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By adamg - 5/22/22 - 6:04 pm
Double rainbow over Pleasure Bay in South Boston

It didn't last long, but a wind-heavy storm brought down trees and power lines in Hyde Park and Roslindale and turned Truman Parkway by the Hyde Park Stop & Shop into a lake.

But after it was all done, Pleasure Bay in South Boston got a double rainbow, as photographed by David Geller. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/22 - 3:09 pm

A Roslindale man was arraigned today on charges he punched a woman in the face in the Arnold Arboretum and then raped her repeatedly on Aug. 13, 2013, and will be arraigned on Monday on charges he raped a 16-year-old on Morton Street in Mattapan on April 1, 2007, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/22 - 11:11 am
Anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale trash receptacle

An vocabulary,enriched citizen files a 311 complaint about some anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale Square's solar-powered Big Belly trash receptacle on Belgrade Avenue just before Robert and Corinth streets: Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/22 - 6:24 pm
Violinsts in the Roslindale Substation

The Substation in Roslindale Square formally opened today, starting with a performance by Musiconnects overlooking Adams Park. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 9:25 pm
Giuseppe Musto

State Police report search crews are looking for Giuseppe Musto, 75, of Roslindale, in the Berkshires town of Mount Washington - where his pickup was found in a parking lot for Mount Washington State Forest on Sunday afternoon, several hours after he was reported missing in Roslindale.

Searchers have been on foot and are also utilizing ATVs and bikes. The MSP Air Wing is also assisting with the search.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 2:17 pm
Rendering of proposed 4160 Washington St.

Rendering by MDJ.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved Juan Chavez's latest plan to replace his Moreno collision shop with a four-story building with six condos and ground-floor commercial space - and four parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 2:40 pm

In the Keep Roslindale Quirky Facebook group, a resident of the normally bucolic Metropolitan Hill area reports she had a package stolen off her porch.

It was a box containing a Cologuard stool sample she'd put out for UPS to pick up.

By adamg - 4/22/22 - 3:15 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers arrested four teens Thursday at Oak Lawn Cemetery on Cummins Highway in Roslindale, each packing a gun loaded with at least eight bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/22 - 11:27 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Brockon man on gun charges following his arrest in the Florence Apartments parking lot at the end of Bradeen Street in Roslindale Wednesday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/22 - 10:34 pm
Car with 'SMAHT' license plate

Pahked on Belgrade Avenue late this afternoon a few blocks away from Rozzie Squayuh.

By adamg - 4/9/22 - 3:48 pm
Hail in Cambridge

Rachel Anne Miller watched the hail come down near Porter Square in Cambridge as the storm moved through around 2:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/22 - 2:16 pm
Parkway Hippos parade

The rain held off today for the return of the Parkway Little League's opening tradition - the parade from Roslindale to the league's main field off Baker Street in West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 9:56 pm
Alfa gas staiton after shooting

Gas-station crime scene.

Victim identified as Dreshaun Johnson, 23, of Mattapan.

Two people were shot at the Alfa gas station, 4139 Washington St., around 9:45 p.m. One was declared dead at the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/22 - 11:09 pm

The Boston Police gang unit has arrested three men from Roxbury and Dorchester on charges they stole a headstone out of Oak Lawn Cemetery in Roslindale for a teen murdered in 2017. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/22 - 3:54 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by St. Michael Cemetery, 510 Canterbury St. in Roslindale, to add four new crematorium bays or "retorts" after nearby residents - including one who said she is planning to be cremated there - raised concerns about mercury and other metal emissions that might land in the area after cremations. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/22 - 12:27 pm

WFXT reports five of the bucket bangers who congregate outside Mayor Wu's Roslindale home most mornings were issued tickets under the new ordinance - which the City Council passed on Wednesday and Wu promptly signed - which prohibits targeted protesting outside somebody's house before 9 a.m.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 9:28 pm

A Norwood man was sentenced to 22 to 24 years in state prison today after he admitted he fatally shot Daniel Vo on Rowe Street in Roslindale in 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 10:13 am

WBUR introduces us to Christine Tobin of Roslindale, who "orchestrated every one of the dishes we see on screen" in HBO's upcoming Julia Child biopic - parts of which were filmed in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 3/30/22 - 9:20 am
Anti-Semitic flier in Roslindale

A Roslindale resident reports spending a minute this morning tearing down some anti-Semitic fliers posted at the Corinth Street bus stop in Roslindale Square.

They popped up a few days after a racist went around screaming about Asian-Americans, first at the city animal shelter on Mahler Road, then at the owner of a comedy club on Basile Street.

By adamg - 3/28/22 - 2:31 pm

With West Roxbury Municipal Court on alert, BPD will be monitoring sound levels outside Mayor Wu's Roslindale house when she leaves for work this week to ensure that if protesters keep showing up to call her names, they do it at low volume. Read more.

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