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By adamg - 10/15/19 - 1:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say was making points in an argument last night while holding a loaded rifle on Centre Street in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/19 - 9:39 am
Giant heads of Boston

Boston has tons of statues, but only a select few are giant heads rising from the ground. The other day, we went on a tour of the city to take a look at some of these bad boys and girls: Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police are thanking bystanders who helped them save the lives of two men yesterday - one of whom was getting ready to throw himself in front of a Needham Line train in Roslindale, the other of whom was trying to throw himself from an overpass onto the Expressway in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 9:09 am

Cowardly Assault & Robbery Ashmont MBTA

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Transit Police report arresting a Hyde Park man and say they are looking for other men for an attack and robbery at Ashmont station around 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

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By adamg - 10/9/19 - 11:36 am

The MBTA says all's right with the world and the Ashmont line again after a dead Red Line train there was taken out back and, well, you know.

By adamg - 10/7/19 - 10:59 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Michael Ahern's 18-month sentence for crashing his pickup into Doan Bui's bicycle on Morrissey Boulevard in 2012, sending the man, returning home from a fishing trip, 150 feet into the air and killing him. Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/19 - 9:40 am

Mayor Walsh today released details of a plan to clean up Methadone Mile and Newmarket Square through additional resources and workers aimed both at "deconcentrating" addicts and homeless people by getting more of them into treatment and shelters - some created outside those areas - and through faster cleanup of the needles and other detritus they leave behind and stepped up police presence. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 2:53 pm

Developer Charles Batchelder of Waltham wants to replace an old industrial building on Boston Street and a garage on Enterprise St. with a five-story residential building with commercial space on the ground floor - and to extend a road that now runs through the new South Bay mall to Boston Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 10:25 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester and the Martin Richard Foundation are planning a $30-million facility on what is now a field next to the McCormack School on Mt. Vernon Street.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 2:01 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges after, they say, officers found him horizontal on Floyd Street in Dorchester around 1:50 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/19 - 2:10 pm
New England Avenue rendering

Architect's rendering of New England Avenue proposal.

The non-profit Codman Square Community Development Corp. has filed plans with the BPDA for a 23-unit apartment building on New England Avenue at Talbot Avenue and a 19-unit building two blocks away at Talbot Avenue and Spencer Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 10:04 am
Old fuel-oil tank certificate issued by Boston Fire Department in 1946

French Toast reports this 1945 oil-tank certificate is still hanging in the basement of her Dorchester home.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 10:58 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the new life for the old Dorchester Theater on Park Street.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 6:47 pm

State Police report a Quincy man heading south on Morrissey Boulevard suffered serious injuries when he hit the rear panel of a Chevy Spark whose driver was turning right into the Star Market parking lot about 1:20 p.m.

State Police say the man, 43, was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the car was unhurt.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 9:00 am

WFXT reports the family of young man driving an Altima in Dorchester was able to find the pickup of the guy who hit him yesterday morning by following the skidmarks one of the guy's tires left for a mile after it locked during the crash. He wound up in an employee parking lot at a Boston public-works facility; police cited him for leaving the scene of a crash and his bosses are now investigating. The victim was taken to Children's Hospital, but was released later in the day.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 10:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting Brian Joyce, 25, on charges he fatally shot Marcus Dunn-Gordon, of Randolph at the Morrissey Boulevard Ramada late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 12:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say approached the driver of another car with whom he had just crashed and displayed a handgun in a threatening manner, around 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 11:07 pm

At 34 Creston St., near Normandy Street, around 10:30 p.m., Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 11:26 am

Victim identified as Marcus Dunn-Gordon, 27, of Randolph.

Boston Police report a man was found with what turned out to be a fatal gunshot wound in the lobby of the Ramada at 800 Morrissey Blvd. late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 1:05 pm

The State House News Service reports the T has figured out that the June derailment that caused problems for months started when a27-year-old axle on one car simply had enough and snapped, sending cars into those switching cabanas.

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