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By adamg - 6/22/19 - 10:28 am
Flipped car in Roslindale

Matt M. photographed the aftermath of a two-car crash that left one car on its side on Poplar Street at Chisholm Street, near the Conley School, in Roslindale around 3 a.m. The second car was off to the right, behind the firefighters. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 11:13 pm
Architect's rendering of Roslindale building

Architect's rendering showing shadow residents jogging in front of newly featureless health center.

A Dorchester developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a three-story, six-family house next to the Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center on Taft Hill Terrace with a four-story, 16-condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 12:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man shortly after they say he robbed the TD Bank branch at 930 American Legion Highway in Roslindale this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 12:16 pm
Flags at Korean and Vietnam War memorial in Adams Park, Roslindale

The Arredondo Family Foundation turned Adams Park in Roslindale into a commemoration of fallen American service members, including putting flags in front of the memorial to Americans who died in the Korean and Vietnam wars.

In the center of the park, they put a metal structure with paper and markers for people to leave their own thoughts: Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/19 - 11:47 am

Were the winds just right last night to carry the sounds of Boston Calling bands as far south as Roslindale and Dedham? At 9:55 p.m., Lindsayisms posted a complaint: Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 2:20 pm

Boston Police report that after an investigation, they arrested a Roslindale man and seized what turned out to be 1,620 grams of fentanyl and $5,179 in cash. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 10:00 am
Arroyo, Farrell, Powell, Turchinetz

Arroyo, Farrell, Powell, Turchinetz.

At a candidate forum last night, two candidates for the District 5 (Roslindale, Mattapan, Hyde Park) city-council seat - Ricardo Arroyo and Mimi Turchinetz - repeatedly proclaimed themselves progressives who would go far beyond constituent services and help other progressives on the council tackle issues from systemic racism to the climate crisis.

Maria Esdale Farrell, who works as an education aide to current Councilor Tim McCarthy, said idealism is all well and good but that she would largely stick to McCarthy's current focus on bread-and-butter local issues, such as potholes and crime. Alkia Powell, who currently works in the Mayor's Office of Economic Development, agreed with Arroyo and Turchinetz - and Farrell - on many issues, but did not call herself a progressive. Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 10:20 am
1884-style baseball in Roslindale

Paul Friedmann took in a baseball game between the Boston Union Vintage Base Ball Club and the Providence Grays at Fallon Field in Roslindale yesterday. Read more.

By Kent - 5/17/19 - 11:27 am

Join Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale to hear from the candidates running for City Council District 5. Find out where they stand on the issues that matter to you. See who inspires you!

Boston City Council District 5 nominally consists of Hyde Park and Roslindale. Current City Councilor Tim McCarthy is not seeking reelection this term. There are nine candidates vying for that seat and all have been invited. Ricardo Arroyo, Maria Farrell, Justin Murad, Alkia Powell & Mimi Turchinetz have confirmed that they plan to attend this forum to speak with you.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 11:58 pm

A Roslindale man was arrested today in Benton, ME - north of the state capital of Augusta - on charges he tried to break into a home there, only to be scared off by the homeowner, CentralMaine.com reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 9:15 am

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale is hosting a forum for multitude of candidates for the District 5 (Roslindale, Mattapan, Hyde Park) seat that Tim McCarthy is giving up this year.

The forum starts at 6:30 p.m. on May 23 at St. John Chrysostom Hall, 4750 Washington St. in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 5/11/19 - 10:17 am
Flowering crabapple trees at the Arnold Arboretum

Today's a good day for enjoying the crabapple trees on Peters Hill in the Arnold Arboretum, Mark Smith reports.

By adamg - 5/5/19 - 11:32 pm

Boston Police report an off-duty officer waiting in line at the KFC on American Legion Highway in Roslindale a couple of weeks ago sprang into action when another man rushed up to the counter. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/19 - 8:08 pm

Charlie Redd, who shut his eponymous Roslindale restaurant in a huff last year and set up a new pizza joint in Somerville, says he's going to try to return to Roslindale - someday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 12:43 pm
Parklet next to Fornax

Deb Beatty Mell captured Alan Wright and other volunteers spending the morning constructing the Cohasset Street parklet next to Fornax - a small, shaded space for local shoppers to take a break, eat a bite, sip a cool drink. It's the third year in a row for the parklet, reclaimed from a couple of parking spaces on the street.

By adamg - 5/1/19 - 1:14 pm

District City Councilors Matt O'Malley and Tim McCarthy both oppose a proposed charter school on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale, near where their districts meet, but they said today there's no way they're supporting a resolution by at-large Councilor Althea Garrison to put the entire council on record as opposing the proposal. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 8:01 pm

Turtle Swamp Brewing of Jamaica Plain is looking to obtain a zoning change that would let its current seasonal beer hall at the Roslindale Square Substation stay open permanently. Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 9:09 pm
Birch Street ready for pilot closing

All ready to go. Photo by Robert Orthman.

Birch Street, which lets motorists endlessly drive around the Roslindale Square building where the brewery is going in, will be blocked to cars for several days, starting Tuesday, as Roslindale Village Main Street tests out various configurations for a more permanent effort to create a pedestrian plaza there.

Schedule of events for the Birch Street Pop-up Plaza.

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