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By adamg - 2/6/23 - 9:27 am
Van on fire on the Jamaicaway

Brenna Broderick captured the fire on the Riverway inbound around 8 a.m. Red Hawk, owned by ADT, provides commercial fire-alarm services.

By adamg - 1/30/23 - 10:15 pm

A man was shot in the shoulder at 51 Prentiss St. in the Alice Taylor Apartments shortly after 5 p.m., Gavin Schoch reports.

By adamg - 1/27/23 - 10:00 am

The Dorchester Reporter takes a look at Mayor Wu's plans for a "Year 13" pilot, in which students at Fenway High School could graduate into a free, year-long program at UMass Boston. The school already lets students take classes at UMass and Wentworth, but that program ends once they graduate.

By adamg - 1/18/23 - 9:55 am
Rendering of proposed 45 Worthington St.

Rendering of the four-story front of the building by CBT.

A Newton landlord has proposed replacing a parking garage at 45 Worthington St. with a six-story, 150-unit apartment building aimed at workers in the nearby Longwood Medical Area. Read more.

By greenboston - 1/9/23 - 3:58 pm

Does anyone remember where the hospice in Mission Hill used to be? Did it get torn down? I think it closed sometime in the late '90s but don't know what happened to it after.

By adamg - 1/4/23 - 3:12 pm

Laughing Monk Cafe, 737 Huntington Ave., hopes to more than double in size by taking over vacant space next door, which will let it expand into banh mi and breakfast, its attorney told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/22 - 12:59 pm
MacGillivray's Warbler on Mission Hill

Mary Ellen spotted this MacGillivray's Warbler in McLaughlin Woods, part of Mission Hill's McLaughlin Playground. They're not usually seen east of Texas, so maybe it was blown here by one of the recent cross-country storms?

By adamg - 12/10/22 - 10:11 pm

Update: Suspect charged.

Boston Police report a 68-year-old woman unloading her SUV on Deckard Street in Roxbury was attacked by a man who first smacked her in the back of her head with an object, then, as she fought back, stabbed her in the chest, around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 4:17 pm

Jefferson Apartment Group of McLean, VA, yesterday told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for a six-story, 150-unit apartment building on Worthington Street, near Huntington Avenue, behind its existing 20-story J-Vue at LMA on St. Alphonsus Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 10:33 pm

Sam Montaño is winning handily in the Democratic primary in the 15h Suffolk state-rep district (Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and Roxbury).

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 9:45 am

A distressed citizen files a 311 complaint about an ominous occurrence on Parker Hill Avenue along McLaughlin Playground on Mission Hill this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/22 - 12:01 pm

The Bay State Banner goes out on the hustings with the four candidates running for the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Suffolk state-senate seat: State reps Nika Elugardo and Liz Miranda, minister Miniard Culpepper and former state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 1:44 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected plans by the owner of a three-family house on Oswald Street on Mission Hill to convert the top unit and attic into a four-bedroom apartment with four bathrooms, after neighborhood groups and the BPDA said the idea sounded like a plan to shoehorn more students into a neighborhood that doesn't want them. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 9:37 am

The T reminds Green Line riders that it's shutting down the ol' E Line between Copley and Heath between Aug. 6 and Aug. 21 to make improvements, including sprucing up the tracks it didn't get to the last time it shut the line. Riders who'd rather not just walk from Back of the Hill to Copley Square can instead ride the 39 bus, the T says.

By adamg - 7/24/22 - 12:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old on gun charges Thursday night while responding to a report of gunfire in the area of the Mission Hill Community Garden, 746 Parker St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/22 - 9:59 am

A Back Bay developer that wants to put two residential buildings on Smith Street on Mission Hill says it will soon file plans for one building with 13 floors, rather than the 17 it had originally proposed. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/22 - 1:17 pm
Survellance photos of woman wanted for Mission Hill package theft

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a woman wanted for package thefts at 70 Parker Hill Ave. around 4:45 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/22 - 2:01 pm
Police at trolley crash scene

After police arrived at the scene. Photo by Justin Mc.

A woman getting off a trolley stopped on South Huntington Avenue, at the turn from Huntington, didn't make it to the sidewalk yesterday evening, because a motorist who disregarded the fact the trolley was stopped and had its door open, ran into her. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/22 - 7:49 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a forum this week with four Democratic candidates seeking to replace state Rep. Nika Elugardo (15th Suffolk - JP, Mission Hill, Roslindale), who is running for the state Senate seat being vacated by Sonia Chang-Diaz.

By adamg - 5/24/22 - 11:40 pm

Boston Police report the BPD gang unit arrested a 15-year-old in Heath Street Gang territory at the Mildred Hailey Apartments yesterday on charges he shot somebody on the Mission Hill turf of the Annunciation Road gang on May 11. Read more.

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