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By adamg - 5/14/21 - 11:10 pm

On East Street near Church Street in Dorchester, around 10 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By adamg - 5/14/21 - 12:53 pm

WBZ's Cheryl Fiandaca, who once got paid to do PR for Boston Police, reports BPD continues to provide 24-hour guard duty at Marty Walsh's Dorchester home, even though he now spends most of his time in DC. The good news is no overtime is involved; the bad news is the officer on duty would otherwise be on regular patrol. Tom Menino lost his house guard after he left office (and a couple weeks later, somebody stole an SUV his wife had rented, right outside their house).

By adamg - 5/14/21 - 11:59 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Eric Tran Thai, 39, to 12 years in federal prison and 5 years of probation for his guilty plea to charges of two counts of possession of child pornography. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/21 - 9:20 am

Boston Police report arresting Marquise Scott, 34, of Dorchester, on charges he shot a man outside 394 Quincy St. in Dorchester around 5:50 p.m. on Nov. 21. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/21 - 9:57 pm

Boston Police are looking for up to four SUVs or vans that came rolling down Wales Street between Blue Hill Avenue and Harvard Street, the occupants of each firing guns, apparently at each other, shortly after 9:10 p.m.

At least initially, police did not find any victims, although one building was hit.

By adamg - 5/11/21 - 9:51 am

CommonWealth Magazine talks to state Rep. Russell Holmes, whose district includes part of Franklin Park.

"We deserve quality of life like everyone else," he said. "What Brookline gets and what West Roxbury gets - we deserve the same."

By adamg - 5/10/21 - 2:03 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted last week to allow the newly expanded Pat's Pizza, 2254 Dorchester Ave., serve beer, wine and liqueurs , if a license from a closed restaurant shows up soon. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/21 - 11:34 pm
couch cushions

The couch has the same sort of design as the cushions that are all she has left.

Beatrice lives on Ripley Road in Dorchester and reports she just got delivery of a new couch, a few days before she was due to move, so figured it didn't make sense to bring it inside and left it on her porch. You can guess what happened. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/21 - 8:33 pm

"She's probably sitting there, not answering the phone:" Read more.

By adamg - 5/8/21 - 10:51 am
White bird in a gazebo in Dorchester Lower Mills

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint asking the city to do, well, something, about this bird, which has been hanging out in an apartment-complex gazebo off Adams Street in Dorchester Lower Mills for a couple of weeks now. The report does not specify what the bird has been doing that's worth city action, aside from the fact that it exists.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 10:01 pm
Rendering of proposed 1320 Dorchester Ave.

Rendering by Choo & Co.

Developer Robert Raimondi today filed plans with the BPDA to replace a small commercial building and a parking lot at 1320 Dorchester Ave., at Ellsworth Street, with a six-story building with 80 studio apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 3:57 pm



Tributes from across the state are coming in today for Jahaira DeAlto, who, along with Fatima Yasin, was fatally stabbed yesterday afternoon at 26 Taft St. in Dorchester.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/2/21 - 8:19 pm

Boston Police report two women were stabbed at 26 Taft St. in Dorchester shortly before 12:25 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/21 - 12:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man on gun charges related to a shooting outside Dublin House, 7 Stoughton St. in Uphams Corner early on April 3. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 2:30 pm
Spencer Avenue rendering

Spencer Avenue rendering by Studio Luz Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved two buildings that will house a total of 44 affordable apartments along Talbot and New England avenues. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 1:49 pm
1121 Dorchester Avenue rendering

1121 Dorchester Ave. rendering by RODE Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved two new housing developments - one with room for restaurant - a couple blocks apart in the Glover's Corner stretch of Dorchester Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 12:32 pm
Proposed rendering of Wales Street building

Board says: No way.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by the non-profit Heading Home to replace a crumbling 10-unit apartment building at 37 Wales St. in Dorchester with 23 new apartments rented to families trying to get out of homelessness. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 5:32 pm
Crews getting person off tracks at JFK/UMass

John Smith captured T workers, firefighters and EMTs getting a person off the Red Line tracks at JFK/UMass this afternoon.

The T halted Red Line service around 5 p.m. to allow the person's rescue; service has since resumed.

By adamg - 4/25/21 - 10:03 pm

A man sitting in a car on Clarkson Street was shot shortly before 10 p.m. Multiple spent shells recovered.

By adamg - 4/25/21 - 1:38 am

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. at least nine rounds were fired on Paxton Street at Harvard Street, with one going through a window and into a living room. Nobody was hit.

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