A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.
Shelisa Bittle, 26, of Somerville, whose arrest at the back of a T bus Friday was captured on video was released on personal recognizance today on at her arraignment in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of larceny, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Transit Police are investigating the way a woman was arrested on a bus at Dudley station yesterday morning after she allegedly stole from another woman running a small pushcart at the station - but say an initial review shows the alleged thief is to blame for a commotion captured on video. Read more.
Mary Celeste Holmes of Roxbury charges Transit Police officers violated her civil rights when she complained about the way they were allegedly manhandling an elderly woman at the Dudley T station and they responded by using pepper spray on her, beating her with a baton and smacking her phone out of her hands as she was on the line with 911. Read more.
Chris Faraone reports on the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism's table at a recent movie night in Dudley Square - a table complete with portable typewriters (kids, ask your mom) and reporters letting residents tell their stories.
Shortly before 9:30 p.m. at Harrison Avenue and Ziegler Street, Stanley Staco reports.
Leave Blue Hill Avenue alone, Rodney Singleton writes:
As if a poor mix of for sale housing affordability, failed retail anchor in Wal-Mart, leasing land it cannot develop, giving artist all the credit over an entire community, or selling once public lands it owns to a charter school most kids in Roxbury cannot attend were not enough. Nuestra CDC the developer now sees fit to reamed parts of Roxbury for its own gain? Mr. Price, head of Nuestra, would never try this in his home town of Milton!
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a beer-and-wine license to Haley House for its proposed Dudley Dough pizza place in the new Bolling Building in Dudley Square. Read more.
A correspondent forwarded a photo of a flier he spotted in Mr. G's Plaza in Dudley Square today.
Says they're on quite a few building in the Dudley area, adds, "So upset to know people that think this way live so close," really would love to know who's responsible: See the flier.
Around 2:35 p.m. at Warren and Dudley streets.
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 the DA's office, Bannister and Cooper got into an argument with Jackson around 9:30 p.m.:
The Dig reports on a meeting on Monday of a group tasked with overseeing development that did not end well.
The Bay State Banner reports the owner of the buildings that now house the One United and Citizenâ€™s Bank branches is working with a team of developers to transform the site into a new complex featuring residential units, office space and stores.
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 so far failed to result in any new liquor licenses in Roxbury.
Suya Joint had an older license, which could be re-sold - with the Boston Licensing Board's approval - anywhere in the city.
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.
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.
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.
The BRA posts some photos from the interior of the Dudley Square Municipal Center being built around the shell of the old Ferdinand building.
The Globe reports on business interest in Dudley Square as the new Ferdinand municipal building gets closer to opening.