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By adamg - 5/16/22 - 10:10 am

The Huntington News reports on efforts to turn Fitzgerald Park into an accredited arboretum, which means having a large variety of trees and woody shrubs and at least one annual tree-themed event - this year, an Arbor Day plantathon in which volunteers planted new tree species there.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 12:01 pm
Rendering of proposed 804-814 Huntington Ave.

Rendering with ghost family by Stantec.

A developer has proposed a two-building project at 804-812 Huntington Ave. that would feature life sciences along Huntington Avenue and 23 residential units in the rear on what now consists of a parking lot, a vacant lot and an unused building where the Red Cross once took blood donations. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/22 - 3:00 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday shut Sushi Today, 1562 Tremont St., after finding numerous things wrong in the kitchen, including rodent "droppings on food prep counters, cabinets, ledges, and around equipment," improper thawing, food meant to be refrigerated being left at room temperature and no soap at a hand-washing sink. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/22 - 3:08 pm
Firefighters on roof of 30 Gurney St.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 30 Gurney St. on Mission Hill for a fire that started on the exterior of the first floor, then traveled up to the roof. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/22 - 12:04 pm
Rendering of 1558 Tremont St. proposal

Rendering by Embarc Studio.

The developers who bought two small buildings and a parking lot on Tremont Street from the order that runs Mission Church across the street have filed plans for a 139-unit residential building with 54 parking spaces - 44 set aside for the church and the remaining 10 for residents of the building - and room for a cafe. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/15/22 - 9:29 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges after one of them allegedly crashed a stolen car on Mission Hill early this morning, a few days after arresting another teen on similar charges after a stolen-car crash in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 1:16 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal for a cannabis shop at 1441 Tremont St., citing its proximity to the Tobin Community Center and another proposed marijuana mart on Terrace Street. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 7:22 pm
Wanted for aggravated assault

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a man wanted for aggravated assault at the Shell station at 1600 Tremont St., around 11:35 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/22 - 12:15 am

The Forward reports on the unusual educational background of Aafia Siddiqui, currently serving an 86-year term in a federal prison hospital in Ft. Worth, TX for shooting at American soldiers who had brought her in for questioning in Afghanistan. Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/21 - 9:20 am

Jamaica Plain News interviews Matt O'Malley, retiring from the City Council after 11 years representing District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill).

By adamg - 11/28/21 - 1:25 pm
Rendeirng of proposed 775 Huntington Ave.

Rendering by Stantec.

A non-profit group has proposed a 13-story, 111-unit residential building on what is now a parking lot next to the Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers, on Huntington Avenue, just outbound from Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 9:10 pm
Green Line derailed near Heath

An E Line trolley leaving Heath didn't get far tonight after some of the wheels on a Type 8 car jumped the tracks, Ari Ofsevit reports.

The line is now starting and ending at Brigham Circle.

By adamg - 9/26/21 - 3:18 pm
Wanted for attack on Mission Hill

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a man they say threatened to stab a security guard at 1520 Tremont St. with a small, sharp object around 4 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 8:25 pm
Wanted for attempted armed robbery of Brigham Circle supermarket

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are hunting a man they say tried to stick up the customer-service desk at the Stop & Shop at 1620 Tremont St. around noon today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 10:18 pm
Dough thief

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a bald beardo who broke into Crispy Dough Pizzeria, 1514 Tremont St., early Saturday and then managed to get away with a safe. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 9:39 pm

Adam Balsam grabbed the images from the 500 "student move-in" complaints filed with 311 over the past couple of days and used them to create a mosaid of a case of Natty Light: Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/21 - 7:34 pm

Retiring District 6 (West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill) City Councilor Matt O'Malley made a trip over to the Jamaica Pond boathouse today to endorse Mary Tamer as his replacement over Kendra Hicks and Winnie Eke. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 9:33 am
Look at all those barrels along Huntington Avenue

Yesterday, we posted a photo of the grim, gross scene behind 873 Huntington Ave. where a modern Mt. Trashmore has been building up. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 11:32 am
Uncollected trash

Update: A project to repair the E Line tracks might be to blame.

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the uncollected trash behind 873 Huntington Ave. - which will only get really fetid over the next couple of days.

Over a week now, this is unacceptable!

By adamg - 8/10/21 - 2:32 pm
Sanchez

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal by former state Rep. Jeff Sanchez for a cannabis shop at 123 Terrace St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

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