Readville

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 - 8/4/18 - 1:14 pm
Flooded street in Readville

Jake forwards Nikki Stewart's photo of Danny Road at Reynold Road in Readville following this morning's torrents. A backed up storm drain might have contributed to the new lake.

By - 8/2/18 - 9:47 am
New Sprague Street proposal

New Sprague Street rendering. Shorter building in rear, closer to the Sprague Street bridge.

Developer Jordan Warshaw has filed new plans for his proposed Sprague Street complex that call for fewer units and bedrooms - and the elimination of a proposed steel-frame tower reading "READVILLE" that was intended to bring attention to a neighborhood whose residents had loudly said they didn't want any. Read more.

By - 7/1/18 - 12:39 pm

On Neponset Valley Parkway between Albermarle and Buckingham streets around 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, NBC Boston reports.

By - 6/26/18 - 10:21 pm

Cappy's Tavern in Wolcott Square has its last last call on July 24 - after 80 years in business - as owner Ray Capobianco retires, Scott Leary and Jim Lafond-Lewis report. Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 1:54 pm
Sprague Street south of the Sprague Street bridge

Imagine this stretch as "a real street in the future."

A developer who set out to give a proposed Readville apartment complex an industrial look in homage to the neighborhood's industrial history and to set his apartments off from all the other apartment complexes approved in recent years is being told by city officials to ditch those plans. Read more.

By - 5/15/18 - 8:14 am
Stuff dumped on Meadow Road in Hyde Park

Quincy's Mom drove down Meadow Road and was amazed/appalled at how much trash has been dumped along it. Read more.

By - 10/31/17 - 1:04 pm
Memorial to black regiments who trained in Hyde Park

The Saint-Gaudens memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts across from the State House is better known, but there's a memorial in Hyde Park to the three black regiments who prepared for battle at Camp Meigs there. Read more.

By - 7/5/17 - 7:02 pm

The MBTA is blaming Amtrak switch issues near Readville for delays along the Providence Line now approaching 60 minutes.

By - 6/27/17 - 9:38 am
Proposed Sprague Street project

Architect's rendering.

A resident advisory group appointed by the BPDA sits down with the developer who wants to turn a warehouse and industrial area south of the Sprague Street bridge into a 521-unit apartment complex aimed at the middle class. Read more.

By - 5/11/17 - 3:47 pm

The Boston Department of Neighborhood Development holds a meeting this Monday on a proposal to lease about three-quarters of an acre it owns in Readville to two Roslindale residents who grow "microgreens" - vegetables that are harvested as soon as they put out their first leaves. Read more.

By - 4/27/17 - 2:33 pm
Proposed new South Station layout

Proposed expanded South Station.

A MassDOT environmental report details plans to expand South Station over nine years that would hinge on getting the Postal Service to finally abandon its giant facility along Fort Point Channel and moving the food-distribution companies of Widett Circle someplace else. Read more.

By - 4/19/17 - 11:50 pm

Mayor Walsh today announced a $1.4-million project to improve traffic in Readville, including traffic lights at either end of the short but clogged and dangerous Father Hart bridge that has bedeviled drivers for years as they try to cross over the train tracks that split the neighborhood. Read more.

By - 3/23/17 - 9:15 am

The Bulletin reports the city is currently studying traffic in Wolcott Square - the southernmost square in the city - and could spend up to $1 million to replace the antiquated lights at the complex intersection.

The work comes at a possibly critical time for the neighborhood: Read more.

By - 2/10/17 - 3:30 pm
Stuck truck on Neponset Valley Parkway

Cori Stott was among the people who got stuck when an 18-wheeler got stuck making the turn onto Neponset Valley Parkway from Meadow Road - where the Stop & Shop warehouse used to be.

By - 1/11/17 - 10:55 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. outside 1833 Hyde Park Ave., just south of Neponset Valley Parkway. The initial call to police came from firefighters who heard the gunfire at at the fire house around the corner from the shooting scene. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 11/1/16 - 10:02 pm
Proposed Sprague Street building

Architect's rendering of two of the proposed buildings

Developer Jordan Warshaw today showed up plans for a 521-unit middle-income apartment complex in four buildings that would rise as high as eight stories in what is now an industrial/warehouse area off Sprague Street between Sprague Pond, the Northeast Corridor and the Readville train station. Read more.

By - 10/9/16 - 4:07 pm
Neponset River marshes along the Hyde Park and Milton border

Looking across the Neponset River Reservation towards the Great Blue Hill from Meadow Road, in the southernmost reaches of Hyde Park.

By - 9/22/16 - 9:51 pm

Residents living near an Amazon warehouse on the Dedham/Readville line tonigh recited a litany of complaints that go back months: Van drivers who drive like maniacs, hog local gas stations in the morning and flip off other motorists. Read more.

By - 9/20/16 - 9:23 am

Amazon has agreed to send representatives to a Manor Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday to talk about the distribution center it now runs on Sprague Street on the Dedham/Readville line. Read more.