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By adamg - 8/28/22 - 12:03 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire last night in the area of the Martini Shell on Truman Parkway arrested a Hyde Park man they say had a gun loaded with 15 bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/22 - 10:15 pm
Basketball lodged in a Hyde Park playground spray fountain

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint today about a basketball stuck up at the top of a spray-deck water feature at Moynihan Playground on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park - just up the hill from an actual basketball court.

By adamg - 5/22/22 - 6:04 pm
Double rainbow over Pleasure Bay in South Boston

It didn't last long, but a wind-heavy storm brought down trees and power lines in Hyde Park and Roslindale and turned Truman Parkway by the Hyde Park Stop & Shop into a lake.

But after it was all done, Pleasure Bay in South Boston got a double rainbow, as photographed by David Geller. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/22 - 8:59 am
Repair work on Truman Parkway

Gretchen Van Ness reported this morning that the traffic lights on either side of the Neponset were out this morning - including at Fairmount Avenue and Truman Parkway, where Eversource reports a "vehicle accident" took out the power.

By adamg - 2/13/22 - 2:44 pm
Car with shot out rear window on Truman at Dana

Car with a shot-out rear window, on Truman at Dana, possibly a victim, not a participant. Photo by Gavin Schoch.

Update: Police say the incident was road rage, not a gun battle; arrest made.

Around 2:10 p.m. on Chittick Road headed towards Truman Parkway, according to the Hyde Park Facebook group. One car, with a shot-out rear window, was found on Truman Parkway at Dana Avenue. Police have found numerous spent shells on Chittick between Loring Street and Truman Parkway.

By adamg - 5/20/20 - 11:42 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that Israel Mayhew, 26, one of two people shot outside Hyde Park's Martini Shell last night, has died. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/20 - 9:55 pm

Update: The DA's office reports only two people were shot, but that one of them died.

Around 9:40 p.m. on Truman Parkway in the parking lot for the Martini Shell and basketball courts next to the Stop & Shop. Read more.

By adamg - 2/29/20 - 11:51 am

Paul Whooten, 56, of Hyde Park, who likes to rob people with fake guns, was arraigned in US District Court in Boston yesterday on a count of armed bank robbery in his neighborhood in December, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/19 - 9:10 pm

Boston Police report that while Paul Whooten, 56, of Hyde Park, made it out of the Rockand Trust branch on Truman Parkway with money in a bag yesterday afternoon, neither he nor his alleged accomplice got far: Whooten was nabbed about a block away, near Cranmore Road, after he ran from the bank, while Richard Berger, 55, who drove away, was collared in Milton after getting caught in some traffic. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 4:37 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 1:15 p.m. to 776 Truman Parkway, between Dana and Neponset avenues for a basement fire that caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

Five residents were displaced, but no one was injured, the department says.

By adamg - 8/23/19 - 10:42 pm

The Pit Stop convenience store, 695 Truman Parkway, at Fairmount Avenue, was held up at gunpoint around 10:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/19 - 4:47 pm

Boston Police didn't have to go far to arrest two men charged with attacking people at the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park yesterday: Before they could speed out of the parking lot, officers arrived and blocked the exit - and witnesses started pointing at the car. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/19 - 10:26 pm

A fight in at the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park left one man in aisle 4 with stab wounds and two men taken to the Hyde Park police station as possible suspects. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/19 - 11:02 am

Around 10:30 a.m. where the Fairmount Line crosses the Neponset River between West Street and Truman Parkway. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/19 - 12:37 pm

Boston Police report arresting Branden Barrett, 30, of Canton, after, they say, officers watched him sell some drugs on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park around 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/18 - 11:21 am

Coffee Break Cafe quietly opened this week on Truman Parkway at Fairmount Avenue, in the spot vacated by Bean and Cream. It's the fourth outlet for the Quincy-based coffee shop.

By adamg - 8/13/18 - 9:37 pm

State Police are looking for the occupant of a car that pumped repeated shot into another car around 6:15 p.m. on Truman Parkway, near Neponset Avenue, sending the driver to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/18 - 9:12 am
Boston firefighters in old mill building

Milton and Boston firefighters responded around 7:40 a.m. to what was left of the old Mattapan Paper mill on the Milton side of the Neponset behind the Price Rite. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/18 - 11:07 am

For the second time this week, Boston Police report arresting a teenager who robbed a Hyde Park bank, then allegedly proved unable to figure out how to flee. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/18 - 6:39 pm

A Boston health inspector found today that the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway had cleaned up the mess from yesterday's overflowing floor drains and allowed the store to re-open for business.

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