Mission Hill

By - 3/20/19 - 9:52 pm

The Globe reports that Josh Zakim (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, West End) won't be running for re-election this fall.

Zakim, first elected in 2013, joins Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), who announced in January he wouldn't be running again.

By - 3/14/19 - 9:07 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers patrolling the area around the Annunciation development yesterday following a shooting Tuesday arrested a man with a loaded gun at Parker and Gurney streets. Read more.

By - 3/13/19 - 7:38 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 60 Annunciation Rd. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. Read more.

By - 3/4/19 - 4:06 pm
Big snowman on Mission Hill

Bob Shaffer spotted these two guys and their big boi on Mission Hill today; reports they told him it only took them 45 minutes.

By - 2/20/19 - 9:10 am

Boston Police report arresting two boys and two girls for an attack on a woman on Parker Street last night - three who kicked in the head her after they knocked her to the ground and one who videoed the whole thing. Read more.

By - 1/29/19 - 11:53 am

On an unscheduled inspection of the Sidebar on Bromfield Street last month, BPD Sgt. William Gallagher asked a young-looking customer with a draft beer for his ID. The man handed over a Dutch ID showing him to be over 21. But then Gallagher flexed the card - a standard step to check whether an ID is fake, because fake IDs often have cheap laminating that separates from the paper underneath when bent. Read more.

By - 12/18/18 - 10:14 am
Proposed 111 Terrace St. development

Birds love the proposal for 111 Terrace St.

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a 39-unit, five-story residential building at 111 Terrace St., near Cedar Street, to replace an existing three-story apartment building and tow lot. Read more.

By - 12/8/18 - 1:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting John Anderson, 30, of Dorchester, on charges he went on a housebreak spree early on Dec. 2. Read more.

By - 11/14/18 - 11:45 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans for two condo buildings for artists on what are now city-owned vacant lots on Terrace Street. Read more.

By - 11/2/18 - 4:04 pm

The T has canceled the E Line past Brigham Circle due to a trolley and a stopped box truck exchanging some love pats near the Riverway and is advising riders to jump on the 39 bus instead - but the buses are having their own problems due to all the traffic piled up as a result.

By - 10/24/18 - 8:59 am
Trolley and bus collide on South Huntington Avenue

A 39 bus and an E Green Line trolley had a little love bump on Huntington Avenue near Brigham Circle shortly before 7:30 a.m. Lena, who captured the scene, reports there didn't appear to be too much damage, but that some of the Boston Latin School students on the 39 "charter" from Forest Hills appeared shaken up. Plus, of course, traffic came to a halt.

By - 9/6/18 - 9:27 am

Jamaica Plain News interviews the state rep-elect for Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and part of Roslindale.

By - 9/4/18 - 9:02 pm
Elugardo

Jamaica Plain News reports Nika Elugardo has taken down the state representative in the 15th Suffolk district, which includes parts of Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. Sanchez was also chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Read more.

By - 8/20/18 - 10:09 am
Stony Brook tunnel being dug through solid rock

Turning Stony Brook into an underground river in 1888. Source.

Boston was in the middle of one of those winter thaws we always seem to get: From a low of -7 on Feb. 5, the temperature shot up to 55 on Feb. 9, National Weather Service records show. On Feb. 10, with the temperature still a relatively balmy 40, rain started around 7:45 a.m. And then it kept coming. Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 9:17 am

Boston Police report arresting Kevin Fernandes, 24, on charges he shot Eden Jacquet to death on Fenwood Road on Jan. 13, 2016. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 10:44 am

CommonWealth reports on a rally Jeffrey Sanchez had yesterday at the Mildred Hailey Apartments with some long-time local progressives standing behind him as a progressive leader in his race against progressive Nika Elugardo.

Earlier:
In a battle between progressives, a forum centered on best way to achieve goals.

By - 7/20/18 - 11:05 am

The T reports it's canceled service on the E Line between Brigham Circle and Heath Street due to a "power problem near Mission Park."

By - 7/18/18 - 10:44 am

NBC Boston talks to Noelia Cruz, who's re-opened the AC Hardware on Tremont Street that was owned by her father Andres, until he was murdered there a year ago today. The Cruz family will hold a memorial today at 4 p.m.

By - 7/10/18 - 11:48 am
Sanchez and Elugardo

State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (D-15th Suffolk) and challenger Nika Elugardo agreed on more than they disagreed on, at a candidate forum in Jamaica Plain last night.

Instead, the two battled over who was the most progressive - and how to fight for progressive values - in one of the state's most progressive districts, which includes parts of Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Roslindale and Brookline, in a room at the First Baptist Church that was so packed people were turned away at the door. Read more.