Newmarket Square

By - 2/3/19 - 1:24 pm

Boston Police report officers who pulled four teens out of a car on Mass. Ave. in Newmarket Square early this morning because a license check showed it to be stolen added gun and drug charges after finding a loaded gun and "a large plastic bag" filled with smaller bags of crack. Read more.

By - 1/29/19 - 3:14 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals today unanimously approved a potrepreneur's proposal for a three-story building in Newmarket Square in which to grow what he says will be craft marijuana for both recreational and medicinal uses. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 11:11 am

The Herald reports ISD yesterday shut CubeSmart Self Storage at 968 Mass. Ave. after learning people were paying a couple hundred dollars a month to live in its storage cubes.

Inspectors did not have far to travel: ISD's offices are three or four doors down at 1010 Mass. Ave.

By - 8/8/18 - 10:25 am
Dockless bike with no wheels

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about an Ant bike with no wheels on Topeka Street at Southampton.

Earlier:
Dockless bike sleeps with the fishes in East Boston.

By - 5/26/18 - 11:12 am
Old Roxbury gasholder

Abandoned gasholder in 1968.

At the intersection of Southampton Street and Massachusetts Avenue are two unusual round buildings. The smaller is the New Market Pizza and Grill, which is perhaps the most ornate pizza place in the city. And the other is a solid six-story brick hotel, formerly the Roundhouse Suites, now the Best Western Plus Boston Hotel. Read more.

By - 5/8/18 - 3:55 pm

Victim identified as Edward Sanchez of Worcester.

Boston Police report a man in his 50s was found stabbed at 112 Southampton St. shortly after noon. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 3/30/18 - 9:24 am
Two of the dirt bikes

Seized inside a U-Haul storage facility.

Boston Police report arresting three Roxbury men after the trio had spent the evening allegedly stunting their way through traffic in the Newmarket Square area. Read more.

By - 2/27/18 - 12:20 pm

The Board of Appeals today approved Boston's fourth medical-marijuana dispensary at 50 Clapp St., off Massachusetts Avenue in Dorchester. Because of its location near the Methadone Mile, the proposed operator agreed to set a minimum purchase price of $40 to discourage any nearby addicts thinking of putting together enough money to buy a joint. Read more.

By - 12/9/17 - 10:02 am
Proctor Street shooting scene

Shooting scene. Photo by KMV.

A man sitting in a car on Proctor Street, around the corner from the Hen House, was shot shortly after midnight. KMV reports the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 12/5/17 - 7:39 pm

NBC Boston reports on a 100-gallon spill this afternoon.

By - 9/24/17 - 2:06 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Carlos Montalvo, 33.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 6:40 a.m. at Southampton and Topeka streets.

The victim, in his 30s, was taken to nearby Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 8/30/17 - 11:37 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. outside 850 Mass. Ave. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By - 8/12/17 - 4:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say stole a car at knifepoint early this morning only to crash it into another car a mile down Mass. Ave. Read more.

By - 6/23/17 - 10:57 am
Abandoned needles in Newmarket Square

Despite intense efforts by a city crew to pick up needles, Newmarket Square, where Methadone Mile begins (or ends), remains full of abandoned syringes. ZD Gordon shows us a not-so-rare Newmarket Porcupine.

By - 4/6/17 - 11:35 am

WHDH and Beth Germano at WBZ report the roof at a one-story American Red Cross building on Proctor Street, off Mass. Ave., gave way this morning.

By - 2/19/17 - 11:49 am

WCVB reports a woman suffered life-threayening injuries after a woman with whom shed been fighting outside Victoria's Diner dragged her down Mass. Ave. around 4 a.m.

By - 12/9/16 - 11:53 am

NECN reports a person hit by an MBTA bus at Massachusetts Avenue and Theodore Glynn Way Thursday night has died.

By - 10/25/16 - 8:15 am

Around 1:40 p.m. at Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue, the Globe reports, adding he is expected to survive.

By - 10/24/16 - 11:47 pm

Peter McGowan, 53, was ordered held without bail on a murder charge for the death of Stephen Cherup, 50, in a fight in Newmarket Square late Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.