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By adamg - 2/13/24 - 9:51 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the Arnold Arboretum lost some 40 "accessioned" trees, including a dozen hemlocks snapped in half - by a storm in December that brought both rain to already saturated soil and high winds.

By adamg - 2/7/24 - 11:07 pm

WCVB has the video from the Alfa gas station on Washington Street in Roslindale, where a woman in an SUV slammed into a gas pump around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

By adamg - 2/6/24 - 9:58 am

Boston.com reports police say a man who was standing on the sidewalk in front of the Emporium gas station and car wash on Washington Street in Roslindale "inexplicably" ran into the street around 5:30 p.m. on Monday and was hit by a 30 bus.

By adamg - 2/4/24 - 12:58 pm

WBUR reports the role Futura Productions in Roslindale Square (at the top of the building where Distraction Brewing is) played in the production of A Gentleman of Istanbul, which is up for a Grammy tonight for best engineered classical album. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/24 - 9:03 pm

Jimmies Cafe on Corinth Street in Roslindale, which also sold sandwiches, but whose doors had been closed for a couple of weeks, made it official today: Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/24 - 10:15 pm
1400 Centre St.

The building, missing the street trees and level concrete sidewalk the developer promised the city.

The owners of residential condos in a three-year-old building at Centre and Weld streets in Roslindale today sued the developer and project manager, accusing them of handing them a building with at least $2.3 million worth of problems, including a leaky roof, uninsulated pipes, non-functioning sump and hallway ventilation systems, a cracked retaining wall and rear foundation, a smelly lobby and such poor sound insulation residents say they feel like they're in the condos of their upstairs neighbors. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/24 - 1:21 pm

A house on Pinedale Road, off Canterbury Street in Roslindale, was hit by at least four bullets, one of which wound up inside, around 6:45 this morning. WCVB reports no injuries. Police found five shell casings across the street.

By adamg - 1/13/24 - 5:33 pm
Rainbow over Uphams Corner

After the overnight torrents, we got another mini-torrent this afternoon, followed by a rainbow that water-weary Bostonians rushed out to see. Danny in Boston shows us the double rainbow over Uphams Corner in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/24 - 11:36 am

A disgruntled citizen with a large German Shepherd mix files a 311 complaint and a plea about the warning she got at Healy Field on Washington Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/24 - 8:59 am

67 Degrees of Franklin reports its closing its taproom there and moving it up to the Roslindale Substation in February to become the latest brewery at the neighborhood taproom/event/co-working space. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/24 - 9:23 am
Snowmen at the top of Peters Hill in the Arboretum with downtown Boston and the Back Bay behind them

Mark Smith had company when he got to the top of Peters Hill in the Arboretum this morning.

By adamg - 1/6/24 - 1:28 pm
Raccoon in a tree in Roslindale that's about to be felled

Roving UHub photographer Scott Cluett looked up at the tall pine at least partially coming down today at Selwyn and Farquhar streets in Roslindale and noticed a raccoon huddling up there, no doubt wondering about how to avoid coming down with the tree. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/24 - 9:59 am

Roslindale Village Main Street reports it's cancelled the Winter Farmers Market scheduled for Sunday morning because of the forecast snow.

Got a cancellation to announce? The Gary LaPierre Memorial Cancellation Report is standing by.

By adamg - 1/3/24 - 3:57 pm
Russ and Mimi's on Birch Street in Roslindale

Russ and Mimi's, awaiting a license (birch trees, bunnies are reflected from the mural across the street). See it larger.

Kelly Walsh

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a packie license to Kelly Walsh so she can open Russ and Mimi's at 16 Birch St. in Roslindale Square.

Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/23 - 9:22 am

Somebody called 311 around 5:30 p.m. on Monday to report he shot his wife at a Roslindale address and that he then tied up both her and the man he found with her and was standing over them. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/23 - 9:58 am

Via Keep Roslindale Quirky comes news that Exodus Bagels hopes to convert part of its bagelry at 2 McCraw St. in Roslindale into a sit-down restaurant. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/23 - 8:24 pm

Victim identified as Angel Luis Davila Vega, 18, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a person was fatally stabbed on Bradeen Street in Roslindale around 5:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/23 - 9:07 pm

A Sumner School staff member suffered minor injuries this afternoon while helping students cross Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square near the former Washington Irving Middle School that is now the Sumner's upper school, according to e-mail sent to parents by school Principal Meghan Welch. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/23 - 6:06 pm

NBC Boston reports somebody drove into the house at 182 Florence St. in Roslindale around 12:30 a.m.

By adamg - 11/12/23 - 2:17 pm
Copter over Northeast Corridor tracks in Roslindale

It only seems like the copter's gotten tangled in the wires along Rowe Street.

A fed-up citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about that helicopter Amtrak hired to survey the power lines along the Northeast Corridor, which had been slowly moving north, but which is now hovering low over Roslindale again, specifically, Rowe Street: Read more.

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