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By adamg - 10/13/19 - 2:32 pm
Raccoon in the South End

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about a raccoon that is probably up to no good in the alley behind Yarmouth Street in the South End.

At least it's not a sewer pander.

By adamg - 10/11/19 - 10:57 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week gave a wag of approval to plans by a pair of dog walkers and groomers to open a brick-and-mortar grooming and pet-supply store at 643A Tremont St., where a previous tenant learned the South End had a limited appetite for pressed smoothies. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 5:11 pm

The Boston Public Health Commission reports a Boston resident who was out and about last week has been diagnosed with measles, and is urging anybody who doesn't know their measles vaccination status to get a new MMR shot if they were at any of the following locations: Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/19 - 9:40 am

Mayor Walsh today released details of a plan to clean up Methadone Mile and Newmarket Square through additional resources and workers aimed both at "deconcentrating" addicts and homeless people by getting more of them into treatment and shelters - some created outside those areas - and through faster cleanup of the needles and other detritus they leave behind and stepped up police presence. Read more.

By Rosabri Mejia - 10/2/19 - 1:10 am
Pill man

Pill Man and Huntley.

Stand at the intersection of Mass Ave. and Washington Street long enough and you'll see a lot of unusual things. But even there, Frank Huntley and Pill Man stood out. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/19 - 7:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting Gerald Lenzel Bowens, 25, of Malden, on charges he ended an argument with Timothy Walton, 32, of Roxbury Wednesday night by repeatedly stabbing Walton at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street, just down the street from the Boston Medical Center emergency room. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/19 - 11:20 am

The Boston Sun reports on a BPDA meeting over plans by United South End Settlements to sell the building to a condo developer.

By adamg - 9/20/19 - 10:35 pm
Car into building on Washington Street in the South End

Around 8:20 p.m., Shamus Moynihan ran across this car into a building at Washington and East Concord streets, about four blocks from where a two-car crash sent another car into a a building at Washington and Northampton streets on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:23 pm

Victim identified as Timothy Walton, 32, of Roxbury.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed around 9:10 p.m. at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street - near the ambulance bays for the Boston Medical Center ER, into which he was rushed. He was declared dead not long after.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 5:57 pm

A state trooper who was part of a highway-shutting blockade to corral stunting dirt bikers and ATV riders on I-93 last year now faces felony charges for shooting one of them in the foot with a rifle. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 8:56 am

The Ward 10 Democrats are hosting a forum for candidates for the District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is giving up, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Tobin School, 40 Smith St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/19 - 1:19 pm
Joy Parade in Dorchester

Greg Cook photographed (and took part in) yesterday's Joy Parade, in which Nick Cave's inflatable "Augment" art installation was moved from the Boston Center of the Arts in the South End to 555 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner, where it'll be on display through April.

By adamg - 9/7/19 - 11:49 am

NECN reports a person in a car on Wellington Street was injured after a tree fell on the car around 5 a.m.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 1:31 pm
Signs pointing pedestrians in conflicting ways in the South End, near the Ink Block

John Hanzl reports he walked up to these signs at Harrison Avenue and Herald Street and just was frozen into immobility.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 11:12 am
Doc's Place, sometime after 1970

Doc's Place back in the day.

The Library of Congress's John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive includes a couple of photos of Doc's Place at the corner of Northampton Street and Harrison Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/19 - 9:53 pm
Crash at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street

Rosabri Mejia came across the crash between a scooter and an SUV at the large intersection around 9 p.m. Live Boston reports the scooter driver was taken away in critical condition.

By adamg - 8/22/19 - 1:48 pm

The Boston Guardian reports on a meeting this week about the proposal by a developer to buy the Harriet Tubman House in the South End and build condos on the site. The Boston Sun has more.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 10:37 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the slippery conditions on Greenwich Park in the South End: Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 9:25 pm
Sunset over the Ink Block in Boston's South End

Emily Murphy watched the sunset over the South End this evening.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 11:11 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday gave Alex Pizza, 1254 Washington St., formal permission to stay open until 3 a.m.

The pizza place had asked for permission to extend its licensed closing time from midnight after being cited by police in May for staying open past midnight.

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