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Around 9:45 p.m. in the area of Centre and Bickford streets. Nobody hit.
Jamaica Plain dispensary worker arrested after showing up at work with unlicensed, loaded gun and two magazines filled with bullets, police say
Boston Police report arresting an employee at Seed, 401 Centre St. in Hyde Square, for the Glock with a bullet in the chamber and two magazines loaded with a total of 35 bullets they say he brought to work yesterday - two days after a dispensary in Roslindale was robbed at gunpoint. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News reports a Haitian restaurant will soon replace 100% Delicias on Centre Street.
The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council's Public Service Committee says the neighborhood needs more trash receptacle along Centre Street and the north side of Jamaica Pond because of slobs who can't hold onto their trash until they find one or get home, the Jamaica Plain Gazette reports.
Coming out of the pandemic and with a possible recession looming, Jamaica Plain chocolate and nut shop to shut down
A man was shot on Centre Street across from the Curley School, shortly before 5:30 p.m.
Developer asks judge to push BPDA out of the way so he can build condos on Centre Street in West Roxbury if it won't vote on the project
Gary Martell, who tore down a 19th-century home and a 1960s-era pillbox of a bank branch on Centre Street to make way for a 21-unit condo building, today sued the BPDA for failing to schedule a vote on the project, which has now left West Roxbury's main shopping area with a large fenced-off pile of dirt. Read more.
A little kid crossing Centre Street at Bellevue Street was hit by a car driver who apparently ran a red light there, around 3:25 p.m., according to witnesses - although the driver says he thinks he had a green light. Read more.
The Family Dollar store, where Value Village used to be, at the corner of Centre and Park streets, is closing for good one of these days, which means West Roxburyans with a yen for discount stuff will have to drive into Roslindale, Hyde Park or Dedham for a Family Dollar. Owner Harris Krafchik put the 8,000-square foot building, built in 1930, up for lease this summer.
Tom the roving UHub photographer couldn't help but stop to take in the crash at Walter and Centre streets in Roslindale around 12:40 p.m. - since the two cars were now occupying the space where he had hope to go to turn left. No injuries that he could tell.
Jamaica Plain Speed Racers take out shrubs, trees and other cars along its parkways; sewer vent pipe is auto-circumcised
Residents along the Arborway and the parkway part of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain have long had to watch the aftermath of motorists taking out street-light poles. One reports on the latest carnage this weekend, to go with the photos she took. Read more.
Developer Gary Martell had his crew tear down the former People's Federal Savings Bank on Centre and Park streets in West Roxbury this morning, in preparation for the 21-unit condo building he still needs BPDA approval to build. Read more.
Driver stopped for man lying in the road in Jackson Square, backed up, then drove right over him, killing him, DA says
A Hyde Park man faces murder charges for allegedly running over a pedestrian who had collapsed on the street in front of him and for whom a bus driver had stopped early Thursday morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Read more.
Around 5 a.m. on Columbus Avenue where Centre Street turns into Ritchie Street, WFXT reports.
Developer readies plans to convert large, crumbling former church in Jamaica Plain into apartments and performance space
Pennrose, the company currently turning a former middle school in Hyde Park into New England's first LGBTQ-centered senior-citizen apartment building, says it will shortly file detailed plans to turn the former Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain into a new moderate-income housing complex with performance and community space. Read more.
Friday, one day after a contractor demolished the old Keith House on Centre Street, ISD issued a stop-work order rescinding the permission it had granted Tuesday for the work.
Developer Gary Martell tore down the house, built in 1839, to make way for a 21-unit condo building he wants to build. He also plans to tear down the former People's Federal Savings Bank building next door, although he has yet to receive permission from the BPDA to actually put up the condos.
Developer wastes no time tearing down 19th-century house on Centre Street in West Roxbury to make way for 21st-century condos
A contractor for local developer Gary Martell's CAD Builders this morning tore down the Greek-revival Keith House on Centre Street to make way for a 21-unit condo building - assuming the project is approved by the BPDA - just two days after ISD issue a demolition permit. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Chase Bank to add a drive-up ATM to the new bank branch it's building where the BP gas station used to be on Centre Street at Belgrade Avenue. Read more.
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