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By adamg - 4/5/22 - 9:41 pm

Update: Board concluded the attack was unforeseeable and not due to anything the post did or didn't do, so no licensing violation.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide Thursday whether an American Legion post in Dorchester could have prevented a man getting punched and knocked into unconsciousness on Dec. 27, leaving him so close to death police called in the homicide unit just in case. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/22 - 11:20 pm

Update:The Globe reports the two people in the car were hospitalized and the the brawl may have started when the dirtbikers through rocks at the car.

DinkerDunkerJones was among the diners at Lucy's American Tavern at Granite Avenue and Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester who suddenly had front-row seats to a brawl that followed what appeared to be a driver ramming a dirt biker on purpose at the McDonald's across the street this afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 10:15 am
Bank robbery suspect

The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force is looking for the guy they say held up the Santander Bank branch at 780 Gallivan Blvd around 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 24. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 9:42 am
Gun and bullets

Fierce gun and some of the bullets.

Boston Police report they caught a man with a loaded gun red handed - and fast asleep - outside the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/21 - 11:54 am
Remains of a car on Gallivan Boulevard

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to peel back the remains of crashed car outside 76 Gallivan Blvd. to rescue the three people inside, around 10:45 a.m. All were then transported to the hospital.

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By adamg - 1/22/21 - 2:31 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested two men from Malden and one from North Adams on gun charges after a traffic stop on Gallivan Boulevard just past the intersection with Morton Street early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 11:04 am

The Dorchester Reporter fills our cup with an update on the South Boston bucket-coffee place's return to Adams Village - in renovated space in the building where Windy City used to be until a fire in 2019. The Windy City space itself will be taken by a cookie place.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 10:44 am
Turkeys on Gallivan Boulevard

Armand the roving UHub photographer was forced to stop roving this morning when a band of Turkey Liberation Fronters staged a protest in the middle of Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester, a month and a half before Thanksgiving.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 10:24 pm

At least six shots were fired into the Stop 'N' Gas, 970 Washington St., around 10:15 p.m., by a passenger in a car last seen heading down Gallivan towards Dorchester Avenue. Nobody hit.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 12:58 pm

WBZ reports the CVS at 703 Gallivan Blvd., near Hallet Street, in Dorchester was robbed at gunpoint around 1:15 a.m.

By adamg - 7/7/19 - 1:39 pm

State Police report somebody fired a shot into a car on Gallivan Boulevard at Washington Street in Dorchester around 2:50 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 7:55 pm

A water-main break at 710 Gallivan Blvd., across from the CVS, has flooded and shut the road. Several buildings along Gallivan have taken on water.

By adamg - 2/17/19 - 1:59 pm

A concerned citizen took matters into his own hands this morning before filing a 311 complaint about a white-supremacist flier posted at Gallivan Boulevard and Dorchester Avenue that was different from the ones posted in East Boston:

Racist flyer posted on the corner of Gallivan and Dot Ave. I took down the flyer so there's no need for removal, but something needs to be done to address this incident of racism.

By adamg - 12/12/18 - 11:08 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court yesterday convicted Deonarine Ganga, 31, of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Joey DeBarros, 21, in a fit of rage over a traffic-related argument on Gallivan Boulevard in April, 2017, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/18 - 2:47 pm

A Dorchester Municipal Court judge today set bail at $100,000 each for two men charged with dragging a third man a half mile down Gallivan Boulevard with their car at speeds of up to 50 m.p.h. Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/18 - 7:25 pm

UPDATE: High bail set in Dorchester dragging case.

A teenager remains in critical condition at a local hospital tonight after a robbery Friday night that ended with the robbers closing their car window on his arm, which kept him trapped outside the car as they sped down Gallivan Boulevard at a high rate of speed for several blocks - at one point even blasting through a red light - State Police say. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/18 - 10:26 am

UPDATE: Two arrested for dragging the teen with their car.

State Police report an 18-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries at Gallivan Boulevard and Washington Street in Dorchester around 11:45 p.m. on Friday, although they aren't saying how.

By adamg - 9/15/18 - 1:17 pm
Gallivan Boulevard crash

Around 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Magdala Street and Gallivan Boulevard, according to a nearby resident who heard the crash, went to investigate and took the photo - and who is getting tired of the crashes there and along that stretch of Gallivan in general.

By adamg - 5/7/18 - 3:20 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 780 Gallivan Blvd. was held up around 3:10 p.m. by two young white men in hoodies, both 5'7" or 5'8", who ran up Gallivan towards Hallet Street - based on the money with an exploded dye pack police found on Clover Street. One suspect, in a black hoodie, wore a surgical mask.

By adamg - 3/30/18 - 9:34 pm

Sean Ingram, 64, had bail set at $500 today at his arraignment on charges of OUI, second offense, leaving the scene of a property-damage collision, assault with a dangerous weapon (motor vehicle) and resisting arrest for an incident yesterday on Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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