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By adamg - 1/9/23 - 11:46 am
150 Centre St. rendering

Rendering by Icon Architecture.

Trinity Financial has filed plans with the BPDA for a four-story apartment building at 140-150 Centre St. in Dorchester, that would include 45 affordable apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/22 - 9:15 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the incident around 1:50 p.m., says the 14-year-old Boston Latin School student landed between the rails and that the train did not hit him head on. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 12:25 pm
Red Line train saying: This is fine

The T made the Ashmont branch slow its roll this morning because of a "disabled train" at Shawmut. Or as Erica Warner, who was on the train, puts it:

So our MBTA train started smoking at Shawmut station and had to be taken out of serviceā€¦long wait till the next one.

By adamg - 5/28/22 - 11:27 am

Transit Police report arresting a total of four teens for a knifepoint robbery attempt that turned into a beating at Shawmut station on the Red Line on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/22 - 8:57 am

Transit Police report arresting a 15-year-old for his alleged role in an attempted knifepoint robbery of two men at the Shawmut Red Line station on Monday that ended with several teens punching the men in the head.

This investigation is ongoing and we anticipate further arrests will be made relative to this matter.

By adamg - 5/23/22 - 5:40 pm

Update: One teen arrested, more arrests likely.

WFXT reports the two men were surrounded near the Shawmut station bike rack around noon and asked for money and when they refused, one teen pulled a knife and then the group punched the men in the heads. Unclear if they then got money.

By adamg - 6/12/21 - 6:31 pm

Transit Police report an officer was chomped three times by a large dog at the Shawmut Red Line station around 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 10:15 am

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Transit Police have released photos of a guy they say arranged over social media to meet somebody with an "expensive iPhone" to sell - which they say he then stole at knifepoint. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/16 - 11:11 am

Shortly before 10:30 a.m. on the inbound platform at Shawmut.

By adamg - 5/16/16 - 7:43 am

The delays have been reduced from "moderate" to "minor" on the inbound Red Line due to a train that let Elijah carry it upward at Shawmut.

By adamg - 2/5/15 - 1:36 pm
Wanted in connection with gunfire at Shawmut Red Line station

Transit Police have released photos of two men they want to talk to about yesterday's gunfire at Shawmut station on the Red Line.

"This appears to be a targeted shooting," and these two guys are "persons of interest," Transit Police say. Nobody was actually hit, however.

By adamg - 2/4/15 - 4:08 pm

Around noon, according to Transit Police, who add that nobody was hit. The gunfire remains under investigation, police say.

By adamg - 6/4/14 - 1:36 pm

Transit Police report two people were stabbed around 12:45 p.m. on the Ashmont platform at Shawmut, in an incident that might have started as a dispute on an Orange Line train.

Police report neither victim stuck around for police or EMTs. One was found on Leslie Street, several blocks east of Dorchester Avenue; the other on Dorchester Avenue near Welles Avenue, also several blocks from the station.

Both victims are expected to survive, police say.

By adamg - 11/11/13 - 2:56 pm

Service on the Ashmont line is halted this afternoon as Transit Police investigate how a woman in her 20s wound up under a train at Shawmut station around 1:25 p.m.

An MBTA spokesperson says the woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by an inbound train. The T is busing passengers between Ashmont and JFK/UMass while the investigation continues.

By adamg - 1/17/13 - 6:30 am

Brockton24_7 reports somebody jumped in front of an inbound Red Line train at Shawmut around 5:30 a.m. and that she was pulled out from under the second car alert and conscious. The T substituted buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass.

By adamg - 10/19/12 - 2:30 pm

WyattMBTA Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man on charges he indecently assaulted a woman around 11 a.m. on Sept.

By adamg - 5/10/11 - 2:42 pm

BeechMBTA Transit Police report arresting a man they say used a dolly to try to steal a 441-pound bomb-resistant trash barrel from the Shawmut stop on the Red Line.

Officers found Patrick Beech, 23, wheeling the "bomb-mitigation barrel" down Hancock Street on a hand truck, covered with a blanket, according to a police report. The large silver cylinder is designed to resist the impact of any explosions from devices tossed in it. The police report includes this narrative:

By adamg - 7/29/10 - 10:56 am

Boston Police report a 30-year-old man died after being shot repeatedly at Dayton Street and Clementine Park around 11:30 p.m. yesterday

By adamg - 1/25/09 - 3:14 pm

Candelaria congratulates the MBTA for the new look of the Fields Corner and Shawmut stops on the Red Line:

... The new Fields Corner and Shawmut Stations on the Red Line in Dorchester are great examples of how good design can transform. They new stations are so beautiful, in fact, that they almost ... almost obliterate the memory of just how dreary and depressing these stations were. ...

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