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By adamg - 9/22/22 - 4:17 pm

Jefferson Apartment Group of McLean, VA, yesterday told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for a six-story, 150-unit apartment building on Worthington Street, near Huntington Avenue, behind its existing 20-story J-Vue at LMA on St. Alphonsus Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 10:33 pm

Sam Montaño is winning handily in the Democratic primary in the 15h Suffolk state-rep district (Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and Roxbury).

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 9:45 am

A distressed citizen files a 311 complaint about an ominous occurrence on Parker Hill Avenue along McLaughlin Playground on Mission Hill this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/22 - 12:01 pm

The Bay State Banner goes out on the hustings with the four candidates running for the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Suffolk state-senate seat: State reps Nika Elugardo and Liz Miranda, minister Miniard Culpepper and former state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 1:44 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected plans by the owner of a three-family house on Oswald Street on Mission Hill to convert the top unit and attic into a four-bedroom apartment with four bathrooms, after neighborhood groups and the BPDA said the idea sounded like a plan to shoehorn more students into a neighborhood that doesn't want them. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 9:37 am

The T reminds Green Line riders that it's shutting down the ol' E Line between Copley and Heath between Aug. 6 and Aug. 21 to make improvements, including sprucing up the tracks it didn't get to the last time it shut the line. Riders who'd rather not just walk from Back of the Hill to Copley Square can instead ride the 39 bus, the T says.

By adamg - 7/24/22 - 12:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old on gun charges Thursday night while responding to a report of gunfire in the area of the Mission Hill Community Garden, 746 Parker St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/22 - 9:59 am

A Back Bay developer that wants to put two residential buildings on Smith Street on Mission Hill says it will soon file plans for one building with 13 floors, rather than the 17 it had originally proposed. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/22 - 1:17 pm
Survellance photos of woman wanted for Mission Hill package theft

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a woman wanted for package thefts at 70 Parker Hill Ave. around 4:45 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/22 - 2:01 pm
Police at trolley crash scene

After police arrived at the scene. Photo by Justin Mc.

A woman getting off a trolley stopped on South Huntington Avenue, at the turn from Huntington, didn't make it to the sidewalk yesterday evening, because a motorist who disregarded the fact the trolley was stopped and had its door open, ran into her. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/22 - 7:49 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a forum this week with four Democratic candidates seeking to replace state Rep. Nika Elugardo (15th Suffolk - JP, Mission Hill, Roslindale), who is running for the state Senate seat being vacated by Sonia Chang-Diaz.

By adamg - 5/24/22 - 11:40 pm

Boston Police report the BPD gang unit arrested a 15-year-old in Heath Street Gang territory at the Mildred Hailey Apartments yesterday on charges he shot somebody on the Mission Hill turf of the Annunciation Road gang on May 11. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/22 - 11:00 am
Indigo bunting on Missino Hill

Mary Ellen spotted this indigo bunting on Mission Hill yesterday.

By adamg - 5/16/22 - 10:10 am

The Huntington News reports on efforts to turn Fitzgerald Park into an accredited arboretum, which means having a large variety of trees and woody shrubs and at least one annual tree-themed event - this year, an Arbor Day plantathon in which volunteers planted new tree species there.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 12:01 pm
Rendering of proposed 804-814 Huntington Ave.

Rendering with ghost family by Stantec.

A developer has proposed a two-building project at 804-812 Huntington Ave. that would feature life sciences along Huntington Avenue and 23 residential units in the rear on what now consists of a parking lot, a vacant lot and an unused building where the Red Cross once took blood donations. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/22 - 3:00 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday shut Sushi Today, 1562 Tremont St., after finding numerous things wrong in the kitchen, including rodent "droppings on food prep counters, cabinets, ledges, and around equipment," improper thawing, food meant to be refrigerated being left at room temperature and no soap at a hand-washing sink. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/22 - 3:08 pm
Firefighters on roof of 30 Gurney St.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 30 Gurney St. on Mission Hill for a fire that started on the exterior of the first floor, then traveled up to the roof. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/22 - 12:04 pm
Rendering of 1558 Tremont St. proposal

Rendering by Embarc Studio.

The developers who bought two small buildings and a parking lot on Tremont Street from the order that runs Mission Church across the street have filed plans for a 139-unit residential building with 54 parking spaces - 44 set aside for the church and the remaining 10 for residents of the building - and room for a cafe. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/22 - 9:29 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges after one of them allegedly crashed a stolen car on Mission Hill early this morning, a few days after arresting another teen on similar charges after a stolen-car crash in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 1:16 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal for a cannabis shop at 1441 Tremont St., citing its proximity to the Tobin Community Center and another proposed marijuana mart on Terrace Street. Read more.

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