The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved Juan Chavez's latest plan to replace his Moreno collision shop with a four-story building with six condos and ground-floor commercial space - and four parking spaces. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by St. Michael Cemetery, 510 Canterbury St. in Roslindale, to add four new crematorium bays or "retorts" after nearby residents - including one who said she is planning to be cremated there - raised concerns about mercury and other metal emissions that might land in the area after cremations. Read more.
WFXT reports five of the bucket bangers who congregate outside Mayor Wu's Roslindale home most mornings were issued tickets under the new ordinance - which the City Council passed on Wednesday and Wu promptly signed - which prohibits targeted protesting outside somebody's house before 9 a.m.
A Norwood man was sentenced to 22 to 24 years in state prison today after he admitted he fatally shot Daniel Vo on Rowe Street in Roslindale in 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
With West Roxbury Municipal Court on alert, BPD will be monitoring sound levels outside Mayor Wu's Roslindale house when she leaves for work this week to ensure that if protesters keep showing up to call her names, they do it at low volume. Read more.
Two of the protesters in front of the woods along American Legion Highway.
About 75 residents gathered along American Legion Highway near the Walgreens to oppose a Texas developer's plans to carve away a big chunk of the hillside and ledge there for a complex with 270 apartments in nine low-slung buildings with 415 parking spaces. Read more.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday found Richard Lugo guilty of manslaughter and various gun charges for the fatal shooting of Pascual Casiano and the wounding of a second man during a fight at their workplace on American Legion Highway on Oct. 31, 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to expand the Arboretum Grill building on Washington Street at Mosgrove Avenue by adding three more floors and 14 apartments, saying that while Washington Street in Roslindale could certainly do with more density, the specific proposal was just too dense. Read more.