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By adamg - 3/23/20 - 8:11 am

Porter Cafe on Centre Street in West Roxbury announced that last night was its final night of takeout service until after conditions improve: Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 10:28 pm

On Centre Street outside the Curley School shortly after 10 p.m., driver may have had a seizure.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 11:12 pm
Deno's in West Roxbury

The dining area at Deno's on Centre Street in West Roxbury was already closed off this evening.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 9:10 am

Live Boston reports somebody was shot at Centre and Lamartine streets around 2 a.m.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 10:06 pm
BlueBike station in West Roxbury with errant bike

A roving UHub photographer came across this scene outside the post office on Centre Street in West Roxbury today, wonders if maybe West Roxbury hasn't quite got the hang of this Bluebike thing yet.

By adamg - 2/22/20 - 1:44 pm
Climate-change die-in outside Chase Bank branch in Jamaica Plain

Fred captured a die-in this morning outside the new Chase Bank branch on Centre Street, where Bukhara used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/20 - 9:35 am

Boston Magazine reports on butcher Max Gitlen's plans to convert the former JP Gas on Centre Street into an outlet for "locally sourced, grass-fed meats."

By Anonymous - 2/10/20 - 2:47 pm
How did safety become partisan?

I saw this posted on social media and it had a distinctly UniversalHub feel to it. It has everything -- a fine collection of local reporting by UniversalHub, a traffic accident in which a pedestrian was killed crossing Centre Street in West Roxbury, an effort to design Centre Street so that it is systematically safer for pedestrians and cyclists, a reactionary response from some members of the community including conspiracy theories, and an embrace of the plan by other members.

By adamg - 2/5/20 - 9:37 am
West Roxbury Boomerangs

Closing next month.

Boomerangs on Centre Street in West Roxbury will close permanently on March 21, a victim of struggling sales, according to a spokesman for Fenway Health, which oversees the AIDS Action Committee, to which the small Boomerangs chain's profits go. The other Boomerangs stores, in Jamaica Plain, the South End and Central Square, will remain open. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/20 - 11:42 pm

Capt. John Greland at District E-13 in Jamaica Plain reports: Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 11:18 am

Boston Police report arresting four teens - aged 13 to 17 - on charges they punched a man in the back of the head, then robbed him on Centre Street near Jackson Square around 5:40 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/20 - 6:52 pm
Destroyed pole on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

Until sometime yesterday, there was a pedestrian-crossing signal pole on Centre Street at Westchester Road, on the Arboretum side. As the pole-crash-weary resident who took the photo says: Read more.

By adamg - 1/1/20 - 1:43 pm
Car smash in West Roxbury

Tom the roving UHub photographer came upon this scene around 2:30 p.m. yesterday on Centre Street, between Northdale Road and where it splits off from Grove Street near the quarry in West Roxbury. He reports it looks like the driver hit one parked car, which then hit the one in front of it. The driver was able to get out on her own and onto a stretcher, he adds.

By adamg - 12/28/19 - 2:17 pm
Another downed light pole on Centre Street in Jamaica Pain

A roving UHub photographer chronicles yet another smash-n-crash involving a light pole along that stretch of Centre Street that connects the Jamaicaway and Arborway with VFW Parkway. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/19 - 10:09 pm
Old Gilmore place on Centre Street in West Roxbury

Abandoned house turned abandoned realty office and empty bank branch.

A Canton builder has purchased two abandoned buildings on Centre Street, at Park Street, in West Roxbury, both of which it wants to bulldoze. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/19 - 11:23 pm
Creepy Santa in West Roxbury

Photo by Robin the roving UHub photographer.

Who knows what goes on inside the old Gilmore place on Centre Street in West Roxbury? It's now guarded by a Santa that's had its hands replaced with small, yellow doll's hands, and who knows what it has sheathed in that "candle," so be careful.

By adamg - 12/22/19 - 5:24 pm
Different temperatures on different sides of Centre Street

Hennigan Insurance on Centre Street in West Roxbury recently resumed broadcasting the temperature on its electronic signboard and, as with the time, things are different there than they are across the street at Rockland Trust.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 7:33 pm
Sign that reads: NOT playing Xmas music

ThatIsOzone says she appreciates Susana, the women's boutique on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, for this sign.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 3:04 pm

About 24 hours after E-5 Capt. Darrin Greeley announced he was organizing a crackdown on people who speed through Centre Street intersections without stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks, a concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about the conditions outside E-5: Read more.

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