UPDATE: Prosecutors say taking this gun off the street might have prevented another shooting. "If his intent was to retaliate for that earlier shooting," Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said in a statement, "then Boston Police may well have saved a life when they made this arrest." ~~~~~
Hours after a person was shot at Wyman and Centre streets, police recovered a gun a block away. But it isn't clear if there's a connection between the two incidents. The shooting took place about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday near but not inside Pimentel Market, police confirmed.
Hello JP. Here's your Morning Memo for all things related to our neighborhood for Thursday, Aug. 14. Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Salsero Edwin Pabon and his orchestra bring their rhythms to Mozart Park, corner of Mozart and Centre, at 7 p.m. Thursday. The free concert is part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series, which is sponsored by Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, Berklee College of Music, and the city's Parks and Recreation Department.
More than 150 people attended Tuesday's production of "La Nona," a comedy written by Argentine Roberto Cossa. Roslindale's Escena Latina Teatro performed it in Spanish. Here's a gallery of photos from a lovely night in Mozart Park. The performance was organized by Hyde Jackson Square Main Street, a business and community development organization. And they had lots of help, including Hyde Square Task Force and several local business sponsors.