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By adamg - 10/9/20 - 2:05 pm
William Barton Rogers School

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved plans by a local non-profit group and a Philadelphia builder to turn the former William Barton Rogers Middle School on Everett Street in Hyde Park into a 74-unit LGBTQ-friendly apartment building for seniors. Read more.

By adamg - 10/3/20 - 2:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man packing a revolver loaded with six rounds on the pedestrian bridge that connects the two sides of the Readville train station over the tracks. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/20 - 11:35 am
Rendering of new Fairmount Avenue apartment building

Rendering by Rick Schmidt.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved plans by the DiSipio Building Group to build a $10-million, four-story apartment building at 99-105 Fairmount Ave. between the Fairmount Avenue bridge and the building where the Fairmount Grille used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/20 - 9:12 am
Architect's rendering of 1318 River St. in Hyde Park

Rendering by Phase Zero Design.

The owner of the Junior's garage at River and Business streets this week filed plans to replace it with a $10-million five-story building with 32 residential units and ground-floor space for a coffee shop. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/20 - 5:00 pm

New train pases through Readville.

One of the first of the 28 new trains that Amtrak plans to replace the current Acela trains with made it to the end of the Northeast Corridor at South Station today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/20 - 10:36 pm

A man was shot in the upper leg on Frazer Street, just off Wood Avenue, around 10:20 p.m. A car was also hit by gunfire. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/20 - 9:06 am
Firefighters at 46 Beacon St. in Hyde Park

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 46 Beacon St. in Hyde Park around 6:30 a.m. for a fire that did an estimated $100,000 in damage. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 7:16 pm

Shortly before 5:30 p.m. Photo of half the car. The driver did not make it.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 1:16 pm

The Boston Cannabis Board yesterday voted to approve a proposal for a pot shop on Hyde Park Avenue by three local entrepreneurs and to reject a plan for a dispensary a block away by a company based in Arizona. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/20 - 7:51 pm

A federal judge has sentenced a Hyde Park man to five years in prison for getting caught throwing a backpack with a gun up on a Blue Hill Avenue roof while police were chasing him on May 1, 2019, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/20 - 10:22 pm

Somebody began firing a gun shortly before 10:10 p.m. on Lewiston Street at Ellard Road in Hyde Park. One bullet went through the wall of a house.

In August, two men were arrested on gun charges at nearby Ross Playground. In June, shots were fired nearby on Wood Avenue.

By adamg - 9/10/20 - 12:07 am
Lot of cash

Lot of cash.

Boston Police report drug-unit officers staking out Hyde Park Avenue and Arlington Street around 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday spotted what they were expecting to see: A drug deal going down, between occupants of two cars. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/20 - 10:46 pm
Rendering of proposed Evergreen shop

Rendering of proposed Evergreen shop on Hyde Park Avenue.

Over nearly five hours today, the Boston Cannabis Board heard from companies seeking to open nine pot shops across the city, from Rte. 1A in East Boston to Brookline Avenue across from Fenway Park to Washington Street in Roslindale, but none proved more contentious than a proposal from a company with 38 dispensaries in the US for a shop on Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park - about a half block away from where three local residents have proposed a pot shop of their own, well within the half-mile limit the city says it has for minimum separation between pot shops. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/20 - 3:52 pm
Twitchell being promoted to sergeant in 2013

Twitchell during ceremony in which he became a sergeant, from "Boston's Finest."

In 2013, Donnie Wahlberg and his crews followed Boston cops around for a documentary series about how they did their jobs and protected the community from the bad guys. One of them was Robert "Twitch" Twitchell of Norton, who today was one of nine current and retired cops charged by federal officials with putting in bogus overtime payments while working at the BPD evidence warehouse in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/20 - 9:08 am

Nine current and former Boston Police officers at the BPD Evidence Management Unit on Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park were arrested today on charges they put in for some $200,000 in fraudulent overtime over three years, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By vernonfarm - 8/31/20 - 9:47 pm

I've always enjoyed exploring Boston on foot, especially gardens and smaller roads. During the quarantine we've explored more of Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Mattapan than before. Everywhere we walk, we find unpaved roads. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/20 - 9:28 am

Boston Police report arresting two men, one from Hyde Park and one from Randolph, on gun charges at Ross Playground in Hyde Park yesterday after somebody called 911 to report a guy with a gun there. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/20 - 9:24 am

WHDH reports a man in his 60s was stabbed in his driveway off Christy Lane, across from Stony Brook Reservation and near Fairview Cemetery, around 1:50 p.m. on Friday.

The station reports the suspect is a black man, 6 feet tall, about 230 lbs. in a blue hoodie, who came out of woods behind the man's house.

By adamg - 8/7/20 - 11:00 am

14th Suffolk Candidate Forum on Climate Change, Housing & Equity

A question on qualified immunity, which provides protection for police officers and other municipal employees when they do something wrong while on duty, proved one of the more dramatic differences among the three candidates for state representative in the 14th Suffolk district - Hyde Park and parts of Roslindale and West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/20 - 12:11 pm

The Southwest Boston Community Development Corp. is holding a forum Thursday for the three candidates who want to replace retiring Angelo Scaccia as the state representative for the 14th Suffolk district, which covers Hyde Park and parts of Roslindale and West Roxbury. Read more.

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