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By adamg - 11/29/20 - 1:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and seizing two loaded guns early this morning following traffic stops in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/20 - 4:24 pm
Federal agents on McLellan Street

Federal agents on McLellan Street. Photo by Live Boston.

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Federal agents yesterday arrested a Dorchester man on gun charges and found various materials in his McLellan Street house that could be used to create explosives, the US Attorney's office reports, adding an investigation continues into his alleged "anti-government/anti-authority sovereign citizen extremist ideology." Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/20 - 2:17 pm

BWSC crews are on scene at Neponset Circle to fix a burst water main that has resulted in discolored water in Dorchester and at Mt. Vernon and Hancock streets on Beacon Hill for a water-main break that the commission says has not affected service there.

By adamg - 11/21/20 - 11:48 am
Firefighters battling fire in one of two Nightingale Street houses

Firefighters at work on one of the two houses. Photo by Vivian Girard.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started at 16 Nightingale St. shortly before 7:45 a.m. spread to 12 Nightingale St. and went to four alarms before firefighters were able to bring it under control. Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/20 - 9:13 am
Fire and firefighters on Robinson Street in Dorchester

GoFundMe for some of the residents.

The Boston Fire Department reports that a three-alarm fire that erupted around 5 a.m. at 36 Robinson St. in Dorchester displaced nine residents and resulted in an estimated $1 million in damage, but caused no injuries. Read more.

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By adamg - 11/17/20 - 1:14 pm
Seized guns and bullets

Seized guns and bullets.

Boston Police report gang-unit officers looking for one guy they believed had a gun arrested two other men and seized a total of six guns after wading into a group of about 30 men gathered in Dr. Loesch Family Park - formerly Wainwright Park - last night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/20 - 3:13 pm
King Tide at Long Wharf

Adam Castiglioni took a walk down to Long Wharf today - just not all the way to the end, since it was covered by water in a king tiday.

Meanwhile, down in Dorchester, Morrissey Boulevard was completely flooded: Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/20 - 10:02 pm
Leaves, lots of leaves

An agitated citizen filed a 311 complaint today because there are a lot of leaves on the ground at Roberts Playground in Dorchester.

H/t Amy B.

By adamg - 11/15/20 - 6:11 pm

Boston Police report a man is spending the weekend in Bridgewater under observation following his arrest for a Saturday rampage that started on Robinson Street near Ronan Park and ended with his arrest several blocks away on Homes Avenue, after a dozen outraged residents chasing him pointed him out to police. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 10:05 pm

Boston Police report arresting three 17-year-olds on charges they held up somebody delivering food on Brunswick Street near Columbia Road shortly before 4:40 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/20 - 3:55 pm

With a grant from the Boston Foundation, the MBTA says it will provide CharlieCards to several Boston community health centers in neighborhoods where residents might otherwise have trouble getting one of the fare cards. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man wanted in multiple armed robberies thanks to the way an Amazon driver left his phone in his van while making a delivery yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/20 - 8:39 am

A man was arraigned yesterday on charges he ended a fight by opening fire on a group of people watching fireworks early on July 5th on Stonehurst Street in Dorchester, killing one of them, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports - adding the man's sister was charged with witness intimidation charges in the case. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 11/8/20 - 1:25 pm
Lots of bullets and evidence markers in the street

Lots of bullets went flying. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports three people were shot at 27 Harwood St. in Dorchester around 12:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 8:57 am
Firetruck inside Codman Square Bank of America

Engine 52 in Bank of America. Photo by Aaron Zaubi.

A fire crew responding to a fire at Charlie's House of Pizza, 1740 Dorchester Ave., crashed into a car and then the Bank of America in Codman Square early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 5:41 pm

Cristian Rivera, 21, was arraigned on charges he fatally shot Malik Gabbidon, 19, of Jamaica Plain, outside a house party on Thane Street in Dorchester early on June 23, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 9:06 pm
Evidence markers on Norton Street

Aftermath of gunfire. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports multiple shots were fired on Norton Street between Bowdoin and Stonehurst streets in Dorchester around 6:50 p.m. Nobody was hit.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 3:41 pm
Long line of cars in Dorchester

Chipsy 231 reports motorists seemed to be getting testy this afternoon as the line of traffic grew and slowed in front of the Phillips Candy House on Morrissey Boulevard. The state shut Freeport Street towards Morrissey and the Granite Avenue Bridge for repairs.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 3:33 pm

Boston Police report arresting an 18-year-old from Brockton and two younger accomplices, one 17, from Boston, the other 14, from Dedham, on charges they stole a car at gunpoint around midnight at 30 Browning Ave. in Dorchester. Read more.

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