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By adamg - 5/25/24 - 3:00 pm
Fire on Walk Hill Street

Boston firefighters responded around 2 p.m. to a double three-decker at 706 Walk Hill St., off Blue Hill Avenue, for what quickly turned into a three-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/23 - 3:52 pm
Crash scene at St. Michael Cemetery

Crash scene at St. Michael Cemetery on Canterbury Street this afternoon.

Boston Police report arresting a local man on a variety of gun charges early this morning after he allegedly crashed into a State Police cruiser at an entrance to St. Michael Cemetery on Canterbury Street on the Roslindale/Jamaica Plain line around 12:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/22 - 11:29 pm
Chicken crossing the road

A concerned citizen filed a 311 riddle tonight about a live chicken at the intersection of American Legion Highway and Walk Hill Street in Roslindale.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 9:01 pm

Boston Police report a 17-year-old didn't get far after he used a piece of concrete to smash his way into the Boys and Girls Club on Hazleton Street in Mattapan and made off with "several computer monitors, hard drives, headphones and a laptop" around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 7:03 pm

Update: One of two suspects arrested.

report Stanley Stacos reports gunfire on American Legion Highway shortly after 3:30 p.m., with the gunman on a scooter. No indication of anybody hit. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 9:31 am

BU Today reports the death of Jennifer Formichelli, an English teacher at Boston University Academy, around 7 a.m. Tuesday at Blue Hill Avenue and Walk Hill Street.

By adamg - 10/6/21 - 10:59 pm
Lots of evidence markers

Evidence markers between the car that was shot up. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Diamante Nicholson, 25, of Mattapan.

While sitting in a car on Walk Hill Street near Blue Hill Avenue, around 10:55 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/21 - 12:13 am

Live Boston reports somebody was shot at Walk Hill and Almont streets in Mattapan late Friday afternoon and that the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 6/8/21 - 10:04 am
Walk Hill Street rendering

Bird's-eye view of proposed building.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today gave the developer of a proposed 106-unit, four-story apartment building at 289 Walk Hill St., near American Legion Highway, another year to start construction on the project. Read more.

By adamg - 8/14/20 - 10:52 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld the armed-robbery conviction of a man who pleaded guilty to a 2011 gunpoint holdup in Mattapan, even though the drug convictions that stemmed from the same arrest had earlier been overturned because the drugs had gone through the tainted hands of state chemist Annie Dookhan. Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 12:08 pm

Boston Police report arresting one of the two men they say robbed the Family Food Shop at 609 Walk Hill St. in Mattapan shortly after 8 p.m. on Christmas. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 8:50 pm
Rooster on Walk Hill Street in Jamaica Plain

Vee wonders if anybody's missing a rooster on Walk Hill Street near Harvard Street.

H/t Paul MacMaster for the headline

By adamg - 11/28/18 - 12:16 am

NBC Boston reports on a crash at Walk Hill and Harvard streets around 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

By adamg - 10/4/18 - 9:33 pm

The Family Food Shop, 609 Walk Hill St., was held up at gunpoint around 9:20 p.m. by a black man wearing a red bandana and all black clothes.

By adamg - 9/11/18 - 12:07 pm

Boston Police report a woman was stabbed in the leg and her purse stolen around 10:50 p.m. on Monday on Walk Hill Street at Mulvey Street. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/17 - 1:27 pm

In the back and arm around 1:20 p.m. at 594 Walk Hill St., across from Almont Street, Scannerbuffme reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 6/26/17 - 8:49 pm

Boston Police report a man, believed to be in his 30s, was shot around 6:30 p.m. at 1357 Blue Hill Ave., at Walk Hill Street. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

By adamg - 5/23/17 - 11:36 am

The Board of Appeal today unanimously approved variances needed for construction of a three-to-four-story apartment building off Walk Hill and Canterbury streets that will include a neighborhood shuttle bus to the Forest Hills T stop and money to help middle-income people buy homes in Roslindale and Mattapan. Read more.

By adamg - 12/31/16 - 2:14 pm

UPDATE: The Globe reports one man died.

Stanley Stacos and Boston EMS Incidents report a person was ejected from a car that rolled over after a crash shortly after 2 a.m. at American Legion Highway and Walk Hill Street on the Roslindale/Mattapan line - the starting point for the drag races that nearby residents have complained about for years. 617Images photographed the scene.

By adamg - 10/26/16 - 3:34 pm

Developers Charles Gill and Nabil Boghos recently submitted formal plans with the BPDA for a 136-unit, five-story building on Walk Hill Street off American Legion Highway. Read more.

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