With the entire region hunkering down as the season's first nor'easter churns up the coast to slam us upside the head with nature's fury, Molly the Roving UHub photographer spotted an early space saver on Philbrick Street in Roslindale this morning.
It's impossible to read their signs because the rain has wiped away much of the ink, but Mathteacherjedi reports these two kids, Ena and Thomas, were standing at Cummins Highway and Brown Avenue in the downpour this afternoon to show their support for a Yes vote on Question 3 for transgender rights.
The young people will win.
Parent Imperfect reports on a BuildBPS meeting in Roslindale that was supposed to focus on what BPS will be doing in Roslindale over the next decade but which instead became a session for people to demand BPS do more for kids at West Roxbury Academy and the Urban Science Academy than just let them disappear across the system when the schools shut. Also, seems nobody's yet produced the ISD reports that BPS says show the building they're in is about to fall apart.
The Harvard Gazette posts some photos from Tuesday's transformation of the Arnold Arboretum paths from a place to go jogging to a place where Little Women could roll along in horse-drawn carriages.
Roslindale Village Main Street says a forecast that includes gusts up to 45 m.p.h. means Adams Park would be fit for neither man nor beast - nor vendors' tents - tomorrow.
Also canceled: The Dia de los Muertos party at the Roslindale BPL branch.
B2 Beighlie watched the scene unfold outside the management office at Stony Brook Common in Roslindale today.
It was a perfect day for a parade in Roslindale. Some photos: Read more.
Just yesterday, the Boston Transportation Department put in one of those traffic-counting cable things on Conway Street in response to neighborhood concerns about unsafe drivers. Tim West reports that less than 10 hours later, a public-works street sweeper tore it up.
Around 10:10 a.m. at 598 Beech St., at Bateman. Quickly knocked down.
Paul Friedmann captured this morning's rainbow.
Around 8:15 a.m., Kerry O'Brien reported an inbound Needham Line train was so crowded people at Roslindale Village couldn't get on.
Boston Police report raiding 133 Cornell St., near Kittridge, around 9 a.m. today and seizing 70 grams of cocaine and a whole lot of cash: More than $60,000. Peter Akara, 36, was charged with trafficking Class B drugs, police say.
A federal judge ruled today that Sharon McDonald can continue her civil-rights lawsuit against a Boston Police detective who had her arrested for a May, 2012 armed robbery in Roslindale, which led to her being locked up in a Suffolk County jail for eight days because she could not make the initial $5,000 bail. Read more.
Gretchen Van Ness, who came in second to incumbent state Rep. Angelo Scaccia in a field of five in the Democratic primary for the 14th Suffolk state representative district (Hyde Park, Roslindale, West Roxbury) told supporters today she will run again in 2020 but that for now, she will concentrate her free time on working to support Question 3, which would enshrine transgender people's right against discrimination in public places. Read more.
The Board of Appeals today approved a Dorchester developer's plans for three triple deckers on a ledgy outcropping across from the Burger King in Washington - provided he can work out a driveway issue with a neighbor for the 28-space parking lot he wants to build. Read more.
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