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By adamg - 11/22/22 - 1:43 pm
Wanted woman

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a woman who wreaked havoc inside a restaurant on Blue Hill Avenue Sunday night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/22 - 10:59 am
66 Geneva Ave. rendering

Rendering by Sol and Associates.

Restaurant owner and developer Solmon Chowdhury has filed plans to replace the building that now houses the New Faith Missionary Baptist Church, across from Burke High School at 66 Geneva Ave. in Dorchester, with a five-story, 50-unit condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/22 - 2:24 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved entrepreneurs' plans to turn a dilapidated Blue Hill Avenue building into a home-delivery marijuana service that will use three unmarked vans to ferry orders to customers. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/22 - 3:26 pm

Mayor Wu today announced plans to turn Dartmouth Street in front of the Copley library into a pedestrian area between June 7 and June 17th - in a pilot that could lead to the block being shut to traffic permanently - and to re-create the Newbury Street open-streets pedestrian program on long stretches of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain one day in July, Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall in August and Dorchester Avenue in September. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 6:55 pm
Wanted for causing Coolata chaos

A woman outraged she couldn't get "a multicolored Coolatta beverage" at the Dunkin' Donuts at 456 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall Monday evening got all heated and now police want to put her on ice. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/22 - 11:41 am
Depositing ill-gotten gains

Depositing some lovelorn money at a drive-up teller. From affidavit in case.

A Nigerian man living in Dorchester who pretended to be a dashing American soldier so he could worm his way into the hearts of lonely women online and swindle them now faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/22 - 1:46 pm
Wanted car for Dorchester hit and run

Boston Police are seeking the public's help to find the driver of this car, for slamming into a pedestrian then taking off on New Year's Eve in Grove Hall. Read more.

By adamg - 1/1/22 - 11:04 pm
Wanted for knife attack

Boston Police report they are looking for a guy who pulled a knife on somebody at 479 Blue Hill Ave. around 2:50 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/21 - 11:18 am
Wanted man

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say stabbed another man outside 495 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall around 2:15 p.m. on Oct. 22. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:48 am
Essaibi George, Janey and Wu

Photo via mayor's office.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey met with Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu yesterday to begin planning the transition for when one of the candidates takes over at City Hall in November. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 12:18 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda reports that over the next two to three weeks, city crews will be converting several two-way streets into one-way streets in the Grove Hall area as part of an overall plan to reduce crashes, especially involving pedestrians, by doing what speed-limit signs don't: Force drivers to slow down. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 12:27 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at 21 Geneva Ave. in Grove Hall around 4 p.m. yesterday. His injuries were not considered life threatening.

Marvin Perez-Galicia, 30, of Dorchester, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, police say.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 1:57 pm
Gun and bullets

Gun and unloaded bullets.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was sitting in a car behind Flames in Grove Hall with a gun in his waistband loaded with 21 bullets early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/20 - 1:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and seizing two loaded guns early this morning following traffic stops in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/20 - 12:07 pm

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. says it will soon file plans for 59 apartments aimed at senior citizens and 9 condos - all to be rented or sold as affordable - to replace the long abandoned Grove Hall Motor Mart property on Cheney Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 9:52 pm

In three separate incidents after 9:15 p.m., one at Blue Hill Avenue and Dewey Street, one a couple blocks away at Blue Hill Avenue and Maywood Street and the third a couple blocks away from that on Quincy Street, about a block off Blue Hill Avenue. All three victims were taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 7/7/20 - 5:39 pm
Peguero

The US Attorney's office in Boston reports that Wilson "King Dubb" Peguero, 29, pleaded guilty today to RICO charges related to his role as "Inca" or leader of the Devon Street Kings, a chapter of the national Latin Kings gang. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/20 - 10:24 am
Fireworks seized in Grove Hall

A selection of seized fireworks.

Boston Police report seizing "a large quantity of fireworks" on Dacia Street in Grove Hall last night. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/20 - 10:14 am

WBZ reports on a vigil yesterday in Grove Hall that included nine minutes of silence for the nine last minutes of George Floyd's life with a policeman's knee on his neck.

By adamg - 4/17/20 - 10:08 am

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man on gun charges Thursday night - after they say officers watched him and a 15-year-old pal from Mattapan walking for several blocks away from Blue Hill Avenue with "their hands tucked into their front waistbands with their heads darting back and forth scanning the area." Read more.

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