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By adamg - 9/21/19 - 11:23 am

City Councilor Josh Zakim (Fenway, Mission Hill, Back Bay, Beacon Hill) yesterday endorsed Kenzie Bok in Tuesday's preliminary election for the District 8 seat he's giving up. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:00 pm

Gov. Baker today endorsed fellow Republican Jennifer Nassour for the District 8 City Council seat (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill) being given up by Josh Zakim. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 8:56 am

The Ward 10 Democrats are hosting a forum for candidates for the District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is giving up, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Tobin School, 40 Smith St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 3:34 pm
Long shovel

Mission Hill's Boston Building Resources, which specializes in recycling cool home-improvement stuff, was left wondering by a recent donation of a shovel with a seven-foot-long handle: Like what was it used for?

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 11:11 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Boston Police had the right to demote a police detective because of errors he made in two cases - including a violent Mission Hill attack and robbery in which he failed to interview suspect Edwin Alemany before Alemany went on to kidnap and murder Amy Lord just a few months later. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/19 - 11:22 pm

NorthEndWaterfont.com reports North Enders have set up a GoFundMe page for Nico, who played violin on the Prado behind the Paul Revere statue until thieves stole his violin - by cutting the ties he used to keep it connected to him as he slept.Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/19 - 6:12 pm

Hélène Vincent is running for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill) city-council seat that Josh Zakim is giving up. Last night, she posted a photo of a stairway in an apartment or condo building and, in a series of tweets, reported: Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 10:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting a local man last night after he allegedly lifted a flat-screen TV from an apartment at 98 Calumet St. - as two residents on their couch watched him leave with the TV under his arm. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 11:07 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Keith Hobbs's first-degree murder sentence for the Dec. 16, 2010 death of Demetrius Blocker on Horadan Way. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/19 - 6:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on an armed-robbery charge for the way he ended his ride from Dorchester to Brigham Circle at the end of a gun. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:20 pm
Missing stuffed pig

Roselynn Rodríguez Manzanet reports:

Please help my little friend, M, find her Mary Pig. She is heartbroken. Last seen on the 39 bus Sunday.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 11:25 pm

A tree on South Hungtington Avenue that suddenly realized gravity is not just a good idea, it's the law, came crashing down across the street at Back of the Hill, taking trolley power lines with it and forcing the T to end service at Brigham Circle.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 8:58 am

Boston Police report arresting Eugene Parrish, 22, on charges he shot at somebody outside the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line station around 1:45 p.m. on April 12. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 9:47 am

Candidates running for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill, Bay Village, Fenway) met for a forum on Tuesday. Watch the forum.

Participating candidates were Kenzie Bok, Montez Haywood, Landon Lemoine, Kristen Mobilia, Jennifer Nassour and Helene Vincent. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 6:28 pm
Jennifer Nassour

Jennifer Nassour of the Back Bay today announced her candidacy for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, West End) City Council seat that Josh Zakim is giving up.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/19 - 6:12 pm
Raccoon on Mission Hill

Mary Ellen spotted this bandit on Mission Hill this morning.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 10:11 pm
Max Carbone

UPDATED, 12:30 p.m., Sunday.

Boston Police report finding the body of Maximillian Carbone, 19, a Wenthworth student, in a wooded lot off Terrace Street near Cedar Street this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/19 - 1:11 pm

The Boston Guardian reports the latest to get in the run to represent the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Bay Village, Fenway and part of Mission Hill is Kenzie Bok of Beacon Hill.

Zakim recently announced he would not seek re-election to the seat he's held since 2013.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 9:52 pm

The Globe reports that Josh Zakim (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, Bay Village) won't be running for re-election this fall.

Zakim, first elected in 2013, joins Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), who announced in January he wouldn't be running again.

By adamg - 3/14/19 - 9:07 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers patrolling the area around the Annunciation development yesterday following a shooting Tuesday arrested a man with a loaded gun at Parker and Gurney streets. Read more.

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