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By adamg - 4/9/21 - 12:24 pm

Boston Police report somebody on an upper balcony at the Walnut Park Apartments - the round 20-story tower on Columbus Avenue near Washington Street - keeps shooting a BB gun at officers and has managed to hit one of them. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 6:22 pm

Live Boston reports that Boston police officers responding to a report of gunfire at 3114 Washington St., near School Street in Engleston Square, around 7:15 p.m on Saturday didn't find anybody with fresh bullet holes but did find "a large illegal gaming operation in the basement" of the VIP Barbershop.

Detectives were called to the scene as well as Boston Fire and Inspectional Services for numerous code and safety violations

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 3:54 pm
New bus stop going in on Columbus Avenue

One day, that bus will zoom right down the middle of the avenue.

Construction crews have been busy in recent months building new bus stops between Egleston and Jackson squares for dedicated bus lanes and stops that planners say will mean a faster ride to and from Jackson Square and Ruggles on the 22, 29 and 44 bus routes. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/21 - 1:46 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a man with a gun on Washington Street in Egleston Square yesterday found the man inside a barbershop there, along with a gun loaded with five bullets, and five more bullets and one large bag and a couple dozen smaller bags all filled with "a brown powder believed to be heroin." Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/21 - 9:02 pm

Organizers of the Egleston Square farmers market announced today that, after eight years, it has shut for good. No reason given.

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By adamg - 12/10/20 - 9:27 am

A resident of the Walnut Park Apartments tower in Egleston Square was ordered held without bail yesterday at his arraignment on charges he murdered Tanya Malone in his apartment Tuesday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/20 - 10:03 am

Update: Victim identified as Tanya Malone, 58.

Boston Police report officers found a woman with "apparent traumatic injuries" around 7:30 p.m. yesterday inside Walnut Park Apartments - the distinctive round BHA tower for seniors at 1990 Columbus Ave. in Egleston Square. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 4:53 pm
Boarding up on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

The UHub Mobile Action News Unit toured Logan and Cleary Squares, Dedham Square, Centre Street in West Roxbury, Roslindale Square, Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, Egleston Square and Forest Hills this aftternoon to see how worried commercial property owners in the outer neighborhoods were getting ready for action tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/20 - 9:13 pm

Organizers have called the entire season off because its space just isn't large enough to allow for social distancing. But they report some of their vendors will be offering their products at other spots in the area this summer.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 11:59 pm

Around 11:55 p.m. at Washington Street and Walnut Park.

By adamg - 4/1/20 - 9:46 pm

In the shoulder, behind 2030 Columbus Ave., around 9:20 p.m.

By adamg - 3/6/20 - 11:26 am

Egleston Square Main Street went on a sanitizer quest and found several local neighborhood stores stocked with sanitizer and other essentials, such as Tylenol and tissues.

By adamg - 10/26/19 - 10:54 am

Boston Police report two men and a woman were shot around 3:45 a.m. at 81 Westminster Ave., off Walnut Avenue, around 3:45 a.m. and that one of the men died. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 1:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting two people they say were being driven around Egleston Square with guns and ammo in their possession yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 11:50 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers told to be on the lookout for a Chelsea man with a violent record who was possibly armed with a gun found him around 10 p.m. yesterday on Chilcott Place, off Washington Street in Jamaica Plain: Read more.

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. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after getting himself into Egleston Pizza to seek help.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 5:43 pm

Boston Police report a man trying to evade getting arrested on several warrants in Egleston Square around 10:30 this morning was hit by the same car that hit the officer as the two ran across Washington Street. Read more.

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.

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