The Dorchester Reporter reports that when some guy robbed the Lower Mills branch of Meetinghouse Bank this afternoon, the bank president sprung into action and ran after the guy, managing to get a punch in before police arrived.
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Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed in the stomach around 10 p.m. at the Star Market at River and Washington streets. Police are looking for a woman seen running from the scene.
The RTN Federal Credit Union branch at 1205 Adams St. was held up shortly after 9:30 a.m.
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owners of the Ledge, 2261 Dorchester Ave., sell the place - and its valuable liquor license - to a Dorchester resident who plans to remake it as a neighborhood, family-focused restaurant.
Eleanor Arpino, general manager of Davio's in Park Square for 12 years, wants to turn the Ledge into ester, which she said would serve... Read more
Milton, Boston and MBTA police are looking for a woman who held up the Citizens Bank branch at 40 Adams St. in Milton shortly after noon. The woman, described as black, tall and wearing a head scarf, showed a note to a teller. She was last spotted on foot heading across the bridge into Dorchester.
Boston firefighters are in the brush along the Neponset behind Ventura Street in Dorchester Lower Mills, battling a large brush fire.
UPDATE: The Boston Fire Department reports the blaze took six engine companies, two ladder companies and two specialized brush-fire units, along with several hundred feet of hose laid into the marshes, to put out.... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter reports that for the second time in less than two weeks, an ATM stolen from the South Shore has wound up on Richmond Street. Like the first time, the ATM had been stripped of all its cash.
Power out in Lower Mills.
The Dorchester Reporter reports on a fire early this morning at 68 Butler St. Fire officials blame careless disposal of smoking material.
The Dorchester Reporter breaks the news: Common Ground is no more, but the religious group that ran it is looking to re-open somewhere else, maybe in Dorchester.
The owner of a Dorchester liquor store nabbed for selling beer to a Quincy teen vows to keep it from happening again.
Police spotted what appeared to be a suspiciously young guy load an 18-pack of Coors Light in the back of his car on Nov. 6 and drive away from Metamorphosis, 1153 Washington St. in Lower Mills, a C-11 sergeant told the Boston... Read more
Police say that around 1 p.m., a guy walked into the bank and handed a teller two notes. Without even reading them, police say, she pushed the panic button, then strode across the bank to get her manager:
The teller then returned... Read more
But what if the neighborhoods say no? Tough. BPL officials hold "working sessions" on how to replace the some of the services now provided by the doomed branches tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Dorchester Lower Mills branch and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Faneuil branch in Oak Square.
Sessions are planned for next month at Orient Heights and Washington Village (South Boston).... Read more
Each competitor will prepare espresso, latte/cappuccino art and original signature drinks to exacting standards in a six-minute performance set to their choice of music. Local celebrity judges will evaluate each performance, including barista knowledge,... Read more