Dudley Square

By - 3/23/17 - 11:09 am
Architect's rendering: 2451 Washington St. in Roxbury

Architect's rendering.

The Madison Park Development Corp. this week filed plans with the BPDA to build a 16-unit condo building on a vacant lot it owns at 2451 Washington St., across from the B-2 police station and next to a four-story apartment building Madison Park owns. Read more.

By - 2/22/17 - 11:16 pm

NBC Boston reports one of the victims of the shooting at Shawmut Avenue and Marvin Street shortly before 9 p.m. was taken away with life-threatening injuries.

By - 2/1/17 - 8:25 pm

A 15-year-old was arraigned this afternoon on charges of carrying a firearm without a license, possessing ammunition without an FID card, possessing a firearm with a defaced serial number, assault with a dangerous weapon, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, following this morning's fight in the lobby of the Bolling Building, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The teen, not named because of his age, is due back in court on Feb. 14, the DA's office reports.

By - 1/15/17 - 4:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man they say was busy kicking another man in the head and chest in a Warren Street parking lot when an officer happened on the scene yesterday morning. Read more.

By - 12/26/16 - 5:12 pm
Turkeys in Dudley Square in Roxbury

EvolvingCritic captured (on an SD card, anyway) a pair of turkeys in Dudley Square today.

By - 12/11/16 - 12:34 pm
Fire on Roxbury Street in Roxbury

Photo by DTP. See comments for more photos.

Boston firefighters responded around 12:20 p.m. to a vacant building at 33 Roxbury St. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. It was declared knocked down shortly after 12:40 p.m.

The Boston Fire Department estimates damage at $200,000 and says the cause is under investigation.

By - 12/3/16 - 8:44 pm

Suspect's alleged armaments.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 3:10 p.m. on Friday at 6 Kenilworth St. Read more.

By - 11/26/16 - 9:45 am

Wanted for assault and battery with hot tea.

Transit Police are investigating two separate attacks with liquids this month - one at the Dudley Square T stop, the other aboard a T bus in Codman Square

Around 3 p.m. on Nov. 14, police report, a woman attacked a worker at the Dudley Dunkin' Donuts with a cup of hot liquid, causing "substantial" burns. Read more.

By - 11/23/16 - 11:54 am

The Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism posts first-person accounts from people who have been involved in Haley House, including co-founder Kathe McKenna.

By - 11/3/16 - 10:00 pm

At Washington and Roxbury streets around 9:20 p.m. Police found a box cutter a couple blocks away.

By - 10/29/16 - 1:48 pm
Line to vote in West Roxbury

Shortly after noon, John Burger reported the line to vote at the West Roxbury library was around the corner and up near the Lyndon School.

Todd Duval reported a long line in Lower Mills, as well. And Dan O'Brien shows us the people waiting to vote in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square: Read more.

By - 9/21/16 - 1:04 pm
Proposed Roxbury hotel

Proposed Roxbury hotel.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide next week whether to grant a Roxbury-specific liquor license to the impending Residence Inn by Marriott South End Boston - and to new hotels downtown and in the actual South End. Read more.

By - 9/8/16 - 1:12 pm

UPDATE: China Bo has passed a re-inspection and can re-open.

A health inspector shut China Bo, 49 Warren St. this week partly due to its lack of hot water for washing dishes and hands, partly due to the rodent droppings found atop the heat lamp used to keep food warm. Read more.

By - 9/5/16 - 4:27 pm

Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.

By - 9/1/16 - 2:39 pm
Words in Dudley Square

Through tomorrow, Now and There is sponsoring Ramirez Jonas to compile pledges of all sorts on a sign board outside the BPL branch in Dudley Square:

Ramirez Jonas, working with Boston performers, presents a billboard of constantly changing pledges - yours, mine, scientists’, and those of our presidential candidates. Together we’re making a piece of art about promises, those contracts we with make with each other and with ourselves, and the potent speech acts that keep a society together

By - 8/25/16 - 9:59 am

BLDUP reports a developer who had proposed a 25-story tower in Dudley Square last year is now getting ready to file for BRA permission for a 29-story tower that would include retail, commercial and residential space.

By - 7/30/16 - 10:01 pm

Around 5:15 p.m. on St. James Street, WHDH reports.

By - 7/9/16 - 11:56 pm

The Globe reports on a vigil this morning in Dudley Square for recent victims of police shootings - and for the five police officers killed in Dallas.

NECN reports on the annual police/community basketball tournament at Jeep Jones Park today.

By - 6/22/16 - 10:12 pm
Ad stapled to tree

A disgusted citizen reports somebody advertising jobs selling stuff door to door in other states has stapled the fool ads on trees in Dudley Square.

Via Jed Hresko, who's posted photos of lots of the ads (link requires Facebook login).

By - 6/7/16 - 2:06 pm

Tory Bullock ponders what's happening to Dudley Square.