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By adamg - 12/2/21 - 10:16 pm

Just as Channel 25's Kevin Lemanowicz was warning, at 10:08 p.m., of an intense storm about to slam us upside the head, an intense burst of wind blew into the foothills along the Hyde Park/Roslindale frontier.

By adamg - 11/23/21 - 9:53 pm
Wanted for porch piracy

Surveillance photo of woman with a rose belly tat via BPD.

Boston Police are seeking help to identify the Dread Pirate Roberta they say is now plaguing the front porches and steps of Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/21 - 10:08 pm

Victim identified as Noel Jimenez, 30, of Hyde Park.

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was shot on Maple Street near the Fairmount commuter-rail stop around 9:50 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/21 - 2:00 pm
Rendering of proposed Hyde Park Avenue building

Rendering by Context Workshop.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 34-unit apartment building on Hyde Park Avenue at American Legion Highway. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/21 - 1:33 pm

The owners of a "microgreens" farm on Norton Street in Readville yesterday sued the Zoning Board of Appeal and the developer it gave permission to build three houses on a lot next door, saying shadows from the houses would reduce the amount of light hitting their greenhouse, where they do the bulk of their farming. Read more.

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By adamg - 11/10/21 - 11:25 pm

A 13-year-old was shot In the leg on Wood Avenue near Westminster Street shortly before 10:30 p.m.

It's the latest shooting or gun incident within a couple of blocks of Ross Playground over the past year, including a murder on Ayles Road in October.

By adamg - 11/10/21 - 10:07 am

In less than 24 hours, with just a couple of posts in the Hyde Park neighborhood Facebook group, Marc Lavine to pay for a free ice-cream cone with a topping for any kid under 12 who shows up at Ron's Gourmet Ice Cream and 20th Century Bowling Bowling on Hyde Park Avenue with proof of vaccination. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/21 - 1:34 pm
A lot of money

In case you've ever wondered what $30,000 in cash looked like. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting men from Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain on drug-trafficking charges and seizing more than half a pound of fentanyl and $30,000 in cash yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/21 - 12:31 pm

The Jewish Journal allows how Boston is no New York, but still finds plenty of Jewish foodstuffs in the area, including My Grandma's Coffee Cakes of Hyde Park.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 9:01 pm
UHub Copter Recon Unit

From West Roxbury to Mattapan to Dorchester, people were reporting helicopters tonight, and not just your basic news copters, but big-ass, low-flying behemoths that rattled windows and annoyed the more skittish pets.Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/21 - 4:23 pm
Proposed 7 Dana Ave.

Rendering by Vanko Studio Architects.

A developer wants to tear down a house at 7 Dana Ave. in Hyde Park to put up a 27-unit apartment building with 30 parking spaces just steps from the Hyde Park commuter-rail station. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/21 - 8:42 pm

The Department of Environmental Protection ruled today that Sprague Pond is no longer just OK - it's officially great. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/21 - 8:19 pm

A teen was shot at Westminster Street and Ayles Road in Hyde Park Monday night - just a few doors down from where a man was fatally shot the day before. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/21 - 9:19 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 26 Ayles Rd. shortly before 3 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/21 - 10:03 am

Update, 10/14: Problems fixed and an inspector let the restaurant reopen.

Farrah's Cafe Restaurant, 1158 River St., which was shut on Sept. 23 for violations that included a leaky kitchen sink and live cockroaches in the basement, failed a re-inspection yesterday after an inspector found the sink still leaked and that the live roaches in the basement had been joined by live roaches in the kitchen. Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/21 - 1:36 pm

Federal prosecutors charged today that after Thomas Nee lost re-election as president of the Boston police union, he joined a scheme at the BPD evidence warehouse in Hyde Park to put in for overtime for which he didn't work. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/21 - 10:14 am

Update: Man from Hartford, CT charged.

WFXT reports on the second such incident this week, this time right outside the BPD police academy on Williams Avenue in Hyde Park.

By adamg - 9/29/21 - 12:52 pm
Guy at recent rally

Stephen DeBerardinis being pulled away from protesters he was trying to punch at West Roxbury rally earlier this month.

A federal grand jury has indicted a man who lives on the Hyde Park/Dedham line on charges of sending racially offensive Facebook messages to a White woman who'd just announced her engagement to a Black man and of threatening the couple with dismemberment. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/21 - 9:00 am

Boston Parents Schoolyard News reviews what's going on with the move of the Boston Community Leadership Academy from the old Hyde Park High School to the McCormack Middle School: Even as BPS promotes its $1-billion "BuildBPS" vision of 21st-century almost suburban like high schools, the BCLA students say they are getting a building without enough classrooms, no auditorium, a smaller gym with no bleachers and maybe even not enough lockers.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 10:28 am

The erstwhile hizzonah made a quick trip back to his old stomping grounds today. Why? Dunno, don't care, we're just too blase, but we take note that of all the places in Boston he could have breakfast, he chose the counter at Richy's on River Street in Hyde Park, where he ate with state Rep. Rob Consalvo: Read more.

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