Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire at Harvard Street and Gleason streets in Dorchester around 3 a.m. spotted a car with a broken taillight and pulled it over when they ran the plates and discovered they weren't assigned to that car. Read more.
A man known as "Dog Bite" was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in Dorchester court today on charges that he stabbed Urvin Gerald to death outside the Mount Horeb Lodge at Harvard and Norwell streets in Dorchester last July, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Brookline Police report a shoplifter at the TJ Maxx, 525 Harvard St. escaped in a cloud of pepper spray that she unleashed when she realized a store worker was about to try to stop her at the front door, shortly after 6 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.
The developers of the Olmsted Green development on the old Boston State Hospital along Harvard Street in Mattapan will soon file plans for six new buildings with 265 apartments and condos - including one building that would have 20 apartments for families with foster or adopted kids and 40 apartments for seniors who would agree to help them out. Read more.
In December, 1951, Arthur Fiedler and BSO musicians Inar Hanson George Zasowsky journeyed to the Prendergast Preventorium, 1000 Harvard St. in Mattapan to join the younger patients there for their annual Christmas party. Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.