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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 - 5/26/20 - 1:54 pm
Leading a tree trimmer down a fire ladder

Recalcitrant bucket, more nimble fire ladder, tree worker and firefighter. Photo by BFD.

Firefighters with a ladder truck rescued a tree trimmer today after the hydraulics on his bucket failed and he got stuck near the crown of a mature tree in a yard on Cornell Street in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/18 - 4:36 pm
Drugs and money seized in Roslindale

Boston Police report raiding 133 Cornell St., near Kittridge, around 9 a.m. today and seizing 70 grams of cocaine and a whole lot of cash: More than $60,000. Peter Akara, 36, was charged with trafficking Class B drugs, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 5/12/18 - 10:02 pm
Car crash on Metropolitan Avenue in Hyde Park

Chris Dunn shows us the scene on Metropolitan Avenue in Hyde Park around 7:30 p.m. Around the same time, on the other side of the train tracks, in Roslindale, a car went up in flames on Cornell Street between Poplar and Kittredge.

By adamg - 8/20/17 - 6:33 pm
Googly eyed rock on Cornell Street

A couple months ago, a developer tore down two single-family homes on Cornell Street in Roslindale to build four townhouses. But it turns out there's this giant boulder right in the middle. Last night or today, somebody put a couple of giant googly eyes on it - alas, one of them has since fallen off.

H/t Michelle.

By adamg - 4/4/15 - 11:02 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating why a car was parked facing the wrong way on Cornell Street at Colberg Avenue Friday afternoon wound up arresting the driver on gun charges and his passenger on drug charges.

Police say that when the officers approached the car around 3:45 p.m., the two people inside were "moving in such a way as if to suggest or indicate either drug usage or a drug transaction."

By adamg - 9/11/14 - 9:25 am
Tiny free library in Roslindale

Look what popped up outside 185 Cornell St. in Roslindale this week.

"If you take a book, you do not need to return it," the sign atop the box says. "If you leave a book, it is for anyone to take."

Jamaica Plain already has several libraries in a box.

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