Soggy door on Bellevue Hill. Photo by Keith Davison.
Water began pouring out of the older of two water tanks atop Bellevue Hill in West Roxbury on Sunday, but the MWRA says it was a minor mishap, not something more serious. A spokesperson says: Read more.
A disgusted citizen filed a 311 report today about what sure looks like a pile of about 30 plastic bottles filled with urine at VFW Parkway and Charles Park Road (complaint has a photo in case you're having difficulty picturing a pile of urine-filled former water bottles).
Michael O'Reilly of West Roxbury, who was arrested on child-porn charges in October, has been indicted on additional charges, based in part on records obtained from a mobile messaging app he was allegedly using to exchange sexual images with a girl halfway across the country, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Globe reports on the peregrinations of Joe Abasciano, who is, among other things, still under investigation for a possible 1/6 role. He's the second Trumpist on the West Roxbury Republican Ward Committee to move to greener pastures: Ex-Bircher Hal Shurtleff also decamped for New Hampshire.
Developer Gary Martell told residents last night that if the city gives him the parking lot at Corey and Railroad streets for his latest condo proposal, he'll gladly give up the decaying old Gilmore place and the small brutalist former bank next door on Centre Street so that residents can try to turn them into a history-oriented community center. Read more.
Lowkey Dispensary holds a meeting next week to introduce its plans to convert what is now a warehouse at 48-54 Walter St. in Hyde Park into a grow facility for the proposed dispensaries it has permission to open in Dorchester's Codman Square and wants to open on Washington Street in West Roxbury. Read more.
Mary Ellen spotted this wind-tossed eagle at Millennium Park in West Roxbury today. She says she spotted three in total: Two adults and one young'un, still mostly brown, and carrying a stick in his or her beak down by the boat launch.
A man in a crosswalk at Centre and Hastings streets was hit by a Centre Street driver around 4:25 p.m. on Thursday, Boston Police say. The victim, who police say did not suffer serious injuries, was taken to a local hospital for observation. Read more.