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By adamg - 6/20/19 - 2:51 pm

On June 10, I posted that a man had been shot at Egleston Pizza on Washington Street in Egleston Square. In fact, he had been stabbed several times on the sidewalk outside and only went into the pizza place to seek help. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 10:42 pm
Detectives at Egleston Pizza

Detectives investigate stabbing. Photo by Sean Ryan.

Editor's note: Post updated to reflect fact victim was stabbed, not shot, and that the stabbing happened on the street.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed repeatedly on Washington Street near Columbus Avenue, around 8:25 p.m.

According to police, two men came up to the victim and stabbed him repeatedly. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after getting himself into Egleston Pizza to seek help.

By adamg - 5/16/19 - 10:40 pm
SUV on fire in West Roxbury

Sam captured the scene on that bit of Lagrange Street that goes from Washington Street onto Enneking Parkway by the church parking lot around 7:15 p.m.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 11:11 am

WFXT reports a police officer running after a man wanted for warrants on Washington Street in Egleston Square was hit by a car. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 9:41 pm
Keegan the accelerang sniffing fire dog

Investigators, including Keegan, the accelerant-sniffing fire dog, look for clues to fire's cause. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department report a three-alarm fire at 3118 Washington St. that broke out shortly before 5 p.m. caused an estimated $1 million in damage both to that building and to a nearby building on Weld Avenue. Read more.

By Rosabri Mejia - 5/6/19 - 9:37 pm
Inside Santia's in Jamaica Plain

Inside Santia's.

On a sunny afternoon, customers come and go at Santia's bakery at 3381 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain. Noise from the kitchen travels into the front of the store; the silver door that connects the two squeaks. The store gets busy at times; the phone rings unceasingly.

"What is this?" asks a young man in a black suit, pointing to a display of hot patties. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 8:01 pm

Turtle Swamp Brewing of Jamaica Plain is looking to obtain a zoning change that would let its current seasonal beer hall at the Roslindale Square Substation stay open permanently. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/19 - 1:30 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man early Saturday after, they say, he walked up to a complete stranger on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing and punched him hard enough in the forehead to open his skin and drench him in his own blood. Read more.

By adamg - 4/17/19 - 6:38 pm
Roslindale fire

Roslindale fire. Photo by Brittney Moon - after she called 911.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 6:05 p.m. to 15-17 Delford St., off Washington Street, for a two-alarm fire that displaced ten people. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/19 - 9:52 am

The BPDA board yesterday approved the Abbey Group's plan to turn long vacant storefront space along Washington Street into offices for a state agency, after the company said the move could help it rent out space between that and Macy's for the sort of retail uses that Downtown Crossing is known for. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/19 - 8:14 pm

The BPDA board is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a plan to turn the long vacant storefronts of the failed Lafayette Mall along Washington Street into office space for the state Department of Industrial Accidents. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/19 - 10:46 am
Proposed building on Lochdale Road

Architect's rendering.

A developer filed formal plans with the BPDA this week for a four-story, 36-unit apartment building on Lochdale Road, off Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/19 - 1:49 pm

UPDATE: Bail set at $15,000, per the Suffolk County DA's office.

Boston Police report arresting Verenisa Valdez, 25, of Jamaica Plain for driving a car with an expired registration and for possession of the loaded .45 caliber Glock 38 handgun they say officers found inside her car when she was stopped on Washington Street near Norwell Street in Dorchester around 9:35 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/19 - 5:53 pm

UPDATE: Market cleared to re-open on March 27 after passing a re-inspection.

A Boston health inspector today shut Ming's Supermarket, also known as New York Marts, 1102 Washington St. for a variety of health violations that included dead bugs on a hot-foods light shield and rodent droppings under a sink employees are supposed to use for hand washing. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/19 - 5:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dequell Golson, 26, of 472 Washington St. in Dorchester after officers with a search warrant found "a Bryco Jennings 9mm Firearm loaded with eleven rounds of live ammunition, a Colt MK IV Series 70 Firearm loaded with four rounds of live ammunition, six small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be heroin, three small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be Fentanyl, and three small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be crack" in his apartment. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/19 - 8:56 am
Limping man

Dedham Police report they are looking for a man who broke into an office at the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex on Dec. 27, stole "a large sum of cash" and gift and credit cards, then later used the credit cards to buy gift cards at the CVS on Washington Street in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 1:53 pm
Old Hotel Alexandra

Hotel building, with outline of former companion building, torn down before it fell down. Photo by Rosabri Mejia.

A City Council committee will hold a hearing on a proposal by Councilor Althea Garrison (at large) to urge the BPDA to quash developers' plans to renovate the crumbling eyesore of the former Alexandra Hotel on Washington Street at Massachusetts Avenue by building a 13-story boutique hotel inside a renovated facade.

Unusual for a hearing request, however, no other councilors had their names added as co-sponsors. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 9:00 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a proposal by the Pine Street Inn and the Community Builders to replace a warehouse on Washington Street south of Glen Road with a six-story building with 140 "supportive" units for Pine Street Inn clients and 85 units rented as affordable.

By adamg - 2/14/19 - 12:41 pm

The Globe reports a man died after driving into a pickup plowing snow on Washington Street just past the Speedway and the Dunkin' Donuts, shortly after 1 a.m.

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