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.
Boston Police report raids Friday morning at 91 Esmond St. in Dorchester and 108 Greenfield Rd. in Mattapan resulted in six arrests and the seizure of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, Percocet pills, steroids, two loaded guns and ammunition.
Police say the raids came after a two-month investigation that involved both citywide detectives and detectives from West Roxbury and South Boston.
Angel Santiago (a.k.a....Read more
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.Read more
The man, white, about 5'8" and wearing a blue Patriots stocking cap, a black scarf and jacket and gray pants and gloves, ran out.
Unfortunately for him, police say, a credit-union customer who watched the...Read more
WBZ reports the man had attacked two people with a wooden stake, then used it to stab a police officer who responded. When the man continued to refuse orders to drop the weapon, the officer fired, police say.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office confirms an...Read more
The BRA board of directors today approved a six-story esidential building with 81 units on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Carruth and the Ashmont T station.
The building, which will also have ground-level retail space, will have 53 units marketed as affordable on what is now the home of Ashmont Tire, under plans by developer Trinity Financial. The project will have 44 parking spaces and...Read more
Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko had to pause to take in the snowy peak outside the South Bay Home Depot tonight.Read more
Around 9:20 p.m. on Franklin Hill Avenue. The suspects used knives to force the victim inside an apartment there, then stole a car.
The two suspects are described as 17 to 19. One is white or Hispanic, wearing a gray and red sweater, the other black and wearing a dark sweatshirt. They escaped in the victim's low-ride Honda SUV, Mass. registration 319 XA2.Read more
Boston firefighters were able to quickly battle a fire on Abbot Street yesterday thanks to a local resident who had shoveled out the hydrant across the street after the latest snow.
Boston Police, who arrived at 23 Abbot St. along with firefighters, praised Randle Roache
The building was quickly evacuated; the fire put out, and - most importantly - there were no reports of any...Read more
The US Attorney's office in Boston reports the leaders of the Hendry Street and Woodward Avenue gangs pleaded guilty Friday to a variety of drug and gun charges that will see them hustled off to a federal penitentiary for at least ten years.
A roving UHub photographer spotted this box atop a snow mound next to a parking space in Grove Hall this morning.Read more
The T just announced it's restored service between JFK/UMass and Ashmont. Braintree? That's another story.Read more
See all those people? They're waiting for an Orange Line shuttle bus at Malden Center. "Shuttle bus line is MASSIVE!" Rich reports.
On the more frostbitten segments of the T today, riders slowly shuffled through long lines for shuttle buses. The luckier ones boarded one of the growing number of big charter buses the T has hired, such as these buses that Marta ...Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed a charge of marijuana possession with intent to distribute against a Dorchester teenager found with 13 small bags of pot in his pants in 2012.
The state's highest court ruled that none of the factors cited by police and prosecutors - which included the teen's nervousness when he realized police were watching him and the fact he had no...Read more
In the area of Humphreys Street in Uphams Corner, Mayor Walsh said.Read more