The outrage of Codman Square residents who recently learned Popeyes was building an outlet where it had been denied permission two years ago could lead to new regulations that require companies to notify neighbors of even proposed projects that meet all zoning requirements. Read more.
KMV reports police found two people shot early this morning on Washington Street, one at Kenwood Street, the other in front of the courthouse.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Maurice Lyons.
Boston Police report a man shot at Washington and Park streets around 7:50 p.m. on Friday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was in his 40s, police say.
A Charlestown woman was ordered today to repay the $1,836,862 in tax-refund checks the government says she cashed on the job at All Checks Cashed on Washington Street in a scheme involving purloined Puerto Rican social-security numbers. Read more.
Codman Square Neighborhood Council's Social Saturdays and Codman Square Health Center's Substance User Health team are holding what their first community barbecue on Saturday, July 1st between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Codman Square Park. Read more.
The Herald reports A. Livingston Foxworth, the senior pastor at the Grace Church of All Nations in Dorchester, was among ten men arrested on charges of paying for sexual conduct in a sting involving an undercover police officer, an ad on backpage.com and a location on Pine Street in Chinatown.
CommonWealth reports the Massachusetts Teachers Association rejected a motion to congratulate Sydney Chaffee on being named National Teacher of the Year. She's a teacher at the Codman Academy in Dorchester, which is, gasp, a charter school.
Shortly before 2 p.m. on Talbot Avenue between Whitfield Street and Southern Avenue.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is investigating two recent bank robberies involving a man telling a teller he's packing a bomb. Read more.
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