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By adamg - 11/13/23 - 2:10 pm
Surveillance photos of suspects via BPD

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for three men in connection with the fatal shooting of a dog at 279 Centre St. in the Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain around 4:15 p.m. on Oct. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/23 - 10:33 pm

Police officers responding to reports of as many as ten shots found a man shot near the basketball court at Mozart Park along Mozart Street in Jamaica Plain around 9:40 p.m.

By adamg - 9/5/23 - 10:19 pm

Benjamin on security footage at Downtown Crossing and at the phone store.

A Cambridge man who was arrested in March by Boston and Cambridge police for robbing the JP Wireless store, 319 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, was charged again today, this time by the FBI after he was charged with violating the federal Hobbs Act for interfering with interstate commerce through threats or violence. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/23 - 5:29 pm
Lahens on surveillance camera

Suspect during one of the robberies, from the FBI affidavit.

A Dorchester man who held up a series of stores at knifepoint this past spring, less than three months after he was released from a a 30-month sentence for armed robberies in New York City, now faces up to 20 years in federal prison if convicted, authorities say. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/23 - 11:26 pm

A person was shot at Roys and Wise streets in Jamaica Plain around 11:05 p.m.

Officers found a gun about a block away on Chestnut Avenue.

By adamg - 6/25/23 - 4:49 pm
Centre Street open to pedestrians and bicyclist

Photo by Mike Toole.

For the second year in a row, the city shut Centre Street in Jamaica Plain to motor vehicles, letting pedestrians and bicyclists enjoy outdoor dining, games, music and just wandering the neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/23 - 9:53 pm

Yesterday morning, the Orange had a Jackson Square crotch exposer, then, just to mix things up, in the evening, at the very same station, Transit Police report, officers arrested a woman, 38, for "attempting/threatening to assault multiple other passengers onboard OL train with a Ball Peen hammer." She was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

By adamg - 4/29/23 - 12:02 pm
Surveillance photos of suspect via BPD

Surveillance photos of suspect via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for the guy they say held up the Cricket Wireless store, 306 Centre St. around 4:35 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/23 - 9:11 pm

Around 9 p.m. Police are searching the neighboring Mildred Hailey Apartments for a suspect who ran there.

By adamg - 3/23/23 - 11:08 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old in the Mildred Hailey development yesterday on charges he shot a man in the shoulder at 51 Prentiss St. in the Alice Taylor development on Jan. 30. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/23 - 9:57 pm

Around 9:45 p.m. in the area of Centre and Bickford streets. Nobody hit.

By adamg - 12/2/22 - 8:40 am

Transit Police report an officer responding to some tumult at the Jackson Square T stop around 5 p.m. yesterday discovered "a 56 year old male had his pet rat sitting on his shoulder" on a bus berthed there. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 9:21 am

If yesterday was the Day of Shiny Floors (and smiling ambassadors and Dunkin' gift cards) on the Orange Line, today is Return to the Old Days Day: Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/22 - 1:19 pm

LCG Boston reports it is closing its Anna Cole testing site at the Mildred Hailey Apartments after tomorrow. It says the site will be relocated elsewhere, but no new address has yet to be posted. The city has listings of other testing sites and resources.

By adamg - 9/4/22 - 1:12 pm

Local Tenant Organization Success Stories, Thomas Ruffen, Boston, MA - March 2022

People who worked with Thomas Ruffen are sadly remembering his life, following his death early Thursday, for which an allegedly impatient, uncaring Hyde Park man has been charged with murder.

The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization recalls Ruffen: Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/22 - 3:44 pm

A Hyde Park man faces murder charges for allegedly running over a pedestrian who had collapsed on the street in front of him and for whom a bus driver had stopped early Thursday morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 10:10 am

Around 5 a.m. on Columbus Avenue where Centre Street turns into Ritchie Street, WFXT reports.

By adamg - 7/8/22 - 9:59 am

Centre Street between Jackson Square and the Monument at South Street will become a giant block party - and shut to vehicles - between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday as part of the city's Open Streets program.

Drivers will be able to cross Center at Green and Myrtle streets and Boylston and Moraine streets, but don't even think of trying to turn onto Centre then. Cars parked on that stretch of Centre will be towed starting at 1 a.m.

By adamg - 6/2/22 - 3:26 pm

Mayor Wu today announced plans to turn Dartmouth Street in front of the Copley library into a pedestrian area between June 7 and June 17th - in a pilot that could lead to the block being shut to traffic permanently - and to re-create the Newbury Street open-streets pedestrian program on long stretches of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain one day in July, Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall in August and Dorchester Avenue in September. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/22 - 9:46 am

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old from Hyde Park after he allegedly fired a gun outside the Jackson Square T station Friday night. Read more.

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