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By adamg - 2/16/20 - 5:48 pm
Brewster

Transit Police report arresting Terrell Brewster, 27, on charges he ended an argument with a teen on the 28 bus as it approached Dudley station by taking out a knife and stabbing the teen after they got off the bus, around 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 2:33 pm
Nubian Square on a Google Map

Google has switched its neighborhood designation for a particular part of Roxbury from Dudley Square to Nubian Square, following the city's decision to rename the area. But note that if you search Google Maps for Dudley Square, you still get a pointer - for the MBTA bus station, which has yet to be renamed.

H/t eeka.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 11:00 am

The Herald reports the Public Improvement Commission voted this morning to rename Dudley Square in Roxbury as Nubian Square. Although city voters as a whole rejected the idea in a non-binding referendum last month, people in the precincts in and near the square supported the idea - and, at today's meeting, so did the mayor's office.

By adamg - 11/4/19 - 9:02 am

WBUR reports on the non-binding ballot question tomorrow that seeks to change Dudley Square's name to Nubian Square.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 10:44 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley St. buildings

Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley Street buildings.

Developers last week filed plans for three mixed-use buildings on Dudley Square land awarded them earlier this year by the city as part of a program to turn city-owned parking and vacant lots into affordable housing, stores and offices. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 3:17 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed 75 Dudley St.

Architect's rendering

The Madison Park Development Corp. this week filed plans with the BPDA to use both land it owns and a city-owned vacant lot for a four-story, 20-unit condo building at 75 Dudley St., at Guild Row - next to another condo building it is currently constructing. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 2:31 pm
Councilor Flaherty and former Councilor Chuck Turner

Councilor Flaherty discusses the ballot question as former Councilor Chuck Turner listens.

The City Council yesterday approved a non-binding question on this November's ballot that asks voters whether they would approve formally changing Dudley Square's name to Nubian Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 12:14 pm
Young

Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man at the Dudley Square bus station on charges he pulled his pants down and started doing what most people might do in private, around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/19 - 9:09 pm

Cruz Development Corp. is proposing a two-building complex that would include 150 apartments, space for a new NAACP headquarters and a restaurant on Dudley Street, between the B-2 police station and the BPL branch. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m., somebody reached into a car at Dudley and Washington streets and stabbed a person inside. The person managed to get to a nearby emergency room, with minor injuries.

By adamg - 7/2/19 - 1:18 pm

The Bay State Banner reports on the unlicensed cabs that ply the square.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 6:23 pm
Truck jammed into Dudley bus station

No doubt there's a hell of a good story behind this truck getting wedged in nice and tight at the Dudley Square bus station this afternoon. "Not a day goes by without some action in Dudley Square," FORCV, who took the photo, notes.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 12:03 pm

A Boston health inspector shut Crown Fried Chicken, 344 Warren St., this week for "gross unsanitary conditions" that included food soils and grease all over the kitchen, some of it "heavily encrusted" on cooking equipment, no soap or paper towels for workers to wash their hands with and rat droppings behind barrels used for collecting grease. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men they say tried speeding away from a gunfire scene on Degautier Way without their headlights on around 2:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 8:27 pm

The City Council on Wednesday will consider a proposal for a non-binding ballot question this November to stop honoring a Roxbury native who became a colonial governor. Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 11:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting two local men and one from Brockton on charges they began firing away in the area of St. James Street Saturday evening - near where a cluster of BPD officers were interviewing somebody in connection with another incident. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/19 - 10:52 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Jamel Bannister's second-degree murder conviction for the 2013 murder of Courtney Jackson at the Dudley Square bus station, saying it found no mistakes in the way Bannister was tried and convicted. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/19 - 11:40 am

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals ruled today a Boston Police detective had no real good reason to deny the co-owner of a Dudley Square store a gun license for personal protection and ordered the department to issue him one. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/19 - 8:54 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered China Bo, 49 Warren St., shut for violations that included 10 pounds of raw chicken being stored too warm, dead roaches at the bottom of a pizza oven and rodent droppings by the front counter where customers pick up orders. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/19 - 9:31 pm

Mayor Walsh announced tonight that musician William Banfield will be opening a cafe in Dudley Square's Bolling Building that will couple a restaurant with performances that will range from jazz to dance and theater. Read more.

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