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By adamg - 3/27/23 - 3:34 pm

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale holds a forum tonight for Rob Orthman or Roslindale and Celia Segel of Jamaica Plain, who are running in the May 2 Democratic primary for the 10th Suffolk state representative's seat Ed Coppinger recently resigned from. Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/23 - 3:05 pm

Egidio D'Antuony, 60, a fleet manager for the Boston Parks Department, died yesterday when a driver plowed into him, his house, and another man at 3968 Washington St. in Roslindale yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The second victim, a 62-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital, the DA's office reports.

By adamg - 3/26/23 - 5:44 pm
Roslindale crash scene

Police, firefighters and EMTs responded to 3968 Washington St. shortly before 5:10 p.m. for a crash that left one pedestrian dead, another injured and the building in need of emergency stabilization. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/23 - 12:26 pm
Car into building on South Street in Roslindale Square

This morning, John snapped the latest example of a driver plowing into a building in Roslindale Square, on South Street just past the curve from Washington Street, although the damage was nowhere near as severe as the last time somebody did that.

By adamg - 3/22/23 - 3:44 pm

The Boston City Council today unanimously approved a proposed plea to the state legislature to grant Boston 250 new liquor licenses - but only for certain neighborhoods. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/23 - 7:04 pm

A federal judge today ordered Stavros Papantoniadis of Westwood held without bail pending the outcome of his "forced labor" case after concluding he would be a threat to victims and witnesses who might testify against him when he answers the charge that he brutalized workers for 15 years by beating and threatening them, throwing knives at them and, in one case, falsely sic'ing police on them. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/23 - 9:38 am

Celia Segal of Jamaica Plain has filed papers with the state for a possible run in the Democratic primary in May to replace Ed Coppinger, who recently resigned from the 10th Suffolk seat. Read more

By adamg - 3/16/23 - 11:49 am
Roslindale Stash's closed today

Roslindale Stash's is closed today.

Federal agents today arrested the owner of Stash's Pizza in Dorchester and Roslindale - and of several other suburban pizza places - on a federal charge of forced labor, for preying on what he allegedly called "fucking immigrants," whom he'd hire and allegedly beat, scream at, and force to work up to 80 hours without overtime and sometimes without any pay at all, on threat of having them deported. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/23 - 9:27 am

Christine Storti has set up a GoFundMe page to help the Anacacis family, whose home on Cedrus Avenue in Roslindale caught fire on Saturday.

Storti writes why she wanted to help a family she didn't know before the fire: Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 11:07 am
Rendering of new Roslindale building

Rendering by RODE Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today unanimously approved a developer's plans to replace a block of stores next to the Roslindale Square municipal building with a 31-unit apartment building with room for two of the current businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/23 - 9:13 am
Cedrus Avenue fire

Boston firefighters responded around 6:20 a.m. to 58 Cedrus Ave., behind the Bates School in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 9:26 pm

State Police report arresting a Roslindale man on charges he killed another driver on I-93 in Braintree shortly before 9 p.m. on Feb. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/23 - 10:06 am

Boston Police report arresting two men in the parking lot of the McDonald's at 718 American Legion Highway in Roslindale after finding "a Glock 30 with thirteen rounds in the magazine, and a Glock 19 with forty rounds in the magazine" in their SUV around 4:10 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 11:45 am

And demands a drink because he's had such a ruff day. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 9:23 am

Robert Orthman of Roslindale and Garrett Casey of Jamaica Plain have both filed with the state to run as Democrats for the 10th Suffolk state representative's seat Ed Coppinger resigned from this week. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 2:59 pm

The High Profile x Budega dispensary, 3995 Washington St., was robbed shortly after 7 p.m. on Sunday by three men in ski masks, at least two with guns. One wore a three-quarter-length dark coat with fur on the hood, another a tan cap above his ski mask. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 1:13 pm
Seized guns and drugs

Seized guns and drugs.

Boston Police report arresting four men after a months-long investigation into boisterous and illegal summertime drag races - and after seizing dirt bikes, guns and drugs from a self-storage unit at 44 Lochdale Rd. in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/23 - 10:48 am
Hemlocks and paths at the Arnold Arboretum

Mark Smith enjoyed the morning light filtering through the giant hemlocks at the Arnold Arboretum.

By adamg - 2/10/23 - 2:28 pm
Rendering of proposed Arboretum Road building

Rendering by Embarc. Gateway to the Arboretum on the right.

Two developers today filed plans for a six-story, 233-unit apartment building on Arboretum Road in Roslindale that will also include creation of a "gateway" to the Arnold Arboretum to replace what is now a litter-strewn underpass beneath the Needham Line train track. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/23 - 5:48 pm

JJ Brannelly's, 4432 Washington St. in Roslindale, yesterday posted a photo of its new, brighter interior. The bar isn't saying exactly when a thirsty and hungry public will be let back in, but it assured long-timers that even with the reno work, it will still offer Keno.

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