Andrew Square

By - 3/17/15 - 3:14 pm

A Braintree man admitted today he walked across the tracks from one platform to the other at Andrew Square station on Sunday - narrowly avoiding getting flattened by a train entering the station at the same time.

In exchange, a South Boston Municipal Court judge continued Patrik Finnerty's trespassing case for three months, during which he has to perform 25 hours of community service...Read more

By - 3/16/15 - 1:51 pm
Guy walking across tracks at Andrew station in South Boston

Surveillance photos via TPD.

UPDATE, 3:15 p.m., Tuesday: Finnerty found, shows up in court, has case continued without a finding pending three-month period.

UPDATE: Warrant issued for his arrest after he failed to show up at his arraignment, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Transit Police report arresting a Braintree lad who, on finding himself on the inbound platform at Andrew last night, allegedly thought the...Read more

By - 12/17/14 - 2:34 pm
Pablo Bello of Drinkin, Inc

Bello explains concept as attorney Andrew Upton reviews paperwork.

UPDATE: The board approved a license.

The Boston Licensing Board votes tomorrow whether to grant a liquor license to a start-up by MIT graduates who see a business in letting people buy craft beers, wine and hard liquor through their smart phones.

DrinkIn, Inc., which last year started delivering alcohol via bicycle for a Cambridge liquor store, has big plans for a warehouse at 371...Read more

By - 11/8/14 - 11:42 am

Two complaints this fine fall morning from citizens trying to catch some winks early on a Saturday morning. First, on Alger Street, a resident complains about guys slicing up train tracks. Train tracks? Train tracks.

7:30 on Saturday morning and there is a private crew on Alger street in South Boston . With no permits . Using saws to cut up railroad tracks. No

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By - 8/26/14 - 6:31 pm

For the second time in a week, Transit Police report stopping John Bubier at Andrew station for trying to ride the Red Line for free - and then placing him in custody because he has an outstanding warrant, this time for assault and battery, out of Boston Municipal Court.

Last week, Transit Police arrested Bubier for allegedly failing to register as a Level...Read more

By - 8/19/14 - 1:11 pm
John Bubier

Transit Police report arresting John Bubier, 60, around 9 a.m. today at Andrew Square after officers say they watched him piggyback through a fare gate behind a paying T rider and then discovered he had failed to register as a Level 3 sex offender.

Bubier, originally from Framingham, but best known for his croaking pleas for change in Downtown Crossing, was convicted of...Read more

By - 8/4/14 - 5:29 pm

Couple of dudes with knives got all Jim Croce on each other in Andrew Square around 9 p.m. yesterday and tried to slice each other up - with one of them stabbing a woman for good measure - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Orrett Daley, 31, of South Boston, was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bail at his arraignment today in South...Read more

By - 6/26/14 - 8:47 am

A South Boston man was arrested at Andrew station around 4 p.m. yesterday after a Route 10 bus arrived and a passenger told police a guy in the back was "sniffing and eating" drugs out of an Altoids tin, Transit Police report.

Officers boarded the bus and observed a male, later identified as Robert Hynes, 22, of South Boston seated in the rearmost seat

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By - 6/20/14 - 9:11 am

Transit Police report arresting a man they say snatched a Red Line rider's phone at Andrew station last night, evaded the victim in a foot chase, but then proved no match for officers in cruisers.

Police say Daniel Smith, 26, of South Boston, was arrested at Gavin and Logan ways, a few blocks away from the station, after officers looking for him spotted him...Read more

By - 3/13/14 - 6:10 pm

Boston Police report arresting teens from Roxbury and Arlington who tried to outrun a pursuing cruiser in a stolen car this afternoon only to be boxed in by cars whose drivers were waiting for the light to change in Andrew Square.

Police say two officers responding to a 911 call at South Bay shortly after noon had their blues on when a car got...Read more

By - 1/23/14 - 11:16 am

AlertNewEngland reports the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 501 Southampton St. was held up around 11 a.m.

The suspect is described as white, about 6' tall with a stubbly face. He wore a black hat, a black hoodie and gray sweatpants and was last seen heading down Preble Street. Oh, and the dye pack in the money he got exploded.

The branch ...Read more

By - 1/21/14 - 1:24 pm
Space savers in Andrew Square, South Boston

An annoyed citizen complains about somebody on Mohawk Street off Preble in Andrew Square early this afternoon:

Man saved FOUR parking spots before show even falls.

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By - 1/7/14 - 8:35 am
Man wanted for Andrew attack

Wanted for attack. Photo by Transit Police.

UPDATE: Arrest made.

WCVB interviews the man who was just standing at Andrew station on Saturday when some guy grabbed his cane and hit him with it.

Meanwhile, Transit Police have released three photos of the man wanted for the attack....Read more

By - 1/6/14 - 11:24 am

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Transit Police report they are looking for the guy in red in this video on charges he attacked and robbed a disabled man around 11 p.m. on Saturday in the Andrew busway.

He was accompanied by the woman in the video, police say.

If he looks familiar, contact Transit Police detectives at...Read more

By - 7/23/13 - 4:46 pm

No possibility of parole, ever, for Adam Cassino, whom a Suffolk Superior Court jury has just convicted of first-degree murder for the death of Barbara Tagen, 65, in August, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Cassino came under suspicion when workers at the Bridgewater State Hospital program where he'd just been brought for treatment noticed blood on his shoes.

Prosecutors say...Read more

By - 7/11/13 - 6:20 pm

A jury was seated today for the murder trial of Adam Cassino, charged with murdering a neighbor in August, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Cassino was arrested on unrelated charges the day after Barbara Tagen, 65, was murdered in her Dorchester Street apartment and sent to a Bridgewater State Hospital drug clinic - where staffers began asking questions after allegedly finding...Read more

By - 3/18/13 - 5:17 pm

Is stuck somewhere near Andrew, full of increasingly cranky people who don't like being stuck underground, squashed together.Read more

By - 1/8/13 - 2:00 pm

A man who started drinking at one Dorchester Avenue bar, continued across the street, then returned to the first wound up getting both hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today for serving an intoxicated patron.

The lawyer for one of the bars, the Aces, 551 Dorchester Ave., tried to sidestep the police citation by citing Andrew Square's problem with drug addicts and methadone clinics. He...Read more

By - 12/23/12 - 11:00 am

Red Line tattoo

Carey Shockey shows off his rendition of the Red Line at the Andrew-JFK/UMass tunnel, done a year ago at Karma Tattoo in Somerville. He explains he used to live in the Polish Triangle in Dorchester. See it larger.

He joins Dot...Read more

By - 11/9/12 - 7:33 am

Karen asks:

Once in a while I hear what I believe is a foghorn here in Southie. Any idea where it's coming from?

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