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By adamg - 9/29/20 - 8:56 am

The Daily Free Press reports reports that E4theFuture of Framingham will launch a car-share program in Roxbury, initially with four electric vehicles and with discounts for low-income users, by the end of the year.

By adamg - 9/26/20 - 1:06 pm
Newstead Monteglade on a MapQuest map

MapQuest map of the area.

Coffee consumer Ron Newman was looking for Dunkin' Donuts in Roxbury today when he discovered that the map you get if you search on 02119 brings up an unusual neighborhood name at the northernmost tip of Franklin Park: Newstead Monteglade. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/20 - 9:58 pm

Brigham and Women's reported this afternoon that 19 staffers and 9 patients have now tested positive for Covid-19 in a cluster related to two units, and that 600 additional people are now awaiting testing.

The hospital says all of the cases have been in people connected to its Braunwald Tower 16A and 14CD units. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/20 - 1:00 pm
Architect's rendering of Hawthorne Street condos

Rendering by Hacin + Associates.

Historic Boston, Inc. yesterday filed plans with the BPD to build a three-story, 14-unit condo building on Hawthorne Street in Roxbury, behind the currently empty St. James African Orthodox Church on Cedar Street, which the group would renovate into commercial space after completing the condos. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/25/20 - 12:20 pm

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Mayor Walsh told people heading to Nubian Square for a planned Breonna Taylor protest at 6 p.m. that they best way to protest is peacefully. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/20 - 11:06 am
Firefighters at 10 Rockland St. in Roxbury

Firefighters at 10 Rockland St. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 10 Rockland St. in Roxbury around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/20 - 10:18 am

NBC Boston reports on a cluster of Covid-19 cases among 19 patients and staffers in two medical/surgical units, with another 420 people awaiting test results.

By adamg - 9/23/20 - 10:25 am
Under arrest

Under arrest. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a worker was stabbed in the leg at Tropical Foods, 450 Melnea Cass Blvd. shortly before 5:20 p.m. on Monday by a man store workers said had been shoplifting moments earlier.

The worker confronted the man as he tried to leave the store, a fight broke out and the man got out a knife, workers said. The man was transported in a police wagon to the B-2 station for booking; the worker was transported in an ambulance to a local hospital.

By adamg - 9/19/20 - 10:20 pm

Live Boston rounds up the arrests between 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3:10 a.m. Saturday.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 9:57 pm

Victim identified as Dennis Mejia, 43.

NBC Boston reports three people were shot on Hammond Street near Westminster Street around 7:45 p.m.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 9:51 pm

Northeastern University announced tonight that it's reversed its decision to make 11 first-year students found in a room together forfeit roughly $28,000 in payments if they decide to re-enlist at the school for the spring - the money will instead go towards the cost of being at Northeastern then. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 11:34 am

Black teens and young adults have legitimate reasons to try to run away from police in Boston, but prosecutors can use testimony by the officers who arrested Tykorie Evelyn after he ran away from them - and present the gun they found in evidence - when he comes up for trial for the 2017 murder of Khisean Desvarieux outside the Orchard Gardens Community Center Boys and Girls Club in Roxbury, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/20 - 5:36 pm
Architect's rendering of 11 East Lenox St.

Rendering by Monte French Design Studio.

Two developers have filed plans with the BPDA for a seven-story, 34-unit apartment on what is now a parking lot off East Lenox Street, near Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/20 - 1:53 pm

The Nubian Summer Drive-In, which officially launches tonight, will show movies through October on a 40-foot-screen at the former Bartlett Yard bus yard at 2565 Washington St. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 9:54 pm

Around 9:40 p.m. where Waverly, Warren and Copleland streets meet. No reports of injuries or damage to nearby buildings or cars.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 9:50 pm
Lit drones over Northeastern

Edward Orde caught Northeastern University's convocation for the beginning of the school year, which featured a show of illuminated drones.

By adamg - 9/7/20 - 11:06 am
Shot-up Jeep

Shot-up Jeep. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man escaped serious injury early Sunday when somebody started firing at his Jeep from just a few feet away, in what might have been a case of mistaken identity in the area of Harold and Seaver streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/20 - 9:47 pm
Detective about to put a gun in a box in Roxbury

Detective storing gun found in car on Malcolm X Boulevard. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men they say were wandering around Roxbury Friday and early today, one on foot, the other in a gold BMW. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/20 - 10:37 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a protest along Mass. Ave. yesterday.

James W. Hills videoed the protest: Read more.

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