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By adamg - 3/2/21 - 11:47 pm

State Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say would have somebody order him up rides to a Massport parking lot on Summer Street in the Seaport, where he would then carjack the drivers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 9:54 pm

A Milton woman was arraigned today on charges of attempted murder and reckless endangerment of a child for the way prosecutors say she abandoned her newborn son in a trash barrel outside Pat's Pizza a few doors down and not long after she gave birth to him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 11:47 am

Transit Police report arresting a man already wanted on several warrants on charges he launched a loogie at a T worker insisting he pay his fare at the Ashmont Red Line station on Friday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 10:25 am
Car crash at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue

Magdalena spotted this three-car crash at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue around 10:15 a.m. Another view. And then the ambulances arrived.

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By adamg - 2/26/21 - 8:27 pm

Albert Brown, 17, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment today on charges he shot Tasjahnaya Dance to death at Bowdoin and Washington street in Dorchester on Jan. 22, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 2:53 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the incident this afternoon outside Pat's Pizza on Dorchester Avenue.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 12:27 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at 21 Geneva Ave. in Grove Hall around 4 p.m. yesterday. His injuries were not considered life threatening.

Marvin Perez-Galicia, 30, of Dorchester, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, police say.

By adamg - 2/25/21 - 9:36 pm
Wanted man with gun

Boston Police have released photos of the guy they say held up the Quincy Variety Store, 236 Quincy St. in Dorchester shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/21 - 3:37 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of a Roslindale restaurant that specializes in shaken seafood in a bag expand into Dorchester by taking over a Vietnamese seafood place on Dorchester Avenue that closed due to Covid-19 last year. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/21 - 4:43 pm
Firefighters at Magnolia Street fire scene

Firefighters in the aftermath. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department 127 Magnolia St. in Dorchester around 1:30 p.m. for what became a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 12:20 pm
Rendering of possible Fox Hall project in Uphams Corner

Rendering of possible final building by the Architectural Team.

A Hingham developer is proposing to put up a new residential building behind Fox Hall on Columbia Road at Arion Street that would include an upgrade for occupants of 15 single-room-occupancy units in the current building - their own studio apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/21 - 11:31 am
Gun on ice

Gun after it was retrieved from the snow. Photo by Live Boston.

Aguinaldo Gomes-Soaresrosa, 21, of Dorchester, faces a variety of charges following an incident early Monday in which he responded to a traffic stop by putting his car in reverse and hitting the gas - briefly dragging the police officer who tried to shut off his ignition. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/21 - 9:15 am

Boston Police report arresting Roberto Martinez-Baez, 23, of Dorchester, on charges he shot Andrew Farley to death outside 566 Columbia Rd., near Hancock Street, on Feb. 7, 2020. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/21 - 11:08 am

Winston McGhee, 36, pleaded guilty this week to selling drugs and being a felon in possession of a firearm, in a plea deal that would send him to prison for 9 1/2 years if a judge agrees. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/21 - 9:15 am
Seized stuff

Seized stuff.

Boston Police report drug-unit officers with three separate warrants arrested a man and seized his alleged drug and gun stashes in a raid in Edward Everett Square in Dorchester yesterday morning.Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/21 - 8:58 am
McBride

If City Councilor Frank Baker (Dorchester) runs for re-election this fall, he'll have completion: Stephen McBride, who says he believes in "a bold, progressive Boston." Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/21 - 1:48 pm

WFXT reports the state Attorney General's office has determined Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins did nothing criminal when she started yelling at another motorist in a traffic dispute at the South Bay Mall in December.

However, the station continues, the AG's office has forwarded its files to the state Ethics Commission for a look.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 11:26 am

A developer that had previously said it would put two apartment high-rises on the site of the old Channel 56 studios on Morrissey Boulevard told the BPDA today it now wants to put up one residential building and one building for "life science/office" use. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 10:13 am
Joel Richards

Joel Richards, currently a teacher at the Blackstone Elementary School in the South End, has announced he's running for the District 4 (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale) seat that Andrea Campbell is giving up to run for mayor. Read more.

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