One concerned citizen files a 311 report that one of the rain-garden sprayers at playground at Moakley Park in South Boston doesn't shut off; another concerned citizen reports the sprayer at the Fallon Field playground in Roslindale won't turn on.
On neighborhood Facebook groups, West Roxbury, Roslindale, Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain residents report being startled awake either shortly before or after 5 a.m. by at least two loud booms. On Twitter, Pete Cannon reports: Read more.
Around 5:45 p.m. at the Fallon Field basketball court off Walorth and Tyndale streets. The victim who was stabbed in the chest managed to make it to Checkmate Cafe at South and Robert, where somebody called 911. The other victim was stabbed in the arm. Both victims' injuries are considered not life threatening.
Police are looking for somebody who jumped out of a car, then jumped back in after the stabbings and drove off.
Workers unwrapped the new playground at Fallon Field yesterday and word quickly got out - kids and parents swarmed the place well after sunset. Chris Kollett, one of the parents who pushed for the revamp, as part of an effort to get more play spaces in the neighborhood, took a bunch of photos today, including one from the very top of the slide - the longest in Boston: Read more.
Not one but two concerned citizens report "politically inflammatory" graffiti scrawled on the walls and surface of the Fallon Field street-hockey rink overnight, such as "Hillary for Prison" and "Clinton killed Americans."
City parks officials and a design firm last week showed off renovation plans for the Fallon Field playground that would include Roslindale's first playground spray deck and a "secret garden" in a layout that spreads across two levels on the park's hillside.
Last night, Roslindale (and Hyde Park) residents living near the golf course were treated to the sounds of explosions coming from somewhere inside Stony Brook Reservation. Tonight, as Gradon Tripp shows, people with little fear of getting caught were shooting off fireworks from Fallon Field. He adds:
We're between the train station and Walter/South St. All the neighbors came out to watch.