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By adamg - 7/19/19 - 4:16 pm
Hot RMV customers in Roslindale

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the inhumane conditions on the verge of a deadly heat wave at the Roslindale branch of the RMV: Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 8:52 pm

Boston Police report the man shot to death on Rowe Street in Roslindale yesterday afternoon was Daniel Vo, 24, of Boston. No arrests have yet been made.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 3:37 pm

Live Boston reports a person was fatally shot at 27 Rowe St. around 3:10 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 11:29 am
Truck parked the wrong way on Washington Street in Roslindale

At least the Clydesales would be cute: Courtney Feeley Karp‎ spotted this Bud truck this morning parked against traffic on Washington Street, and blocking traffic from leaving Kittredge Street, in Roslindale, where the road is just one lane in each direction.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 8:50 pm
Rooster on Walk Hill Street in Jamaica Plain

Vee wonders if anybody's missing a rooster on Walk Hill Street near Harvard Street.

H/t Paul MacMaster for the headline

By adamg - 7/11/19 - 3:34 pm

MassDOT reports people who normally ride the Needham Line on Saturdays will have to find another way to get around between Aug. 3 and Oct. 12 to let workers install a "positive train control" system that will make the line safer by keeping trains from going too fast and reducing the odds they might crash into each other.

Preparation for the new system has included cutting down trees along the right of way in recent months.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 1:28 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved changing the main formal use of the Roslindale Square Substation from a restaurant to a beer garden, which will let Turtle Swamp Brewing of Jamaica Plain keep operating there on a more permanent basis.

Turtle Swamp owner John Lincecum says he already has some plans for the space - and the square itself - as big as the new window he hopes to have installed this summer ... Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/19 - 12:08 pm
One water sprayer won't turn off, one won't turn on; South Boston vs. Roslindale

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.

Earlier:
We need an exchange program for playground splash pads.

By adamg - 7/2/19 - 11:31 pm
Bluebikes at Forest Hills

Photo via BTD.

The Boston Transportation Department reports a Bluebikes station has finally been installed at the Forest Hills T stop. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/19 - 9:44 pm

Around 9:30 p.m. at the strip mall at 650 American Legion Highway (the one with the discount stores, not the one with the Stop & Shop). The suspect showed a gun, grabbed the woman's wallet, then fled down the road towards Mattapan on a scooter or dirt bike.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 10:16 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers in Roxbury yesterday spotted a man wanted for an armed robbery on American Legion Highway in Roslindale and arrested him for that incident - and then charged him for the loaded gun and heroin they say he was carrying. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 9:35 am

Joe LaRusso reports the storm, which moved in around 7 a.m., knocked out power to roughly 2,700 homes and businesses in Roslindale and West Roxbury.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 8:39 pm
Bradlees bag in Roslindale

Ezra Freedman noticed this scene on a Roslindale street this morning, wonders:

Is Bradlee’s grandfathered into the plastic bag ban?

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 11:17 am
Turkeys at Burger King drive thru in Roslindale

Travel New England had to wait his turn in the drive-thru lane at the Burger King on Washington Street in Roslindale this morning.

By adamg - 6/22/19 - 10:28 am
Flipped car in Roslindale

Matt M. photographed the aftermath of a two-car crash that left one car on its side on Poplar Street at Chisholm Street, near the Conley School, in Roslindale around 3 a.m. The second car was off to the right, behind the firefighters. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 11:13 pm
Architect's rendering of Roslindale building

Architect's rendering showing shadow residents jogging in front of newly featureless health center.

A Dorchester developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a three-story, six-family house next to the Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center on Taft Hill Terrace with a four-story, 16-condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 12:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man shortly after they say he robbed the TD Bank branch at 930 American Legion Highway in Roslindale this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 12:16 pm
Flags at Korean and Vietnam War memorial in Adams Park, Roslindale

The Arredondo Family Foundation turned Adams Park in Roslindale into a commemoration of fallen American service members, including putting flags in front of the memorial to Americans who died in the Korean and Vietnam wars.

In the center of the park, they put a metal structure with paper and markers for people to leave their own thoughts: Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/19 - 11:47 am

Were the winds just right last night to carry the sounds of Boston Calling bands as far south as Roslindale and Dedham? At 9:55 p.m., Lindsayisms posted a complaint: Read more.

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