The Boston Licensing Board next week hears requests from a brewery that wants to open in Roslindale Square and a convenience store that wants to start selling adult beverages on VFW Parkway. Read more.
Tim West took in the Easter-egg hunt at the West Roxbury Education Complex today.
The Herald reports a West Roxbury Municipal Court judge has tossed the trespassing charges against 13 protesters who tried to block construction of a natural-gas pipeline in West Roxbury by, in some cases, chaining themselves to the pipe or the entrance to its end point at Grove and Centre streets. Read more.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans to replace two houses on Washington Street at Stimson Street with a nine-unit condo building with - get this - more parking than required by neighborhood zoning. Read more.
Robin spotted this mini-Dino space saver tonight on Hastings Street in West Roxbury.
A judge today ordered Nathurlon Munnerlyn, charged with raping and then murdering a man in a West Roxbury housing complex in November, to remain in Bridgewater State Hospital for observation, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Allow extra time to get the milk, bread and eggs. Kerry O'Brien reported at 6:05 p.m. that the line to get into the Roche Bros. parking lot was backing up well down Railroad Street.
There is a hanging wire a few houses away from me.
After googling, it appeared that there is a specific NationalGrid 800# for this, but....
I called them and they wouldn't or couldn't enter a report for a downed/hanging wire without also entering an account #... I dug up my account# and gave it to them but then they couldn't find it - transferred me twice w/out and further success or help.
After getting transferred twice and 20 minutes I gave up and tried going through the cities http://mayors24.boston.gov/ report submission site.
Does anyone know or have an opinion on what is the appropriate/official way to report downed wires so that they are actually taken care of?
The Board of Appeals today unanimously approved Richard Olstein's plans to put up 60 apartments in two buildings on his land diagonally behind Savers on VFW Parkway- with access through an existing curb cut on the parkway. Read more.
The Boston City Council voted unanimously today to formally not oppose a medical-marijuana dispensary on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury, just up the road from the Dedham line.
Beacon Compassion Center now goes to the state Department of Public Health and the Boston Board of Appeals for approval of its planned dispensary at 1524 VFW Parkway.
The Boston City Council next week will likely consider an application for a medical-marijuana dispensary on VFW Parkway, just past the Dedham line. Read more.
On neighborhood Facebook groups, West Roxbury, Roslindale, Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain residents report being startled awake either shortly before or after 5 a.m. by at least two loud booms. On Twitter, Pete Cannon reports: Read more.
Two DCR employees with nets learned not to tangle with Larry the Turkey today - he beaked off their attempts to capture him and get him away from his haunts in the middle of the intersection of Baker Street and VFW Parkway this afternoon, according to a discussion on the Chronicles of West Roxbury II Facebook group. Read more.