The Dorchester Reporter reports on the financial crisis at St. Ann and St. Brendan.
A court-appointed receiver gave a housing-court judge photos of hundreds of open cat-food cans piled up inside and outside of 97 Mt. Ida Rd. - which he said today explains why rats keep flocking to the derelict property, because they love the stuff as much as cats. Read more.
Boston Police recovered several shell casings on Warner Street and one around the corner on Kingsdale Street, after responding to reports of gunfire around 7:40 p.m. on Saturday.
A girl under 10 was taken to Carney Hospital from Kingsdale Street after she was found with cuts about the same time as calls started coming in about the gunfire.
On Bailey Street, near Washington Street, shortly after 10:30 p.m.
James Dickey, owner of the fire-ravaged remnant of a house at 97 Mt. Ida Rd. in Dorchester, this week filed yet another federal lawsuit against the city of Boston and state Housing Court judges and receivers, alleging they're engaged in a nefarious deal to steal homes in "the African-American section of the City of Boston."
How is the suit different from the other ones he's filed, which have earned him a rare rebuke from a federal judge to knock it off? Read more.
Usually we just have one mayor, but this week, we have hundreds, here for the US Conference of Mayors, and they'll be celebrating with a fireworks display from the water off the Kennedy Library, starting around 9:30 p.m. So get yourself to a Dorchester or South Boston beach or high point, or just get your dog's thunder blanket ready.
A state Housing Court judge last week appointed a receiver with the power to clean up a house at 97 Mt. Ida Rd. that has only fallen further into disrepair after it was heavily damaged in a 2011 fire as its Sudbury owner keeps fighting in court to try to get Boston's ISD to leave him alone.
Separately, the National Football League Players Association is using owner James Dickey's long-standing battles with the city over the house ... Read more.
As it is every year, the Dorchester Day parade was a microcosm of the cultures and backgrounds that make up the city's largest neighborhood. Read more.
UPDATE: They got both a food and liquor license.
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a food-serving license to a proposed 240-seat restaurant that would serve barbecue, steaks and even some vegetarian dishes on Blue Hill Avenue where it meets Harvard Street and Talbot Avenue. Read more.
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