Roslindale

By - 3/24/19 - 10:38 pm

Roslindale Craft Beer Cellar owner Bryan Reeves announced today he's shutting his store in the basement of the Roslindale Square substation. Reeves says he will stay open as long as he still has stock left - which he'll be discounting 25% starting Tuesday. Read more.

By - 3/23/19 - 10:46 am
Proposed building on Lochdale Road

Architect's rendering.

A developer filed formal plans with the BPDA this week for a four-story, 36-unit apartment building on Lochdale Road, off Washington Street. Read more.

By - 3/22/19 - 8:50 am
Progressive WRox/Roz part of Progressive Massachusetts

There are many inequities in the Boston Public School System. Many Boston residents are unaware of this. Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale will be hosting an event on April 9 to provide an opportunity to learn about these inequities. Progressive WRox/Roz has joined with NAACP-Boston, Lawyers for Civil Rights, JP Progressives, Downtown Progressives, Citizens for Public Schools, QUEST, and several other groups to form the Boston Coalition for Education Equity.

By - 3/20/19 - 11:27 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the first-degree murder convictions of two men for luring Richel Nova to a vacant house on Hyde Park Avenue in 2010, stabbing him 16 times, then fleeing in his car with a blood-stained pizza box, the contents of which they ate. Read more.

By - 3/14/19 - 10:51 pm
Mike Ross explains marijuana proposal

Company lawyer and former City Councilor Mike Ross talks as company treasurer Brendan McKee listens.

A company about to open its first pot shop in Williamstown hopes to come to the other side of the state and turn a gardening and flower shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale into a dispensary that would offer pot to both medicinal users and people who just want to get high. Read more.

By - 3/14/19 - 8:56 am
Limping man

Dedham Police report they are looking for a man who broke into an office at the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex on Dec. 27, stole "a large sum of cash" and gift and credit cards, then later used the credit cards to buy gift cards at the CVS on Washington Street in Roslindale. Read more.

By - 3/10/19 - 9:20 pm
Snowman and snowwoman with weird eyes in Roslindale

Jessica Burko reports her kids made these snowpeople today with a kit her mother-in-law gave them for Christmas and that the eyes are freaking her out and making her wonder what sort of evil creatures her kids have loosed on the neighborhood.

By - 3/10/19 - 3:58 pm
Letters, lots of letters that were stolen

Some of the stolen mail, submitted as evidence by the government

A federal judge last week agreed with federal prosecutors to sentence a Roslindale mail carrier to two years of probation and 80 hours of community service for the 9,700 pieces of mail, addressed to 1,095 Roslindale residents, that she stuffed in her SUV rather than delivering over an 18-month period. Read more.

By - 3/4/19 - 1:02 pm
Two kids shovel out a hydrant in Roslindale

The Boston Fire Department is thanking James and Joshua, two Roslindale kids who shoveled out one of the city's roughly 13,000 hydrants today.

Meanwhile, City Councilor Matt O'Malley is once again giving out JP Licks gift certificates to any kids who tag him (or whose parents tag him) with a photo of them shoveling out a Boston hydrant.

By - 2/26/19 - 5:21 pm
After the fire at 6 Aldrich St. in Roslindale

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 6 Aldrich St., off Belgrade Avenue, in Roslindale displaced five people, three dogs and three cats this afternoon. Read more.

By - 2/21/19 - 3:04 pm
Inside the Square Root

Update: The live music started tonight.

The Square Root opened today at Corinth Street and Belgrade Avenue, serving, for now, a limited menu of coffees and baked goods. Read more

By - 2/20/19 - 8:55 am
Firefighters at 19 Harrison St. in Roslindale

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters arrived at 19 Harrison St., off Florence, at 1:15 a.m. for a fire that apparently started on the first floor and spread to the second.

The cause of the fire, responsible for an estimated $150,000 in damage, is under investigation, the department says.

By - 2/14/19 - 1:42 pm
Birch Street in Roslindale Square

Birch Street today.

Roslindale Village Main Street reports a design firm has begun work on plans to change Birch Street between Corinth Street and Belgrade Avenue into "a permanent, fully landscaped, useable, and pedestrianized community space." Read more.

By - 2/12/19 - 4:23 pm
Shoveling kids in Roslindale

Jessica Burko reports from Roslindale:

Afternoon activities canceled? Give ‘em a shovel.

By - 2/2/19 - 7:05 pm

The several gazillion tons of salt public-works crews dumped on Boston streets the other day have turned vehicles into impromptu canvases for messages. As seen on this SUV in Roslindale, not everybody's a fan.

By - 1/31/19 - 3:21 pm

Poplar Street in Roslindale, between roughly the George Wright Golf Course and Beech Street, has a series of homes with stubby driveways, not really long enough for anything much bigger than a Smart Car. A resident filed a 311 complaint about a city ticketing blitz very early this morning in the stretch: Read more.

By - 1/28/19 - 11:10 pm

The MBTA today released a ton of proposals to change its bus routes, including one of the longest routes in its system: The 34/34E that runs from Forest Hills all the way to Walpole. Read more.

By - 1/24/19 - 5:01 pm

State Rep. Russell Holmes and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins aren't waiting to see who might run to replace Tim McCarthy as the city councilor from Hyde Park, Mattapan and Roslindale - both have endorsed Ricardo Arroyo for the seat. Read more.

By - 1/19/19 - 5:59 pm
Cone on Walter Street in Roslindale

At 4:07 p.m., a disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint about this cone put out after approximately 25 flakes had fallen on Walter Street in Roslindale:

Space saver out and there isn't even any snow yet.

By - 1/12/19 - 1:50 pm

Michael Freedberg compiles a list of potential candidates for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) city-council seat Tim McCarthy is retiring from.

Now, In his farewell address, McCarthy wrote: Read more.