Egleston Square

By - 3/26/18 - 8:50 am
MBTA and school bus after crash in Egleston Square

Photo of T bus by Rick Macomber, photo of school bus by Jenn Brandel.

Updated with statement by Transit Police.

Transit Police report the driver of a 44 bus didn't stop for a flashing red light at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street around 5:45 a.m. and ran into a BPS school bus already in the intersection. Read more.

By - 3/25/18 - 12:57 pm

KMV reports a man was shot on Westminster Avenue near Washington Street early this morning. Somebody put him in a car and wound up at Blue Hill Avenue and Warren Street, where police were investigating an unrelated crash. EMTs were summoned, the man was taken to the hospital in bad shape - the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 3/21/18 - 11:28 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Gate on Washington Street in Egleston Square has closed its doors, barely 11 months after it opened as a replacement for the shuttered James's Gate on South Street.

The building housing the Gate was posted for sale today.

By - 1/1/18 - 3:10 pm

A man walked into the McDonald's on American Legion Highway in Roslindale around 2:45 p.m., ordered some chicken, then grabbed money out of the register and fled. About ten minutes later, a man walked into the McDonald's on Washington Street in Egleston Square and pulled the same stunt. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 2:13 pm
Egleston Square proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal today approved the Elizabeth Stone House's proposal for a 32-unit apartment building at 3012 Washington St., on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square, in which all the units would be rented as affordable. Read more.

By - 11/17/17 - 5:42 pm

WBZ reports on the incident this afternoon on School Street - in which a police officer fired a shot at the fleeing gunman's car, a white Audi, after the driver backed into him. He was not seriously injured.

By - 10/9/17 - 4:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man and two teens on charges they broke into Alex Market, 1985 Columbus Ave., around 2 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 9/20/17 - 7:28 pm

School Superintendent Tommy Chang today notified students, staff and parents at Greater Egleston High School that "Headmaster Julie Coles is on leave due to an ongoing internal investigation." Read more.

By - 9/8/17 - 12:15 am

Around 11:15 p.m. on Washington Street near Beethoven Street. Shell fragments recovered, but no victims.

By - 6/25/17 - 12:31 am

Around 12:25 a.m. at 72 Bragdon St., off Ernst Street.

By - 6/13/17 - 6:46 pm

Around 6:15 p.m. at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street, right in front of the Egleston House of Pizza.

By - 5/13/17 - 9:08 pm
Egleston Square crash

Darlene photographed the aftermath of a crash shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Washington Street, just north of Columbus Avenue. At least two people were taken to local emergency rooms.

By - 4/30/17 - 8:44 am

Around midnight on Washington Street, on the JP side of Columbus, per Boston EMS Incidents.

By - 4/23/17 - 6:48 pm

Inside 79 Walnut Park, around 6:40 p.m.

By - 3/22/17 - 8:23 pm

NBC Boston reports Boston firefighters who responded to what turned into a two-alarm fire at 35 West Walnut Park around 8 a.m. had problems due to the amount of material piled up in the house.

By - 3/3/17 - 9:42 am

Spare Change News reports the BPDA yesterday approved new development guidelines for the Washington Street corridor that call for 40% of new residential units to be affordable. Activists, who had staged a two-day sit-in in Mayor Walsh's office to press demands the number be at least 55%, were ejected by police.

By - 12/1/16 - 10:38 am

The Bulletin reports on the infighting that has delayed a BPDA vote on what to do along Washington Street in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, which has devolved into people involved in the process only agreeing to talk to a reporter off the record.

By - 11/16/16 - 5:59 pm

Around 5:40 p.m. at 18 Wardman Rd., off Walnut Park

By - 10/25/16 - 3:30 pm

WBZ reports on the 12:20 p.m. crash at School and Washington streets.

By - 10/17/16 - 11:40 pm

WBZ reports the carjacking happened tonight on Washington Street at West Walnut Park. The car was found about a block away, with the baby unharmed.