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By adamg - 12/9/19 - 3:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he scooped up toys and sneakers awaiting delivery on porches in the area of Rosecliff Terrace and Cliftondale Street in Roslindale early Sunday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/19 - 12:41 pm
Treasures on Washington Street

The new Treasures on Washington Street.

Treasures, a thrift and antique shop, opened today at 4266 Washington St. in Roslindale Square, in the space where the Boston Smoke Shop used to be.

Meanwhile, workers today were converting the space where the Grossman's bargain outlet used to be at 630 American Legion Highway into space for Urban Renewals, which will be moving there from its current location on Brighton Avenue in Allston ... Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 7:05 pm
Taft Hill architect's rendering

Architect's rendering. The blank wall is an existing health center, not a proposed drive-in screen.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace a house-like apartment building on Taft Hill Terrace in Roslindale with a four-story, 16-unit condo building - across the municipal parking lot from a recently completed 19-unit condo development. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 3:08 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a Williamstown company's plans to convert City Farm on American Legion Highway into what would be Roslindale's first dispensary. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/19 - 10:24 pm

Mike Freedberg reports that based on its fast growing population, Boston could be in line to pick up two new state-rep districts in redistricting after the 2020 census. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/19 - 4:52 pm
Snowplow in Roslindale

A snowplow wends its way on one of the passes along the Roslindale/Hyde Park frontier.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 8:57 pm

A man was robbed of his wallet and some marijuana on Washington Street in the area of Elven Road and Claxton Street at knifepoint by two men around 8:45 p.m.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 10:46 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about the carriageway heading north on West Roxbury Parkway:

There are NO speed limit signs anywhere along the ENTIRE lower West Roxbury Parkway. Cars use this as a speedway and to avoid the traffic on West Roxbury prkwy in the morning. It is extremely dangerous to walk along and the speeding cars getting worse.

By adamg - 11/16/19 - 2:28 pm

The owner of a comedy spot in Roslindale shut down a series of stand-up sets last night after, she says, she'd had enough of a string of racist, sexist jokes. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 11:31 am

A student at the Washington Irving Middle School on Cummins Highway in Roslindale sprayed a canister of pepper spray in the school cafeteria around 11 a.m., a Boston Public Schools spokesperson reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 10:37 am

DCR officials will be visiting Roslindale and Jamaica Plain twice in a week to discuss ways to make the Arborway and Centre Street safer from Hebrew SeniorLife and Forest Hills up to Jamaica Pond - even as expansion plans at Faulkner Hospital could mean more cars on the road. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 1:45 pm

A local writer and a local book seller say they're going to bring a bookstore back to Roslindale Square. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/19 - 9:23 pm

Vermont State Police report that Roberto Fonseca-Rivera, making deliveries for Katsiroubas Bros. of Hyde Park, was killed by gunshot wounds to his head and neck, and that the medical examiner has ruled his death a homicide. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/19 - 2:07 pm

Boston Police today identified the man shot to death on Paine Street in Roslindale in Friday as Aderito Barbosa, 35, of Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/19 - 10:09 pm
Delivery truck in Vermont

Fonseca-Rivera's truck on Rte. 103 in Vermont.


Vermont State Police report that Roberto Fonseca-Rivera, 44, a driver for Katsiroubas Bros. of Hyde Park, was found dead in his Katsiroubas delivery truck on Rte. 103 in Rockingham, near I-91, Friday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 10:50 pm

Victim identified as Aderito Barbosa, 35, of Dorchester.

A man was fatally shot around 10:35 p.m. at 35 Paine St. in Roslindale, behind the Haley School and a couple blocks away from the spot on American Legion Highway where two men were shot, one fatally, on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 5:04 pm

Arboretum Fall

Noah Shelby sent a drone up over the Arnold Arboretum the other day.

H/t Peter Cheung.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 4:57 pm

Suspects in a Roslindale armed robbery this afternoon sped away and onto Rte. 128 before seeming to double back towards Boston on Rte. 109 in Dedham - where they abandoned the car on a side street, prompting local and State Police to flood the Riverdale area as they searched for them and told residents to stay inside. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 9:34 am

A citizen irate about excessive hedging files a 311 complaint about a hedge run amok on Beech Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 3:37 pm

Victim identified as Pasqual Casiano, 41, of Jamaica Plain.

Boston Police report two men were shot at 581 American Legion Highway, near Canterbury Street around 2 p.m. Read more.

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