Dorchester

By - 3/25/17 - 6:12 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to what Nicoczar reports was a small fire on the tracks at JFK/UMass.

By - 3/25/17 - 11:07 am

A Suffolk County grand jury this week indicted Robert Carrion and Fabiola Ramirez, both 46 and both from Roslindale, on charges they paid their temp workers at a Dorchester laundry company - some of whom worked 100 hours a week - less than minimum wages and no overtime pay and then threatened workers on learning they had talked to state investigators, the state Attorney General's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 8:10 pm
Wanted for Dorchester housebreak

Boston Police report they are looking for two men they say broke into a Columbia Road house with a pry bar yesterday morning and made off with a small safe. Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 12:43 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday granted food and alcohol licenses to American Provisions, a South Boston market that is planning a second outlet in the new Treadmark condo building going up across from the Ashmont T stop. Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 11:22 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Boston police officers had enough details on the suspect in the robbery and shooting of a Dot Ave. convenience-store owner that they had the right to stop a suspect they found four blocks away. Read more.

By - 3/23/17 - 10:28 am

The Dorchester Reporter gets the scoop on plans to replace a long derelict vacant variety store near the Savin Hill T stop.

By - 3/20/17 - 9:28 am

Boston Police report officers investigating two separate reports of gunfire arrested two men with loaded guns on Saturday - one of whom had his guns fall down his pants to the ground. Read more.

By - 3/19/17 - 6:21 pm

Around 6:10 p.m. Responding officers didn't find any victims at the scene, but not long after, somebody showed up at a local emergency room with a fresh gunshot wound to the leg.

By - 3/18/17 - 9:51 am

Workers were removing the sign from the side of The Boston Globe building on Morrissey Blvd. yesterday afternoon. Is it maintenance or are they getting ready to abandon the building as planned?

By - 3/17/17 - 11:40 pm

Around 11:30 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue at Devon Street.

By - 3/17/17 - 10:28 am
Nathan

Kyle Nathan, 28, yesterday pleaded guilty to robbing four eastern-Massachusetts banks last year, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.

Read more.

By - 3/16/17 - 5:49 pm
Fire at 59 Lonsdale St. in Dochster

Firefighters battling Lonsdale blaze. Photo by Christopher.

A fire at 59 Lonsdale St. displaced four adults this afternoon, the Boston Fire Department reports.

Firefighters responded at 5 p.m. to battle a fire that spread from the second floor to the attic. There were no injuries.

By - 3/14/17 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting three people on gun charges after officers approached their car, parked in front of a hydrant at Washington Street and Southern Avenue Monday night. Read more.

By - 3/13/17 - 9:31 am

Boston Police report arresting two alleged burglars - and seizing two guns - after a Dorchester resident spotted them while monitoring his apartment from work via a surveillance camera. Read more.

By - 3/10/17 - 11:15 pm
Desmond Tahatdil

Boston Police report they are searching for Desmond Tahatdil, 55, on charges he fatally stabbed his son, Brendan Tahatdil, 35, on Hartford Street in Dorchester on Tuesday.

Police say the elder Tahatdil may have fled to New York, where he has ties.

Innocent, etc.

By - 3/9/17 - 3:35 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today revoked Pho So 1's food-serving and beer-and-wine licenses after its fifth citation in seven months for staying open well past its licensed closing time of 10 p.m. Read more.

By - 3/7/17 - 1:13 pm

Boston Police report a man found stabbed around 7:45 a.m. at 66 Hartford St. died after being transported to a local hospital.

The victim was 35 and had multiple stab wounds, police say.

By - 3/7/17 - 12:20 pm

The Boston Licensing Board this week will decide whether to revoke Pho So 1's liquor license - or possibly even shut the restaurant completely - because police keep finding it open and serving beer way after its licensed 10 p.m. closing time. Read more.

By - 3/6/17 - 10:59 am

Mayor Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley today unveiled a proposal to add 152 new liquor licenses aimed mainly at helping out start-up restaurants in outer neighborhoods.

But their proposal, which would require approval by the state legislature and the governor, would also grant the city the power to give an "umbrella" license to any development of more than 500,000 square feet, such as the South Bay Town Center project now under construction in Dorchester and the Seaport Square development in South Boston. Read more.

By - 3/5/17 - 9:41 pm

Mass Media reports a UMass freshman who fell from the third floor of the Campus Center on Feb. 28 died two days later.