NBC Boston reports the man, in his 30s, was found dead around 7:30 a.m. at 1026 Canterbury St., near Cliffmont Street. Foul play is not suspected, but the station interviewed a neighbor, himself a contractor, who had complained to ISD about the quality of renovation work.
So anybody lose a parrot in Roslindale today? Like on or near Canterbury Street? Because James Jones-O'Brien here was just relaxing in his yard, almost asleep, in fact, when all of a sudden this bird just landed on him, his wife, Angela, reports (after first taking the photo, of course). Read more.
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.
Around 10 p.m., a person walking up Canterbury Street from Hyde Park Avenue towards Sacred Heart School was followed by somebody who punched him several times and took his backpack, wallet and phone. The suspect, described as black, in his late teens or early 20s, with short hair and wearing a black hoodie, fled down Pinedale Road. Police recovered the backpack.
Outside 39 Sherwood St., around 4:30 p.m.
The Boston Fire Department reports one of its fire-box workers received electrical shocks around 11:20 a.m. near where Canterbury Street crosses the Northeast Corridor when the non-powered wires he and a partner were working on came in contact with a 25,000-volt Amtrak wire.