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By adamg - 2/2/24 - 3:50 pm

A Dorchester man was arraigned this morning on charges he sent an overnight supervisor for the Boston Transportation Department to the hospital by punching and kicking him at Georgia and Hartwell streets in Grove Hall in Roxbury around 1:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/24 - 12:51 pm

A man on probation following a ten-year stay in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm will have to face a new federal trial for the same offense because of the loaded gun Boston Police say the took out of his sweatpants in Grove Hall in 2022, a judge has ruled. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/24 - 11:51 am

Boston Police report officers investigating a report of gunfire at Warren Street and Blue Hill Avenue around 2:45 a.m. quickly spotted and stopped a man leaving the scene and "visibly out of breath." Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/24 - 12:27 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today rejected a request from Cristian Market, 411 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall, to add beer to its inventory, because of overwhelming opposition from nearby residents about the already easy access to beer at six other stores within a half mile. Read more.

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 - 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 - 8/1/23 - 4:25 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man from the Virginia hamlet of Chesterfield on charges he fatally shot Jackson Beausejour, 33, of Mattapan, at Washington Street and Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall Sunday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/23 - 1:42 pm
Rendering of Cheney Street proposal

Rendering of smaller Cheney Street apartment building by Icon Architecture.

A non-profit group that originally proposed building 59 affordable and assisted-living apartments for senior citizens and 15 affordable condos on and near Cheney Street in Roxbury has filed revised plans with the BPDA that decrease the number of apartments to 48 and the number of condos to 12. Read more.

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.

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