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By adamg - 10/28/21 - 10:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kion Thomas, 44, of Mattapan, on charges he stabbed a man outside the Burger King at 885 Cummins Highway on Oct. 21.

The victim survived. Thomas was arrested today on charges of assault with intent to murder and assault with a dangerous weapon, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 10/12/21 - 1:19 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say robbed a Burger King on Cummins Highway in Mattapan Square at gunpoint yesterday afternoon and then, a couple hours later, robbed the D&K market a block away on Blue Hill Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/21 - 12:13 pm
Proposed man cave

Plans showing the proposed man cave.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to expand a two-family house at 739 Cummins Highway into a three-family house because the submitted plans were missing adequate details about such things as doors. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/20 - 11:28 am
The new look of Cummins Highway

The new, but still temporary, look of Cummins Highway, coming soon.

A city pilot aimed at making Cummins Highway safer by reducing the number of lanes from four to two and adding dedicated bicycle paths will be extended from Wood Avenue to American Legion Highway by the end of the month - as the city looks at more permanent changes along the thoroughfare - a Public Works project manager says. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/7/20 - 10:09 pm

A crash between a motorcycle and a car where Cummins and American Legion highways and Canterbury Street intersect left the motorcyclist with multiple, but not life-threatening, injuries shortly before 10 p.m.

By adamg - 7/11/20 - 11:50 am

Travel New England had a front-row seat for a crash on American Legion Highway at 6:30 this morning that we'd love to hear the excuse for: Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/20 - 12:06 pm
Cummins Highway fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to a fire at 260 Cummins Highway, between Hyde Park Avenue and the train tracks, around 3:10 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/20 - 12:00 am
Architect's rendering of 375 Cummins Highway

Rendering by Embarc Studio, with birds.

City Realty of Brookline has filed plans with the BPDA for a 49-unit apartment building between Cummins and American Legion highways, next to the Stop & Shop and just a short walk from the Flaming Grill & Buffet at the other end of the strip mall. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 4:57 pm

Suspects in a Roslindale armed robbery this afternoon sped away and onto Rte. 128 before seeming to double back towards Boston on Rte. 109 in Dedham - where they abandoned the car on a side street, prompting local and State Police to flood the Riverdale area as they searched for them and told residents to stay inside. Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 10:25 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 12-unit, three-story condo building that would replace a hair salon and auto lot next to the Triple Eatery on Cummins Highway. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/19 - 11:23 am

A crash on Cummins Highway near River Street around 8 a.m. sent a police officer and another driver to the hospital with minor injuries, WBZ reports.

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 - 12/24/18 - 9:03 am

Boston Police report a man was punched and then stabbed outside 760 Cummins Highway, at Favre Street, around 12:25 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/18 - 10:36 am
Detectives at Mattapan stabbing scene

Detectives look for evidence at stabbing scene. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports a man was stabbed on the 800 block of Cummins Highway early this morning.

By adamg - 9/13/18 - 11:29 am

UPDATE: Boston Police report a 14-year-old student was charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.

One student stabbed another in a restroom at the Washington Irving School on Cummins Highway around 9:30 a.m., NBC Boston reports, adding the victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 6/9/18 - 12:05 am

Around 11:55 p.m., Friday, at the Burger King parking lot at 885 Cummins Highway.

By adamg - 5/20/18 - 12:46 pm
Car flipped over in Roslindale

Sean shows us the car turned turtle at the intersection of American Legion and Cummins highways with Canterbury Street around 11:45 a.m. At least firefighters didn't have to go far to render aid - the firehouse for Engine 53 and Ladder 16 is right at the intersection.

By adamg - 4/3/18 - 6:22 pm

Boston Police report drug-unit officers investigating possible drug sales in the area of the apartment building at 876 Cummins Highway, at the corner of Rexford Street, raided an apartment there yesterday evening and arrested five Mattapan residents and seized crack cocaine and other drugs and a loaded gun. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/18 - 10:54 am

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a landowner's proposal to replace a house with two two-family units on a parcel behind the Triple Eatery on Cummins Highway, near Sycamore Street, in Roslindale. Read more.

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