Today's complaint comes not from Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, but Ashmont Street in Dorchester, where a fed-up citizen complains about one of our many longstanding relics of a bygone era:
Remove tilted old trolley pole! In the middle of the sidewalk - no useful purpose served any longer.... Read more
Shots fired, shotspotter on,
911, what's goin on?
Tires squeel, bullets fly, oh God I hear a baby cry!
Sirens wail, an old woman frail... falls down...her heart begins to fail.
Police, ambulances, a man, blood on his face, will they live?
Maybe... God's grace.
Curious neighbors gather round, some just stare at the ground.
In some houses lights go... Read more
For the second time this month, a commercial fireworks display went off over Dorchester Bay last night. Although, both of these were paid for using private funds for a private event, given the fact that we all have to listen to them, shouldn't the display be announced in advance so that people can make arrangements to get to a vantage point to see them?... Read more
How about 6 p.m. on a summer Friday on the Expressway southbound in Dorchester?
Emily Murphy, who took the photo, reports "it was almost gridlock."
Shortly after 4 p.m. on Topliff Street near Stonehurst. The homicide unit was summoned due to the severity of his injuries.
The suspect was described as a 5'6" black man in a green shirt and gray pants who jumped into a late-model lime-green Altima with a sunroof.
Sad Angry Boys.
Usin Guns For Toys.
Playin Seek And Hide.
Doin Drive Byes In A Stolen Ride.
Blood On Their Hands.
Runnin In Badlands.
Sad Angry Men.
So Sad, So Sad, But Then....
But Then, What Do We Expect?
It's Just Cause and Effect.
A concerned citizen complains about a motorcycle parked on the sidewalk on Harley Street in Dorchester.
Around 9:45 p.m., police found a man with gunshot wounds to the stomach and leg on Harvard Street near Washington Street. Minutes later, they found a 16-year-old stabbed in the head a couple blocks away on Gaylord Street.
Police are looking for a white Corolla seen driving away from the area.... Read more
According to police, officers on special patrol due to an uptick in violence near that location sniffed the smell of burning marijuana while passing three guys hanging out there.
The Dig reports organizers of a recent foreclosed-house takeover in Dorchester are talking to the Federal Housing Finance Agency about a pilot program that would aim to help people rather than force them into homelessness.
Garrett Quinn was among the throng at the Banshee just knowing it was Ghana be a good match.
David Finnerty photographed Peabody Square tonight after the power around the T stop went out.
Two men from Dorchester were among four indicted last week on federal charges of running a heroin ring out of a Hyde Park triple decker.
According to a court filing, Osvaldo Ortiz-Ventara, 23, and Weslley Hernandez, 25, served as couriers for the ring. They allegedly delivered the fatal dose of heroin laced with fentanyl and an animal painkiller to an intermediary who sold it to... Read more
UPDATE: Max found OK, tied to a post in Quincy.
News around Dorchester reports:
This poor dog is Max. He was taken from the corner of Adams Street and Gallivan Boulevard. The owner secured him to a pole as he had in the past to run into the store. and that is when Someone took him . If you were in the area from... Read more
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Mt. Washington bank branch at 489 Gallivan Blvd. was held up shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday by a scruffy-bearded white man in a Red Sox cap.
The man was about 5'10" with a medium build and in his late 20s or early 30s.
617-223-6407 if you have any info.... Read more
Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed in the stomach around 10 p.m. at the Star Market at River and Washington streets. Police are looking for a woman seen running from the scene.
The Dorchester Reporter explains why the Kam Man supermarket on Allstate Road has been sealed off from the outside world.
Shortly after 10 p.m., police found a shooting victim on Dix Street near Leslie. The victim said he was actually shot a couple blocks away, on Centre Street..