Armed robbery in Roslindale

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:30Around 9:30 p.m. on Florence Street near Hawthorne. The suspect is black, 5'7" to 5'10" and 200 to 220 lbs. He wore a black hoodie with a white or gray camo pattern, blue jeans and dark sneakers with white soles. He had a black backpack on and carried his gun on the right side. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: RoslindaleTopics: Crime

Boston forest gets its own app

The Harvard Gazette reports on a new smartphone app to guide people around Bussey Brook Meadow, a 24-acre parcel across from the main portions of the Arnold Arboretum, between South Street and the small side streets off Washington Street on the Roslindale/Jamaica Plain line.

Roslindale playground to get upgrade a year early

Mayor Walsh had a bonus for Roslindale parents with small kids at today's Adams Park re-dedication: Work on renovating Fallon Field will begin next year, rather than in 2016 as originally planned. His announcement comes a few months after a new parents group began lobbying for new and improved playgrounds in the neighborhood.
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