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By adamg - 1/24/24 - 2:52 pm

City Councilors decided today to begin focusing on what to do if Steward Health Care, which runs St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton and Carney Hospital in Dorchester, goes under - and to deal with the more immediate issue of Walgreens closing yet another pharmacy in Roxbury and CVS in the Fields Corner Target. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/22 - 1:49 pm
Trash at CVS on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

From one of the 311 complaints.

Over the past three weeks, a disgusted citizen has filed five separate 311 complaints about trash in the parking lot of the CVS on Centre Street at South Huntington Avenue in Jamaica Plain. And the city has closed each complaint with a note that a ticket has been issued "for loose trash and debris."

By adamg - 2/28/22 - 2:46 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a local man they say responded to a request by a manager at the Porter Square CVS to put on a mask early Friday by shoving him. And when officers summoned by 911 arrived, he responded by going after them as well, police say. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/22 - 9:46 am
No limit on Covid-19 test kits in Dedham

Remember when you couldn't find Covid-19 test kits anywhere? Like two weeks ago? Gary C shows us the scene at the Dedham Square CVS this morning.

By adamg - 11/18/21 - 10:10 pm

Boston Police report offices responding to several 911 calls about a guy with a gun at 345 Harrison Ave. arrested a man who was sitting in the lobby of the apartment building there last night, with a loaded gun in his waistband, who allegedly told them he didn't need a license to wander around town with a gun because he was part of "a military police unit." Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/21 - 9:42 am

The move comes the morning after Pres. Biden said he was telling states to add school workers to the top of their priority lists, something Gov. Baker had steadfastly refused to do. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/21 - 5:47 pm

Cambridge Police report a man who objected to being told to put back items he was trying to shoplift from the Porter Square CVS early Saturday responded by punching "an elderly employee in the face and head multiple times with a closed fist." Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/21 - 2:01 pm

CVS announced today it has 21,600 doses of one of the two approved Covid-19 vaccines, which it will begin administering at 18 of its Massachusetts drugstores on Feb. 11 to people meeting the current Massachusetts phase eligibility. The company said appointments will available starting Feb. 9 through its Web site and app. It did not provide details on just which stores.

CVS said it will expand shots as more vaccine becomes available.

By adamg - 1/29/20 - 6:14 pm
No masks at local CVS

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., Tim found this scene in Cambridge.

Bad news for last-minute plague-preppers at the Galleria mall CVS.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 12:58 pm

WBZ reports the CVS at 703 Gallivan Blvd., near Hallet Street, in Dorchester was robbed at gunpoint around 1:15 a.m.

By adamg - 3/14/19 - 8:56 am
Limping man

Dedham Police report they are looking for a man who broke into an office at the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex on Dec. 27, stole "a large sum of cash" and gift and credit cards, then later used the credit cards to buy gift cards at the CVS on Washington Street in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 1/2/19 - 10:44 pm

WCVB reports on an incident at the Bussey Street CVS - and why the kid's really lucky he had his phone with him.

By adamg - 5/26/18 - 10:11 am

WBUR reports on Dr. Steve Schlozman's campaign to get CVS to change its hold music.

By adamg - 5/7/18 - 1:03 pm

Boston Police report arresting a woman they say pushed an elderly woman to the floor of a South End pharmacy at knife point and took her purse Sunday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/18 - 12:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on a variety of gun charges last night after a worker at the CVS on Columbus Avenue, around the corner from the Back Bay T stop, called to report the guy was at the counter, and pretty unsteady when a gun slipped out of his pants leg and onto the floor. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/18 - 10:55 pm

A man packing a set of brass knuckles slammed a worker's head into a counter at the CVS at 1249 Boylston St. this morning and threatened to kill her and another employee if they didn't point him to the store's supply of painkillers, police say. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/17 - 9:39 pm
Easter display on Dec. 27 at CVS

Realist Rob reports his wife snapped this display at the CVS on Bridge Street in Weymouth today.

This is retail at its most pathetic state. Who wants candy to sit around their house for a quarter of a year?! WTF

By adamg - 9/3/17 - 5:03 pm
Pumpkin-spice cough drops

Roving UHub photographer Joseph Gugliotta Jr. came across this monstrosity in the Davis Square CVS today, because nothing says "fall is here" quite like pumpkin-spice menthol cough drops.

By adamg - 8/27/17 - 12:38 pm

A Dorchester man's lengthy arrest record got even longer yesterday after Transit Police officers joined an employee of the Summer Street CVS who was chasing a man with "hundreds of dollars worth of stolen items."

By adamg - 6/30/16 - 5:23 pm

CVS pharmacies in the Boston area and New Hampshire repeatedly filled Oxycodone prescriptions they should have known were forged - in one case because the chain's own computer system had a warning about the person who kept bringing them in - the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

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