By - 8/2/17 - 1:49 pm

Workers have begun demolishing the top floor of what had been the nearly complete Treadmark Building on Dorchester Avenue so they can replace it. The company estimates the demolition will take a couple of weeks.

By - 7/31/17 - 1:48 pm
Car hits hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester

Scott Cluett reports a motorist managed to take out a hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 1:15 p.m. The Dorchester Reporter reports the driver suffered a "medical emergency" before hitting the hydrant.

By - 7/30/17 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m. on Harlow Street, with shell casings found in Mary Hannon Park.

By - 7/30/17 - 11:18 pm

In the back and stomach on Inwood Street, around 7:20 p.m., Scan Boston reports.

By - 7/26/17 - 12:45 pm

Also, waiting 90 minutes to report some smoke didn't help, BFD Commissioner Joe Finn announced today, the Dorchester Reporter reports.

Also not helping: The sprinklers didn't work in the building nearing completion.

By - 7/25/17 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges yesterday afternoon on a struggle they say sent one officer to the hospital. Read more.

By - 7/24/17 - 5:21 pm

A Charlestown woman was ordered today to repay the $1,836,862 in tax-refund checks the government says she cashed on the job at All Checks Cashed on Washington Street in a scheme involving purloined Puerto Rican social-security numbers. Read more.

By - 7/22/17 - 9:33 am

Larry Davidson likes the Industry, a new higher-end restaurant at 750 Adams St. with features more typically found downtown or along the waterfront, such as valet parking and a "nitrogen fueled draft beer system" - although he says he's going to keep the Ashmont Grill as his primary go-to Dot restaurant.

Well, there was one small problem with the menu. Usually when I go to a new restaurant I find two or three entrees I really want to order, which makes it a relatively easy choice. But at The Industry I wanted to order everything on the list of entrees!

By - 7/21/17 - 1:54 pm

A Dorchester man was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail today following his indictment on 34 counts in Suffolk Superior Court, mostly involving an alleged scheme to defraud banks of several hundred thousand dollars, but also on a child-porn charge for a video prosecutors say he had on his phone. Read more.

By - 7/21/17 - 10:39 am

Boston Police are asking for help to find the people who ransacked and vandalized the Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center, 950 Blue Hill Ave., sometime late Sunday or early Monday: Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 6:45 pm

John Stephen Dwyer reports on an incident at the Back Bay Orange Line stop around 2:30 p.m.: Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 12:57 pm

The Boston Transportation Department today identified five neighborhoods that, over the next year, will get city-funded street changes in an attempt to make side streets safer by making motorists slow down: Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 10:23 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on warnings being sent to operators of unlicensed stations in Dorchester and Mattapan.

By - 7/19/17 - 2:48 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports a man was shot around 11:35 a.m. at Adams Street and Neponset Avenue.

By - 7/17/17 - 7:24 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Aice Jackman.

Boston Police report an 18-year-old was shot to death and a 21-year-old critically injured, in a shooting at 10 Vesta Rd. around 5:20 p.m.

The younger victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 7/17/17 - 12:34 pm

Boston Police report charging Keith Cousins, 30, and Shaquille Brown, 22, with fatally shooting Christopher Austin, 20, in the face at 96 Ashmont St. around 10 a.m. on June 28. Read more.

By - 7/17/17 - 9:08 am
Wanted car

Wanted car.

WBZ reports one man was seriously injured when a guy leaned out of an SUV and opened fire at a group of people standing at Washington Street and Talbot Avenue Sunday night. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 10:06 pm
Vandalized car

Ndorb reports that in addition to the shrink wrapping and partial tree, this car parked outside the Old Navy at the South Bay Mall had also been egged.

By - 7/13/17 - 10:55 pm

In the stomach on Baird Street, around 10:25 p.m.

By - 7/13/17 - 9:10 am

"Minor" delays on that branch of the Red Line, the MBTA reports.