Uphams Corner

By - 1/24/19 - 9:00 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda (Dorchester) and city officials say they've brokered a deal between Uphams House of Pizza on Columbia Road and a teenager who got into a beef with an employee there that could calm a tense situation that had spread into the community via videos on social media and sparked calls for a boycott of the 30-year-old pizza place. Read more.

By - 11/23/18 - 9:11 am

Boston Police report officers asked to check on the well being of a man at 614 Columbia Rd. found the man dead, around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police are treating the death as suspicious. Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By - 10/25/18 - 10:06 am
Gentrification Game in Uphams Corner

Greg Cook reports on educator and video star Tory Bullock and the Gentrification Game installation he set up for today and tomorrow between 4 and 7 p.m. at Dudley Neighbors, 572 Columbia Road:

One neighborhood is home to a liquor store while the other has a wine emporium. One side has a check cashing business and a torn-down theater, while the other has “an actual bank” and a pristine theater. Bullock asks, “Can you survive in my fictional transitional neighborhood?”

By - 10/25/18 - 9:00 am
Uphams Corner crash scene

The scene this morning. Photo by Chris Dunn.

NBC Boston reports a driver seems to have plowed through a red light and right into an MBTA bus shortly after 6 a.m. at Columbia Road and Dudley Street. The Globe reports seven injured.

By - 10/4/18 - 9:17 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a proposed recreational-marijuana shop on Hancock Street in Uphams Corner - where customers would need to make an appointment first.

The Boston Sun reports on a Canadian chain that wants to open a pot shop at 120 Brookline Ave.

By - 8/2/18 - 10:06 am

Transit Police report a train fatally hit a man on the Fairmount Line tracks at Uphams Corner around 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By - 7/18/18 - 10:22 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the proposed shop on the site of the Kriola restaurant on Hancock Street.

By - 6/28/18 - 12:35 pm

Boston Police report gang officers making a traffic stop on Humphreys Street last night arrested the driver and his passenger after finding a loaded gun with a laser sight in the car and "a knife with a curved blade" on one of them. Read more.

By - 5/4/18 - 1:37 pm

Boston Police report a Maine man driving on the wrong side of Columbia Road in Uphams Corner early this morning tried to escape police by getting back onto the right side and speed away, only to get stuck on a median, where his rear wheels spun uselessly as the officers approached. Read more.

By - 4/6/18 - 9:30 am
Old bank branch in Uphams Corner

The city is soliciting bids from people who think they could really do something with the old Bank of America branch at 555 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner for the 12 to 18 months it would otherwise sit empty until the city puts up a new library branch there.

By - 3/25/18 - 1:01 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Anthony Young, 33.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at 7 Cushing Ave. in Dorchester around 3 a.m. The victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim is Boston's 10th murder victim this year.

By - 10/28/17 - 10:04 am

The Globe reports workers had been complaining about bug bites for months.

By - 10/25/17 - 10:00 am

Two men have been charged with an Oct. 2 incident on Harlow Street in which one of them allegedly shot at a man sitting in a car and hit his car but missed him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 3:38 pm

Around 3:15 p.m. on Harlow Street, off Howard.

By - 6/27/17 - 1:27 pm
Flipped truck in Uphams Corner, Dorchester

21 Sandwich reports he came on this scene in front of the Payless shortly after 1 p.m. The driver appeared to have escaped with just minor injuries, he says.

By - 6/15/17 - 5:25 pm

One of the 17 people charged in connection with a crackdown on two Dorchester gangs was actually arrested last November, pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in February and was sentenced in May to 30 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release, during which he agreed to stay out of Grove Hall and Uphams Corner. Read more.

By - 5/10/17 - 5:40 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today deadlocked on the murder charge against Onyx White, charged with first-degree murder for the death of Geraldo Serrano, 71, during a robbery at the Hermanos Unidos store, 728 Dudley St., according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which announced plans to re-try White before a new jury. Read more.

By - 5/5/17 - 11:01 pm

Around 10:25 p.m. at 5 Groom St., off Humphreys.

Boston Police report the man, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 4/5/17 - 3:04 pm

Columbia Billiard Co., 558 Columbia Rd., has trouble with a capital T and is currently shut as its new owner awaits word from the Boston Licensing Board both on a series of violations found in a February inspection and its requests for the licenses it should have had before that inspection. Read more.

By - 11/23/16 - 9:06 am

Updated with arrest info.

Boston Police report that officers responding to a report of a man with a gun outside the Dublin House, 7 Stoughton St., around 12:30 a.m. had ordered a driver to stop when he sped off. Read more.