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By adamg - 1/15/20 - 9:14 pm

Mike Saccone at WFXT reports a man was shot this afternoon at 18 Kittredge St., near Washington Street.

By adamg - 1/7/20 - 3:55 pm

Boston firefighters responded to 316 Belgrade Ave., near Bradwood Street, for a fire on the second floor of a triple decker around 3:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/20 - 9:11 pm

Kyle Mullins reports shots were fired into the second floor of a house on Brown Avenue at the corner with Ridge Street around 8:30 p.m. No injuries.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 12:00 pm
Workhub sign going up

Co-working sign going up. Photo by Adam Rogoff.

Roslindale Village Main Street reports the Roslindale substation just got a new tenant: A co-working space called Workhub at the Substation.

It's in the basement, where the Craft Beer Cellar used to be, below the Turtle Swamp beer hall.

By adamg - 12/22/19 - 5:37 pm
Menorah lighting in Adams Park in Roslindale Square

For the fourth year in a row, local Jews gathered in Adams Park in Roslindale to light menorahs to start the eight-day holiday of Chanukah. Several people brought their own menorahs from home for lighting inside a tent at the official start of the evening around 4:12 p.m.. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 8:01 pm

The city announced today that six municipal parking lots will have four to six spaces each converted for use as charging stations for electric-powered vehicles in the first half of next year. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/19 - 3:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he scooped up toys and sneakers awaiting delivery on porches in the area of Rosecliff Terrace and Cliftondale Street in Roslindale early Sunday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/19 - 12:41 pm
Treasures on Washington Street

The new Treasures on Washington Street.

Treasures, a thrift and antique shop, opened today at 4266 Washington St. in Roslindale Square, in the space where the Boston Smoke Shop used to be.

Meanwhile, workers today were converting the space where the Grossman's bargain outlet used to be at 630 American Legion Highway into space for Urban Renewals, which will be moving there from its current location on Brighton Avenue in Allston ... Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 7:05 pm
Taft Hill architect's rendering

Architect's rendering. The blank wall is an existing health center, not a proposed drive-in screen.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace a house-like apartment building on Taft Hill Terrace in Roslindale with a four-story, 16-unit condo building - across the municipal parking lot from a recently completed 19-unit condo development. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 3:08 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a Williamstown company's plans to convert City Farm on American Legion Highway into what would be Roslindale's first dispensary. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/19 - 10:24 pm

Mike Freedberg reports that based on its fast growing population, Boston could be in line to pick up two new state-rep districts in redistricting after the 2020 census. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/19 - 4:52 pm
Snowplow in Roslindale

A snowplow wends its way on one of the passes along the Roslindale/Hyde Park frontier.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 8:57 pm

A man was robbed of his wallet and some marijuana on Washington Street in the area of Elven Road and Claxton Street at knifepoint by two men around 8:45 p.m.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 10:46 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about the carriageway heading north on West Roxbury Parkway:

There are NO speed limit signs anywhere along the ENTIRE lower West Roxbury Parkway. Cars use this as a speedway and to avoid the traffic on West Roxbury prkwy in the morning. It is extremely dangerous to walk along and the speeding cars getting worse.

By adamg - 11/16/19 - 2:28 pm

The owner of a comedy spot in Roslindale shut down a series of stand-up sets last night after, she says, she'd had enough of a string of racist, sexist jokes. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 11:31 am

A student at the Washington Irving Middle School on Cummins Highway in Roslindale sprayed a canister of pepper spray in the school cafeteria around 11 a.m., a Boston Public Schools spokesperson reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 10:37 am

DCR officials will be visiting Roslindale and Jamaica Plain twice in a week to discuss ways to make the Arborway and Centre Street safer from Hebrew SeniorLife and Forest Hills up to Jamaica Pond - even as expansion plans at Faulkner Hospital could mean more cars on the road. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 1:45 pm

A local writer and a local book seller say they're going to bring a bookstore back to Roslindale Square. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/19 - 9:23 pm

Vermont State Police report that Roberto Fonseca-Rivera, making deliveries for Katsiroubas Bros. of Hyde Park, was killed by gunshot wounds to his head and neck, and that the medical examiner has ruled his death a homicide. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/19 - 2:07 pm

Boston Police today identified the man shot to death on Paine Street in Roslindale in Friday as Aderito Barbosa, 35, of Dorchester. Read more.

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