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By adamg - 11/5/20 - 2:00 pm
Rutchada on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale

Rutchada Thai Cuisine opened this weekend at 153 Belgrade Ave., near Walworth Street, replacing a Thai place that replaced a Chinese place that replaced a Taiwanese place that replaced a Vietnamese place that replaced a Chinese place. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 8:44 am
Line at the Conley School on Poplar Street in Roslindale

Michelle McCarthy got in line to vote at the Conley School in Roslindale shortly before 8 a.m. She reports it took about 40 minutes from the corner of Dale and Poplar to get inside to vote. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/20 - 6:11 pm

Kim Foley MacKinnnon got to work with the snow on her Roslindale front steps today to create a social-distancing candy luge: Read more.

By adamg - 10/22/20 - 2:59 pm
Sunrise over Healy Field in Roslindale

Paul Friedmann watched the sun come up over Healy Field in Roslindale this morning, wonders if he's the only one who sees an angel.

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By adamg - 10/22/20 - 1:26 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Laquan Miller for repeatedly shooting two men in the back in the Archdale housing complex in 2011, killing one of them. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 2:43 pm
Apartments over hardware store on Washington Street in Roslindale

Rendering by John Freeman.

Update: The colors in the rendering are not the final colors.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal to add three floors of apartments to the building that now houses Ace Hardware and several smaller stores on Washington Street at Metropolitan Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/20 - 9:02 pm

In what is probably not at all surprising when the pandemic means no more buffets, Lisa Beatman reports (in Keep Roslindale Quirky) that the Flaming Grill and Buffet, which had been serving up Chinese buffet (and mac and cheese and sushi) on American Legion Highway in Roslindale since 2017 has been replaced by Cajun Crab Shack, which, of course, serves various types of boiled Cajun seafood dishes, as well as po' boys. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 2:18 pm

Josef Porteleki, owner of the Ace Hardware store on Washington Street at Metropolitan Avenue, goes before the Zoning Board of Appeal next week for permission to add 14 apartments in three floors to what is now a one-story commercial block. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 10:19 am

There are currently a couple of Boston-specific petitions circulating online: Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/20 - 11:28 am
The new look of Cummins Highway

The new, but still temporary, look of Cummins Highway, coming soon.

A city pilot aimed at making Cummins Highway safer by reducing the number of lanes from four to two and adding dedicated bicycle paths will be extended from Wood Avenue to American Legion Highway by the end of the month - as the city looks at more permanent changes along the thoroughfare - a Public Works project manager says. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 1:38 pm
Car into building on Washington Street in Roslindale

Travel New England reports two cars crashed on Washington Street near Hayes Road in Roslindale around 12:40 p.m. One missed a hydrant, then plunged into a permanent trench that runs along the front of an apartment building at the intersection.

By adamg - 10/4/20 - 9:08 pm

A man was shot in the shoulder at Rowe and Seymour streets in Roslindale around 8:25 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/20 - 9:42 am
Tree down in Roslindale

Ed Grzyb reports this tree came down on Brown Avenue in Roslindale this morning, taking out the sidewalk and utility lines, but adds nobody was hurt.

State Police report falling trees shut the ramp from Cambridge Street to Storrow Drive and VFW Parkway near the Home Depot in West Roxbury.

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 - 9:54 pm

WBZ reports a federal judge today sentenced David Daoud Wright of Everett to 30 years in prison for hatching a plot to behead a rightwing writer but which fell apart after he convinced his uncle in Roslindale to go kill some cops - only to be shot dead in the parking lot of the Roslindale CVS in 2015 by an FBI agent and a Boston Police officer who had been monitoring the two and who said he refused orders to stop coming at them with a large knife. 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.

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 11:31 pm

"2020 In Review"

Dan Dehart is a teacher at the Haley Pilot School in Roslindale, who posted this review of 2020 for his students as they began their new year (remotely) today.

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 10:35 pm
Lighting candles in Ginsburg's honor in Adams Park

Jenn Baldvins and Dennis McA'Nulty light candles at Adams Park.

About 40 Roslindale residents gathered in Adams Park in Roslindale Square tonight for a vigil to remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 10:07 pm
Police at crime scene on Washington Street

Police at the crime scene on Washington Street.

A person was shot on Washington Street in Roslindale near Haydn Street shortly after 8 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Read more.

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