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By adamg - 11/28/23 - 9:07 pm

A Sumner School staff member suffered minor injuries this afternoon while helping students cross Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square near the former Washington Irving Middle School that is now the Sumner's upper school, according to e-mail sent to parents by school Principal Meghan Welch. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/23 - 9:10 am

Boston Police are looking for three young teens, one armed with what looked like a gun, who stole a person's scooter at Cummins Highway and Sycamore Street around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

In addition to being threatened to get off his green Gater scooter, the victim was punched in the arm.

By adamg - 10/5/23 - 12:47 pm

Boston Police and federal agents yesterday arrested two men in the parking lot of a Roslindale strip mall on charges they were fentanyl salesmen for the Sinaloa crime cartel, as part of a long-running investigation into Mexican drugs making their way to Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/23 - 8:49 am

The Dorchester Reporter profiles Ellice Patterson, an artist in residence at the Boston Transportation Department whose crawl was "aimed at opening eyes about the challenges within the ongoing Mattapan Square Transportation Action Plan." It took her 45 minutes to almost circumnavigate the complex intersection.

By adamg - 6/11/23 - 7:36 pm
Fire scene, photo by BFD

The Boston Fire Department reports a rear-deck fire at 571 Cummins Highway in Mattapan quickly went to two alarms. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/23 - 10:27 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a Mattapan man on gun charges after initially pulling him over for running a red light at Cummins Highway and Harvard Street in Mattapan shortly before 5:30 p.m. today. Read more.

By Oliver Blake - 5/24/23 - 11:03 am
Speed hump on Evans Street in Mattapan

Expect more car-slowing speed humps, like this one on Evans Street in Mattapan

City officials this week unveiled a "safety surge" program aimed at making neighborhood streets, intersections and certain key thoroughfares safer for pedestrians, bicyclists - and motorists. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/23 - 6:18 pm
Smoke rising above Cummins Highway and Hyde Park Avenue

Smoke rising from near tracks at Hyde Park Avenue and Cummins. Photo by Richard Ovesen.

Ed Baur reports a brush fire off Rowe Street and Cummins Highway set a couple of sheds on fire. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/23 - 11:09 am

A 12year-old boy at home on Cummins Highway across from Seminole Street was shot in the lower leg around 8:20 p.m. Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/23 - 1:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roslindale man and an alleged accomplice from Hyde Park after, police say, they smashed the front door of a Cummins Highway garage, stole the key for a specific car, then sped off after crashing through a chain link fence, early Thursday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/23 - 10:32 am

A Milton developer is asking the BPDA to let him reduce the amount of garage parking he has to provide at a 49-unit apartment building between Cummins Highway and American Legion Highway, next to the Stop & Shop, from 61 spaces to 49. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/22 - 3:38 pm

Boston Police and Animal Control this morning responded to Sacred Heart Parish on Cummins Highway in Roslindale after a horse waiting to transport somebody on her final ride to a local cemetery collapsed and died. The horse was picked up and removed by Parks and Recreation.

By adamg - 8/21/22 - 4:03 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man, a 17-year-old and two 15-year-olds they say were roaming Oak Lawn Cemetery in Roslindale with loaded guns Friday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/22 - 6:24 pm
Violinsts in the Roslindale Substation

The Substation in Roslindale Square formally opened today, starting with a performance by Musiconnects overlooking Adams Park. Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/22 - 3:15 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers arrested four teens Thursday at Oak Lawn Cemetery on Cummins Highway in Roslindale, each packing a gun loaded with at least eight bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/22 - 8:52 am
Car crash in Roslindale

Around 8:15 p.m. at Cummins Highway and Sycamore Street. At least three people, including a child and a police officer, transported to the hospital for observation, NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 10/28/21 - 10:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kion Thomas, 44, of Mattapan, on charges he stabbed a man outside the Burger King at 885 Cummins Highway on Oct. 21.

The victim survived. Thomas was arrested today on charges of assault with intent to murder and assault with a dangerous weapon, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 10/12/21 - 1:19 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say robbed a Burger King on Cummins Highway in Mattapan Square at gunpoint yesterday afternoon and then, a couple hours later, robbed the D&K market a block away on Blue Hill Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/21 - 12:13 pm
Proposed man cave

Plans showing the proposed man cave.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to expand a two-family house at 739 Cummins Highway into a three-family house because the submitted plans were missing adequate details about such things as doors. Read more.

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