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By adamg - 11/30/23 - 12:01 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for a man convicted of gunning down Marcus Hall behind a Blue Hill Avenue barbershop, where Hall had brought his four-year-old son for a haircut on June 14, 2016. Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/23 - 4:58 pm

WCVB reports one person was pronounced dead at the scene after a crash at Blue Hill Avenue and American Legion Highway around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. A second person was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

By adamg - 11/23/23 - 10:48 pm

Police responding to a report of shots fired at Blue Hill Avenue and Edgewood Street around 9:20 p.m. found spent shells, a home and car hit by gunfire and an abandoned car that ended up at the front door of a townhouse on Edgewood Street.

Not long after, a man showed up at a local emergency room with gunshot injuries to his arm and leg.

By adamg - 10/31/23 - 11:52 am
Rendering of 1471 Blue Hill Ave.

Rendering by Arrowstreet.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a 41-unit, five-story apartment building at 1471 Blue Hill Ave. at Culbert Street in Mattapan. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/23 - 4:12 pm

Boston Police report officers who responded to a motor-vehicle crash at Blue Hill Avenue and Woodbine Street in Roxbury early Friday wound up arresting the driver for the loaded gun they saw him try to toss away as they approached. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/23 - 11:17 am

Victim identified as Kalil Jackson, 25, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 1194 Blue Hill Ave., near Morton Street in Mattapan, around 12:25 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/23 - 12:13 pm
Tony Vance

Boston Police report arresting Tony Vance, 39, of Roslindale (in photo) on charges he shot and killed Derrell Russell of Brighton at Blue Hill Avenue and Westview Street in Dorchester around 5:40 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2022.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 10/12/23 - 11:25 am
Rendering of possible bus and bike lanes on Blue Hill Avenue

Rendering of possible bus and bike lanes on Blue Hill Avenue.

The city is out with a comparison of two basic approaches for improving Blue Hill Avenue between Mattapan Square and Grove Hall - a massive re-build with construction of dedicated bus lanes and a more modest plan with a massive increase in traffic enforcement by police - and says it expects Mayor Wu to announce a final plan for the road by the end of the year. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/23 - 1:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say had a loaded gun ready to fire in his backpack on an MBTA bus rumbling up Blue Hill Avenue from Mattapan Square yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/23 - 4:44 pm

Shortly after 4:35 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue between Ansel Road and Balsam Street.

By adamg - 8/27/23 - 3:01 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men and a teenager for the eight-victim gun battle just feet from the Jouvert parade up Blue Hill Avenue Saturday morning - although only two of them may have done the shooting. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/23 - 11:27 am
Five guns

Five recovered guns and ammo, photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say stabbed somebody with a screwdriver at 493 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/23 - 9:08 pm

A man who may have been shot on Glenway Street got to Blue Hill Avenue, where police found him around 8:50 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/23 - 8:29 am

Update: One of the victims was also one of the shooters police say.

Eight people were shot on Talbot Avenue near Blue Hill Avenue around 7:45 a.m. as the Jouvert parade, part of the day's Carnival celebration, was passing by. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/23 - 11:47 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on one of the potential effects of the proposal to add bus and bike lanes in the center of the road, says a September meeting has been scheduled to try to figure out a solution.

By adamg - 8/20/23 - 2:07 pm
The hole the woman fell through

BFD photo of collapsed hollow sidewalk.

The Boston Fire Department reports a person fell through a hollow sidewalk outside the Bethlehem Healing Temple Church at 428 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall around 11 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/23 - 8:49 am

The Dorchester Reporter profiles Ellice Patterson, an artist in residence at the Boston Transportation Department whose crawl was "aimed at opening eyes about the challenges within the ongoing Mattapan Square Transportation Action Plan." It took her 45 minutes to almost circumnavigate the complex intersection.

By adamg - 8/17/23 - 12:40 pm
Rendeirng of two of three proposed buildings on Blue Hill Avenue

Rendering by Carlos Medina Lora.

A developer has proposed replacing a couple of parking lots and a "dilapidated" former storefront church that was once home to Packy Connors on Blue Hill Avenue at Southwood Street in Roxbury with three four-story apartment buildings. Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/23 - 11:46 pm

Victim identified as Jackson Beausejour, 33, of Mattapan.

A man in his 30s was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Washington Street in Grove Hall around 7:45 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden said.

Boston murders in 2023.

By adamg - 7/19/23 - 12:23 pm

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let D'Buly Chimis, 1151 Blue Hill Ave., near Morton Street, extend its closing hour from the current 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Read more.

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