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By adamg - 2/27/24 - 9:37 am

WFXT reports the new BTD regulations along Walter and Bussey streets, aimed at making spaces available for Arnold Arboretum visitors, are causing problems for workers at the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center and Faulkner Hospital.

By adamg - 2/26/24 - 2:49 pm
Birch trees at the Arnold Arboretum

Mark Smith gets ready for a Bergman film by strolling through the Arnold Arboretum.

By adamg - 2/26/24 - 11:15 am

A Land Court judge has given some neighbors of a proposed apartment building on Belgrade Avenue at West Roxbury Parkway a deadline of March 5 to decide whether their lawsuit is worth posting a $200,000 bond to continue - money they would forfeit to the developer should they lose. Read more.

By adamg - 2/25/24 - 5:40 pm
55-57 Belgrade Ave. rendering

Rendering by Zephyr Architects.

A Dedham developer has filed plans with the BPDA to raze a medical office and a house to put up 15 condos at 55-57 Belgrade Ave., between St. Nectarios Church and a 31-unit apartment building now under construction where the Folsom Funeral Home used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/24 - 11:19 am
Burned cat getting treated at Angell

Dr. Wendy Huang treats the cat at Angell (photo by MSPCA-Angell).

The MSPCA reports its trying to find the owner of a severely injured cat that a worker at the Stop&Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale found lying in the store parking lot as she left work shortly before 11 p.m. on Feb. 11. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/24 - 9:48 am

Writing in the Pilot, Thomas Lester explains how the main route between Roslindale and Mattapan squares was named for Roslindale's first Catholic pastor, who helped set up what is now Sacred Heart Church on Brown Avenue at what is now one of Boston's non-highway highways.

By adamg - 2/13/24 - 9:51 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the Arnold Arboretum lost some 40 "accessioned" trees, including a dozen hemlocks snapped in half - by a storm in December that brought both rain to already saturated soil and high winds.

By adamg - 2/7/24 - 11:07 pm

WCVB has the video from the Alfa gas station on Washington Street in Roslindale, where a woman in an SUV slammed into a gas pump around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

By adamg - 2/6/24 - 9:58 am

Boston.com reports police say a man who was standing on the sidewalk in front of the Emporium gas station and car wash on Washington Street in Roslindale "inexplicably" ran into the street around 5:30 p.m. on Monday and was hit by a 30 bus.

By adamg - 2/4/24 - 12:58 pm

WBUR reports the role Futura Productions in Roslindale Square (at the top of the building where Distraction Brewing is) played in the production of A Gentleman of Istanbul, which is up for a Grammy tonight for best engineered classical album. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/24 - 9:03 pm

Jimmies Cafe on Corinth Street in Roslindale, which also sold sandwiches, but whose doors had been closed for a couple of weeks, made it official today: Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/24 - 10:15 pm
1400 Centre St.

The building, missing the street trees and level concrete sidewalk the developer promised the city.

The owners of residential condos in a three-year-old building at Centre and Weld streets in Roslindale today sued the developer and project manager, accusing them of handing them a building with at least $2.3 million worth of problems, including a leaky roof, uninsulated pipes, non-functioning sump and hallway ventilation systems, a cracked retaining wall and rear foundation, a smelly lobby and such poor sound insulation residents say they feel like they're in the condos of their upstairs neighbors. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/24 - 1:21 pm

A house on Pinedale Road, off Canterbury Street in Roslindale, was hit by at least four bullets, one of which wound up inside, around 6:45 this morning. WCVB reports no injuries. Police found five shell casings across the street.

By adamg - 1/13/24 - 5:33 pm
Rainbow over Uphams Corner

After the overnight torrents, we got another mini-torrent this afternoon, followed by a rainbow that water-weary Bostonians rushed out to see. Danny in Boston shows us the double rainbow over Uphams Corner in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/24 - 11:36 am

A disgruntled citizen with a large German Shepherd mix files a 311 complaint and a plea about the warning she got at Healy Field on Washington Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/24 - 8:59 am

67 Degrees of Franklin reports its closing its taproom there and moving it up to the Roslindale Substation in February to become the latest brewery at the neighborhood taproom/event/co-working space. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/24 - 9:23 am
Snowmen at the top of Peters Hill in the Arboretum with downtown Boston and the Back Bay behind them

Mark Smith had company when he got to the top of Peters Hill in the Arboretum this morning.

By adamg - 1/6/24 - 1:28 pm
Raccoon in a tree in Roslindale that's about to be felled

Roving UHub photographer Scott Cluett looked up at the tall pine at least partially coming down today at Selwyn and Farquhar streets in Roslindale and noticed a raccoon huddling up there, no doubt wondering about how to avoid coming down with the tree. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/24 - 9:59 am

Roslindale Village Main Street reports it's cancelled the Winter Farmers Market scheduled for Sunday morning because of the forecast snow.

Got a cancellation to announce? The Gary LaPierre Memorial Cancellation Report is standing by.

By adamg - 1/3/24 - 3:57 pm
Russ and Mimi's on Birch Street in Roslindale

Russ and Mimi's, awaiting a license (birch trees, bunnies are reflected from the mural across the street). See it larger.

Kelly Walsh

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a packie license to Kelly Walsh so she can open Russ and Mimi's at 16 Birch St. in Roslindale Square.

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