Boston Police report officers stuck in traffic on Dot. Ave. near Adams Street yesterday afternoon watched a suspicious looking guy run out of a doorway, knock a woman down, grab her purse, then run away.
Officers immediately exited their unmarked cruiser and chased the suspect on foot through several streets and alleys and eventually caught the suspect on Lincoln Street. Once caught with a... Read more
Candelaria Silva reports she and her granddaughter were waiting at Fields Corner for an Ashmont train last Saturday when a woman on the inbound side began yelling:
"Oh, my God, did you see that? Is that a deer? A deer just ran up the bus ramp!"
We looked behind us through the glass that separates the bus ramp from the train tracks and there... Read more
Police say Magdy Wasif, 41, didn't get far:
Through the officers training and experience, they were aware that perpetrators of crime often utilize public transportation to flee the area of the crime. This also enables them to blend into... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant licenses to three new eateries:
Serykah Aggerwhil is seeking city permission to sell Indian food at 185 Devonshire St. She currently operates a catering service in Somerville, and the food would be prepared there and then trucked into Boston for sale.
Pasta Beach, a Newport, RI restaurant that serves pasta and pizza, wants to open an... Read more
Whalehead King posts what he says is an exclusive photo for a dramatic new design for where the Red Line crosses Dot. Ave.
Pro-census hands under the Red Line and sultry eyes over a lingerie shop in Dorchester's Fields Corner.
The Dorchester Reporter takes a tour of foreclosed properties in Fields Corner that are becoming neighborhood trash dumps - including 225 Westville St., from which an entire family of squatters was evicted this week. Most of the properties are owned by out-of-town banks, which don't seem to much care about cleanliness, but the Reporter also says neighbors had been complaining about 225 Westville... Read more
Boston Police report a Dorchester man went on a rampage with a knife Friday night after he called a friend out getting some food and the friend hung up on him.
Police say that when officers arrived at 1544 Dorchester Ave. around 11:50 p.m., they were met by a woman screaming hysterically and yelling: "Hurry and get upstairs before he kills them!"
Officers... Read more
Candelaria congratulates the MBTA for the new look of the Fields Corner and Shawmut stops on the Red Line:
... The new Fields Corner and Shawmut Stations on the Red Line in Dorchester are great examples of how good design can transform. They new stations are so beautiful, in fact, that they almost ... almost obliterate the memory of just how dreary and depressing... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter reports police are investigating a break-in at the offices of the community-activism group at 196 Adams St. in Fields Corner sometime late yesterday or early this morning:
ACORN Massachusetts' head organizer Noemi "Mimi" Ramos arrived at the organization's offices in Fields Corner Thursday morning, Oct. 16, to find the front door unlocked, three desktop computers missing, internet and phone lines ripped... Read more
Santa was down at Fields Corner this morning handing out CharlieCards with money on them to celebrate the re-opening of the station there:
... Mine had $10, others got $2.50 or $5, and some probably had even more stored value. I also heard that a few of the gift CharlieCards had a LinkPass on them. ...... Read more
Mister Goat moved from Davis Square to Fields Corner in Dorchester a year ago. He's not regretting it and says that while, yes, it has problems, it's time to cut the negative stereotype stuff:
... [E]arlier tonight, I was out on the street, along with people from at least half the houses on the block. Some of the kids next door were playing outside,... Read more
C1tyw0rker offers photographic evidence from Fields Corner.