Around 2:35 p.m. at Warren and Dudley streets.Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Jamel Bannister, 24, of Dorchester, on a charge of second-degree murder for the death of Courtney Jackson at the Dudley bus station on Feb. 28, 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
A second man, Brian Cooper, 27, of Mattapan, pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree murder earlier this month for the death.
According to...Read more
The Dig reports on a meeting on Monday of a group tasked with overseeing development that did not end well.
As it turns out, the RSMPOC executive board met privately, after a public meeting in March at which standards for jobs were discussed, and changed the written recommendations. Outraged that the terms were drawn in a transparent process but then subsequently stripped in private,...Read more
Suya Joint, which had a beer and wine license when it was on Poplar Street in Roslindale, wants to sell that license to a downtown pizza place rather than use it at its new location at 185 Dudley St.
A new law that expanded the number of liquor licenses in Boston with the goal of bringing more restaurants to neighborhoods just like Dudley Square has...Read more
The Globe interviews the Dutch architect who designed the new Bolling muncipal building nearing completion in Dudley Square.
Municipal buildings are notoriously unpleasant and user-unfriendly - mazes of confusing corridors, lookalike cubicles, dim light, and salvaged furniture. But this one is different.Read more
Around 10:50 p.m. on St. Richard Street. Police have found one car with a fresh bullet hole and numerous shell casings. They're looking for two suspects: A black man in a white hoodie, who jumped into the back of a '90s silver Mercedes SUV, which then sped away, and a second man who ran away, towards Washington....Read more
The City Council voted today to form a commission to figure out how to honor former Mayor Ray Flynn and agreed to back efforts to rename the Ferdinand complex in Dudley Square the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building.Read more
City Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) says a liquor-license vacuum caused by national chains sucking up liquor licenses for downtown and waterfront restaurants will hinder redevelopment of Dudley Square.
Tomorrow, Jackson asks the city council to start work on a proposed petition to the state legislature to give Boston 12 new liquor licenses for the area bounded by Tremont Street, Melnea Cass Boulevard, Harrison Avenue, and...Read more
A man suspected of beating and robbing a woman outside the Walgreens on Washington Street in Roxbury on Oct. 13 was arrested Friday by officers who recognized him from a wanted poster, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
James Keane, 47, had bail set at $5,000 at his arraignment yesterday on charges of armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and larceny...Read more
The mayor's office says it will solicit artists to create artwork for the municipal building going into the old Ferdinand site in Dudley Square.
The city has a $500,000 budget - $300,000 from city coffers, the rest to be raised from private donors - for the work, which will include "an outdoor sculptural piece at the project's southeast corner, adjacent to the MBTA bus stop"...Read more
City Councilors Ayanna Pressley (at large) and Tito Jackson (Roxbury) say the city needs to figure out how to get liquor licenses to restaurants in Dudley Square, in a city where licenses increasingly go to pricey chains in areas such as the waterfront and downtown.
Pressley, who has been pressing for more liquor licenses for the city in general, and Jackson say the sort...Read more
UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Clifton E. Townsend, 22, of Mattapan. His friends knew him as Cliffy. He leaves behind a young daughter.