Austin Street

By - 12/7/18 - 12:08 pm

UPDATE: Ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report arresting Thomas Hickey, 49, of Charlestown, for a Nov. 30 bank robbery on Austin Street in which he allegedly pushed an elderly man who was in line before him out of the way at a teller window. Read more.

By - 8/6/18 - 8:48 am
Fallen tree at West and Austin streets in Hyde Park

Sometime overnight or early this morning, a tree fell at West and Austin streets, causing problems for motorists and riders of the 50 bus. Photo by Sean Flynn.

By - 12/6/16 - 10:46 am

A city transportation official told residents of Summer and Austin streets last night he could have a simple fix for the cut-through speeders that have made many of them afraid to park in front of their own houses: Some buckets of white paint. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 12:07 pm

Mayor Walsh's office reports the city has won a $250,000 federal grant to add climbing areas and trail markers and restore wetlands in the Sherrin Woods Urban Wild. Read more.

By - 6/8/16 - 12:45 pm
212 Austin St. fire damage in Hyde Park

Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out around 10:05 a.m. at 212 Austin St. did an estimated $250,000 in damage.

The fire started in a rear enclosed porch in the two-family home.

By - 5/20/14 - 7:45 am
New telephone poles in Hyde Park

Look how straight and tall and proud that new pole is.

New telephone pole

Crews were busy along Austin Street in Hyde Park yesterday, throwing up these new, bigger, plastickier utility poles.

With any luck, when they're done, they'll take down the old poles, rather than just leaving them up like they've tended to do over the years.