Codman Square

By - 7/5/18 - 10:00 am

Boston Police report last night's paroxysm of gun violence in Dorchester included a man shooting a gun into the air at Claridge Terrace and Wentworth Street, near Codman Square. Read more.

By - 6/19/18 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Rochester, NH man on charges he shot somebody in Codman Square on the afternoon of June 8. Read more.

By - 6/8/18 - 5:53 pm

PCFN reports a man was shot in the chest at Southern Avenue in Codman Square around 3:20 p.m. Read more.

By - 5/12/18 - 9:24 am

Boston Police report two men robbed a convenience store at 44 Norfolk St. shortly after midnight on Friday. Read more.

By - 3/21/18 - 1:17 pm

The outrage of Codman Square residents who recently learned Popeyes was building an outlet where it had been denied permission two years ago could lead to new regulations that require companies to notify neighbors of even proposed projects that meet all zoning requirements. Read more.

By - 3/16/18 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report gang officers were able to follow footprints in the snow and pull a 15-year-old packing a loaded gun out from under the porch he tried to hide beneath yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 3/10/18 - 12:03 pm

Boston Police report arresting two teens yesterday in connection with the shooting and beating murder of Chad O'Connor on Kenwood Street on Jan. 14. Read more.

By - 2/18/18 - 12:32 pm

KMV reports police found two people shot early this morning on Washington Street, one at Kenwood Street, the other in front of the courthouse.

By - 2/9/18 - 11:12 pm

Two Dorchester men were arrested today on charges they murdered Chad O'Connor, 17, on Kenwood Street last month, as part of an attack in which O'Connor was both shot and beaten, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more

By - 1/16/18 - 11:08 am
Codman Square fire

Codman Square fire. Photo by Dan Hogan.

Boston firefighters responded at 9:18 a.m. to 573 Washington St. in Dorchester's Codman Square for what turned into a four-alarm fire, the Boston Fire Department reports.

No injuries at this point. Read more.

By - 12/14/17 - 12:15 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ruled today two men get to spend the rest of their lives in prison for murdering Alfonso Rivas in a Codman Square apartment in 2012. Read more.

By - 9/30/17 - 5:37 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Maurice Lyons.

Boston Police report a man shot at Washington and Park streets around 7:50 p.m. on Friday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was in his 40s, police say.

By - 7/25/17 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges yesterday afternoon on a struggle they say sent one officer to the hospital. Read more.

By - 7/24/17 - 5:21 pm

A Charlestown woman was ordered today to repay the $1,836,862 in tax-refund checks the government says she cashed on the job at All Checks Cashed on Washington Street in a scheme involving purloined Puerto Rican social-security numbers. Read more.

By - 7/17/17 - 9:08 am
Wanted car

Wanted car.

WBZ reports one man was seriously injured when a guy leaned out of an SUV and opened fire at a group of people standing at Washington Street and Talbot Avenue Sunday night. Read more.

By - 6/29/17 - 11:40 pm

Codman Square Neighborhood Council's Social Saturdays and Codman Square Health Center's Substance User Health team are holding what their first community barbecue on Saturday, July 1st between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Codman Square Park. Read more.

By - 6/1/17 - 9:42 am

The Herald reports A. Livingston Foxworth, the senior pastor at the Grace Church of All Nations in Dorchester, was among ten men arrested on charges of paying for sexual conduct in a sting involving an undercover police officer, an ad on backpage.com and a location on Pine Street in Chinatown.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/31/17 - 5:43 pm
Wanted for questioning

Boston Police report somebody was robbed at gunpoint at the D Market, 658 Washington St., in Dorchester around 9:40 p.m. on May 25. Read more.

By - 5/26/17 - 10:52 am

CommonWealth reports the Massachusetts Teachers Association rejected a motion to congratulate Sydney Chaffee on being named National Teacher of the Year. She's a teacher at the Codman Academy in Dorchester, which is, gasp, a charter school.

By - 5/1/17 - 11:50 am

The Codman Square Health Center hosts a forum to discuss "healing from substance abuse as a community" on Thursday: Read more.