Around 10:15 p.m. on Wood Avenue near Safford Street. One car hit.
Jake could only marvel at the amazing shoveling job done by separate Keolis and DCR crews at the steps down from Readville station to the sidewalk below: One cleared the stairs and another cleared a path along the sidewalk and yet, somehow, neither thought to make it so pedestrians could actually get from one to the other.
Keolis did promise to send down a crew to finish the job.
The MBTA reports delays of up to 25 minutes on the Fairmount Line due to a switch problem near Readville station. At 8:28, BostonGal reported:
We are at a solid 30 min now. Collecting trains too. It’s cold. Very cool.
Live Boston reports a fire erupted in the basement of 42 Dana Avenue around 8:15 p.m. Ten people were displaced.
Mike Ball took in the super moon over Hyde Park tonight.
A federal appeals court this week ruled the corporation that owns the Shaw's in Hyde Park is due a refund of the more than $3.5 million it paid to remove PCBs from the Mother Brook after a jury determined neither the supermarket nor its manufacturing predecessor on the site had anything to do with the chemical winding up in sediment in the brook. Read more.
Developer Ad Meliora last week filed plans with the BPDA for a two-building, 305-unit development off Hyde Park Avenue at the Milton Street Bridge. Read more.
Vesa Tormanen spotted this guy on a 32 bus barreling down Hyde Park Avenue to Forest Hills this morning. "Not something you see every day on the MBTA," he notes.
State Rep. Russell Holmes and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins aren't waiting to see who might run to replace Tim McCarthy as the city councilor from Hyde Park, Mattapan and Roslindale - both have endorsed Ricardo Arroyo for the seat. Read more.
Around 2:20 p.m. on River Street at Barry Street. Multiple shots fired. Police are also investigating a car crash on River Street that might be related to the shooting.
The Boston Public Facilities Commission voted today to sell roughly 1.5 acres of long vacant city-owned land in Readville to a Roslindale couple who will use it to grow "microgreens " - plants harvested just a couple weeks after their seeds have germinated. Read more.
Tim McCarthy, who has represented Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan on the city council since 2013, announced tonight he's decided not to run for re-election this fall.
Boston firefighters are at 1527 Hyde Park Ave., near Reservation Road, for an attic fire reported around 6:45 p.m. Four residents have been displaced.
A developer has proposed turning a vacant lot on Dana Avenue, next to the still uncompleted building where the Eagles club used to be and less than 250 feet from a commuter-rail stop, into a 24-unit residential building called the Residences at Hyde Park Station. Read more.
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