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By adamg - 12/8/22 - 10:10 pm

Washington Pearson, 55, of Lynn, had bail set at $250,000 today on charges related to an Oct. 24 home invasion on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain, in which he used a large flat-head screwdriver to break into a woman's home and rob, strangle and rape her, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/22 - 10:10 am

Boston Police report that Washington Pearson, 55, wanted for breaking into a residence on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain on Oct. 24 and then trying to rape and kill its occupant, was arrested Tuesday in Norfolk, VA. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/22 - 11:17 am
Washington Pearson

Photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they now have a warrant for the arrest of a man they say burst into a home on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain and tried to strangle and rape an occupant on Oct. 24. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/22 - 4:40 pm
Wanted man

Boston Police have released more photos of the man they say forced his way into a residence on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain and tried to rape an occupant, around noon on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/22 - 9:10 pm
Rape suspect in Jamaica Plain

Surveillance photos of the suspect via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man who burst into a residence on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain around noon and raped a woman there. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/22 - 9:04 pm
Aftermath of a crash at Murray Circle in Jamaica Plain

Residents along the Arborway and the parkway part of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain have long had to watch the aftermath of motorists taking out street-light poles. One reports on the latest carnage this weekend, to go with the photos she took. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/22 - 9:48 am

Jamaica Plain News reports that when the sisters who now live in a prominent parkway monastery move out, they will leave the building behind, rather than sell it to a developer who wanted to replace it with townhouses.

By adamg - 12/9/21 - 8:58 pm
Proposed new Arborway yard

Proposed Arborway map; current bus depot would be given to city for housing.

The MBTA says it hopes to break ground in 2024 on a new, entirely indoor bus facility along the Arborway to handle a larger fleet of all battery-powered buses starting in 2027 - which in turn could mean more capacity on currently overloaded routes, such as the 32 along Hyde Park Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/21 - 11:55 am

The MBTA is proposing to build a garage to service a new generation of battery-powered buses in a corner of the Arborway bus yard in Forest Hills.

The public will get a chance to see and discuss the plans at a public meeting on Dec. 9. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/21 - 1:57 pm
Knocked down fence on the Arborway

A roving UHub photographer reports that twice in the past couple of weeks, somebody has jumped the curb and taken out the wrought-iron fences on the median on the Arborway between Forest Hills and the Rotary o' Doom and suggest maybe people try driving just a tad slower, even if they are trying to make up for all the time they just spent trying to get from the Jamaicaway to Forest Hills though the semi-newly reconfigured big-ass roundabout.

Well, at least they're no longer taking out light fixtures.

By adamg - 10/16/21 - 10:58 am

Boston Magazine provides an overview of the fighting over the 13 acres of the park used for Shattuck Hospital - and now the "temporary" Arborway bus yard next door, pitting mental-health and park/greenspace advocates against each other and gathering in residents who have been putting up with the eyesore bus yard long after the T said it would do something about it.

By adamg - 5/15/21 - 11:50 am

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about the road markings along the Arborway and Centre Street that went in this week as contractors get ready to place bollards for a new bike lane to replace one of the four current car lanes between Parkman Drive and the Arborway rotary. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/21 - 11:22 pm

Updated with info from State Police.

Friends are reporting the death of Joseph Lee Alan Pielmeier from injuries suffered in a crash on the Arborway in front of the Forest Hills T stop on Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/21 - 10:17 pm
Forest Hills crash scene showing motorbike

Arborway crash scene. Photo by Peter Cheung.

Live Boston reports a crash between the drivers of a minibike and a minivan on the Arbroway in front of the Forest Hills T stop around 7 p.m. sent one person to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. State Police shut the road for an investigation.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 8:43 pm

State Police report a pedestrian suffered serious injuries in a crash with a vehicle around 8 p.m. on the Arborway northbound between Custer Street and the rotary.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 8:39 pm
Broken water fountain on north side of Arborway

Clay Harper videoed a brand-new and already busted water fountain spewing water tonight on the little plaza next to the new entrance to the Forest Hills T station across the Arborway from the station. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 10:37 am

DCR officials will be visiting Roslindale and Jamaica Plain twice in a week to discuss ways to make the Arborway and Centre Street safer from Hebrew SeniorLife and Forest Hills up to Jamaica Pond - even as expansion plans at Faulkner Hospital could mean more cars on the road. Read more.

By Cleary Squared - 11/3/19 - 8:05 am

I removed this from one of the posts regarding the Halloween storm for two reasons; I didn't want to hijack the original thread, and I wanted to flesh out things more.

Route 21 is a good route for those who use the Orange and Red lines and don't want to loop through downtown. On the off-peak and the weekends, Route 21 does run consistently (albeit infrequently; on Saturdays it's every 40 minutes and Sundays it"s every hour). Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/19 - 12:47 pm
Broken tree on the Arborway

Susan Stange reports on the tree damage this morning on the Arborway: Read more.

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