Of course, the effect that got him in a spot of trouble on the South Shore is lessened quite a bit in Boston, where our police cruisers don't use the black-and-white... Read more
In an unusual move, the Boston Licensing Board today rejected a couple's request to let them turn an old Chinese restaurant into a new Vietnamese place, because of the husband's criminal past and his failure to fully own up to it at a board hearing this week.
The board rarely turns down applications for simple food-serving licenses, such as the one sought for the proposed... Read more
Travis Lee announces the neighborhood's first space aimed at entrepreneurs in the Lenane Building at 1452 Dorchester Ave.
Police are investigating two shots fired around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Geneva Avenue and Waldeck Street. No one was hit.
I heard two bangs, sounded like 2 m80s went off over here.
The Dorchester Reporter reports on Hi Fi Pizza's latest tax-related shutdown.
Boston EMS Incidents reports a man was shot in the leg around 1:15 a.m. on Paisley Park in Fields Corner.
Around 6:40 p.m. at Arcadia and Montello streets.
Police found a man slashed in the chest around 6:35 p.m. outside 1445 Dorchester Ave. Not long after, a second man was found with a cut hand and a puncture wound to his ear behind the building. Both are expected to survive.
Boston Police report arresting two teens around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday on charges they robbed two women on Dorchester Avenue and shot at a man who tried chasing them afterwards.
The witness reported he came to the aid of the two victims and chased the suspects on foot from Dorchester Ave onto Charles Street, where the second suspect pointed and discharged a firearm at... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports "careless disposal of smoking material" made 12 people homeless and injured a firefighter this morning at 24 Freeman St., right behind the inbound platform at the Red Line Fields Corner station.
The department says the fire started under the 2 1/2-story home's rear porch and went to two alarms after firefighters arrived around 10:15 a.m.
The injured firefighter suffered... Read more
A man was stabbed in the leg at Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street shortly after 11 p.m. by one of two men, who grabbed his phone, then ran down Adams Street towards Park.
The suspects were black and in their early 20s. One is about 6'1" and the other about 5'7".
Witnesses told police the car was possibly a newer Camry or Maxima and that its driver fled on Adams Street towards Park Street.
Anyone with info can contact detectives at 617-343-4470 or the... Read more
UPDATE: The Globe reports he died.
Around 8:15 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue near the T stop. Due to the severity of the pedestrian's injuries, the homicide unit was summoned.
Carl Stevens at WBZ is tweeting that one woman really got clipped outside of a New Year's party at 12 Arcadia St. in Dorchester's Field Corner early this morning: An angry "friend" bit off half of one of her toes in a fight, sending her to the hospital.
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The "Tyson-esque" adventure started during a party when the
MassDOT is replacing a Red Line bridge over Clayton Street in Dorchester this weekend. Workers began moving the bridge into place last evening, under a new program in which spans are built offsite and then hauled in, which cuts the time a bridge is shut from months or years to a weekend.... Read more