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By adamg - 4/9/20 - 3:04 pm

Mayor Walsh said today that the 1,000-bed field hospital set up in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center has been named the Boston Hope Medical Center and could open to patients tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/20 - 5:30 pm
Scaccia

The Dorchester Reporter reports that Scaccia, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, will retire at the end of the year.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/20 - 10:17 am

B.C. Baking on Como Road in Readville has announced it will be closed through at least May 4 due to Covid-19 concerns: Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 11:44 pm

Outside 92 Harvard Ave., near Hyde Park Avenue, around 10:40 p.m., Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 12:48 pm
Map of Boston showing Covid-19 rates per neighborhood

Rates represent cases per 10,000 residents.

A Boston Public Health Commission report shows higher rates of positive tests for Covid-19 in Hyde Park, Mattapan, parts of Dorchester and East Boston than the rest of the city - with Hyde Park showing the highest rate - one that is more than double that of neighboring West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/20 - 9:24 am
Roosevelt School teacher saying hi to a student from afar

Darryl Houston of Hyde Park reports on a visit yesterday from Melinda Hawkes, his daughter's teacher at the Roosevelt K-8 School: Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/20 - 12:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting Todor Bodrug, 20, after they say he tried to break into the Rogers gas station in Wolcott Square in Readville early this morning - possibly for the second time. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 11:56 pm

All the teddy bears you can try to see on a teddy-bear hunt in Hyde Park.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 8:44 pm

WBUR reports Shaw's and Stop & Shop acknowledges some of its workers have tested positive for Covid-19, including at the Hyde Park Shaw's. Stop & Shop says most of its positive employees are in its New York State stores.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 4:34 pm
Sanitizer bottles being made

Production line and finished product. Photos by M.S. Walker.

M.S. Walker has converted its liquor production facility in Readville to produce bottles of hand sanitizer, which it's distributing to firefighters, police and healthcare workers across the Northeast at no charge. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 7:15 pm
Tom Brady jerseys for sale at the Hyde Park Shaw's

The Hyde Park Shaw's had plenty of these things the other day.

By adamg - 3/21/20 - 8:40 pm

Parents in Jamaica Plain and Hyde Park report finding one tick apiece on their kids after spending some time yesterday at the Arnold Arboretum and Sherrin Woods, respectively.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 11:41 pm

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports the death of Dr. Steve Schwartz, 78, a biology researcher at the University of Washington, who grew up in Hyde Park and graduated Boston Latin School, Harvard and BU Medical School.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 1:00 pm

The Santander Bank at 860 River St. was robbed by a black man wearing a blue surgical mask, a green hoodie, dark sweatpants and black and white sneakers around 12:45 p.m. He ran towards Mattapan Square with a white sack full of cash.

Earlier:
Even burglars taking coronavirus precautions.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 9:15 am
Long line of seniors at the Dedham Stop & Shop

Mary Ellen shows us the line of seniors waiting to get into the Dedham Stop & Shop at 6 a.m.

She reports that once the door were open, things inside were fine - until people started getting into line to pay. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 2:58 pm

Ron's on Hyde Park Avenue reports it's keeping its candlepin lanes open: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 3:23 pm
Where the toilet paper used to be at the Quincy BJ's

Anna shows us where the toilet paper used to be at the Quincy BJ's.

There was a similar scene at the Stop & Shop in Hyde Park today, but the nearby Shaw's had plenty of bottom-of-the-line store-brand stuff (and even some of the plusher stuff): Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 7:37 pm
1201 River St. rendering

Rendering by VMY Architects.

Two developers have filed plans with the BPDA for a four-story 48-unit apartment in Hyde Park's Logan Square, at 1201 River St., on the block where Dempsey's used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/20 - 9:48 am
Missing geese-crossing sign

Gone! Geese will just have to honk at cars now.

A concerned citizen filed a 311 report about the missing geese-crossing signs that used to be posted on River Street at Knight Street: Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/20 - 11:15 pm

A progressive slate of 35 candidates, who include city councilors Michelle Wu and Ricardo Arroyo, today won control over the Ward 18 Democratic Ward Committee in Hyde Park, Mattapan and part of Roslindale over an old-guard slate that included former city councilors Steve Murphy and Rob Consalvo, unofficial city numbers show. Read more.

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