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By adamg - 9/18/21 - 1:26 pm
Pig and senior protest lawsuit against senior housing in Jamaica Plain

As greedy pig listens, Kathy Paul of Mass. Senior Action Council calls for lawsuit to be dropped.

Protesters peacefully gathered outside Turtle Swamp Brewing on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain this morning to urge the brewery and its landlord, Monty Gold, to work with a local non-profit to get 39 apartments for seniors built next door, instead of suing to block it. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 1:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting a West Roxbury man on charges he walked towards a group of men standing outside 2241 Washington St. in Nubian Square, took out a gun and began firing. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 9:12 am

Jennifer Dines pays a visit to the Pleasant Cafe, which has been serving pizza and other fare on Washington Street in Roslindale for 80 years now.

The article is the start of a program by the Boston Preservation Alliance and Boston Main Streets with the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School, where, over the next year, students will write their own profiles of other "legacy" businesses in their neighborhoods.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 3:30 pm
Egleston Square crime scene

Egleston Square crime scene. Photo by Hub Observer.

GoFundMe for Arthur Rashaad Miles's survivors.

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot outside 3108 Washington St., near School Street, around 2:20 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 7:04 pm

WFXT reports a 34 driver will be getting a stern talking to from his bosses after a motorist gave the station some video showing him or her reacting to getting cut off on Washington Street at Wellsmere Road in Roslindale by just continuing to go down Washington and right through a red light at Cornell Street.

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By adamg - 8/29/21 - 11:04 pm

Tonight we learned, via the city's answers to separate 311 complaints, that it might be best to wait until dog waste left by inconsiderate dog owners has turned kind of solid before contacting 311. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/21 - 2:01 pm
Alexandra rendering

Something like this, only with condos instead of hotel rooms. Rendering by CBT Architects.

The developers who won city approval in 2019 to keep three sides of the former Alexandra Hotel at Washington Street and Massachusetts Avenue, gut the interior and add several floors to create a 13-story, 150-room boutique hotel have filed a request with the BPDA to instead turn what's left of the structure into a 13-story, 106-unit condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 10:50 pm

At Beethoven and Washington streets shortly after 10:30 p.m. A knife was recovered on Beethoven Street.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 10:37 pm

Boston Police report a Quincy man arrested yesterday for a shooting in Nubian Square was then also charged as a pimp. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 8:52 am

NBC Boston reports somebody suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after being stabbed on Washington Street. The area in front of the entrance to the MetroMark building was taped off.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:45 am

Exodus Bagels announced today it will not be reopening its Jamaica Plain outlet, which it had shut during the pandemic last year - but that that means it could be expanding its Roslindale take-out window outside its bagel bakery into something larger. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:24 am
3409 Washington St. rendering

Rendering by RODE Architects.

A Dedham developer is proposing to replace what is now a tow lot at 3409 Washington St. with a 29-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/21 - 7:07 pm
Nation of Islam hates vaccines

A roving UHub photographer noticed today that the Nation of Islam is advertising its hatred of the government and Covid-19 vaccines at Muhummad's Mosque No. 11, a former funeral home, on Washington Street in Grove Hall, right next to the Prince Hall Grand Lodge, which is urging people to get vaccinated.

By adamg - 8/18/21 - 7:44 am
Car on train tracks

Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-car crash near Washington and Herald streets around 4 a.m. ended with one car on its back on the commuter-rail tracks 40 feet below. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/21 - 9:14 pm
Two suspects

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of two men wanted for a shooting in the area of 2875 Washington St. in Roxbury, near Townsend Street, around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 1. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dante Wentz, 23, on charges he tried to kidnap a woman by dragging her into an alley off Washington Street at Tufts Medical Center early Thursday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:05 am

Jay Hajj at Mike's City Diner on Washington Street in the South End reports he had to call 911 twice in one day due to "unruly and insulting customer behavior" and asks people to remember everybody's doing the best they can and to take a deep breath before deciding to lash out at somebody over a breakfast order.

By adamg - 8/13/21 - 3:51 pm
Stabbing suspect

Boston Police is seeking help to find two suspects for a stabbing at the Nubian Square Walgreens, 2275 Washington St. The victim survived.

If they look familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4275 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 10:43 pm
Suspect

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man who attacked a woman on Washington Street outside Tufts Medical Center around 5:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/21 - 10:26 pm
Old rectory and former church on Washington Street in Oak Square

Our Lady of the Presentation rectory and church.

A West Roxbury developer has paid St. John's Seminary $4 million for the former Presentation Church and its rectory and parking lot on Washington Street in Brighton's Oak Square. Read more.

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