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By adamg - 5/20/20 - 11:42 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that Israel Mayhew, 26, one of two people shot outside Hyde Park's Martini Shell last night, has died. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/20 - 9:55 pm

Update: The DA's office reports only two people were shot, but that one of them died.

Around 9:40 p.m. on Truman Parkway in the parking lot for the Martini Shell and basketball courts next to the Stop & Shop. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/20 - 9:48 am

Boston Police report the charges against Lookens Dorcely, 25, quickly piled up after officers responded to a report of a car crash outside 53 Blake St. in Hyde Park around 2:45 this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/20 - 3:56 pm

City of Boston Licensing Board 5-13-20

The Boston Licensing Board this morning approved a Burger King in the Shops at Riverwood strip mall on River Street, with the support of one neighborhood group pleased to finally see a restaurant, even if a Burger King, move into the mall and the outraged opposition of another neighborhood group, which accused the developer and the chain of exacerbating the poor health of black residents in the surrounding area. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/20 - 11:29 am

The Boston Licensing Board holds a Zoomed hearing Wednesday on a Burger King franchisee's proposal to finally open its built-out eatery at 892 River St. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/20 - 11:21 pm

Update: Victim identified as Alenny Matos missing from Dorchester since January.

State Police report a passerby found the woman's body in "a swampy wooded area adjacent to the Enneking Parkway" around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/20 - 8:37 am

BC Baking on Como Road reports it's getting ready for a "soft" re-opening on Friday, after a month of being closed due to coronavirus concerns. They'll have a limited menu at first, but Johnny's sausage will be back for sale.

By adamg - 5/1/20 - 11:38 am

Karla Yearwood is hoping to open her Fair Nutrition smoothie bar at 57 Fairmount Ave., across the street from the fire station, to serve up protein shakes and "energizing" teas. Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/20 - 4:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man on charges he smashed his way into two nurses' cars at the Children's Hospital garage earlier this month. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 10:46 pm

A federal judge today denied a request by a man arrested on drug charges in Hyde Park last November that he be released from detention while awaiting trial because his asthma puts him at higher risk should he contract Covid-19 while in custody. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 2:13 pm

COVID-19 Media Availability 4/20/20

"I don't think there's any question: Kids aren't going back to school May 4," Mayor Walsh said today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/20 - 11:23 am
Maps showing Covid-19 and healthcare employment rates

Rate of positive coronavirus test results and map showing highest concentration of healthcare workers

Boston Public Health Commission figures released yesterday show that, once again, Hyde Park has the highest rate of residents who have tested positive for Covid-19.

Compare the BPHC map with a map (4.5M PDF) from a new Boston Planning and Development Agency report on the economic impacts of Covid-19 that shows the percentages of residents by census tract who work in "healthcare and social assistance." Read more.

By adamg - 4/17/20 - 2:04 pm

COVID-19 Media Availability 4/17/20

Mayor Walsh said the city will send out seven sound trucks through East Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park this weekend, urging people to stay home, wash their hands and the like - and to call 311 if they need food or help. Read more.

By adamg - 4/16/20 - 2:06 pm

Wearing blue gloves and a mask, former City Councilor Rob Consalvo today filed signatures to get on the September Democratic primary ballot to replace 14th Suffolk State Rep. Angelo Scaccia, who is not running for re-election. Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/20 - 10:39 pm

Boston Police are investigating gunfire around 10:30 p.m. on Frazer Street, off Wood Avenue and River Street in Hyde Park. One car hit, no people.

In February, a man was shot in the head and back at Frazer and Reddy streets.

By adamg - 4/15/20 - 4:50 pm

Brigham and Women's Hospital is now offering Covid-19 testing at its physicians' office at 1337 Hyde Park Ave. in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/20 - 3:12 pm
Porch turkey

Seth McCoy reports opening the door on River Street, near the Price Rite in Hyde Park, today to find, no, not an energy salesman, but this bad boy.

By adamg - 4/10/20 - 1:47 pm

Megan asks:

Where can I get a good fish fry for takeout in Boston? Preferably near Hyde Park.

By adamg - 4/9/20 - 3:04 pm

Mayor Walsh said today that the 1,000-bed field hospital set up in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center has been named the Boston Hope Medical Center and could open to patients tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/20 - 5:30 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that Scaccia, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, will retire at the end of the year.

Read more.

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