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By adamg - 5/21/22 - 9:31 pm

Somebody walked up to a house on Middleton Street near Wildwood Street and began shooting into the house, Stanley Staco reports. No word on human victims, but a car was hit in addition to the house. Police found a gun in a backyard across the street.

By adamg - 5/20/22 - 5:39 pm
Cat getting oxygen is saved

Firefighter administers oxygen to cat. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 4 Sargent St. in Dorchester for what they declared a two-alarm fire as soon as they got there, around 3:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/22 - 3:25 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old who had a gun loaded with seven bullets at 1750 Dorchester Ave. around 7:45 this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/22 - 9:21 pm

Shortly before 8:50 p.m. at Westview and Ames streets, Stanley Staco reports. One victim was transported to a trauma center, the second made his own way to a local hospital.

By adamg - 5/14/22 - 9:35 am
Crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports an incident outside 22 Glendale St. in Dorchester around 2:40 a.m. ended with one police officer stabbed and a man in his 40s fatally shot. Read more.

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By adamg - 5/13/22 - 10:38 am

Boston Police report seizing seven guns, ammunition and drugs in two separate raids Thursday morning in which five people were arrested, including a man and a teen were already facing attempted-murder charges. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/22 - 5:41 pm
Flaming pickup and SUV

Heading north on the Expressway, Kevin Tinsley captured the flaming remains of a pickup rammed into by the driver of a Jeep near the Neponset Circle exit early this afternoon, creating a jam up that left 93 south at a standstill as police closed the road to allow firefighters to douse the flames. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 10:47 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to turn half of the old dentist's office at 389 Neponset Ave., near Minot Street, into an ice-cream shop called Lazy Bear. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 2:37 pm
Renderings of Hamilton Street project

Two renderings of the Hamilton Street proposal.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the non-profit VietAID to build a four-story, 36-unit apartment building for senior citizens at 25-33 Hamilton St. in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 1:41 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to couple the erection of a digital billboard in the backyard of the Polish-American Citizens Club on Boston Street, overlooking the Expressway, with the elimination of three existing billboards elsewhere in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 5/8/22 - 2:06 pm

WBZ Newsradio reports on the return of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute's annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace.

Coach Julio talked to a couple of organizers: Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 10:56 pm
Goslings being corraled on I-93 southbound

State Police posted photos from a rescue mission in the HOV lane on the southbound Expressway in Dorchester, where a pair of geese and their new brood found themselves trapped today. State troopers and Boston animal-control officers managed to round up the wayward birds and get the to somewhere safer.

By adamg - 5/6/22 - 2:15 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old at 156 Washington St. after they spotted him and another guy break away from a group of guys just hanging off when they pulled up. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 12:17 pm
Annie Le at licensing-board hearing

Annie Le makes the case for a liquor license.

As the pandemic decimated the restaurant business, Home.Stead Bakery and Cafe in Fields Corner gave up its liquor license to try to save some money. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/22 - 9:52 pm
Fire on Leedsville Street

Boston firefighters responded to 21 Leedsville St., between Adams Street and Dorchester Avenue around 9:45 p.m., for a two-alarm fire that jumped to the houses on either side. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/22 - 10:19 pm
Firefighters on second floor of Wayland Street house

Firefighters on second floor, making sure fire isn't spreading. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 42 Wayland St. for a fire around 6:40 p.m.

Three adults and five children were displaced, the department says, adding that firefighters could not save two dogs in the house.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 8:58 pm
Horsley

Transit Police report arresting the man they say got on the Red Line at Ashmont last Thursday, carefully took off his pants and underwear, then got off before leaving the train at Savin Hill.
Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 6:55 pm
Wanted for causing Coolata chaos

A woman outraged she couldn't get "a multicolored Coolatta beverage" at the Dunkin' Donuts at 456 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall Monday evening got all heated and now police want to put her on ice. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 1:47 pm

A Dorchester man was arraigned yesterday on six counts of assault and battery of a pregnant woman, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and strangulation of a pregnant woman after allegedly going berserk when his girlfriend at first refused to give him the TV remote on April 17, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 12:18 pm
Lots of cruisers in Newmarket Square

BPD responded in force to the train station. Photo by Night Ridah.

Gavin Schoch reports one man was found stabbed on Topeka Street while another was found stabbed by police following a blood trail to the Newmarket commuter-rail station, around 9:30 a.m.

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