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By adamg - 5/10/22 - 2:17 pm
Rendering of proposed 4160 Washington St.

Rendering by MDJ.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved Juan Chavez's latest plan to replace his Moreno collision shop with a four-story building with six condos and ground-floor commercial space - and four parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 2:40 pm

In the Keep Roslindale Quirky Facebook group, a resident of the normally bucolic Metropolitan Hill area reports she had a package stolen off her porch.

It was a box containing a Cologuard stool sample she'd put out for UPS to pick up.

By adamg - 4/22/22 - 3:15 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers arrested four teens Thursday at Oak Lawn Cemetery on Cummins Highway in Roslindale, each packing a gun loaded with at least eight bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/22 - 11:27 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Brockon man on gun charges following his arrest in the Florence Apartments parking lot at the end of Bradeen Street in Roslindale Wednesday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/22 - 10:34 pm
Car with 'SMAHT' license plate

Pahked on Belgrade Avenue late this afternoon a few blocks away from Rozzie Squayuh.

By adamg - 4/9/22 - 3:48 pm
Hail in Cambridge

Rachel Anne Miller watched the hail come down near Porter Square in Cambridge as the storm moved through around 2:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/22 - 2:16 pm
Parkway Hippos parade

The rain held off today for the return of the Parkway Little League's opening tradition - the parade from Roslindale to the league's main field off Baker Street in West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 9:56 pm
Alfa gas staiton after shooting

Gas-station crime scene.

Victim identified as Dreshaun Johnson, 23, of Mattapan.

Two people were shot at the Alfa gas station, 4139 Washington St., around 9:45 p.m. One was declared dead at the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/22 - 11:09 pm

The Boston Police gang unit has arrested three men from Roxbury and Dorchester on charges they stole a headstone out of Oak Lawn Cemetery in Roslindale for a teen murdered in 2017. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/22 - 3:54 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by St. Michael Cemetery, 510 Canterbury St. in Roslindale, to add four new crematorium bays or "retorts" after nearby residents - including one who said she is planning to be cremated there - raised concerns about mercury and other metal emissions that might land in the area after cremations. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/22 - 12:27 pm

WFXT reports five of the bucket bangers who congregate outside Mayor Wu's Roslindale home most mornings were issued tickets under the new ordinance - which the City Council passed on Wednesday and Wu promptly signed - which prohibits targeted protesting outside somebody's house before 9 a.m.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 9:28 pm

A Norwood man was sentenced to 22 to 24 years in state prison today after he admitted he fatally shot Daniel Vo on Rowe Street in Roslindale in 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 10:13 am

WBUR introduces us to Christine Tobin of Roslindale, who "orchestrated every one of the dishes we see on screen" in HBO's upcoming Julia Child biopic - parts of which were filmed in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 3/30/22 - 9:20 am
Anti-Semitic flier in Roslindale

A Roslindale resident reports spending a minute this morning tearing down some anti-Semitic fliers posted at the Corinth Street bus stop in Roslindale Square.

They popped up a few days after a racist went around screaming about Asian-Americans, first at the city animal shelter on Mahler Road, then at the owner of a comedy club on Basile Street.

By adamg - 3/28/22 - 2:31 pm

With West Roxbury Municipal Court on alert, BPD will be monitoring sound levels outside Mayor Wu's Roslindale house when she leaves for work this week to ensure that if protesters keep showing up to call her names, they do it at low volume. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/22 - 9:08 pm

Courtney Pong, owner of the Rozzie Square Theater on Basile Street, reports what happened today during auditions for the ComedySportz Boston troupe she runs there: Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/22 - 5:22 pm
Protesters in front of the woods

Two of the protesters in front of the woods along American Legion Highway.

About 75 residents gathered along American Legion Highway near the Walgreens to oppose a Texas developer's plans to carve away a big chunk of the hillside and ledge there for a complex with 270 apartments in nine low-slung buildings with 415 parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/22 - 11:33 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday found Richard Lugo guilty of manslaughter and various gun charges for the fatal shooting of Pascual Casiano and the wounding of a second man during a fight at their workplace on American Legion Highway on Oct. 31, 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/22 - 5:53 pm
Salt-encrusted Roslindale Street

The street outside the UHubcave in Roslindale was so salt-encrusted this morning, people going out needed sunglasses for all the glare off the gleaming white surface.

By adamg - 3/8/22 - 12:37 pm
Washington Street proposal

Rejected proposal by MGFA.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to expand the Arboretum Grill building on Washington Street at Mosgrove Avenue by adding three more floors and 14 apartments, saying that while Washington Street in Roslindale could certainly do with more density, the specific proposal was just too dense. Read more.

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