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  1. Roslindale playground could get one of the longest slides in the Boston areaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    City officials last week showed off their latest plans for the Fallon Field playground upgrade that would include a 25-foot slide down the side of the park's hill and what would be Roslindale's first playground water-spray area, Roslindale Wants to Play reports. The centerpiece of this new design is a large climbing structure located at the top of the slope.


  2. Everett man appears in court in connection with Roslindale sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    David Wright appeared in US District Court, prosecutors charged Wright of conspiring with Usaama Rahim to destroy evidence on Rahim's smartphone to obstruct an investigation.


  3. Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture Presents: 'Heritage Trees and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | City of Boston

    ... of the Boston Camera Club and a devoted environmental advocate. He grew up in Wellesley and now lives in the Roslindale with his wife Julie and sons Carl and William. He has shown his work extensively throughout eastern Massachusetts and New ...


  4. Ex-ADA says Conley fired him in retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 |

    ... for Conley when he was first elected district attorney, gathering nominating signatures in West Roxbury and Roslindale and volunteering 20 hours a week, according to court papers. On March 29, 2013, a day after Mayor Thomas M. Menino said he would ...


  5. Community garden could sprout in Roslindale parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Universal Hub

    A group of residents has started mapping out what would be Roslindale's second community garden, in front of the swimming pool at Healy Field. The Friends of Healy Field's Community Garden Initiative holds a design meeting on Saturday to begin designing the garden, which would have both individual plots for residents looking to grow some vegetables or other plants and communal areas.


  6. Craft-beer store on tap in RoslindaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board next week hears a request for a license for a proposed craft-beer store in the old substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square. Bryan Reeves and Marty Alvares-Reeves, who have long been hobbyist brewers, want to open Craft Beer Cellar in the basement of the substation, which is currently being renovated - and which will also include a restaurant.


  7. Board considers liquor license for Adams Corner restaurant; Pressley opposes bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... new licenses. In April, the board let Estragon on Harrison Avenue in the South End sell its existing license to a Roslindale restaurant and then gave it one of the new restricted licenses. Last fall, the board granted licenses to the owners of two ...


  8. Combative Facebook posts preceded man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 |

    ... said he refused to drop a knife. The page also displays commentary on the recent death of Usaamah Rahim, 26, of Roslindale, who was shot to death in Roslindale after he allegedly lunged at investigators with a military-style knife. One post on the ...


  9. Pair held without bail in alleged plot tied to terrorismRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Boston Herald

    ... Both were indicted Thursday on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists by plotting with Roslindale terror suspect Usaamah Rahim, 26, to behead blogger Pamela Geller. Wright also is charged with obstruction of justice and ...


  10. 2 accused ISIS conspirators to appear in fed court in Boston todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Boston Herald

    ... planned to kill a police officer, according to authorities. He was gunned down on June 2 by police and FBI in Roslindale when he approached them with a combat knife, authorities said. Wright, Rahim, and Rovinski were being monitored by police and ...


  11. Jane Flavell Collins via AP/File Two men accused of plotting terror attacks due in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 |

    ... custody. According to the indictment, Wright, Rovinski, and Wright's uncle, Usaamah Rahim, 26, of Boston's Roslindale section, were plotting attacks to show their support of the Islamic State group, which has committed beheadings and other ...


  12. Obituary: Sabino 'Sam' Celata, WWII Veteran, FloristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 |

    Celata, Sabino J. "Sam" of Dedham formerly of Roslindale, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2015 after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Benita Celata.


  13. Releasing video of shooting spurs disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 |

    Law enforcement officials asserted a surveillance video released Monday backs their contention that officers were forced to fire on a knife-wielding terror suspect in a Roslindale parking lot last week, while the victim's family countered that it does not show the man brandishing a weapon or making combative moves. The video footage, which is grainy and shot from a distance through rain, showed Joint Terrorism Task Force members appearing to back away from Usaamah Rahim, the 26-year-old Roslindale man who was allegedly waving a knife, before fatally shooting him about 30 seconds later.


  14. Terror suspect's mourners are urged to reject angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 |

    ... Task Force. Investigators say police opened fire after Rahim lunged at them with a military-style knife in Roslindale. Imam Abdullah Faaruuq presided over the funeral prayers as Rahim's brothers stood by his coffin dressed in white robes. Rahim's ...


  15. Man wasn't shot in back, community leaders sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 |

    ... the Joint Terrorism Task Force, fired at Usaama Rahim when he approached them with a foot-long military knife in Roslindale. Authorities said officers backed away before firing bullets that hit Rahim in the front. Authorities promised to share ...


  16. Everett, Warwick men indicted in alleged terror plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 |

    A federal grand jury has formally indicted two men from Everett and Warwick, R.I., on charges related to an alleged terror plot to kill police officers, which led to the fatal shooting of a Roslindale man by Boston police and FBI agents who had been tracking him round-the-clock. The indictment against David Wright, 25, of Everett, and Nicholas Rovinski, 24, of Warwick, was handed up Thursday in US District Court in Boston.


  17. Proposed Roslindale tattoo parlor hopes winning city approval won't be like pulling teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Universal Hub

    A dental office on Belgrade Avenue could become Roslindale's first tattoo parlor since an ill fated and short-lived place on Washington Street closed several years ago. Under a proposal submitted to the Zoning Board of Appeals, Zus Tattoos and Supplies would replace the dentist's office at 152 Belgrade, across from Seven Star Street Bistro.


  18. Italian ice chain looking to open 30 Massachusetts locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Business Journal

    ... of looking for a first location and is ruling nothing out, looking at areas including Roxbury, Hingham, Bedford, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, Allston and Brighton. She aims to open the first location next spring as well as bring mobile Rita's units to ...


  19. Interim leader chosen for Boston Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 |

    ... especially in the areas of collections management and security,'' he said in a statement. Hailer, raised in Roslindale, said the library has some issues and will have to continue to do "the good work that we've done." "I just think this is a great ...


  20. N.Y., Boston terror parallelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boston Herald

    ... University professor Max Abrahms, referring to the recent alleged plot in Boston to behead cops. Usaamah Rahim of Roslindale was shot dead after authorities say he lunged at police and FBI agents with a military-style knife. "Many lone wolves are ...


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