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By adamg - 8/24/21 - 11:33 am
Kijana Rose

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal for a take-out bakery on Birch Street in Roslindale Square that would serve baked goods infused with marijuana. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/21 - 3:00 pm

Workhub at the Substation, the quieter of the two tenants in the Roslindale Substation in Roslindale Square announced today that it will be expanding into the cavernous former transformer room that Turtle Swamp Brewing is vacating in September and will continue to run a weekend beer hall and community gathering spot there. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 7:26 pm
Jackson

West Bridgewater Police report arresting an armed Akil Jackson on a variety of charges - including murder for the gunshot death of his girlfriend Alicia Heywood in the parking lot of her Roslindale Square workplace on July 29. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 12:54 pm

Turtle Swamp Brewing announced today it will be closing its beer garden in the Roslindale Substation next month. Turtle Swamp says it will be open Fridays and Saturdays for the rest of the month and just Saturdays in September, with its last day being Sept. 25, to coincide with the renewed Roslindale Porchfest.

That will leaves Distraction Brewing on Belgrade Avenue for Squaregoers seeking locally brewed beer.

By adamg - 8/4/21 - 8:21 pm
Alicia Heywood

The Cooperative Bank, headquartered on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale, has set up a fund to help the family of Alicia Heywood, who was shot to death last Thursday in the parking lot of Sullivan's Pharmacy next door, where she worked. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/3/21 - 10:00 am
Jackson

Akil Jackson.

Live Boston reports police are looking for Akil Jackson, 41, in connection with the shooting murder of Alicia Heywood in Roslindale Square on July 29. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/21 - 2:52 pm

Update: Victim identified as Alicia Heywood, 42, of Easton.

Boston Police report a woman was shot at Birch and Corinth streets in Roslindale Square shortly before 1:20 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/21 - 2:04 pm
Rendering of new Moreno builing

Nope.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today voted 4-2 to approve Juan Chavez's proposal to replace his auto-collision shop on Washington Street at Bexley Road with a four-story apartment/commercial building - which means the proposal was actually rejected because it didn't get the 5 votes required under state law. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/21 - 9:48 am
Needham Line train in Roslindale on a Sunday

Joe D. shows us something Roslindale hasn't seen in decades: Sunday service on the Needham Line, part of the T's post-pandemic commuter-rail schedule changes.

By adamg - 6/5/21 - 11:09 pm
Workers on a piece of the new bridge at Robert Street

After connecting thick wires to a large slab of concrete, workers jumped off to help steady it as the crane lifted it to the bridge.

After one crew spent last night on equipment that gnawed away the old Needham Line bridge over Robert Street in Roslindale Square, another crew came in this morning to get the new bridge into place and ready for trains on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/21 - 10:14 am

A Belmont teacher who also bakes cakes and toaster pastries has rented the space next to the Birch Street wine shop, where the cheese shop used to be, for a bakery. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/21 - 9:47 pm

Boston Police are looking for three guys they say broke into Bob's Pita Market, 4198 Washington St. in Roslindale Square early on April 25, found nothing of any value worth stealing, then beat up a store employee who responded to the alarm they triggered, took his car keys, beat him up again when he came after them, then fled with nothing when somebody who happened to be driving by stopped to see what the commotion was about. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/21 - 2:54 pm
Big beam

Yesterday, a trucker delivered this oversize-load sized steel beam to Robert Street in Roslindale Square so that, starting at 4 a.m. on Saturday, workers can begin to replace the bridge that now carries the Needham Line over the street. The bridge dates to 1898.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 10:14 pm

Napper Tandy's on Washington Street in Roslindale Square reports it's getting ready to re-open after months with its doors shut due to Covid-19 - and it's looking to hire "bartenders, servers, cooks, and dishwashers."

By adamg - 3/21/21 - 2:30 pm

Driver managed to flip his car at South Street and Taft Hill Terrace in Roslindale Square early this morning. No injuries.

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 - 11/19/20 - 4:34 pm
Rendering of new Belgrade Avenue condos

Proposed new building.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved plans to replace a run-down garage on Belgrade Avenue at Amherst Street in Roslindale with a three-story, eight-unit condo building with ground-floor commercial space. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/20 - 10:10 pm
Rendering of proposed new Washington Street building in Roslindale Square

Rendering by Rode Architects.

A developer based in Bay Village has proposed replacing the block that now houses Dragon Chef, Bob's Pita Market, Delicious Yogurt and a performance space with a six-story, 39-unit residential building on Washington Street in Roslindale Square, between the Roslindale Community Center/RMV and Basile Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 3:28 pm
New building on Washington Street at Archdale Road

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved an 18-unit condo building on Washington Street at Archdale Road, and plans for nine apartments on three new floors to be added to what is now a one-story building on Poplar Street in Roslindale Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/20 - 9:28 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal tomorrow considers a request from the owner of 25-29 Poplar St., currently a single-story building that is home to a barber shop, beauty salon and a boutique, to add three floors with nine residential units. Read more.

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