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By adamg - 9/14/21 - 11:33 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that BPD gang-unit members didn't have enough reason to order a teen sitting in a Columbia Road barbershop to stand up for a pat frisk, which revealed he had a gun in his pants. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/21 - 3:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man a few minutes after and not far from where a man had been fatally stabbed at Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/21 - 1:34 pm

Victim identified as Javare Sommerville, 17, of Providence.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road around 9:20 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 6/26/21 - 6:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting Michael Leoney, 58, of Dorchester, on charges he used a hammer to smash the shin of a senior citizen on Columbia Road at Washington Street last Sunday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/21 - 9:58 am
Rejected: Rendering of proposed new house on Columbia Road

A developer says the Zoning Board of Appeals illegally rejected a proposed three-family house at 1778 Columbia Rd. that would have looked completely different from its neighbors but which met all of the area's zoning requirements. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/21 - 11:14 am
Rendering of 1778 Columbia Rd.

Shot down: Rendeirng of proposed 1778 Columbia Rd. three-family.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by the owner of 25 Dorchester St. to add a roof deck after nearby residents and elected officials said the last thing they'd want to see at a building with frequent 911 calls about loud parties is a place for outdoor partying. Read more.

By adamg - 4/3/21 - 10:44 am

Live Boston reports a man was found with several gunshot wounds outside the Dublin House, Stoughton Street at Columbia Road in Uphams Corner, around 1:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/21 - 9:11 pm
Fresh holes in car in Dorchester

Bullet holes and markers. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man shot at least twice was found in a car with multiple fresh bullet holes at Bowdoin and Hamilton streets in Dorchester around 5:40 p.m., about a half mile and ten minutes away from where the BPD ShotSpotter reported gunfire on Columbia Road, in front of the Lilla Frederick School.

By adamg - 3/19/21 - 9:31 am
Proposed new MAMLEO building

Rendering by Vanko Studio Architects.

The Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers wants to replace the old Columbia Road house it has long used as its headquarters with a new $15-million building that would include 45 "compact" studio apartments aimed at people 55 and older. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/21 - 8:54 pm

Jesse Haley reports he was waiting for the light at Edward Everett Square in Dorchester this afternoon when he noticed a nearby flagpole, on Columbia Road, was swaying in the wind like nobody's business. And then: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/21 - 4:32 pm
Wanted for church vandalism

Wanted for church vandalism.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say jammed the locks a St. Teresa of Calcutta Church and St. John Paul II Catholic Academy, 800 Columbia Rd. in Dorchester and St. Monica-St. Augustine Church, 331 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston with an unknown substance early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:10 pm
Patient being loaded into ambulance on Columbia Road

Boston EMS brings patient to ambulance on Columbia Road. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston and Doogs report a person, possibly on a motorcycle, wound up pinned under a car on Columbia Road at Edward Everett Square in Dorchester around 7 p.m.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:17 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request about the rotary where Old Colony Avenue meets Preble Street and Columbia Road: Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 10:25 am
Car crash at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue

Magdalena spotted this three-car crash at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue around 10:15 a.m. Another view. And then the ambulances arrived.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 12:20 pm
Rendering of possible Fox Hall project in Uphams Corner

Rendering of possible final building by the Architectural Team.

A Hingham developer is proposing to put up a new residential building behind Fox Hall on Columbia Road at Arion Street that would include an upgrade for occupants of 15 single-room-occupancy units in the current building - their own studio apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/21 - 9:15 am
Seized stuff

Seized stuff.

Boston Police report drug-unit officers with three separate warrants arrested a man and seized his alleged drug and gun stashes in a raid in Edward Everett Square in Dorchester yesterday morning.Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/20 - 10:01 am
Traffic cones set out by bicyclist to protect bike lane in Dorchester

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint demanding that the crossing guard at Dorchester Avenue and Columbia Road stop removing the traffic cones somebody put there to try to protect bicyclists in the bike lane turning from Dot Ave. onto Columbia: Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/20 - 1:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and seizing two loaded guns early this morning following traffic stops in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/20 - 11:43 pm
Water main break, flooded road in Dorchester

BWSC responds to another water-main break. Photo by John Smith.

Shortly before 10 p.m., the BWSC reported a water-main burst under Columbia Road where ht passes under the Southeast Expressway, near JFK/UMass station.

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