Roslindale

By - 12/31/17 - 7:15 pm

Photos from the Hyde Park Ave. gas-main event. Ambulance crashed onto median. Gas spraying into air behind the tractor in one photo.

By - 12/31/17 - 6:21 pm
Flaming gas main on Hyde Park Avenue

Flaming gas main. Photo by BFD.

UPDATE, 10 p.m. Fire still burning. BFD says problem is that shutting off gas would leave many residents without heat, adds, "This scene is expected to be active well into tomorrow."

Around 6:10 p.m. in front of 340 Hyde Park Ave., across from Pagel Playground. Read more.

By - 12/29/17 - 8:59 am

Outside 32 Florian St., off Hyde Park Ave., around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Doogs reports.

By - 12/23/17 - 7:47 pm

UPDATE: WCVB reports the victim was shot at Washington-Beech, and that he was then dumped out of a car near the parkway.

Shortly before 6:40 p.m. on Washington Street near the CVS parking lot by West Roxbury Parkway. The person's injuries were serious enough to have the homicide unit called in just in case.

By - 12/18/17 - 4:21 pm
Van Ness

Hours after Segun Idowu announced he wants to run against longtime state Rep. Angelo Scaccia next year, Hyde Park civil-rights attorney Gretchen Van Ness announced she plans to run for the 14th Suffolk seat as well.

Read more.

By - 12/18/17 - 11:18 am
Segun Idowu

Segun Idowu of Hyde Park has announced an exploratory committee to look at running next year for the 14th Suffolk state-representative seat long held by Angelo Scaccia.

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By - 12/17/17 - 5:48 pm

Remember the controversy about Petco’s Unleashed store moving into Roslindale Square? The marketplace has apparently spoken, as they are having a 40% off “everything must go” sale. I just called and they confirmed that their location will be closing.

By - 12/12/17 - 9:21 am
Dedicated bus lane on Washington Street in Roslindale

The T and the city coned off all the parking spaces from Roslindale Square to Forest Hills on Washington Street this morning to test out the logistics of having a dedicated bus and bike lane on the road that serves as a congested funnel for numerous bus routes serving Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Dedham. Read more.

By - 12/10/17 - 8:52 pm

Boston firefighters responded shortly after 8 p.m. to 67 Poplar St. (the building PS Gourmet is in), John Duffill reports. Firefighters knocked the fire down fairly quickly; investigators are now looking to determine the cause.

By - 12/10/17 - 8:37 pm
Arnold Arboretum sledding

Timothy West captured this scene near the Walter Street entrance to the Arnold Arboretum this afternoon.

By - 12/10/17 - 8:28 pm

Looks like fire was on first floor of beauty spa, next to Treasure Chest. StI'll fighting it in ceiling.

By - 12/7/17 - 3:54 pm
Josh Zakim at licensing hearing

Zakim makes rare appearance at licensing hearing in support of Laughing Monk.

The Boston Licensing Board today chose an existing Mission Hill Thai/sushi restaurant for the one liquor license it had over a proposed shaken-seafood place in Roslindale. Read more.

By - 12/2/17 - 11:44 am

The Boston Licensing Board next week considers a request for food-serving and liquor licenses from Shaking Seafood, which hopes to open on Poplar Street in Roslindale Square, where Jerusalem Trading used to be. Read more.

By - 11/18/17 - 9:30 am

WHDH reports police are investigating what happened between a pair of relatives around 12:10 a.m. at Washington Street and Metropolitan Avenue to cause one to shoot the other in the stomach, then use the gun to commit suicide an hour later.

By - 11/17/17 - 6:28 pm

Both the bfresh at 470 Washington St. in Brighton and the 7-Eleven at 4196 Washington St. in Roslindale Square currently have "50% off" signs because both are about to close down.

By - 11/17/17 - 10:07 am

Trillium Brewing of Fort Point will be opening a winter beer garden in the almost completely renovated trolley substation in Roslindale Square, the company and Roslindale Village Main Street announced today. Read more.

By - 11/16/17 - 12:42 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports investigators have concluded a Saturday fire that did an estimated $350,000 in damage to a house on Newburg Street at Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale was caused by "improper disposal of smoking material" on the first-floor porch. Before being knocked down, the fire spread to the second floor and attic.

GoFundMe page for the residents.

By - 11/16/17 - 12:22 pm
Ick in Roslindale
Male potency package, emptied

Timothy the roving UHub photographer reports finding this collection of items pinned to a fence at Catherine and Meyer streets in Roslindale yesterday.

What are the odds the person responsible took responsibility for it?

By - 11/13/17 - 6:32 pm

A MassDOT spokesperson reports the city told MBTA directors today it's ready to seriously map out how to get a dedicated bus lane on the narrow Washington Street between Forest Hills and Roslindale Square: Read more.

By - 11/13/17 - 2:31 pm

Boston South Fair Skies holds its second formal organizing meeting on Wednesday in Roslindale.

The group, formed earlier this year after residents grew tired of hour after hour of jets roaring overhead in narrow air corridors, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway at Washington St.