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Hemenway Street

By adamg - 5/5/20 - 12:08 pm

The owners of the Boston Fenway Inn hostel on Hemenway Street - who also own the tonier Copley Square Hotel - will learn Thursday whether the Boston Licensing Board will accept their offer to just shut the place down while they make upgrades to reduce the number of times police have to respond to deal with problem guests. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:25 am
Remains of a Hemenway apartment building being torn down

Yesterday, Tony G. watched crews demolish what was left of 104 Hemenway St., the scene of a 7-alarm fire last fall.

And then he looked closer, and noticed it wasn't just beams and ceilings and walls coming down - it was what the people who had lived there had to leave behind, from an air conditioner still mounted in a window, to coffee makers, dishes and food cans in kitchens: Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/18 - 9:11 am

NBC Boston reports BFD has pegged the cause of the seven-alarm fire on Hemenway Street on Saturday as an "unspecified electrical" problem.

By adamg - 10/27/18 - 3:33 pm
Firefighters at fire on Hemenway Street in the Fenway.

Boston firefighters responded around 3:15 p.m. to 104 Hemenway St., near Westland Avenue, for what turned into a seven-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/18 - 11:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting an Everett man in the Fenway on charges he picked up a woman in his rideshare vehicle, then raped her. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/24/18 - 8:59 pm
Wanted for questioning in Fenway attack

Boston Police report a man who broke into an apartment at Hemenway Street and Westland Avenue around 6 a.m. today started to sexually attack a woman he found asleep but ran away when she started screaming. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/17 - 11:03 pm

A man who began attacking his neighbor at 149 Hemenway St. with a stick around 6:30 p.m. was subdued by police, but, according to WHDH, only after injuring four officers. Police used a taser to subdue him.

By adamg - 10/14/14 - 10:04 pm
Gas leak on Hemenway Street in the Fenway

The scene on Hemenway. Photo by RA.

UPDATE: After shutting off the gas to the entire building, National Grid said residents - many Northeastern students - could return inside, but that they won't have any gas until after repairs are made tomorrow.

204 Hemenway St., around 9:45 p.m. Both Boston Fire and National Grid teams are on scene.

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