The Dorchester Reporter reports on a holdup around 11:30 a.m.
The Dorchester Avenue cafe that inspired the effort to get more liquor licenses for Boston today won approval to offer alcoholic drinks with its meals.
Dot 2 Dot Cafe co-owner Karen Henry-Garrett has said the liquor license would mean she could start serving dinner regularly at the 1739 Dorchester Ave. restaurant.
The Boston Licensing Board had earlier deferred action on the license request because... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out shortly before 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday went to two alarms and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage.
No residents of the single-family home at 22 Lyndhurst St. were injured. One firefighter went to the hospital with a cut to the face, the department reports.
Eric Wilbur reports that 100 of our Most Important People held soirees at the MIT Media Lab and the Gardner yesterday to convince the US Olympic Committee that Boston's the best place to hold the 2024 Olympics.
What? You didn't know? No, of course not, you don't think they'd want you to know, do you? He reminds us about the promises of public meetings... Read more
For the second time in three months, Nhung Nguyen went before the Boston Licensing Board for permission to reopen her VN Express Cafe at 1616 Dot. Ave.
This time, however, she appeared without her husband, Khanh, who was the reason the board rejected her application to serve food in August, citing both illegal gambling at the Chinese restaurant that used to be there -... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter has details on what turned into a bloody melee Monday evening.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports it's looking for next of kin of three people whose bodies were stuffed into a Weymouth self-storage unit, along with nine other bodies, allegedly by an unlicensed Dorchester funeral director who now faces trial on 278 charges related to improper disposal of bodies and the theft of pre-funeral funds.
According to the DA's office, the three people... Read more
A Dorchester man on bail while awaiting trial for illegal gun possession was arrested at his Claybourne Street residence Saturday for illegal gun possession after a family member turned him in, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Dexter Spinola, 45, had bail set at $9,000 at his arraignment in Dorchester District Court today. Judge Debra DelVecchio declined a request from prosecutors to revoke his... Read more
Apparently the Gov. wasn't kidding. Commuter rail has published the pending weekend service on the Fairmount (Purple/Indigo) Line for the first time ever.
Hyde Park to South Station locals have fought for this for years. I'll be on the first Saturday morning, Nov. 29th train and head to the Haymarket.
Basically, it's hourly service and in some ways better than the existing five-day sked.... Read more
No actual bombs found, WFXT reports.
Around 8:45 a.m. at 55 Milton Ave.
The suspect is described as black, 5'6" or 5'7", between 40 and 50, with a beard with some gray in it. He was wearing a dark hoodie and a scally cap.
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says police are seeking the public's help in their investigations of a double shooting in Charlestown that left one teen dead and a shooting in Dorchester Lower Mills that sent a man to the hospital with head injuries.
At a public meeting in Lower Mills to discuss that neighborhood's shooting, Evans said police still do not know... Read more
UPDATE: Rosa found dead in Rehoboth.
Boston Police have issued a statewide BOLO for Paulo Rosa, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend at their apartment at 45 Bowdoin St.
Her body was discovered around 4 p.m.
The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. Pending the results of an autopsy, the cause and manner of death will remain under investigation.
Rosa, 30, may have... Read more
Yes examines the growth of urban farms - and the co-ops and companies being built around them in Roxbury and Dorchester:
From a community land trust that preserves land for growing, to kitchens and retailers who buy and sell locally grown food, to a new waste management co-op that will return compost to the land, a crop of new businesses and nonprofits are building... Read more