Fields Corner Main Street reports several hundred people showed up for the One Boston Day cleanup along Dorchester Avenue today, including this happy crew in Fields Corner.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that ripped through a six-unit duplex at 9 Clover St. near Neponset Circle displaced 16 and sent two firefighters to the hospital with heat exhaustion.
Firefighters responded at 3:50 p.m. for what turned into a five-alarm fire.
A copy of the memo to Globe staffers about the move to 53 State Street floats over Dan Kennedy's transom; staffers will start moving out of Dorchester in June. Shocker: They'll no longer be allowed to have their own min-fridges. Bonus: They will have access to a 12th-floor roof deck.
And said deceased train is causing "moderate" delays northbound, the T reports.
UPDATE: WBZ reports it might have been road rage.
Around 4:15 p.m. outside the McDonald's at Gallivan Boulevard and Granite Avenue, possibly in a drive-by. Boston Police report the man was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
He is Boston's seventh murder victim this year, and Dorchester's fifth.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Timi Wallace, 44, of second-degree murder for the drug-related shooting death of his brother, Tasfa Wallace, on Levant Street on March 26, 2000, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Globe reports the move affects some summer and fall classes that some students need to graduate.
A federal judge this week ruled prosecutors can use a gun allegedly found on Wesner Theodore as evidence against him when he goes on trial on a charge of being a convicted criminal in illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Read more.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a man's conviction for a West Roxbury housebreak based in part on data from the GPS device he was ordered to wear at his arraignment on charges he beat a woman in Dorchester. Read more.
UPDATE, Thursday, 10 a.m.
Greenbush train 091 (which left South Station around 8:25 p.m.), hit somebody on the tracks just south of Savin Hill.
Transit Police report that the "trespasser," a 24-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
At 10:17 p.m., M.McG reported she and other passengers were still on the train, still not moving.
Those pesky deficit issues, the Globe reports.
Columbia Billiard Co., 558 Columbia Rd., has trouble with a capital T and is currently shut as its new owner awaits word from the Boston Licensing Board both on a series of violations found in a February inspection and its requests for the licenses it should have had before that inspection. Read more.