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By adamg - 10/16/19 - 8:40 am
Smush at Commonwealth Avenue and Washington Street in Brighton

People coming into town on the Green Line from Boston College could be 15 minutes late due to a collision between a trolley and a pickup at Comm. Ave. and Washington Street. NBC Boston reports one injury.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 11:55 am

Boston firefighters are at Washington Street and Bexley Road, near Healy Field, where a manhole burst into flames around 11:50 a.m., shorting out power in surrounding blocks. Eversource's attendance has been requested.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 10:44 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley St. buildings

Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley Street buildings.

Developers last week filed plans for three mixed-use buildings on Dudley Square land awarded them earlier this year by the city as part of a program to turn city-owned parking and vacant lots into affordable housing, stores and offices. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/19 - 10:35 pm
Car into building on Washington Street in the South End

Around 8:20 p.m., Shamus Moynihan ran across this car into a building at Washington and East Concord streets, about four blocks from where a two-car crash sent another car into a a building at Washington and Northampton streets on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:11 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow will likely decide whether to approve a Seaport restaurant's $450,000 purchase of the liquor license now held by the venerable Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain.

Also tomorrow, the board is scheduled to consider a request by one of the owners of the neighboring Midway Cafe to buy out the other. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:35 am
Car crash at Northampton and Washington streets

A two-car crash this morning at Washington and Northampton streets in Roxbury sent one of the cars into the front of Shamso, a new hair salon that is the first in New England for women who wear a hijab.

The other car in the crash ... Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 12:33 pm

A nurse was relaxing inside B.K.'s Pub, 4272 Washington St. in Roslindale, when she went out to the pub's small courtyard and found a man just lying on the ground, not breathing, turning purple. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 7:15 pm
By adamg - 9/8/19 - 2:59 pm

The city holds a meeting tomorrow on a proposed marijuana establishment at 3995-3997 Washington St. - better known now as the bodega with the giant cat mural on the Archdale Road side. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 5:38 pm
Washington Street shut in front of Daniels Baker in Brighton

Rebecca Arellano reports Washington Street is shut in front of Daniels Bakery due to a sinkhole.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 10:39 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Salvatore's on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing has shut, to be replaced by a new place called French Quarter.

By adamg - 8/28/19 - 2:08 pm
Windows going in at Rosslindale substation

Workers have been busy this week installing a $30,000 set of glass panes to replace the plywood boards that long blocked light from getting into the front of the old trolley substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/19 - 9:53 pm
Crash at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street

Rosabri Mejia came across the crash between a scooter and an SUV at the large intersection around 9 p.m. Live Boston reports the scooter driver was taken away in critical condition.

By adamg - 8/13/19 - 12:06 pm
Alexandra rendering

Architect's rendering. Not shown: Large blank wall that will face Roxbury.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to refashion the historic but dilapidated Hotel Alexandra at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street into a 156-room, 13-floor hotel with ground-floor and roof-deck restaurants. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m., somebody reached into a car at Dudley and Washington streets and stabbed a person inside. The person managed to get to a nearby emergency room, with minor injuries.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 1:14 pm
Old Barnes and Noble facade ripped off in Downtown Crossing

Our own Cybah gives us our first look at what has long been hidden by the old Barnes & Noble facade on its long vacant storefront on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing. Workers have been busy transforming the 1881 building into retail and office space since 2018, the year after a developer bought it and decided to renovate the space rather than try to jam another high rise into Downtown Crossing.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 11:11 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday gave Alex Pizza, 1254 Washington St., formal permission to stay open until 3 a.m.

The pizza place had asked for permission to extend its licensed closing time from midnight after being cited by police in May for staying open past midnight.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 6:03 pm

The Croft School of Providence plans to build a K-6 school in the space once occupied by the now defunct Harvest Co-op Market on Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 3:00 pm

The Boston Guardian alerts us to a battle between downtown resident and business groups and a Winthrop company that wants to install a 25-foot-tall electronic billboard at Washington Street and Temple Place. Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/19 - 12:28 pm
Washington Street hazmat scene

Hazmat scene. Photo by BFD.

Boston Fire Department hazmat crews responded to 1740 Washington St., between Massachusetts Avenue and East Springfield Street, around 12:15 p.m. after somebody mixed cleaning supplies that shouldn't have been mixed, creating a cloud of irritating fumes that forced the five-story rooming house's resident to evacuate. Read more.

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