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By adamg - 1/15/22 - 10:15 pm

The Brigade of Angry Phlegm Spitters who now gather every morning outside Michelle Wu's house are not above taunting her young children.

In response to somebody who said Wu should stop calling the protests "hate," Wu responded today with some examples - including the particular taunt they used yesterday, on her birthday: Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/22 - 12:58 pm
Wellsmere Road fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 60 Wellsmere Rd., off Washington Street in Roslindale, for a fire around 11 a.m.

Firefighters, working in bitter cold with heavy wind, found fire on both the second and third floors in the two-family house, unoccupied due to construction.

By adamg - 1/10/22 - 8:52 am
Car crash in Roslindale

Around 8:15 p.m. at Cummins Highway and Sycamore Street. At least three people, including a child and a police officer, transported to the hospital for observation, NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 1/7/22 - 3:29 pm
Optimus Prime space saver in Roslindale

Optimus Prime stood guard over this parking space on Bateman Street in Roslindale today.

By adamg - 1/7/22 - 8:56 am
Snow in Dorchester

Jay Kenney looked out his Dorchester window and saw nearly 10 inches on the ground and more coming.

Over in the Fenway, Voo Doo was ready for a little scraping: Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/21 - 4:55 pm

The Chester Telegraph reports a Florida doctor who is accused of murdering a Roslindale man driving a produce delivery truck in Vermont was released on $250,000 bail and is free to move about his Florida home town between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/21 - 2:40 pm

City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale), said today he's canceling his annual Three Kings Day party and fundraiser.

I will miss seeing you all in person and celebrating together but I refuse to put anyone's health at risk with Covid-19 on the rise.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 6:46 pm

The Chester Telegraph reports a Florida doctor is in a Florida jail awaiting transport to Vermont to face second-degree murder charges for the shooting death of Roberto Fonseca-Rivera, 44, of Roslindale in Vermont in November, 2019. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 11:50 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about graffiti reading "BLUNCH" on some city big-belly trash cans on Corinth Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/21 - 12:07 pm

WBUR reports the School Committee voted last night to shut the Irving in Roslindale and the Timilty in Roxbury in June as part of the BPS effort to eliminate middle schools. The committee also voted to shut the Jackson-Mann in Allston, partly for that, partly because the building is physically falling apart.

By adamg - 12/15/21 - 9:28 pm
Bateman Street fire

Boston firefighters responded to 2 Bateman St. at Jeffers Street for a second-floor fire that spread to the roof shortly before 9 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/21 - 12:26 pm

Update: The big silver ball was found in a yard on Beryl Street.

A Roslindale resident is seeking help today finding a lawn ornament, "a large silver ball, bigger than a basketball" that blew away in the wind last night. So if you're anywhere near the Mozart School, like Beryl Street, Cornell Street or Havana Street, keep an eye out for one of those Christmastime silver balls.

By adamg - 12/10/21 - 10:01 am

Boston Public Works posted photos of one of its curb-cleaning hokeys hard at work in Roslindale this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/21 - 8:46 am

Rozzie Bound, Roslindale's online (so far) bookshop, has posted a guide to neighborhood resources.

By adamg - 12/8/21 - 3:25 pm
Red Tin Can Man in Roslindale

Tin Can Man is currently the reason for the season on Glendower Road in Roslindale.

By adamg - 12/8/21 - 9:55 am

State Rep. Liz Miranda of Roxbury announced today she's running for the 2nd Suffolk State Senate seat that Sonia Chang-Diaz will leave next year as she runs for governor. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/21 - 9:11 am

Lisa Kashinsky reports that state Rep. Nika Elugardo (15th Suffolk) has decided to run for the state Senate seat Sonia Chang-Diaz is giving up next year to run for governor - potentially setting up a primary with former state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, who is thinking of running.

By adamg - 12/6/21 - 10:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that Wilkerson is considering a run next year now that incumbent Sonia Chang-Diaz, who defeated her in the Democratic primary in 2008, has taken herself out of the race so she can run for governor.

By adamg - 12/5/21 - 3:01 pm
Announcement of the end of the Transcript Tab

GateHouse's Transcript Tab, smushed together out of two papers in 2019 to serve two sets of Boston neighborhoods with little in common, has sighed its last and quietly disappeared into the pages of history. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/21 - 4:07 pm
Inside the Roslindale Boston Public Library branch

After two years of extensive renovations, the round Roslindale Square BPL branch re-opened today. Read more.

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