
Rendering of 931 Hyde Park Avenue

Drone's eye rendering of 931 Hyde Park Ave.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to turn the long closed Serino's pasta plant at 931 Hyde Park Ave., across from the America's Food Basket strip mall, into a new home for Gourmet Caterers, which currently does catering out of space on Washington Street in Forest Hills. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/23 - 10:22 am
30 Thorn St. rendering

Bird-enhanced rendering by Embarc Studio.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved another year-long extension to a developer proposing a 40-units apartment building at 30 Thorn St. off River Street - the fourth such extension since the project was first approved in 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/23 - 9:26 pm

Boston Police responded to Providence Street and Westminster Street, between Hyde Park Avenue and the Amtrak/commuter-line tracks for what may have been a gun battle between occupants of two vehicles shortly after 1 a.m.

Officers recovered five shell casings at the intersection. No victims found at the scene, from which witnesses said two vehicles sped away down Providence towards Metropolitan.

By adamg - 10/28/23 - 8:50 pm
Lilacs in bloom in Hyde Park

"I have lilacs!!!" Jan, who lives near the River Street bridge in Hyde Park, reported today.

By adamg - 10/22/23 - 1:41 pm

Update: Ye unobservant ed somehow completely forgot about the America's Food Basket-adjacent Dunk's!

Via the Hyde Park Facebook group comes news that the Dunkin' Donuts across from the 7/11 (where the Store 24 used to be) on Hyde Park Avenue is closing for renovations (i.e., Scandinavian design and those frou-frou coffee taps) tomorrow,

Fortunately, there's another Dunk's just up Hyde Park Avenue, less than a mile away, in the America's Food Basket strip mall.

By adamg - 9/27/23 - 9:10 am

The MBTA announced today that the Fairmount Line will be free between Oct. 14 and 29, at least to people with CharlieCards - as a possible replacement for the Mattapan Line and Ashmont service on the Red Line, which will be shut then for track repairs. The T will also be running shuttle buses along the Mattapan and Ashmont lines then.

By adamg - 9/13/23 - 4:32 pm
Bus on fire

The bus on fire. Photo by Sam Martinez.

NBC Boston reports on a fire in a short BPS bus at the intersection of Enneking Parkway and Smithfield Road in Hyde Park. No students on board.

By adamg - 9/11/23 - 1:45 pm

Residents in four City Council districts have preliminary elections tomorrow to narrow the fields in the November elections to two candidates each. There is no preliminary for the four citywide council seats because there are eight candidates, all of whom will battle in November. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/23 - 9:46 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports that New Balance CEO and 2016 Trump backer Jim Davis, who pumped $1 million into a PAC that failed to keep Michelle Wu from getting elected mayor this week donated $150,000 to a super PAC that is trying to un-elect two of the City Council's progressive members: Kendra Lara in District 6 and Ricardo Arroyo in District 5. The group's ads in the Herald also support John FitzGerald, Frank Baker's choice, in District 3.

By adamg - 8/30/23 - 8:42 pm

State Police and Boston Fire Department divers today recovered the body of a 60-year-old homeless man reported missing Monday morning from a homeless encampment near where the Mother Brook meets the Neponset River in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/23 - 12:16 pm
Big gun, magazine and bullets

Boston Police report officers looking for a 14-year-old declared missing found him just as he was getting into a car on Alwin Street in Hyde Park Friday afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/23 - 7:25 am

Mayor Wu is endorsing Enrique Pepén, her former constiuent-services director, over incumbent Ricardo Arroyo in the District 5 (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan) City Council race in the Sept. 12 preliminary election. Wu had backed Arroyo in previous campaigns - including his run for DA, at least until those allegations surfaced. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/23 - 3:38 pm

A Dorchester woman admitted Friday she stole more than $100,000 in a year from people applying to rent apartments in Hyde Park, Dorchester and Roxbury by charging them twice as much for security deposits as her employer normally would, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/23 - 3:33 pm
Fire anew at Readville scrapyard

Photo by David Shorr.

Firefighters had to return to the scene of yesterday's scrapyard fire on Wolcott Street in Readville this morning when it reignited this morning. Read more.

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