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By adamg - 11/29/21 - 3:42 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man they say took out a knife and threatened to stab another rider on the Ashmont branch in a dispute over the man's mask this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 9:40 am

The Dorchester Reporter talks to two brothers, who, along with a third man, managed to get an unconscious man out of his car just before the whole thing went up in flames this past Friday.

I saw the whole engine block engulfed in flames. I ran across the street and Mike was right behind me. I told him to be careful because I thought the car might explode.

By adamg - 10/22/21 - 4:57 pm
Fire at 1875 Dorchester Ave.

Boston firefighters responded around 4:40 p.m. to the BHA's six-story Peabody/Englewood building, 1875 Dorchester Ave., for a two-alarm fire that started when a car in the residential building's garage burst into flames. One resident was injured. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/21 - 10:11 am

Boston firefighters are at the Ashmont station on the Red Line, where an apparent electrical fire along the tracks there has knocked out service on that branch. The T says riders should begin scouting for the shuttle buses it says are on the way.

Earlier this morning:
At every Red Line station an angry mob, due to a train that's deader than a doorknob.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Shawn Murphy, 49, of Brockton, for a shooting on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Ashmont T station, that sent another man to the hospital around 9:30 p.m. on March 4.

Police say the BPD fugitive unit, US marshals and Brockton Police arrested Murphy in Brockton around 5:45 a.m. today.

Innocent, etc.

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By adamg - 3/12/21 - 11:54 am

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester couple for an armed robbery at Ashmont station Thursday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 9:37 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Dorchester Avenue near Ashmont Street. The homicide unit was called in just in case, due to the severity of the victim's injuries. 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 - 1/9/21 - 11:53 am

Transit Police report pinching a shellfish Dorchester guy they say tried to steal bags of frozen shrimp from a man who was going down a Red Line car offering to sell them. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 9:11 am

Around 4:30 this morning, Adam Myerson reported why he couldn't get to sleep: Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 12:03 am
Wanted Kia

Boston Police have released a photo of the car with which somebody ran down Qualan Powell and then left him to die at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Ashmont Street Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:37 pm
Boston investigators try to figure out fatal Ashmont crash

BPD investigators try to figure out the fatal crash. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports the driver of a green Kia Sportage is being sought for hitting a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square and then driving away as the man lay dying Saturday night Read more.

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.

By Cleary Squared - 11/3/19 - 8:05 am

I removed this from one of the posts regarding the Halloween storm for two reasons; I didn't want to hijack the original thread, and I wanted to flesh out things more.

Route 21 is a good route for those who use the Orange and Red lines and don't want to loop through downtown. On the off-peak and the weekends, Route 21 does run consistently (albeit infrequently; on Saturdays it's every 40 minutes and Sundays it"s every hour). 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.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 12:22 am

Six shots fired at Bailey Street and Dorchester Avenue around 12:10 a.m.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 7:19 am

The MBTA has replaced trains with buses along the Ashmont line due to a train that came off the rails just past the station. Count on an hour to get from Ashmont to JFK.

TV stations rushed their helicopters to the scene because a derailed train brings all the copters to the Ashmont yard.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 10:22 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 1970 Dorchester Ave. building

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 56-unit apartment building on what is now a vacant lot at 1970 Dorchester Ave., next to the Ashmont Red Line station. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/19 - 8:47 am

The Globe interviews Anthony Watson, the man a Transit Police officer is now charged with beating.

Two Transit Police sergeants are also charged with helping the cop cover up the beating - something their supervisor determined in part after watching video from the extensive camera network the MBTA has to catch criminals.

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