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By adamg - 2/6/21 - 12:33 pm

Boston Police report that when officers pulled over a driver on Harvard Street in Dorchester for a traffic stop early this morning, one passenger got out and ran away - only to slip on ice outside Sun Pizza on Blue Hill Avenue, which let them catch up and arrest him for the gun they say he tossed during his failed escape. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/20 - 9:32 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. on Harvard Street at Norwell Street. No reports of any injuries.

By adamg - 4/14/20 - 9:27 pm
Shot-up car on Harvard Street in Dorchester

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that a man in a car parked on Harvard Street at Bernard Street was shot in the arm and leg around 8:20 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 10:40 pm

The Brookline Transportation Division reports both the Select Board and the Transportation Board have approved an "open streets" plan to reallocate some of the asphalt along Harvard Street, Longwood and Brookline avenues and part of Beacon Street for use by people not in cars so that they can get around while maintaining social distance, at least during the current Covid-19 emergency. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 8:23 pm

Brookline Police report a judge yesterday issued a warrant for the man they say defaced the Chabad Center at 496 Harvard St. with antisemitic graffiti in Russian and a poor attempt at a swastika early Sunday - now they just have to find him. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/7/20 - 8:27 am
Antisemitic suspect

Surveillance photos via Brookline PD.

Brookline Police report they are looking for a Russian-speaking choad who sprayed the Chabad Center, 496 Harvard St., with antisemitic graffiti - in Russian - and his failed attempted at a swastika around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 8:41 pm
Cushy chair at a Harvard Street bus stop

Turlach MacDonagh spotted a new addition today to a T bus shelter on Harvard Street, in front of the Stop & Shop, in Brookline.

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 9:11 am

Boston Police report a traffic stop on Harvard Street in Dorchester yesterday afternoon ended with the driver under arrest on gun charges. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 11:16 am

Boston Police report arresting a man they say pointed a gun at his opponent in an argument Wednesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/18 - 6:20 pm
At the Harvard Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire this morning caused an estimated $200,000 to a three decker at 207 Harvard St. in Dorchester.

The department reports no injuries, says the cause is under investigation.

By adamg - 3/17/18 - 3:22 pm
Two-car crash in Brookline

Photo by Brookline PD.

Brookline Police report a three-car smashup on Harvard Street this afternoon sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries.

By adamg - 2/17/18 - 11:12 am
Anna's Taqueria after car crash

KMV surveyed the damage at Anna's Taqueria on Harvard Street after somebody drove into it early this morning. No injuries, at least, he reports.

By adamg - 10/24/17 - 11:14 am
Crumbled wall at Taam China in Brookline

Photo by Brookline PD.

The Brookline Police Department reports the facade at Taam China, 423 Harvard St., collapsed overnight. There were no injuries.

By adamg - 9/7/17 - 1:43 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the old Rubin's on Harvard Street, which closed last summer will become the new home of Shan-A-Punjab, an Indian restaurant that's now a few blocks further south on Harvard.

By adamg - 5/6/17 - 9:20 am
247 Harvard St. fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 247 Harvard St. in Dorchester at 11:50 p.m. on Friday for what turned into a four-alarm fire.

The department says one firefighter suffered a shoulder injury. It estimated damage at $500,000; the cause is under investigation.

By adamg - 4/24/17 - 9:01 am

A man and a woman were shot on Thane Street around 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, according to Stanley Staco and Boston EMS Incidents. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/16 - 9:22 am

The Jewish Journal takes a look at how two area congregations are trying to revitalize themselves. In Marblehead, Rabbi David Meyer figured if the Millennials won't come to him, he'll go to them. The temple now has a young-professionals group - Jews 'n' Brews - that gets together once a month at a local watering hole. Meyer always picks up the tab for the first round. And in Brookline, Congregation Mishkan Tefila is settling in at its new home on the Congregation Kehillath Israel's Harvard Street campus after selling off its own Newton campus that had simply become too large for it.

By adamg - 9/2/16 - 7:35 pm

The kosher market on Harvard Street in Brookline, shut since a two-alarm fire in July, reports it's passed all its inspections and will re-open at 10 a.m. on Sept. 7.

We cannot wait to greet you all at the store next week! Shabbat Shalom!

By adamg - 8/17/16 - 11:14 pm

The Butcherie, shut since a fire last month, reports it will be re-opening Thursday in the space left vacant when Rubin's suddenly closed this month. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/16 - 11:54 pm

The Globe reports he grew up eating at Rubin's, whose current owners closed it for the last time today.

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