Monthly Archives: June 2013

On the Police Beat: May 20- June 2, 2013

June 7, 2013
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The following crime incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. June 2: Threats, 319 Centre St.; larceny from vehicle, 8 Chestnut Ave.; assault and battery, 92 W. Walnut...

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Woman killed by train at Stony Brook Station; T running shuttle buses

June 5, 2013
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A woman was struck and killed by an Orange Line train while on the tracks at the Stony Brook T Station around 2:45 p.m. today, according to MBTA Transit Police. The MBTA is running shuttle bus service for all Orange Line stops from Jamaica Plain’s Forest Hill Station to Roxbury’s Ruggles Station while the...

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Politics as Unusual: Hyde Park is an unpredictable election powerhouse

June 4, 2013
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I relocated to Boston almost a decade ago, before most non-military civilians had GPS devices. Though I eventually came to love some perks of the Hyde Park neighborhood I moved to—the delicious and elusive BC Bakery, for one—looking back, it was an ill fit for a social acrobat without a car. I spent countless...

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Obituary: Joyce Perkit, attorney and activist

June 4, 2013
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Obituary: Joyce Perkit, attorney and activist

Jamaica Plain resident Joyce Lynda Perkit passed away on Sun., June 2, 2013 at age 71 after a long and hard-fought battle with breast cancer. She was a brilliant and learned woman who stood up and defended people’s rights and community causes that she thought were vitally important. She was a highly regarded attorney...

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1 dead, 1 wounded in Egleston shooting

June 2, 2013
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EGLESTON SQ.–A woman was killed and a man wounded in a double shooting yesterday afternoon in the heart of Egleston Square at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). Brianna Bigby, 23, of Boston, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to BPD. The male victim, who police did not...

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