Washington Street

By - 10/10/18 - 3:56 pm
Window damage

As Glenn Whidden discovered this morning, whoever tried smashing his way in didn't succeed, but did leave behind evidence in the form of the pipe he used and his blood from where he cut himself on the window. The store was closed at lunchtime.

By - 10/10/18 - 10:06 am
Architect's rendering of senior-citizen building in Roxbury

Architect's rendering, featuring a flock of birds.

A non-profit group is proposing a six-story, 52-unit apartment building for senior citizens as part of the Bartlett Place development off Washington and Bartlett streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 10/9/18 - 2:57 pm
50 Stedman St. rendering

Architect's rendering

A South Boston developer is betting people will want to live in what could be a "gateway project" to transform Stedman Street in Jamaica Plain from a collection of truck yards and cinderblock buildings into a new residential area. Read more.

By - 10/6/18 - 11:45 pm

Updated, 9:50 a.m., Sunday.

An attendant in his early 60s at the Fabian gas station on Washington Street at Melville Avenue was shot during a robbery attempt around 11:35 p.m. Read more.

By - 9/29/18 - 9:18 pm

Around 9:10 p.m. on Washington Street near Fuller Street. One vehicle also hit; several shell casings recovered.

By - 9/19/18 - 9:00 pm

Roslindale Village Main Street reports that the JP-based Chilacates will be opening its latest outlet in the Washington Street space vacated by Redd's in Rozzie and Tony's Market. Read more.

By - 9/11/18 - 12:24 pm
Where triple deckers would go in Roslindale

Proposed lot, across from Burger King, CVS, liquor store and sub shop.

The Board of Appeals today approved a Dorchester developer's plans for three triple deckers on a ledgy outcropping across from the Burger King in Washington - provided he can work out a driveway issue with a neighbor for the 28-space parking lot he wants to build. Read more.

By - 9/9/18 - 10:01 am
Burning car and street in Roslindale

Around 1:30 a.m., Jay Kraft was awoken by a burning car sending flames down Washington Street near Albano Street.

David Rajfer watched firefighters put out fire along spilled gasoline down the street: Read more.

By - 9/8/18 - 9:44 pm
Crash on Washington Street in Roslindale

Gradon Tripp photographed the aftermath of a crash, apparently between a car and a motorcycle, on Washington Street at Healey Field in Roslindale shortly before 9:30 p.m.

NECN reports one person was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

By - 9/6/18 - 9:53 am

The city didn't just decide to put up random plastic stanchions in the square for the heck of it. Walk Up Roslindale explains how the stick things and new markings are an attempt to "calm" traffic, to make drivers go slower, to make the roads safer for pedestrians and bicyclists - and the drivers themselves.

By - 9/6/18 - 8:20 am
Flipped car in Roslindale

Around 6:30 a.m., a car flipped on Washington Street in Roslindale, on the side towards Forest Hills, near Puritan Ice Cream. Read more.

By - 8/31/18 - 9:22 am
New bus/bike lane in Roslindale

Sometime overnight, a city crew painted the town red - or at least the morning bus/bike lane from Roslindale Square to Forest Hills - as BNF shows us.

The lane, in effect since June, requires people to move their cars before the morning rush hour so that commuters on all the buses that funnel down Washington Street from Roslindale, West Roxbury and Mattapan, along with bicyclists, can get a faster ride to the T stop.

By - 8/29/18 - 2:11 pm
Tattoo parlor to be in Roslindale Square

Building where the tattoo parlor will go.

The Board of Appeals yesterday inked its approval of a Malden man's proposal for a tattoo parlor at the corner of Washington and Corinth streets in Roslindale Square. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 9:53 pm

Federal officials charge a Dorchester man used an apartment at 4347 Washington St., near Hayes Road in Roslindale, as a stash house for his supply of fentanyl - and that he used two boys, one possibly as young as three, to answer the door and direct buyers to the drawers where they could find the drugs they would then pay for. Read more.

By - 8/2/18 - 10:30 pm

The Mobil station at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street was held up around 10:15 p.m. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'3" with a slim build and wearing a blue T-shirt and black pants, who fled on foot.

By - 7/31/18 - 3:24 pm

UPDATE: Bail set at $2,000, Suffolk County DA reports.

Boston Police report a man with a cast on one leg and holding a cane was punched to the ground and then repeatedly kicked by four men who made off with his purple cell phone, at Temple Place and Washington Street, around 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By - 7/30/18 - 10:01 pm

Shortly before 9:40 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

A second ambulance was called to the scene for a man who had injuries that appeared to come from being thrown from a car.

By - 7/20/18 - 9:56 am

The Boston Business Journal reports a developer wants to tear down the Whole Foods and Citizens Bank buildings on Washington Street in Brighton and replace them with a 270-unit apartment building that would have room on the first floor for the market to move back into. Read more.

By - 7/16/18 - 9:07 am

Roslindale Village Package Thief - Washington x Metropolitan

Somebody who lives on Washington Street near Metropolitan Avenue in Roslindale posted this video of a woman with a smoking habit stealing a package waiting for him around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday. She checks out the box, leaves, then returns (around 1:50 in the video). She probably won't get much for the bottle of coffee syrup inside, though.

By - 6/29/18 - 9:11 am
Spider-Man on a Washington Street bus in Roslindale this morning

Checking his calendar for his next appointment with Doc Ock.

Chris Helms proves it's true what they say about the 34 and 40 buses in Roslindale - you never know who you'll run into.