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By adamg - 10/15/21 - 4:23 pm
Proposed 7 Dana Ave.

Rendering by Vanko Studio Architects.

A developer wants to tear down a house at 7 Dana Ave. in Hyde Park to put up a 27-unit apartment building with 30 parking spaces just steps from the Hyde Park commuter-rail station. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/21 - 8:42 pm

The Department of Environmental Protection ruled today that Sprague Pond is no longer just OK - it's officially great. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/21 - 8:19 pm

A teen was shot at Westminster Street and Ayles Road in Hyde Park Monday night - just a few doors down from where a man was fatally shot the day before. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/21 - 9:19 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 26 Ayles Rd. shortly before 3 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/21 - 10:03 am

Update, 10/14: Problems fixed and an inspector let the restaurant reopen.

Farrah's Cafe Restaurant, 1158 River St., which was shut on Sept. 23 for violations that included a leaky kitchen sink and live cockroaches in the basement, failed a re-inspection yesterday after an inspector found the sink still leaked and that the live roaches in the basement had been joined by live roaches in the kitchen. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/4/21 - 1:36 pm

Federal prosecutors charged today that after Thomas Nee lost re-election as president of the Boston police union, he joined a scheme at the BPD evidence warehouse in Hyde Park to put in for overtime for which he didn't work. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/21 - 10:14 am

Update: Man from Hartford, CT charged.

WFXT reports on the second such incident this week, this time right outside the BPD police academy on Williams Avenue in Hyde Park.

By adamg - 9/29/21 - 12:52 pm
Guy at recent rally

Stephen DeBerardinis being pulled away from protesters he was trying to punch at West Roxbury rally earlier this month.

A federal grand jury has indicted a man who lives on the Hyde Park/Dedham line on charges of sending racially offensive Facebook messages to a White woman who'd just announced her engagement to a Black man and of threatening the couple with dismemberment. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/21 - 9:00 am

Boston Parents Schoolyard News reviews what's going on with the move of the Boston Community Leadership Academy from the old Hyde Park High School to the McCormack Middle School: Even as BPS promotes its $1-billion "BuildBPS" vision of 21st-century almost suburban like high schools, the BCLA students say they are getting a building without enough classrooms, no auditorium, a smaller gym with no bleachers and maybe even not enough lockers.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 10:28 am

The erstwhile hizzonah made a quick trip back to his old stomping grounds today. Why? Dunno, don't care, we're just too blase, but we take note that of all the places in Boston he could have breakfast, he chose the counter at Richy's on River Street in Hyde Park, where he ate with state Rep. Rob Consalvo: Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/21 - 4:03 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a fight at 123 West St. in Hyde Park around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday arrived just in time to spot one of the combatants reaching under the passenger seat of the car he was in for what turned out to be a gun loaded with ten rounds. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/21 - 10:54 am

Acting Mayor Kim Janey said today the city will spend $2 million renovating space in the Muni on River Street in Hyde Park's Logan Square to serve as a new health center for a neighborhood that has a lower life expectancy than the city average. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/21 - 2:25 pm

The State House News Service reports the federal EPA yesterday formally proposed making the Neponset River, from Dana Avenue in Hyde Park to Dorchester Lower Mills a designated Superfund hazardous-waste and cleanup site due to the large volume of PCBs in river silt and the difficulties of trying to recoup costs from dozens of sites responsible for the contamination on one of the nation's oldest industrial waterways.

In its proposal to designate the river, the EPA says: Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/21 - 11:53 am

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was in possession of a sawed-off shotgun in the area of the Shaw's Market, 1477 Hyde Park Ave., late Wednesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 8:52 pm
Firefighters at Mother Brook

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters were able to rescue somebody who somehow wound up in the Mother Brook where River Street crosses, near the intersection with Readville Street and Neponset Valley Parkway, shortly after 8 p.m. The department reports firefighters handed the person over to Boston EMS for transport to a local hospital.

By adamg - 8/13/21 - 10:23 pm

Found shot in both legs and the neck around 10:15 p.m. at Maple and Oak streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 8/13/21 - 10:33 am

BTD reports that among the new rental stations planned by Bluebikes are several in Boston's southernmost neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 10:32 am

A Dorchester man already behind bars on charges he kidnapped, raped and tried to strangle a family member this year faces arraignment today on charges he dumped another woman's body in a swampy area near Turtle Pond in the Stony Brook Reservation last year, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/21 - 8:50 am

DCR reports it closed the Olsen Swimming Pool on Turtle Pond Parkway yesterday after learning somebody associated with the pool - who had last been there yesterday - had tested positive for Covid-19.

The pool and its grounds will be "deep cleaned and sanitized," DCR said, adding it does not know when the pool will re-open.

By adamg - 7/28/21 - 8:11 am

The Boston Public Health Commission reports crews will be spraying Fowl Meadow on the Milton line on Thursday because all the rain has meant an explosion in the number of mosquitoes in the marshy area. Read more.

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