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By adamg - 1/26/20 - 4:56 pm
Seaver Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports four people were injured in a fire at 357 Seaver St., from which one resident and a cat were rescued from the third floor. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 5:39 pm

But at least it was, they say, fixed before rush hour. At 2:57, the T reported delays on the Red Line after a train could go no more at JFK/UMass. About an hour later, the T reported delays on the Red Line due to signal problems at JFK/UMass. No word if the two incidents were connected (it has, of course, been known to happen).

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 5:16 pm
Lynch

A federal judge today sentenced former BPDA manager John Lynch of Dorchester to 40 months - a little more than three years - in prison following his admission he let a developer pay him off to arrange a zoning vote the developer needed. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 4:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting seven men in an SUV and seizing a gun wrapped in a sock not long after several shots were fired into an apartment at 36 Harbor Point Blvd. last night. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 12:58 pm

WLVI TV 56 Jingle

A developer says it will soon file plans for two residential towers with 608 units at 75 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, currently home to the long vacant Channel 56 studios. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 8:50 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges and a third on a charge of receiving stolen property behind the post office at 554 Washington St. Wednesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 10:12 pm

WBZ reports a guy walked into Ngoc Lloi Jewelry, 1391 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner, Monday night, asked to see some jewelry, then took out a hammer and smashed a jewelry case and helped himself to about $50,000 in jewelry.

By adamg - 1/20/20 - 7:36 pm

The Dorchester Reporter has some photos of a seal relaxing in the Neponset up by Lower Mills last week.

By adamg - 1/18/20 - 10:35 am

Live Boston reports shots started being fired around 3:30 a.m. on the 200 block of Washington Street; residents awoken by the gunfire reported as many as 10 shots.

By adamg - 1/16/20 - 1:15 pm

A Mattapan teen was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he murdered Treshawn Boyd at Washington and Normandy streets in Grove Hall Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 11:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting Daventy Walker, 18, of Mattapan, for a double shooting on Washington Street on Saturday that left Treshawn Boyd dead. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 4:00 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday denied a request from the owner of a house on Harvest Street to add dormers to her attic so she could build a master bedroom there and move in - after neighbors, the local civic association and several elected officials opposed her proposal. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 2:18 pm

Boston Police report arresting two teens, both about 14, after an attack and robbery at Boston and Howell streets in Dorchester around 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 5:40 pm
Treshawn Boyd

Boston Police report the man who died in a double shooting at Washington and Normandy streets was Treshawn Boyd, 19. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 1:27 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested the driver of a car stopped on Columbia Road on Sunday morning after they noticed a gun handle sticking out of the pocket on the rear of his seat. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 8:43 pm

Boston Police report two men were shot shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Washington Street at Normandy Street. One victim was transported to a local trauma unit with injuries serious enough to have the homicide unit called in. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 11:02 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the state has issued an RFP for about ten acres of undeveloped UMass Boston land surrounding the decaying, historic Calf Pasture sewage pumping station.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 5:40 pm

A federal judge who sentenced a Dorchester man to life in prison in 2006 under a law passed at the height of the Reagan-era crack panic reduced his sentence this week to 216 months, which means he could be freed later this year, about 16 years after he was first put behind bars following his arrest. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 1:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter provides an update on the four-acre, $200-million project on Dorchester Avenue at Hancock Street.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 9:27 am

The MBTA reported delays of up to 30 minutes on the Ashmont branch of the Red Line this morning after a train left this mortal coil at JFK/UMass, leaving behind only a cold, dead husk that had to be pushed out of the way by another, still breathing train.

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