Dorchester

By - 12/16/16 - 11:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men on murder charges for the shooting death of Shawn Borden, 41, shortly before 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 on Dorchester Avenue at Dix Street.

Borden is survived by his mother, Barbara, a civilian employee of the Boston Police Department. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 4:01 pm
Pacific Auto in Dorchester

Barely anything left after FBI raid on Tuesday.

Take a look at a June, 2016 photo of the lot at Pacific Auto Sales, 221 Hancock St. in Dorchester, and you see a couple dozen cars, all under bright pennants.

But, federal officials say, none of the cars were actually for sale - just their contents were. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 8:38 am

The T's reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train near JFK/UMass that suffered an attack of permanent frostbite.

By - 12/13/16 - 9:39 am

Boston Police report seizing 444 grams of heroin and $5,000 in cash and arresting Yeury Villar, 26, on heroin-trafficking charges during raids yesterday in the three neighborhoods.

Separately, State Police and DEA agents apparently conducted a raid this morning at a house on Glendower Street in Roslindale.

Innocent, etc.

By - 12/12/16 - 3:08 pm

Update: Victim identified as Robert Brewington.

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot around 2:55 p.m. outside 49 Bullard St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 12/10/16 - 10:15 pm
Bauer

A Dorchester man was arrested for two armed robbery attempts in Woburn - one successful - and is a suspect in several more in Somerville, Lynnfield and Stoneham, Woburn Police say.

Read more.

By - 12/10/16 - 1:25 pm
Dorchester coyote

Welcome to Dot looked out his kitchen window this morning to see an Acme customer padding along his backyard.

By - 12/9/16 - 11:53 am

NECN reports a person hit by an MBTA bus at Massachusetts Avenue and Theodore Glynn Way Thursday night has died.

By - 12/9/16 - 8:55 am

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 7:55 a.m. to 7 Rowell St., where a fire started in the basement and spread to the first floor. One firefighter suffered a minor injury, the department says, adding the fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

The fire came less than a day after another Dorchester fire displaced 15.

By - 12/8/16 - 3:07 pm
Fire at 109 Fuller St.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire around 3 p.m. at 109 Fuller St., off Washington St., went to two alarms and did an estimated $500,000 in damage.

Five adults and ten children are now homeless, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.

By - 12/7/16 - 11:55 am
1258 Massachusetts Avenue

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a six-story, 40-unit condo building at 1258-1272 Massachusetts Ave., next to the new Dorchester Brewing Co. Read more.

By - 12/7/16 - 12:00 am
Ellington Street fire in Dorchester

Boston firefighters responded around 11:20 p.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire in a three decker at 107 Ellington St. that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire, which started on a rear porch, displaced ten residents, the department says, adding fire investigators are looking for the cause.

By - 12/6/16 - 5:39 pm

Hizzona signed an agreement letting Verizon offer TV channels and the company says it begins cabling up homes in parts of West Roxbury, Roslindale and Dorchester tomorrow - with Dudley Square by the end of the year. The move means parts of Boston now have three main broadband/TV/phone providers: Verizon, Comcast and RCN; Verizon says it will roll out FiOS to the entire city within six years.

By - 12/2/16 - 10:12 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports that Verizon's FiOS rollout is making life hell for people living near the Enterprise Street garage where all the FiOS trucks are based.

Abutting full-time residents say the clamor at the facility is disturbing them through the evening into the early morning hours before picking up again a few hours later, often before 6 a.m.

By - 12/2/16 - 8:44 am

The T reported only "minor" delays when an outbound Ashmont train kicked the bucket around 6:45 a.m.

By - 12/2/16 - 12:00 am

In his car, around 11:50 p.m. Due to the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By - 12/1/16 - 10:07 am

The Bay State Banner reports on Next Step Soul Food Cafe, which will be a rare sit-down restaurant in an area dominated by take-out places.

By - 11/30/16 - 2:53 pm

Scott Eisen reports a man was shot around 2:15 p.m. outside 94 Ocean St., although police found him several blocks away on Ashmont Street, near Washington. Stanley Stacos reports the victim was robbed of his phone, then shot.

By - 11/30/16 - 9:24 am
Crash on I-93 north in Dorchester

Paul Nutting photographed an early morning crash on I-93 in Savin Hill.

By - 11/29/16 - 6:15 pm

Around 6 p.m. at Washington and St. Gregory streets. Nobody hit.