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By adamg - 10/10/23 - 3:04 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old on charges he fired a round outside 60 Southern Ave. around 5:10 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/23 - 11:35 am

Mayor Wu today announced a pilot program to stock the restrooms at BPL branches with dispensers offering free pads and tampons. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/23 - 2:23 pm
Sign on the door of the closed Codman Square post office: Be back at 3:30 p.m.

Last week, the Postal Service said the Codman Square post office was shut because the front door broke and it took awhile to get it fixed. But today, a Codman Square regular reported that even with a new door, people in the area are still having trouble getting in: Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/23 - 11:04 am
Angry note on door of Codman Square post office demanding to know why it's shut again

The Codman Square post office (02124) was closed yesterday and, as Welcome to Dot shows us, it's closed again today and people who just want to pick up their mail or send a letter are getting annoyed.

A Postal Service spokesperson says: Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/23 - 10:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the proposal for 45 affordable apartments by the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp. - part of whose mission is to build affordable housing.

By adamg - 5/11/23 - 9:28 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on plans to turn the former Caribe restaurant into a taqueria.

By adamg - 4/4/23 - 11:30 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the proposal for what is now a vacant former bank branch.

By adamg - 11/2/22 - 11:29 pm
Detectives in the cemetery

Detectives at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report they have so far been unable to identify a woman who was found dead in the Codman Burying Ground on Norfolk Street in Codman Square on Monday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 9:54 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge today sentenced Shawn McClinton to 25 to 30 years in state prison following his conviction for beating a woman in the women's room of the Codman Square McDonald's and then dragging her to the men's room, where he raped, strangled and choked her in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:58 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Shawn McClinton for raping and beating a woman in the men's room of the Codman Square McDonald's in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 2:20 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Patrick Grier got a fair trial and so deserves his sentence of life in prison without possibility of parole for repeatedly shooting DeAndre Barboza in Codman Square the day before Barboza's 17th birthday in 2008. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/22 - 9:57 pm

A Dorchester man was arrested today on charges he and some pals were using a Norfolk Street auto-body garage to sell cocaine and counterfeit Percocet pills made out of fentanyl - which authorities say may have helped cause a fatal overdose last year in a local man man struggling with addiction. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/22 - 3:28 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 23 Lithgow St. shortly before 2:50 p.m. for what turned into a three-alarm blaze that spread to the neighboring 19 Lithgow St before it was knocked down. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/22 - 9:42 am

Boston Police report arresting four Brockton teens, ages 14 through 18, on gun and drug charges in Codman Square Saturday afternoon, after officers on patrol watched them ignore a stop sign and decided to pull them over for citations, especially since none were wearing helmets, police say. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/22 - 9:05 pm

Live Boston reports the homicide unit was called in to handle the investigation into the possibly self-shot shooter, found on Allston Street yesterday afternoon.

By adamg - 6/12/22 - 5:38 pm
Remains of one car

Remains of one of the cars. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a crash on Washington Street at Tremlett Street in Dorchester early Saturday left a woman dead. Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/22 - 12:16 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today set out ways that police can subpoena tens of thousands of cell-phone records to try to link specific phone calls to crimes, in a case in which they used the technique to connect a Canton man to the murder of Jose Luis Phinn Williams at a Dorchester gas station and to a series of other similar, if less deadly, robberies that year in Mattapan, Canton and Cambridge. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 9:48 am
Turkeys outside a KFC in Dorchester

WriteHandMan spotted these turkeys outside the KFC on Washington Street in Codman Square.

By adamg - 10/20/21 - 9:59 am
Seized gun, knives and bullets

Seized items. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man yesterday afternoon who was already wanted on seven warrants from different courts. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/21 - 5:07 pm
Smokey McDonald's in Codman Square

The Boston Fire Department reports that firefighters responded to the McDonald's on Washington Street at Talbot Avenue in Dorchester's Codman Square for a fire around 3:15 a.m. The cause is under investigation.

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