Joseph Adamo, who has run Joe's 320 Cafe at 320 Spring St., where the Spring Street Cafe used to be, since last fall, hopes the Boston Licensing Board has a spare beer-and-wine license he could use to begin offering dinner. Read more.
A builder putting up what was originally billed as a 13-unit, three-story residential building on Spring Street in West Roxbury is now seeking BPDA permission to add five more units to the nearly complete structure. Read more.
Maybe he really needed a Big Gulp: Dedham Police report they are looking for this guy, whom they say broke into several cars in Dedham on March 18, found a credit card in one, then headed down Spring Street in West Roxbury to the 7-Eleven there.
If Pom-Pom Dude looks familiar, contact police at 781-751-9301.
BPD is turn people aroun' so they don't drown on Spring Street in front of the Star Market, while State Police are turning people back on VFW Parkway near the West Roxbury Education Complex, because of the deep downpours this evening.
Shortly after 2:30 p.m., three vehicles collided where Centre Street veers off from Spring Street, sending four adults and a child to local hospitals. The crash may have happened when one of the drivers suffered some sort of medical emergency.
Detectives investigating drug sales in Mattapan and Dorchester followed a West Roxbury man back to his home turf, then arrested him in the Star Market parking lot on gun, drug and motor-vehicle charges, Boston Police report. Read more.
Boston Police report an officer working a detail prevented a man with a long record of not being very good at bank robbery from robbing the City of Boston Credit Union on Spring Street this afternoon. Read more.
The BPDA board today approved a developer's plans to tear down an eyesore of an old gas station at Belgrade Avenue and Beech Street and replace it with a three-story, 18-unit apartment building. Read more.
A restaurant broker is advertising a "top-notch fast casual restaurant" in West Roxbury that has $900,000 worth of "brand new first rate facilities," a beer-and-wine license, a location at the end of the building it's in and 85 indoor seats and 20 patio seats: Read more.
A Weymouth-based chain of walk-in urgent-care clinics goes before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals next week for permission to open an outlet in what is now a closed martial arts center next to where the Panera used to be on Spring Street in West Roxbury. Read more.