Uphams Corner

By - 5/7/16 - 12:33 am

Around 12:25 a.m. at E. Cottage and Leyland streets.

By - 5/1/16 - 2:31 pm

Around 2:20 p.m. inside 726 Dudley St.

By - 4/21/16 - 9:00 pm

Police arrested a pair for an armed home invasion on Trescott Street not long after the two used their victim's ATM card to withdraw $200 from a nearby bank machine yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Quaknesha Garvin-Johnson, 22, and a 17-year-old, not named because of his age, were both ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail at their arraignments in Dorchester Municipal Court this morning, the DA's office reports, adding it had only requested $50,000 bail for Garvin-Johnson. Read more.

By - 4/7/16 - 11:18 am

Boston Police report at least ten cars had their windows smashed and their contents rummaged through on Magnolia, Greenheys, East Cottage, Clifton, and Holden streets overnight.

By - 4/1/16 - 3:11 pm

Boston firefighters are at 6 Monadnock St., for a third-floor fire reported around 3 p.m.

By - 2/15/16 - 1:59 pm

Boston firefighters are at 57 Woodford St. for a third-floor fire reported around 1:50 p.m. A second alarm was ordered about nine minutes later

By - 1/30/16 - 12:29 am

Police responded to two locations for shots fired: Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner around 9:30 p.m. and Armandine Street just off Washington around 12:15 p.m. No reported injuries.

By - 1/2/16 - 1:31 pm
Proposed Bike Kitchen in Uphams Corner, Dorchester

Architect's rendering. What it looks like now.

Next City introduces us to the Sip and Spoke Bike Kitchen, which could open next year on Columbia Road, providing both a place to get something to eat and a place to buy a bicycle or get one fixed. Read more.

By - 12/11/15 - 5:51 pm
Proposed Indigo Block development

Architect's rendering.

Developers have filed plans for a city-owned vacant lot in Uphams Corner that would include 80 apartments, eight townhouse condos and a building for light-industrial and office use.

The Indigo Block, proposed by a team lead by the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corp., would sit on a 2.75-acre lot at 65 E. Cottage St., next to the Uphams Corner stop on the Indigo, or Fairmount, Line. Read more.

By - 10/2/15 - 5:05 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury yesterday indicted Joao F. Vicente, 26, on charges he shot Terrance Johnson to death on May 31, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report. Read more.

By - 9/28/15 - 7:07 pm

A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.

By - 9/3/15 - 2:30 pm

Around 2:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Dudley Street.

By - 8/18/15 - 12:19 am

Shortly before midnight along Groom Street near Humphreys. At least two cars hit, at least one bullet wound up in the second floor of a house at the other end of Groom. Read more.

By - 8/9/15 - 7:11 pm

Boston Police report a police officer doing a traffic detail at Dudley and Howard streets yesterday afternoon wound up arresting a man on gun and drug charges after he saw the guy "smoking marijuana while driving by him." Read more.

By - 7/5/15 - 5:03 pm

Boston firefighters are at 9 Gene St. battling a blaze that erupted shortly before 5 p.m.

By - 6/22/15 - 1:47 pm

The Boston Licensing Board last week gave the owner of a South End pizzeria permission to open a new place on Columbia Road, next to the Strand Theatre. Read more.

By - 6/20/15 - 7:00 pm

Around 4:20 p.m. at Dudley and Nonquit streets, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 5/15/15 - 3:11 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted George Ortega, 32, of Lynn, of first-degree murder for the death of Steven Fuentes in Uphams Corner in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/14/15 - 11:44 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man a jury said shared the guilt for the two men shot to death at Ka-Carlos even though he did not pull the trigger. Read more.

By - 3/14/15 - 4:01 pm
Luis Ramos

UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Luis Ramos, 40. His friends knew him as Red.

Stanley Staco reports a person was shot repeatedly around 3:45 p.m. outside 571 Dudley St.