Hyde Park

By - 1/16/19 - 2:20 pm

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.

By - 1/13/19 - 3:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting Thiago Oliveira, 28, for an incident around 3:20 p.m. yesterday in which he allegedly burst into a relative's home and tried several times to shoot him, only his gun wouldn't work. Read more.

By - 1/12/19 - 1:50 pm

Michael Freedberg compiles a list of potential candidates for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) city-council seat Tim McCarthy is retiring from.

Now, In his farewell address, McCarthy wrote: Read more.

By - 1/10/19 - 8:03 pm

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.

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By - 1/7/19 - 7:01 pm

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.

By - 1/2/19 - 2:36 pm
11 Dana Ave. proposal

Architect's rendering.

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.

By - 12/27/18 - 9:35 am

The Dorchester Reporter interviews Tim McCarthy about his plans to run for re-election in District 5 - Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale - and how, if he wins, he probably won't run again. He's already facing two opponents in the 2019 election.

By - 12/26/18 - 2:21 pm

Updated with arraignment information.

Boston Police report arresting one of their own for the gunshot injuries his wife suffered Monday afternoon when he shot her in the hip in their home at 2 Garfield Ave., off Truman Parkway, in Hyde Park. Read more.

By - 12/18/18 - 12:11 pm

Boston Police report two workers for a company called Spark Energy were arrested on Summit Street in Hyde Park yesterday after, police say, the resident arrived home and watched them try all his doors until they found an unlocked sunroom and walked in. Read more.

By - 12/15/18 - 11:21 am

Coffee Break Cafe quietly opened this week on Truman Parkway at Fairmount Avenue, in the spot vacated by Bean and Cream. It's the fourth outlet for the Quincy-based coffee shop.

By - 12/12/18 - 4:01 pm


Ricardo Arroyo, whose father Felix D. Arroyo, and brother, Felix G. Arroyo, both served as at-large city councilors, announced today he's running for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) council seat held by Tim McCarthy since 2013. McCarthy had no opposition in the 2017 election.

By - 11/25/18 - 10:46 pm

In the stomach, shortly before 10 p.m. on River Street between West and Arlington streets, Doogs reports.

By - 11/19/18 - 6:32 pm

The community is invited to Boston Acupuncture Project's Grand Opening Free Day this Small Business Saturday, November 24, from 10:00am – 2:30 pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00pm. Free sample acupuncture treatments will be available beginning at 10:30am on a first come, first served basis.

By - 11/16/18 - 9:17 am

Sharon Police report that at the height of the storm last night, a Hyde Park man crashed into a car at the end of a driveway on Billings Street.

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By - 10/26/18 - 2:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to deny requests from Wingz and Tingz to serve up chicken wings and things until 3 a.m. on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park and Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall.

The decision means the Hyde Park branch has to stick with its current midnight closing time and Grove Hall with its current 11 p.m. closing time.

By - 10/23/18 - 4:51 pm
Rainbows over Dorchester

Hannah spotted an omen in Dorchester after the storm line that came through, giving us some thunder and sparking a tornado warning from the Providence suburbs into southern Norfolk County.

Rainbow meets Rainbow Swash for day 1 of the Series.

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By - 10/22/18 - 9:48 am

Wingz and Tingz, 10 Fairmount Ave., goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to extend its closing time from midnight to 3:30 a.m.

The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. in Room 809 in City Hall.

By - 10/11/18 - 10:34 pm

City Councilor Tim McCarthy, a Readville native, announced today he opposes a developer's plans for a 492-unit residential development along Sprague Street just south of the Readville train station. Read more.

By - 10/8/18 - 9:24 pm

On Prescott Street near Wolcott Square, around 9 p.m. The robber took his money but not his pizza.