By - 3/13/15 - 10:25 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. at 14 Lafield St., on the rear third-floor porch. Firefighters quickly knocked the fire down.

By - 3/12/15 - 8:41 pm

Boston Police report a food-delivery guy who went to 25 Regina Rd. last night was robbed.

According to the victim, no money was taken but the suspects did rob him of his food delivery order. The victim states that, although he didn’t see a firearm, one of the suspects motioned at his waist area in such a way as if to suggest he was in possession of a firearm.

By - 3/12/15 - 6:58 pm

The BRA today approved a $23-million proposal by the Boston Teachers Union to replace its current headquarters next to the old Bayside Expo Center with a more modern structure and a parking garage.

In its initial proposal for an Olympic village, Boston 2024 proposed taking the land, along with neighboring offices and hotel, for construction of towers to house athletes - some of which would later be turned over to UMass Boston for dormitories.

The International Olympic Committee will decide in 2017 whether Boston gets the Olympics.

By - 3/12/15 - 7:49 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 12:20 a.m. on Barry Street by somebody firing from an older-model black Lexus, last seen turning onto Quincy Street.

By - 3/10/15 - 11:25 pm

Boston Police report two separate food-delivery guys have been robbed at gunpoint in recent days at 25 Regina Rd.

By - 3/10/15 - 3:14 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a woman rescued from a fire at 83 Tonawanda St. this afternoon died at Mass. General Hospital.

By - 3/10/15 - 8:09 am
Amir Richardson

Boston Police report arresting Amir Richardson, 23, on charges he shot William Davis to death around 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 at West Cottage and Dudley streets in Dorchester - two months after another man was shot to death at the same intersection.

By - 3/7/15 - 11:55 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports investigators have determined the cause of a four-alarm fire at 247-249 Washington St. Friday night as "careless disposal of smoking material rear porch of 247."

The fire caused no injuries, but displaced 30 people.

By - 3/6/15 - 9:41 pm
247 Washington St. in Dorchester

A fire that raced through a Washington Street apartment building displaced 30 residents but caused no injuries, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire at 247-249 Washington St. was reported around 7:05 a.m. and did an estimated $750,000 in damage, the department says.

Firefighters arrived to find flames showing from rear porches, the depatment says, adding the cause remains under investigation.

By - 3/5/15 - 11:27 pm
Richard Davey talks up the Olympics

Richard Davey talks as Rev. Jeffrey Brown (l) and architect David Manfredi listen.

If Boston gets the 2024 Olympics, backers say they would fulfill part of their goal of making permanent improvements to venues by leaving behind a new swimming pool in Franklin Park after the end of the modern pentathlon planned for the park.

The pool would go next to White Stadium, which would undergo a major renovation as a venue for both the pentathlon - whose athletes compete in five separate sports - and for equestrian events.

By - 3/4/15 - 10:39 pm
Countdown sign in Dorchester in the snow

Neil the roving UHub photographer ran across this countdown sign on Franconia Street in Dorchester today.

By - 3/4/15 - 10:30 am

The Boston Fire Department reports a 100x100-foot section of the roof at the old Bayside Expo Center collapsed around 7:35 a.m.

The collapse forced the evacuation of a neighboring office building.

The building, now owned by UMass Boston, had been slated for demolition this summer.

By - 3/3/15 - 5:54 pm
Giant space saver in Dorchester

A roving UHub photographer captured this girthy space saver on Jones Hill today.

By - 3/3/15 - 1:57 pm

Boston Police report arresting Takisa Williams, 30, of Dorchester, today for the Oct. 18 stabbing death of Maria Sanchez.

Williams was ordered held without bail at her arraignment today on a charge of murder in Dorchester District Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 3/2/15 - 8:58 pm
Chinese romance performance

The Confucius Institute of UMass Boston rang in the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Goat this afternoon with a series of musical, dancing and opera performances in the campus center ballroom.

Some opera, sung to the accompaniment of an erhu player:

By - 3/1/15 - 10:38 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. on Wales Street near Harvard Street.

By - 2/28/15 - 6:45 pm
Buried vehicle in Dorchester
The sign

Snow mound or car? On Westmoreland Street, the answer would seem clear - if not for the sign sticking out of the snow, as roving UHub photographer Neil found out last night.

There's always that one guy who tries to take the fun out of everything.

By - 2/28/15 - 5:27 pm

Seized items.

Boston Police report raids Friday morning at 91 Esmond St. in Dorchester and

By - 2/28/15 - 4:19 pm
Ice fishing on the Neponset River in Dorchester

A roving UHub photographer who happened to be at the 88 Wharf building in Milton this afternoon watched a couple of guys settle in on the Dorchester side of the Neponset River for some ice fishing.

By - 2/27/15 - 11:08 am

Boston Police report the Members Plus Credit Union at 494 Gallivan Blvd. was robbed around 12:50 p.m.