Roxbury

By - 9/21/16 - 1:04 pm
Proposed Roxbury hotel

Proposed Roxbury hotel.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide next week whether to grant a Roxbury-specific liquor license to the impending Residence Inn by Marriott South End Boston - and to new hotels downtown and in the actual South End. Read more.

By - 9/20/16 - 11:19 pm

Boston Police report taking a different tack to busting up weekend drag racing in Newmarket Square: Undercover officers who take down license-plate information with which to write out tickets, summonses and RMV requests to immediately revoke driver's licenses. Read more.

By - 9/20/16 - 9:20 pm

Around 8:45 p.m. on Dudley Street between Langdon and Shirley streets, John Duffill reports.

By - 9/20/16 - 11:26 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned a man's conviction for illegal gun possession in Roxbury because while police found him with a gun, they should never have stopped him in the first place - and that the fact that he tried to elude officers cannot be used against him because black men in Boston might have legitimate reasons to be wary of police. Read more.

By - 9/19/16 - 8:46 am

Adrian Walker last week reported center backers are outraged at how Roxbury Community College ousted the long-time director - and how a college group won't turn over money a track group raised at an event there.

Today, the Boston Business Journal reports that Marathon Sports is backing legislation to split Reggie Lewis off from RCC.

By - 9/15/16 - 11:26 pm

Around 10:40 p.m., Boston and Transit Police officers rushed to the area of the Jackson Square Orange Line station when a suspect driving a stolen car got out, climbed up an electrical tower, then down to the station. Read more.

By - 9/11/16 - 11:13 pm
Body removed from South End building

Kelli O'Hara reports police responded this afternoon to 804 Tremont St., where they found one man in his 40s dead and two others suffering from drug overdoses.

By - 9/8/16 - 10:59 pm

At least three rounds on Walnut at Abbotsford, around 10:45 p.m.

By - 9/8/16 - 1:12 pm

UPDATE: China Bo has passed a re-inspection and can re-open.

A health inspector shut China Bo, 49 Warren St. this week partly due to its lack of hot water for washing dishes and hands, partly due to the rodent droppings found atop the heat lamp used to keep food warm. Read more.

By - 9/7/16 - 2:40 pm
Wanted no more

Under arrest.

Boston Police report arresting Niccokawon Pledger-Grant, 26, and Lisa Lewis, 24, both of Quincy, in connection with Allex Bryant's gunshot murder on Humboldt Avenue this past March. Read more.

By - 9/5/16 - 4:27 pm

Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.

By - 9/2/16 - 9:54 pm

Around 9 p.m. at Walnut Park and Waldren Road, Crime Hub reports.

By - 9/1/16 - 2:39 pm
Words in Dudley Square

Through tomorrow, Now and There is sponsoring Ramirez Jonas to compile pledges of all sorts on a sign board outside the BPL branch in Dudley Square:

Ramirez Jonas, working with Boston performers, presents a billboard of constantly changing pledges - yours, mine, scientists’, and those of our presidential candidates. Together we’re making a piece of art about promises, those contracts we with make with each other and with ourselves, and the potent speech acts that keep a society together

By - 9/1/16 - 12:06 pm
Tanya Freeman-Wisdom

Tanya Freeman-Wisdom, from the O'Bryant Web site.

When School Superintendent Tommy Chang named Michael Contompasis as interirm headmaster at Boston Latin School in June, he held a press conference at City Hall with Mayor Walsh and an assortment of name-brand school alumni. Then, last month, BPS made Contompasis available for interviews by local media outlets.

No similar fanfare, or, indeed, any at all, has accompanied Chang's appointment of Tanya Freeman-Wisdom as interim headmaster at the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science in Roxbury, another one of the city's three exam schools.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:38 pm
Wanted for Humboldt Avenue double shooting

Still at large.

Boston Police report a suspect in a double shooting that left Allex Bryant dead on Humboldt Avenue in March has been arrested in Atlanta, GA. Read more.

By - 8/25/16 - 9:59 am

BLDUP reports a developer who had proposed a 25-story tower in Dudley Square last year is now getting ready to file for BRA permission for a 29-story tower that would include retail, commercial and residential space.

By - 8/23/16 - 2:37 pm

A worker fell to the ground around 2 p.m. at Gordon Hall, Dave Lyons reports. His injuries were serious enough to have the BPD homicide unit called in, just in case, Scan Boston reports.

By - 8/23/16 - 9:02 am

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Boston Police report a woman was sexually attacked early Monday morning at the Carter Playground on Columbus Avenue - after being forced to walk there by a man with a knife. Read more.

By - 8/21/16 - 10:55 pm

Around 10:45 p.m. on Dixwell Street. EMTs found him on Columbus Avenue, although he may have been shot closer to School Street. A window in a house on Dixwell midway between School and Columbus was shot out.