Around 4:35 p.m. Several fresh gunshot holes were found in a car parked there.
Michael Anderson, 46, of Framingham, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his participation in a scheme to flip condos in Dorchester and Roxbury during the recession, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
America runs on Dunkinâ€™? Not in Highland Park, residents say.
Community members will meet Wednesday night to discuss their opposition to a city designation with plans to build a new Dunkinâ€™ Donuts in the neighborhood, despite previous public feedback against the project. Read more.
Around 8:35 p.m. at Albion and Clifton streets. His injuries were not considered life threatening.
A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.
Around 2 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Gaston Street. So far, nobody has turned up shot. Police have recovered a couple of guns on Gaston. Read more.
Shelisa Bittle, 26, of Somerville, whose arrest at the back of a T bus Friday was captured on video was released on personal recognizance today on at her arraignment in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of larceny, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting Jason Bly, 35, for an outburst of gunfire at Ernst and Bragdon streets Saturday morning. Read more.
Transit Police are investigating the way a woman was arrested on a bus at Dudley station yesterday morning after she allegedly stole from another woman running a small pushcart at the station - but say an initial review shows the alleged thief is to blame for a commotion captured on video. Read more.
A concerned citizen notes (and photographs) the purple item on a Seaver Street sidewalk:
Discarded butt plug on ground in front of 260 seaver.
The BRA yesterday approved plans to turn a lot that has been vacant for four decades into 40 units of housing - and a "peace park" with walkways in the shape of a peace symbol at Blue Hill Avenue and Quincy Street. Read more.
The BRA board last night approved a refinancing plan for the Crosstown Center Hampton Inn on Mass. Ave. in which holders of the project's debt will simply write off a good chunk of the money it owes them. Read more.
Hundreds of people took part in this past weekend's Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run through Roxbury.
Elizabeth Weinbloom, running for alderman in Somerville's Ward 6, has her own campaign song, a protest against rising rents performed by Amy Kucharik that harkens back to the original Charlie on the MTA - a campaign song for Walter O'Brien, the Progressive Party's candidate for Boston mayor in 1948.