Andrew Square

By - 9/22/17 - 8:52 am

The T says it's gotten the track-repair equipment that gummed up the Red Line at Andrew off the tracks, but that the Orange Line is still having problems due to an Orange Line train that bought the farm earlier at Downtown Crossing.

By - 7/18/17 - 5:17 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to "an ongoing signal problem" at Andrew.

By - 6/9/17 - 2:48 pm

A non-viable train at Andrew is causing "moderate" delays, the MBTA reports.

By - 6/7/17 - 6:29 pm
Dropped drinks

Drinks dropped in pursuit of robber. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report an officer on a drinks run for his district at the Andrew Square Dunkin' Donuts early this morning was forced to drop the beverages to arrest a man who was trying to rob the place. Read more.

By - 2/20/17 - 1:08 pm

The T reports "minor" delays into town due to a train that met its maker at Andrew Square.

By - 10/7/16 - 5:38 pm

The T is reporting the dreaded severe delays on the Red Line inbound due to a train whose poor heart gave out at Andrew.

By - 9/10/16 - 10:34 am

Transit Police report arresting a guy they say reacted to a woman videoing him being a jerk on a Red Line train by threatening her and then knocking her phone out of her hands. Read more.

By - 8/18/16 - 10:11 pm
Crash in Andrew Square, South Boston

Aftermath of the crash. Photo by MB.

Ed. note: Headline changed until I get a definite answer on the state of the injured person.

Around 10 p.m. at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue, involving two cars. MB reports one of the cars blew through a red light. The homicide unit was called in - routine for unexpected deaths or cases where somebody is near death - and officers from other districts have been called in to shut down roads in the area.

FTC131 also saw the aftermath of the crash: Read more.

By - 8/11/16 - 6:22 pm
Washington Village proposal

Architect's rendering.

The BRA board today approved a development off Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Street that would transform a nearly 5-acre collection of small industrial buildings into a 656 condo and rental units in building ranging up to 24 stories tall. Read more.

By - 5/10/16 - 7:33 am

A concerned citizen uses Bos:311 to file a complaint about another concerned citizen using Bos:311 to file a complaint - while behind the wheel of his car on Dorchester Avenue in Andrew Square.

So irresponsible.

There does not appear to be a complaint about the person standing in the middle of Dorchester Avenue taking a photo to file a complaint about the person taking a photo to file a complaint.

By - 4/8/16 - 10:38 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today it had no reason to overturn Adam Cassino's first-degree murder conviction for the death of neighbor Barbara Tagen, 65, in her Andrew Square apartment in 2011.

The ruling means Cassino will spend the rest of his life in state prison without chance of parole. Read more.

By - 2/20/16 - 2:26 pm

Joseph reports:

Makes my morning every day as I see this from my window but I can't imagine what it is. It's facing Andrew Square off of Dot Ave by the Marr equipment rental.

Any clues?

By - 1/22/16 - 7:32 am

A Dorchester man got a 2 1/2-year jail sentence after a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted him for his role in a 2014 knife fight that ended with him, his victim and a third person stabbed. Read more.

By - 12/18/15 - 6:33 am

Around 6:25 a.m. a train needed to be taken out back and shot at Andrew. Inbound, of course.

By - 10/20/15 - 11:23 pm
Proposed Washington Village development near Andrew Square

A developer today filed its plans to turn a 4.9-acre collection of small industrial buildings into a new neighborhood with 656 residential units in eight buildings, 96,000 square feet of retail space - including a grocery store and a pharmacy - and 2.4 acres of "public realm" space.

In a filing with the BRA, Core Investments says its Washington Village - at Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester and Damrell streets - will include both apartments and condos at affordable, "mid-market" and market-rate prices. Read more.

By - 7/8/15 - 4:17 pm

Transit Police report that when officers at Andrew station issued Matthew Earner, 28, a ticket for smoking a butt - under a "NO SMOKING" sign - at Andrew station yesterday morning, he quickly got his other butt in gear: Read more.

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 and stay out of South Boston, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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.

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.