Fields Corner

By - 10/4/16 - 12:09 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to punish Pho So 1, 223 Adams St., for repeatedly staying open past its 10 p.m. closing time.

The board today heard details of police citations for incidents on Aug. 29 and Sept. 2. That's in addition to a similar incident in May and yet another incident on Sept. 16.

By - 9/25/16 - 9:12 pm
Tilt-down fence goes up in Dorchester's Fields Corner

Turlach MacDonagh watched a performance at BR+A+CE's Tilt-Down Fence next to an MBTA bus stop in Fields Corner yesterday. The group describes the project as "7 ladder bench+table systems" with a purpose: Read more.

By - 8/21/16 - 8:34 pm

Around 8:25 p.m. at Bourneside Street and Paisley Park. Nobody was hit.

By - 8/19/16 - 9:12 pm

Showed up at a local ER with a gunshot wound shortly before 9 p.m., possibly from a shooting on Dorchester Avenue, near the alley that leads to Adams Street across from and just north of the Fields Corner T stop.

By - 7/30/16 - 11:02 pm

In the thigh, shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Park Street at Geneva Avenue. A car was found with a bullet hole at Bourneside Street and Paisley Park.

By - 7/26/16 - 11:04 pm

Shortly before 11 p.m. at 274 Adams St.

By - 6/8/16 - 1:46 pm
93 Park St. fire in Dorchester

Fire scene. Photo by Jay Kenney.

Boston firefighters responded around 1:20 p.m. to a fire at 93 Park St. in Dorchester that went to four alarms before it was knocked down. The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries.

By - 6/1/16 - 6:55 pm

Arthur Samuels, who once ran Bank of America's Fields Corner branch, was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison and ordered to pay $2.2 million in restitution for his role in Michael David Scott's scheme to suck money out of banks with fraudulent real-estate purchases in 2007 and 2008, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 4/24/16 - 11:50 am
Car inside Dorchester insurance agency

The car was still there this morning. Photo by Tri Pham.

WCVB reports a car wound up inside the Mohawk Insurance storefront on Dorchester Avenue at Melville last night.

By - 2/16/16 - 9:59 am

A two-alarm fire has displaced 46 residents at Ditson Street Senior Housing, 25 Ditson St.

The Boston Fire Department estimates damage at $500,000 from the fire, which started on the second floor, then spread to the third floor and the roof.

Fire Investigators have determined cause was an electrical short in the wiring in a pipe chase 2nd floor ceiling.

Residents were evacuated safely.

By - 2/6/16 - 12:21 am

Boston Police report an incident at 500 Geneva Ave. late Thursday left a gunman with a fresh stab wound and his two alleged victims with graze wounds from shots he fired at them. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 11:35 pm
Graffiti in Fields Corner and Back Bay

A Fields Corner resident looked at the graffiti sprayed on the BPL in Copley Square this morning and thought it looked familiar. Read more.

By - 1/16/16 - 10:21 pm

Stanley Staco reports shots were fired around 10:15 p.m. at Geneva Avenue and Vinson Street. About 10 minutes later, police found somebody with a gunshot wound to the leg a few blocks away at Dorchester Avenue and Charles Street.

By - 1/9/16 - 11:05 am

The Boston Licensing Board this week granted an alcohol license to the upcoming Homestead Bakery and Cafe in the Linane Building at 1448 Dorchester Ave.

Homestead will run as a bakery in the morning and early afternoon, then turn into a restaurant space featuring "pop-up" menus by chefs specializing in different ethnic cuisines and a series of poetry readings, art exhibits and stand-up comedy.

By - 1/6/16 - 1:48 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a full liquor license to Homestead Bakery and Cafe, 1448 Dorchester Ave.

Proposed manager Shiyu Wu told the board today he and his partners would run the long vacant space as a bakery between 6:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Then, in the evenings, they would offer a series of "pop up" menus by a rotating series of chefs in different cuisines. Read more.

By - 12/22/15 - 4:40 pm
Bag of bullets found in Dorchester

Boston Police report somebody walked into District C-11 last night with all these bullets:

The citizen stated he found the bag in a trash barrel near 17 Centervale Park and immediately brought them to the police station. Officers received the ammunition and submitted the 226 live rounds into evidence.

By - 12/21/15 - 10:10 am
Man on bicycle in Fields Corner

UPDATE: Boston Police report arresting Jaquan Barrows, 18.

A Fields Corner resident forwards this photo, taken not long after a man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of the Dot. Ave. Bank of America, by a man wearing a bright red jacket who fled on a black bicycle.

She reports: Read more.

By - 12/20/15 - 1:43 pm

Around 1:30 p.m. in the Bank of America parking lot, 1440 Dorchester Ave., by a black man with a long gun and wearing a bright red jacket, who rode away on a black bicycle.

By - 12/18/15 - 7:36 am

A man apparently too busy to don a mask held up the Bank of America branch at 1440 Dorchester Ave. around 1:35 p.m. on Monday, the FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports.

Read more.

By - 12/3/15 - 4:23 pm

Boston Police report a man who had been deported from the US was arrested in Fields Corner yesterday on various gun and drug charges.

Michael Mejia, 34, was arrested around 11:30 a.m. at 276 Adams St. as part of an investigation into drug dealing at that address, police say. Read more.