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By adamg - 3/1/21 - 10:12 am
Charlotte Golar Richie signs in the snow

A roving UHub photographer was hiking through the Roslindale side of Stony Brook Reservation with his family yesterday when they came across these seemingly fresh Charlotte Golar Richie signs just lying in the snow. She ran in 2013, so who's been sitting on these signs for eight years (both signs and tarp look pretty fresh) and suddenly decided they had to get rid of them and the best way to do that was dump them in the woods?

By adamg - 2/20/21 - 10:36 am
Skier at George Wright Golf Course

Mark Smith took in the beautiful winter morning and a cross-country skier also enjoying the day, at the George Wright Golf Course on the Hyde Park/Roslindale line.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 11:51 am

The owner of Silva's Brazilian Market on Belgrade Avenue at Walworth Street wants to sell the shop and its beer and wine license to Lorenzo Mercado, who is proposing to re-open it as the Punta Cana Beer & Wine Market, with a closing time of 11 p.m.

The proposed license transfer goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday, in hearings that begin at 1 p.m.

By adamg - 2/17/21 - 11:00 am
SWAT unit officers

SWAT unit at a Roslindale raid this morning. Photo by Live Boston.

Police in Boston, Quincy, Norwood and Randolph, with help from State Police and US marshals raided several locations in raids that kicked off at 5:45 a.m. in search of guns and drugs as a followup to arrests and gun seizures in a Dorchester park last November. Read more.

By adamg - 2/10/21 - 12:09 pm
Advancing coyote in the Arboretum

Grace Holley posed a question yesterday:

You’re on a snow walk in the Arboretum w your pup and you turn the corner and see this 15-20 ft away and it starts walking toward you...what do you do?

Meanwhile, Blvckmachina recorded about seven coyotes in his yard on Glenellen Road in West Roxbury around 4:50 a.m. on Sunday: Read more.

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By adamg - 2/9/21 - 10:38 pm

Boston firefighters responded to 91 Metropolitan Ave., at Kittredge Street, in Roslindale, for a second-floor fire around 10:15 p.m. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire, but seven residents were displaced.

By adamg - 2/8/21 - 9:19 am

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee (Jamaica Plain and Roslindale) will host a Web information session at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Dr. Lisa Cosimi and Dr. David Duong of Brigham and Women's Hospital will answer questions on vaccine development, current eligibility for the shots and local access to the vaccines. Zoom link.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 10:13 am

A city parks manager said yesterday that Boston is looking at how to put a dog park in every neighborhood - potentially good news for residents in the city's southern half, who currently have none and who have been repeatedly rebuffed by state officials on the large expanses of state parkland in the area. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 8:58 am
Sunrise over Roslindale

Evan Judd had a great seat for this morning's sunrise over Roslindale.

Joe Kidson watched the sun come up over Cohasset harbor: Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/21 - 10:39 am
What happens to a soda bottle left in a car trunk overnight

Travel New England provides some visible proof of what can happen if you leave a bottle of soda (in this case, IBC Cream Soda) in your car trunk overnight on one of the coldest days in years.

By adamg - 1/26/21 - 11:42 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed cannabis shop at 882 South St., next to Hong Kong 888 - but ordered it shut on Sundays because it's mainly in a residential neighborhood. Read more.

By bostonpads - 1/22/21 - 11:10 am

Whether your one of the many that are planning to move to the Boston Metro area, or you live in Boston Proper and are looking to escape dense city life like so many others, finding the right neighborhood for you and your family can be tricky. Vacancy rates for apartments in Boston have been way up all over the city as a result of COVID. Now the hottest neighborhoods in the Boston Metro Area are no longer near Downtown, they're in the 'Burbs!

By adamg - 1/16/21 - 4:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say officers caught trying to break into cars in Roslindale early this morning - and say he's now a suspect in a skein of car break-ins and vehicle thefts in Roslindale and West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 9:30 am

Despite complaints last month, the tire-eating pothole between Franklin Hill Avenue and Canterbury Street on the way towards Roslindale remains unfilled. Yesterday, Boston Police reported at least six cars with freshly flattened tires caused by this gaping maw.

"It is very dangerous," a motorist with a no longer round tire confirms.

By adamg - 12/31/20 - 11:24 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that FBI records related to the shooting death of an alleged ISIS sympathizer in a Roslindale parking lot became Massachusetts "public records" once the bureau shared them with Massachusetts investigators, and that the Suffolk County District Attorney's office has to do a better job explaining why the man's mother shouldn't get copies of them. Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/20 - 3:02 pm
No thru traffic in Roslindale

Robert Orthman can confirm that this sign outside the Village Market in Roslindale Square is accurate.

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 7:27 pm
Scene on Aldrich Street

Police investigate scene on Aldrich Street.

A man was shot on Aldrich Street in Roslindale around 6:40 p.m., then ran through the backyard to Newburg Street to seek help. Read more.

By adamg - 12/21/20 - 6:16 pm
Saturn approaches Jupiter

Ed Grzyb reports the clouds cleared just long enough for him to get a view of Saturn and Jupiter this evening from near Sacred Heart Church in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 12/21/20 - 6:03 pm
Pink gun

One of the seized guns.

Boston Police report arresting men from Roslindale, Roxbury and Dorchester on gun charges as part of "an ongoing investigation" Saturday afternoon on Blue Ledge Terrace, near the scenes of shootings and gunfire in recent months. Read more.

By adamg - 12/19/20 - 4:29 pm
Kid in snow in December, 2020

Jessica Burko captures the scene.

Tim Devin captured a more optimistic kid in an igloo in Lincoln Park in Somerville: Read more.

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