Thursday Aug 28
Report issued 21 years after killing puts doubt on detective
Boston police allowed a detective to participate in the 1993 investigation into the murder of another detective, John J. Mulligan, though police had been told that the pair had robbed a drug dealer together, newly released Boston police records show.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Day 3: Man Charged With Notorious Cop Slaying Seeks New Trial
Boston Police Detective John Mulligan 21 years ago is seeking a fourth trial after two mistrials-the third jury ultimately finding him guilty of first-degree murder.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Roslindale teen runs from Dunkin' - because, police say, he'd just broken into it
Boston Police report arresting a local teen on charges he used a rock around 1 a.m. today to smash the drive-in window at the Dunkin' Donuts at 4610 Washington St. - the one near West Roxbury Parkway - and then stole unspecified stuff.
Fatal Roslindale Stabbing Under Investigation
Boston police are investigating after an unidentified victim was found stabbed to death on Hyde Park Avenue in Roslindale Thursday morning.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Found in Roxbury
The Boston Public Health Commission announced today that mosquitoes in Roxbury tested positive for the West Nile virus on August 15, the first time this season.
Curbed Comparisons: What $2,500 a Month Rents You Right Now Around Boston
Given that prime leasing season is upon Boston like a storm cloud, we thought we would run down five properties in four different areas for rent right this very second at two and a half grand.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Two men, one a youth pastor, convicted as child rapists
A Roslindale man whose victim turned him in after hearing about Jerry Sandusky and a pastor at a Dorchester ministry were sentenced to several years in prison this week following their convictions in separate trials, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Dog dies at troubled Boston animal shelter
Weeks after the Walsh administration moved to clean up the city's problem-plagued Roslindale animal shelter by replacing its director in the wake of a critical report, a bulldog died in its care from heat stroke, the Herald has learned.
Officials, activists seek justice for slay victims: Watch the Video
Boston civic and religious leaders say they will hold Hub homicide investigators accountable as they grapple with an alarming 336 unsolved murders still on police books from the past decade.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Report paints bleak picture of Boston animal shelter
Boston's troubled city-run animal shelter had descended into such chaos and disrepair last month that inspectors found a biting-prone dog had been put in a quarantine cage with a hole so large the animal could stick its head out and snap.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Banker & Tradesman
Demolition Begins At Site Of Roslindale Redevelopment Project
Demolition has begun on the closed F.J. Higgins Funeral Home in Roslindale Village, making way for the new mixed-use project that includes a restoration and repurposing of the adjacent MBTA substation.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Roslindale-West Roxbury Residents Keep Long-Standing Healthy Competition Going
Ask lifelong residents of Roslindale about who they'll find in West Roxbury and the answer will probably be "yuppies."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Campaign $$$ watchdog warns pols on new law
The state's top campaign finance official is vowing to be "aggressive" in hunting down sources of any dark money funneled into this year's state races, after a shadow PAC funded by an out-of-state group dropped nearly $500,000 in last-minute advertising to help sway last year's Boston mayor's race.
Boston Real Estate Blog
Roslindale mixed-used project - with new 43 units - gets under way
Demolition began yesterday on the closed F.J. Higgins Funeral Home on Washington Street in Roslindale Village, making way for Parkside on Adams, a new mixed-use project with 43 apartments that includes a restoration and repurposing of the adjacent historic MBTA Substation.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Roslindale to get Caribbean restaurant
Chesterfield Coppin says his Oasis Cafe, 630 Hyde Park Ave., could open next week.