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By adamg - 3/26/20 - 5:30 pm

Around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Schuyler Street, possibly as many as eight rounds. Spent shells were found at that intersection.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 7:50 pm

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that Pure Oasis at 430 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall got the last state OK it needed today and will open Monday.

By adamg - 2/6/20 - 3:18 pm
Map of proposed Boston pot shops

Map of proposed pot shops city has OKed and the one (in red) that's gotten required state approval.

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission today signed off on a proposal for a company called Pure Oasis to open Boston's first recreational pot shop, at 430 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/20 - 1:15 pm

A Mattapan teen was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he murdered Treshawn Boyd at Washington and Normandy streets in Grove Hall Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 11:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting Daventy Walker, 18, of Mattapan, for a double shooting on Washington Street on Saturday that left Treshawn Boyd dead. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 5:40 pm
Treshawn Boyd

Boston Police report the man who died in a double shooting at Washington and Normandy streets was Treshawn Boyd, 19. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 8:43 pm

Boston Police report two men were shot shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Washington Street at Normandy Street. One victim was transported to a local trauma unit with injuries serious enough to have the homicide unit called in. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 11:42 am
SUV newly enmeshed in front of real-estate office at Washington St. and Blue Hill Ave.

Fresh drive-thru. Photos by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 11 a.m. the driver of a Toyota SUV took down a traffic-light pole on the way to a collision with the front of the small business plaza with the red awnings at the corner of Blue Hill Avenue and Geneva Avenue in Grove Hall around 11 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 11:07 pm

At 34 Creston St., near Normandy Street, around 10:30 p.m., Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 8/24/19 - 10:46 am

On the Hunt for Boston’s Signtronix Signs | Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura follows Dave Hebb, a "commercial archaeologist," on a quest to find local small-business signs made by a single manufacturer, signs you've probably never paid any attention to but the style of which you'll instantly recognize.

By adamg - 6/6/19 - 9:00 am

Two men, one from Dorchester, one from Randolph, were indicted yesterday on a federal charge of conspiracy to deal in firearms without a license for the eight guns they allegedly bought from a Woburn gun dealer for re-sale, possibly to Boston gang members. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/19 - 10:42 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved marijuana shops at 430-454 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall and 591 Albany St. in the South End.

In both cases, the approval does not mean the shops can actually open, only that they can now apply to the state Cannabis Control Commission, which would have to decide whether to grant licenses. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 5:32 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved pot shops proposed for Brookline Avenue in the Fenway and Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain.

The rulings mean the applicants can now go to the state Cannabis Control Commission to seek a license to open. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/18 - 10:55 pm

UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Patrick Sales, 29, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was shot repeatedly outside 500 Blue Hill Ave., near Castlegate, around 8:10 p.m. The man, believed to be in his late 20s, was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

2018 murders in Boston.

By adamg - 8/5/18 - 1:22 pm

Boston Police report officers watching a party get out at 53 Stanwood St. around 2:45 a.m. saw one guy holding his phone in his right hand reach over with his left hand to his right side, where they noticed a distinct "protrusion" - which they say turned out to be a loaded gun. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/18 - 12:38 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Winthrop man on charges he got out of a car Monday afternoon and fired into a group of people, sending one to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/18 - 6:35 pm

On Stanwood Street between Laredo and Normandy streets. No apparent victims.

By adamg - 2/23/18 - 10:21 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports Elegance African Fashions has seen a burst of business selling traditional African clothing - so much so the owner is "super exhausted" keeping up with the demand.

By adamg - 7/11/17 - 12:10 pm

Boston Police report arresting Khamonie McCallop, 18, of Roxbury, on charges he shot and killed Christopher Menard, 17, at Blue Hill Avenue and Cheney Street on July 6. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/17 - 7:54 pm

Around 6:45 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Cheney Street. Mike LaCrosse at WBZ reports one victim is 14 and expected to survive. The Boston Police Department reports the second victim, believed to be between 18 and 21, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more

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