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By adamg - 5/15/20 - 3:32 pm
Plush bear with mask

Disgruntled Essential Peasant reports that benches at Mission Park off Huntington Avenue are now occupied by several large plush bears, all wearing masks, of course.

By adamg - 4/19/20 - 9:40 pm
One victim being loaded into an ambulance

Boston EMS staffers get one of the victims into an ambulance. Photo by Live Boston.

One in the back, one in the neck, around 9:30 on Turquoise Way near Horadan Way. Shell casings found behind at 30 Horadan Way; a building on Turquoise Way had fresh bullet damage.

Both victims are expected to survive.

By adamg - 4/17/20 - 3:11 pm

Boston Police reports arresting two men after they apparently tried to gun down a couple of other guys on Halleck Street on Mission Hill around 6 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/20 - 10:32 am
Evidence markers at the scene

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports somebody fired between five and eight shots around 2:30 a.m. behind 5 Cornelia Ct. in the Mission Main development. Nobody hit, but one building and one car suffered ballistic damage.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 11:37 am
Calumet Street crash

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that somebody drove into a garageless house at 122 Calumet St., at St. Alphonsus Street, on Mission Hill around 9:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/20 - 11:05 pm

A startled citizen filed a 311 complaint about a coyote trotting along St. Alphonsus Street by Kevin Fitzgerald Park on Mission HIll 2 p.m.-ish today. No word if it was being chased by one of the increasingly ornery turkey gangs trying to take over the city.

By adamg - 3/23/20 - 7:27 pm

The Masque Of The Red Death (1964)

Northeastern Police today pleaded with students who remained behind in Boston after their campus shut down to stop partying in their off-campus apartments: Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 9:14 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m. in the area of Parker and Smith streets. No injuries.

By adamg - 3/14/20 - 9:15 pm

Live Boston reports Boston Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots at the Tobin School on Smith Street around 8:15 p.m. They found a gun and several spent shells and took several people into custody.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 12:12 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old they say was wanted on a warrant "in connection to an ongoing investigation into several unarmed robberies involving food delivery drivers in the area."

Police say officers nabbed him around 5:45 p.m. on Annunciation Road "after a brief struggle" on Monday.

By adamg - 1/14/20 - 2:21 pm
Architect's rendering

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a four-story, 24-unit apartment building on Burney Street on Mission Hill that will include creation of a 2,400-square foot, brick-lined "laneway" on which restaurants along neighboring Tremont Street will be allowed to create outdoor patio seating. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 1:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting men from Hyde Park and Mattapan on gun charges after they tried to speed away from a traffic stop only to crash their car, then fail to outrun responding police officers. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/19 - 6:48 pm
Slippery conditions on South Huntington Avenue

Patrick Ford took a look at South Huntington Avenue around 6:30 p.m. and saw a bus stuck in the snow. A T inspector in an SUV pulled up and tried to push the bus, but it didn't seem to be working: Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 9:39 am

The BU News Service sounds a klaxon for Tavern of Tales, 1478 Tremont St., which will have rooms dedicated to specific board games, but with sound effects to make them more like video games:

When you play Monopoly, you pass go and collect $200. In our experience you would pass go, collect $200 and you’ll hear the sound of money rolling into your bank account.

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 8:54 am

The Boston Sun reports on a recent forum with Kenzie Bok and Jennifer Nassour, who are running for the District 8 (Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Fenway, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is retiring from.

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.

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