Dorchester

By - 8/20/17 - 11:01 pm

Around 3 p.m., an aggravated citizen filed a complaint about an ice-cream truck in the area of Grant Street and Crescent Avenue in Dorchester:

There is an ice cream truck that has been circling the neighborhood playing a loud annoying tune every 5 minutes for the last 4 hours. Is there an ordinance that can be enforced to stop this?

By - 8/20/17 - 12:17 am

Around 12:05 a.m. on Barry Street near Barry Park, per Eric Malloy.

By - 8/19/17 - 9:02 am
Wanted man

Transit Police have released a photo of a guy they want for an assault-and-battery charge for an incident on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass around 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 9.

According to a police spokesman: Read more.

By - 8/17/17 - 8:46 pm

Boston Police report arresting a young teen inside the Dunkin' Donuts at Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Lower Mills early Tuesday after he'd allegedly smashed open the door and was attempting to use a yellow crow bar to pry open an ATM inside the closed donut shop. Read more.

By - 8/17/17 - 9:53 am

Adam Pieniazek introduces us to the intersection of Boston Street and Boston Street in the Polish Triangle (waves to the intersection of Tremont and Tremont).

By - 8/15/17 - 8:21 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Dot 2 Dot Cafe on Dorchester Avenue is closing for good on Friday. Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 10:06 pm
Charlottesville vigil in Dorchester's Peabody Square

Hilary Detmold was among the group of people who held a vigil on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square in Dorchester this evening.

By - 8/13/17 - 2:03 pm

Shortly before 2 p.m. at Ceylon Street and Columbia Road. The victim showed up about 10 minutes later at a local emergency room, with a non-life-threatening injury.

By - 8/12/17 - 4:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say stole a car at knifepoint early this morning only to crash it into another car a mile down Mass. Ave. Read more.

By - 8/11/17 - 3:07 pm
Adams shut at Dorchester Ave for shooting investigation

Crime scene extends to Adams and Dorchester Ave. Photon by Ryan Somerfield.

In the back, around 3 p.m. at Draper and Westville streets. There's a related crime scene on Adams Street, just north of Dorchester Avenue.

By - 8/11/17 - 12:30 pm

Boston firefighters responded around 12:20 p.m. to 5 Drummond St., for a second-floor fire that they put out quickly.

By - 8/10/17 - 7:25 pm

Charles Washington, 44, admitted today he led a ring that used signatures and other personal information from wealthy people to gain access to $4 million in bank accounts - and that he helped siphon out $2 million of that amount. Read more.

By - 8/9/17 - 10:49 pm

Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the area of Elder and Eastman streets around 10:30 p.m. found two people in a running car engulfed in flames. Officers were unable to get them out of the car and had to wait for firefighters to arrive to put out the fire. Read more.

By - 8/8/17 - 11:26 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. on Centre Street at Redwood Street.

By - 8/8/17 - 6:53 pm

The Dorchester Reporter gets a look at UMass Boston's latest ideas for the Bayside Expo Center it owns - which call for building "a modern-day Harvard Square."

By - 8/7/17 - 10:31 pm

Aroud 10:25 p.m. at MR Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave., near Glenway Street.

By - 8/7/17 - 10:01 pm

Around 7 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By - 8/5/17 - 8:23 pm

State Police report arresting an Attleboro man, who already has two OUI convictions, on charges he struck a 12-year-old girl on Old Colony Avenue around 4:25 p.m. today. Read more.

By - 8/4/17 - 1:37 pm

Heineken has apparently paid somebody to paint little murals at some liquor stores in Roxbury and Dorchester that read "Roxbury Love" and "Dorchester Love," as appropriate, over large stars featuring a bottle of their product. Fine as far as it goes, but see if you can spot any similarities to the well known "Roxbury Love"/Mandela mural painted awhile back by a couple of local artists: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 6:25 pm
Flooding on Webster Street in North Quincy

Marc Hurwitz reports he had to back up to escape the flooding on the one-way Webster Street in North Quincy shortly before 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, in Dorchester: Read more.