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By adamg - 3/1/21 - 11:03 pm

As of 11 p.m., the state is reporting more than 25,000 customers from Western Mass. to Boston have had power knocked out. Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/21 - 12:02 am
39 bus having trouble in the snow on South Huntington Avenue

Patrick Ford had a ringside seat to watch the plus-sized 39 buses shimmying all over South Huntington Avenue in the snow, because they never seem to remember that they just don't do well in the snow there.

By adamg - 1/13/21 - 11:50 am

A concerned citizen files a report about a pothole at Parker Hill Avenue and Parker Street on Mission Hill that "is size of Delaware."

By bostonpads - 1/6/21 - 4:05 pm

The apartment rental market in Mission Hill is heavily reliant on the local student population. It’s situated just south of Fenway and Northeastern, providing students quick and easy access to some of Boston’s largest Universities. It’s also considerably less expensive than renting close to these schools and it provides plenty of options for 3 and 4 bedroom apartments so students can save splitting rent.

By bostonpads - 12/17/20 - 1:59 pm

Boston has noted some dramatic shifts in apartment supply in 2020. The year has been marked by massive increases in vacancies, which has precipitated price drops throughout the 3rd and 4th quarter. While the overall impact has been significant, a closer look at the data shows that there are a few areas that are being hit the hardest, particularly those nearest to the city’s largest universities.

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By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:36 pm
Pressley speaks at Heath Street

With trolley behind her, Pressley says transit justice is racial justice.

Elected officials gathered at the Green Line terminus at Heath Street today to demand the MBTA rescind its plan announced this week to end the E Line at Brigham Circle. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 11:43 am

State Police report a 15-year-old from Dorchester was shot in the Southwest Corridor Park in the area of Prentiss and Albert streets around 11:25 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 10:54 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Dwayne McNair's 16-year prison sentence for raping two women he pulled into a car and raped with a pal, rejecting his argument that the five years between his indictment and his trial violated his constitutional right to a speedy trial. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 10:44 am
Mission Park pumpking

Don't Panic captured the city's biggest pumpkin at Mission Park off Huntington Avenue the other day.

By adamg - 9/20/20 - 10:39 pm

Several annoyed citizens have filed 311 complaints about fireworks returning, from Forest Hills to Mission Hill, including this one from Parker Hill Avenue:

Enormous m80 sounding fireworks.

By adamg - 9/7/20 - 5:19 pm

A 17-year-old was shot at Parker and Smith streets shortly after 4:10 p.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 9/5/20 - 10:58 am
Working on the patient on Huntington Avenue

Stablizing the patient before his transport to the hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a college student apparently tripping on a hallucinogen with friends jumped though a Huntington Avenue apartment window and fell 40 to 50 feet to the ground around 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By vernonfarm - 8/31/20 - 9:47 pm

I've always enjoyed exploring Boston on foot, especially gardens and smaller roads. During the quarantine we've explored more of Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Mattapan than before. Everywhere we walk, we find unpaved roads. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 12:51 pm

The Boston Public Library announced yesterday it's partially re-opening the computer room at the Copley Square central library, where people can now sign up for two-hour slots to use socially-distanced computers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/20 - 10:09 am
Wanted for bank robbery: Man wearing Got Old shirt

State Police report they are looking for a man who held up the Needham Bank branch at 1457 Tremont St., near the Roxbury Crossing T stop, around 12:15 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/20 - 2:12 pm

City Councilor Kenzie Bok, who represents the normally student-heavy Fenway and Mission Hill, is urging the city's two largest universities to reverse course and not let any students come to Boston for at least the fall semester - saying the greatest potential risk to Boston is "the sheer influx" of people from out of state, many from places with far higher Covid-19 rates. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/20 - 11:51 am

A man arrested by Boston Police on gun charges after gunfire on Mission Hill in April now faces up to ten years in federal prison because, as a convicted felon, he wasn't supposed to ever possess a gun again, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/20 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report a man who has had issues with his roommate's dog allegedly responded to the dog attempting to nip him by going up into the attic and getting a baseball bat with which to bash the dog in the head. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 2:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury woman on charges she held up the Eastern Bank branch at 1413 Tremont St. shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

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