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By adamg - 10/17/23 - 10:31 am

Jamaica Plain News reports that District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill) candidates Ben Weber and William King will meet in a forum Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Casa Verde in Jamaica Plain that will also feature an all-you-can eat lunch for $2.

By adamg - 10/2/23 - 11:19 am
Old payphones on Tremont Street, Mission Hills

At the tone, the time will be 1987.

A disgruntled citizen filed a 311 report this morning to complain about these odious double eyesores at the Shell station on Tremont Street at Brigham Circle, which look like they haven't emitted dial tones in a couple decades now.

Still working, un-rusted payphones on Dartmouth Street.
Bostonians lining up for payphones.

By adamg - 9/29/23 - 1:44 pm
Rendering of proposed new building

Drone's-eye view from atop Roxbury Crossing T stop by Utile.

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services this week submitted plans to the BPDA for a six-story, 94-unit apartment building between Tremont Street and Station Street along the Orange Line and Northeast Corridor tracks instead of the ten-story office building it had already won approval for. Read more.

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

Bus/bike lanes on Huntington Avenue between Brigham Circle and Gainborough Street will be made permanent by the end of the year with the addition of red paint, after the MBTA and BTD said today that 39 and CT-2 riders are saving up to two minutes per trip during the morning and evening commutes when compared to the same period in 2019. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/23 - 2:58 pm
Car on Green Line tracks

Transit Police report on a crash at Brigham Circle around 8 p.m. on Saturday: Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/23 - 1:45 pm

Residents in four City Council districts have preliminary elections tomorrow to narrow the fields in the November elections to two candidates each. There is no preliminary for the four citywide council seats because there are eight candidates, all of whom will battle in November. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/23 - 11:15 am

Transit Police report they are investigating a case of bus rage at Tremont and Wigglesworth streets near Brigham Circle around 3 p.m. on Tuesday: Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/23 - 12:36 pm

Complaints to 311 about mattresses on Boston Move-In Day. Allston/Brighton and Mission Hill, of course, but a fair number of complaints from South Boston, too. Also see: Allston Christmas Bingo - North End edition.

By adamg - 8/18/23 - 1:28 pm

Boston Animal Care and Control reports five rabid raccoons have been recovered of late in Boston - most recently on Mission Hill: Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/23 - 11:27 am
Hector and Nivia Pina

Hector and Nivia Pina want to help local Latino community eat healthier.

The Boston Licensing Board voted today to approve a food-serving license for Cilantro Latin Kitchen at 1415 Tremont St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/23 - 10:03 am

And the Beacon Hill Times was there.

Durkan was elected to finish the term of Kenzie Bok, who left to become the new head of the BHA. Durkan will have to run again in November to win her own two-year term.

By adamg - 8/9/23 - 2:19 pm
King, Lara, Weber

King, Lara and Weber in Zoom forum.

The three candidates for the District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill) City Council seat - incumbent Kendra Lara and challengers William King and Ben Weber - met last night in a Zoom forum sponsored by JP Progressives, Right to the City Vote and MassVOTE.

The top two finishers in the Sept. 12 preliminary will then meet in the Nov. 7 general election for the two-year seat.

Some of the issues: Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/23 - 11:23 am

NBC Boston reports Boston election commissioners today rejected demands from Kendra Lara haters that it bump her off the fall ballot in District 6 (West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill), concluding they'd failed to provide enough proof that she doesn't live in the district.

Lara said she was in a midst of a divorce when she ran for office and decided she’d rather use her maiden name than her married name – and got approval from the election office to do so.

By adamg - 7/29/23 - 1:59 pm

A Land Court judge yesterday rejected a developer's request to order the city let it immediately tear down two long vacant and increasingly decrepit buildings at 80 and 100 Smith St. that it claims are in danger of imminent "catastrophic" collapse - but which the city says could be repaired. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/23 - 4:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting two 14-year-olds and a 16-year-old on charges they used loaded guns to steal a car Thursday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/23 - 7:15 am

The Boston Sun reports on Sharon Durkan's victory over Montez Haywood to represent District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill, Fenway) for the next few months as a replacement for Kenzie Bok. The two will reprise their battle in November for a two-year term.

By adamg - 7/25/23 - 8:45 am

Boston Police report arresting a local man last night after finding him in a car that police in Stoughton had reported being stolen at gunpoint earlier in the day. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/23 - 8:27 am

The Boston Sun recaps the forum with Montez Haywood and Sharon Durkan, running in a July 25 special election to replace Kenzie Bok as city councilor in District 8 (Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Bay Village, Fenway and Mission Hill). They're competing for a term that runs until just Jan. 1, when the winner of the November regular election will take the seat.

By adamg - 7/11/23 - 9:09 am

The Boston Transportation Department has decided this is the year of the 39 and 57 buses - and has launched studies to see how to improve their routes to get people to and fro faster - and let them "wait comfortably at their bus stops and board the bus safely." Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/23 - 12:47 pm

City Councilor Kendra Lara (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill) today apologized and sought forgiveness for her June 30 car crash, in which she veered off Centre Street in Jamaica Plain and into a house, after which police issued her a summons for driving an unregistered and uninsured car with a suspended license. Read more.

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