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By adamg - 4/30/19 - 8:01 pm

Turtle Swamp Brewing of Jamaica Plain is looking to obtain a zoning change that would let its current seasonal beer hall at the Roslindale Square Substation stay open permanently. Read more.

By adamg - 12/24/18 - 9:03 am

Boston Police report a man was punched and then stabbed outside 760 Cummins Highway, at Favre Street, around 12:25 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/18 - 10:36 am
Detectives at Mattapan stabbing scene

Detectives look for evidence at stabbing scene. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports a man was stabbed on the 800 block of Cummins Highway early this morning.

By adamg - 9/13/18 - 11:29 am

UPDATE: Boston Police report a 14-year-old student was charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.

One student stabbed another in a restroom at the Washington Irving School on Cummins Highway around 9:30 a.m., NBC Boston reports, adding the victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 6/9/18 - 12:05 am

Around 11:55 p.m., Friday, at the Burger King parking lot at 885 Cummins Highway.

By adamg - 5/20/18 - 12:46 pm
Car flipped over in Roslindale

Sean shows us the car turned turtle at the intersection of American Legion and Cummins highways with Canterbury Street around 11:45 a.m. At least firefighters didn't have to go far to render aid - the firehouse for Engine 53 and Ladder 16 is right at the intersection.

By adamg - 4/3/18 - 6:22 pm

Boston Police report drug-unit officers investigating possible drug sales in the area of the apartment building at 876 Cummins Highway, at the corner of Rexford Street, raided an apartment there yesterday evening and arrested five Mattapan residents and seized crack cocaine and other drugs and a loaded gun. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/18 - 10:54 am

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a landowner's proposal to replace a house with two two-family units on a parcel behind the Triple Eatery on Cummins Highway, near Sycamore Street, in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/18 - 6:39 pm

290 Cummins Hwy A&B


Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say held up the Cummins Market, 290 Cummins Highway, between Hyde Park Avenue and American Legion Highway around 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/17 - 11:26 pm

Officers investigating lights on at the Washington Irving School on Cummins Highway around 11 p.m. saw four males in their mid-teens run out. They nabbed three of them on Cummins Highway and on Hawthorne Street - one with the help of a search dog - and recovered a projector.

By adamg - 2/15/17 - 8:27 pm

A developer is looking to build several condos on land behind the Triple Eatery on Cummins Highway.

At a neighborhood meeting tonight, Patrick Mahoney showed a rendering of a building with eight two-bedroom units with 16 parking spaces that would replace the single-family home that now sits on the oddly shaped, mostly landlocked, 15,000-square foot parcel. Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/17 - 2:43 pm
Selling craft beer in the substation basement

Making a sale in the substation.

Roslindale substation back in business for first time in 45 years, this time as a craft-beer store, with restaurant to follow

Roslindale residents, city politicians and Keytar Bear gathered this morning at the old Boston Elevated substation to formally open the new Craft Beer Cellar and to take a look at the state of the cavernous main space, which will become a Chris Douglass restaurant called the Third Rail. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/16 - 4:41 pm
32 Cummins proposal, Roslindale

Architect's rendering, featuring ever circling birds.

City Realty, a Brookline landlord and property-management firm, wants to tear down a large house at 32 Cummins Highway and replace it with a 14-unit, four-story building. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/16 - 12:04 pm

A pedestrian was taken away in an ambulance after a crash around 11:30 a.m. at Cummins Highway and Lindall Street. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/16 - 12:07 am

Boston Police report a woman was walking home around 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday near Cummins Highway and Rosewood Street when: Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/16 - 6:36 pm
Fire at 849 Cummins Highway

The fire. Photo by BFD.

A third-floor fire reported around 6:25 p.m. at 849 Cummins Highway went to two alarms not long after. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/15 - 7:59 am
Proposed Cote Village building in Mattapan

Architect's rendering.

Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BRA to replace the old Cote Ford dealership at Cummins Highway and Regis Road with a 76 apartments - 52 in an apartment building and 24 in three townhouse buildings.

The Planning Office for Urban Affairs and Caribbean Integration Community Development say the proposed Cote Village, next to the planned Cummins Highway stop on the Fairmount Line, would remove a neighborhood blight and provide much needed affordable housing in a transit-oriented development. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/15 - 9:58 pm

Dervin Hibbert, 54, faces up to 15 years in prison following his conviction today on charges he drunkenly drove a minivan backwards down Cummins Highway on Nov. 23, 2013, hitting and dragging Walter Harris to his death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The jury found Hibbert guilty of motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence; it deadlocked on convicting him of the more serious charge of motor-vehicle homicide. Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/15 - 11:17 pm

When the New Yorker stopped into Triple Eatery on Cummins Highway tonight, he left the key in the ignition.

Surprise! The car was missing when he walked out with his food.

Fortunately for him, a BPD dispatcher issued a BOLO and officers soon spotted and stopped the car on Washington Street, just before Green, in Jamaica Plain. Driver and car were taken to E-5 in West Roxbury for a reunion.

By adamg - 1/5/15 - 2:45 pm

Boston Police report a traffic stop at Hyde Park Avenue and Cummins Highway in Roslindale on Sunday ended with the driver - already wanted by the feds for deportation - under arrest and two guns, ammunition, cocaine, heroin and peanut brittle headed for an evidence locker.

Police say officers on patrol around 11:45 a.m. ordered a driver to pull over to the curb because his windows seemed excessively dark.

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