South End

By - 4/29/06 - 6:04 pm

Lawrence spent four hours helping clean up the Ronan Park neighborhood in Dorchester today as part of the annual Boston Shines spring cleanup:

... I've lived here for two years and this place has always been a dump. Today I feel like I live in the suburbs. It's actually a really good feeling. Hats of to the Mayor for keeping the city clean. ...

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By - 4/26/06 - 4:41 pm

Mike Mennonno takes some photos that prove that just because you live in a million-dollar South End condo doesn't mean you can avoid white trash. Lots and lots of white trash:

Now, when I've brought this up with residents, they kvetch that if they spring for a trash can somebody will steal it. Or, where are they gonna store it? Or what's to stop

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By - 4/7/06 - 12:39 pm

David Hall, 43, found dead; cause of death listed as trauma.

139 E. Berkeley St.

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By - 4/3/06 - 8:41 am

We're all one city, so what's the big deal, right? Wrong (also see the debate on whether a December murder happened in Roxbury or the South End).

Charles Swift attempts to perambulate the bounds of the two neighborhoods by comparing modern maps with maps from the 1800s (back when Roxbury was still a town). But he concludes that "roughly everything west... Read more

By - 3/31/06 - 4:35 pm

19-year-old taken to local hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wound to stomach; suspect found hiding under car behind the McKinley School.

W. Canton St.

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By - 3/20/06 - 6:30 am

Man dead, woman taken to hospital in serious condition. Looks like domestic violence, police say.

Channel 4 report.

470 Massachusetts Ave.

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By - 3/5/06 - 1:18 am

He tried to keep two men from walking out the door with stolen goods; instead, he was dragged outside and stabbed in the stomach.

Taken to Brigham and Women, treated for non-life-threatening injury. Both suspects are at large; the stabber was described as black, 6'2" with braided hair, wearing a black jacket and sunglasses.

252 W. Newton St.

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By - 2/22/06 - 11:30 pm

18-year-old taken to local hospital with injury not considered life threatening.

29 Village Ct.

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By - 2/4/06 - 7:57 pm

Four black males who fled in a white Ford station wagon wanted for shooting three young males multiple times. They were transported to BMC with injuries not considered life threatening.

80 W. Newton St.

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By - 1/28/06 - 7:30 pm

One wounded in arm; one in leg. Injuries not life-threatening.

Tremont St. and West Concord St.

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By - 1/7/06 - 4:00 am

Police nab Michael Hasberry of Dorchester on robbery charges after police receive report of fight; may face charges in connection with three similar robberies that night.

50 Berkeley St.

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By - 1/2/06 - 10:37 pm

Boston Police identify addresses by their "patrol districts." In the case of the Lenox Street shootings, even though Lenox Street is in Roxbury, initial BPD reports placed it in the South End because it's part of the South End patrol district, which extends all the way to Melnea Cass Boulevard.

Idea for BPDNews: Since neighborhoods are obviously an issue when it comes to violent-crime... Read more

By - 12/29/05 - 11:09 am

The Herald says a fatal shooting happened at 77 Lenox St. in the South End. The Globe says it happened at 77 Lenox St. in Roxbury. Carpundit says the Herald may just be trying to sell papers by stirring up fear in the South End:

... For those of you from out of town, Roxbury is the part of town you don't

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By - 11/3/05 - 1:50 pm

The South End News endorsed Susan Passoni in the District 2 race; Menino for Mayor; and Felix Arroyo, Patricia White, Matt O'Malley and Michael Flaherty in the At-Large race. The newspaper does not have a Web site. Here's the editorial:


Boston City Council endorsements

This year’s crop of candidates for Boston City Council is the strongest we’ve seen in years. Voters are better... Read more

By - 1/20/05 - 8:00 pm

Anybody who's ever lived in an apartment can surely sympathize with those poor infected researchers at BU:

... But Moore acknowledged that researchers in the lab had violated policies requiring them to work with tularemia inside an enclosed box, called a hood, that sends air through sophisticated filters.

Instead, the tularemia

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By - 1/19/05 - 7:48 pm

So Boston University, which keeps telling us Orange Line riders how cute and cuddly its new mega-biolab in the South End will be, sailed through the city regulatory process without publicly disclosing that three BU researchers infected themselves with tularemia, which the CDC calls one of the most infectious pathogenic bacteria known.

As Steve Bailey asks in the Globe: They didn't think... Read more