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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Owner of Dorchester, Roslindale pizza places charged with beating, intimidating his mostly immigrant workers; one had to have genital surgery and all his teeth removed after attacks
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.
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.
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.
Boston firefighters responded around 6:20 a.m. to 58 Cedrus Ave., behind the Bates School in Roslindale. Read more.
Roslindale man got up to 120 m.p.h. in I-93 drag race before slamming into another vehicle and killing its driver, police say
Pair arrested on American Legion Highway in Roslindale with two guns, one loaded with 40 bullets, police say
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.
And demands a drink because he's had such a ruff day. Read more.
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.
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.
Four arrested after guns, dirt bikes and drugs seized at Roslindale self-storage place in investigation into area drag racing, police say
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.
Mark Smith enjoyed the morning light filtering through the giant hemlocks at the Arnold Arboretum.
Developers propose 230-unit apartment building they say will put the Arboretum back in Arboretum Road
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.
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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