South End

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

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

Tremont St. and West Concord St.

More info.

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.

More info.

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