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By adamg - 10/17/19 - 5:09 pm
Stolen gun

The old gun. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting two Roslindale men, one on gun charges and one on motor-vehicle charges, in the Archdale development in Roslindale shortly after 10:10 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police are thanking bystanders who helped them save the lives of two men yesterday - one of whom was getting ready to throw himself in front of a Needham Line train in Roslindale, the other of whom was trying to throw himself from an overpass onto the Expressway in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 7:51 pm

Boston Police report arresting Anderson Lugo, 23, of Norwood for the July 17 murder of Daniel Vo ,24, on Rowe Street in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 11:55 am

Boston firefighters are at Washington Street and Bexley Road, near Healy Field, where a manhole burst into flames around 11:50 a.m., shorting out power in surrounding blocks. Eversource's attendance has been requested.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 9:12 am

For the second time, the Zoning Board of Appeal put off any action on the proposed Roxbury Prep High School at 361 Belgrade Ave., because the BPDA has yet to finish its own review of the project. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/19 - 6:18 pm
Horn player in Roslindale Day Parade and reflections in her horn

Some houses and a photographer on Belgrade Avenue were reflected in a Dedham American Legion Band horn player's instrument during the Roslindale Day Parade today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 12:02 pm
Birch Street rendering

Renderng of what Birch Street could look like, from the mayor's office.

The mayor's office announced today that Birch Street, a tiny, narrow street that lets motorists circle from Belgrade Avenue back to Belgrade Avenue, will be shut permanently by next summer to create a pedestrian plaza. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 2:49 pm
Map of Roslindale Square municipal parking lot

DND map of municipal lot.

The city Department of Neighborhood Development is considering the idea of finding a developer interested in getting air rights above the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot for construction of affordable housing. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 12:33 pm

A nurse was relaxing inside B.K.'s Pub, 4272 Washington St. in Roslindale, when she went out to the pub's small courtyard and found a man just lying on the ground, not breathing, turning purple. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/19 - 12:48 pm
New window at Roslndale substation

Michael Moniz enjoyed the view from the Roslindale substation towards Adams Park this morning after Historic Boston, Roslindale Village Main Street and Turtle Swamp Brewing formally dedicated the new windows that replaced decades worth of plywood on the Washington Street side of the former trolley substation in Roslindale Square.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 11:19 pm
Arroyo, Farrell, Graham, Murad, Powell, Tuchinetz

At forum: Arroyo, Farrell, Graham, Murad, Powell, Tuchinetz.

At a candidate forum at the Blue Hills Collaborative tonight, six candidates for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) seat being given up by Tim McCarthy agreed in broad strokes on almost everything, differing mainly on the specifics of how they would accomplish their goals on specific topics. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/19 - 2:59 pm

The city holds a meeting tomorrow on a proposed marijuana establishment at 3995-3997 Washington St. - better known now as the bodega with the giant cat mural on the Archdale Road side. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 9:59 am

Mayor Marty Walsh this week endorsed Annissa Essaibi-George for re-election to one of the four at-large City Council seats up this fall.

In District 5 (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), at-large Councilor Michelle Wu, who lives in Roslindale, endorsed Ricardo Arroyo for the seat being vacated by district Councilor Tim McCarthy. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/19 - 9:20 pm

The Harvard Gazette reports the Arnold Arboretum has become part of a three-year study to see whether a moth species native to Ukraine can help battle the pod-producing black swallow wort, a particularly noxious and fast-growing weed that kills monarch butterflies - and nearby plants of other species. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/19 - 2:08 pm
Windows going in at Rosslindale substation

Workers have been busy this week installing a $30,000 set of glass panes to replace the plywood boards that long blocked light from getting into the front of the old trolley substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/19 - 1:58 pm

Boston Police report arresting two Roslindale men on gun charges Saturday night after finding one with a loaded gun in his hoodie and the other sitting in a car with a loaded gun under his seat - and finding a third gun in front of the car. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/19 - 1:45 pm

Over the last few days, somebody has been busy slashing tires on the streets near the George Wright Golf Course and up on Grew Hill in the early morning hours. One resident reports: Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/19 - 8:23 pm

Vonstradamus reports from District 5 (Roslindale, Mattapan and Hyde Park), where several candidates are hoping to replace retiring Councilor Tim McCarthy: Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 9:26 am

The Dorchester Reporter covered a forum in Mattapan for candidates who want to replace Tim McCarthy as the District 5 (Mattapan, Roslindale, Hyde Park) district councilor this fall.

By adamg - 8/14/19 - 9:46 pm

And one woman has decided to walk on every last one of them. She's started with the streets around Fallon Field.

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