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By adamg - 3/31/22 - 1:19 pm

Boston Police responded to a report of some "male anatomy" on Hancock Street in Dorchester's Uphams Corner around 7:20 a.m. yesterday to find a severed penis, which may have been sitting there for several hours. Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/21 - 1:54 pm
Car on sidewalk in Uphams Corner

Will & Coli C-F reports from Dorchester's Uphams Corner around 1:40 p.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/21 - 9:15 am
Beacon Hill street turned into torrent

BWSC reports it had already shut off water in the area of Myrtle and Hancock streets for some repair work overnight when a contractor "broke a gate valve" at Hancock and Myrtle streets around 12:30 a.m., briefly creating a roaring river, complete with waterfalls. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/20 - 11:01 am
120 Hancock St. rendering

Rendering by Studio Luz Architects.

Urbanica of Roxbury has filed plans with the BPDA to build 15 "affordable" condos at 120-122 Hancock St., at the base of Dorchester's Jones Hill, near Howe Street. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 9:35 pm
Guns and ammunition

Seized guns and ammunition.

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges for the three illegal weapons and ammunition they say officers found in his apartment - where they initially went while following a blood trail after a knife fight in the parking lot of a nearby liquor store Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/20 - 8:56 pm

At Hancock and Trull streets, around 8:45 p.m, in a knife fight. Police found one victim on the third floor of a nearby house, and a second outside - and then a car drove up to a local emergency room with two more stabbing victims.

By adamg - 3/27/20 - 9:13 am

Boston Police report a man already wanted on gun, drug and domestic-violence charges now faces robbery and assault and battery charges for an incident Wednesday afternoon at Dorchester Avenue and Hancock Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/20 - 9:36 am

Live Boston reports a man was shot on Hancock Street, between Trull and Glendale streets, around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 1:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter provides an update on the four-acre, $200-million project on Dorchester Avenue at Hancock Street.

By adamg - 3/3/19 - 6:26 pm
Graffiti calling for class warfare

An example of the graffiti. Via 311.

State Police report somebody tagged up the State House - and a private house at Mt. Vernon and Hancock streets - Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/18 - 9:17 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a proposed recreational-marijuana shop on Hancock Street in Uphams Corner - where customers would need to make an appointment first.

The Boston Sun reports on a Canadian chain that wants to open a pot shop at 120 Brookline Ave.

By adamg - 7/24/18 - 10:51 am

The developer of a 36-unit apartment building at 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester has notified the BPDA it is planning to increase the number of affordable units from 5 to 10 and to restrict the rent on another 11 units - in part due to funding from a property-tax surcharge approved by Boston voters in 2016. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/17 - 11:27 am
Proposal for 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester

Rendering by Rode Architects.

The Board of Appeal today approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/17 - 10:54 pm

In the area of Trull Street at Hancock Street around 10:30 p.m. Two victims managed to get to a local emergency room on their own.

By adamg - 4/2/17 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men, one packing a loaded gun, after a crash on Neponset Avenue near Adams Street around 4:35 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/16 - 4:01 pm
Pacific Auto in Dorchester

Barely anything left after FBI raid on Tuesday.

Take a look at a June, 2016 photo of the lot at Pacific Auto Sales, 221 Hancock St. in Dorchester, and you see a couple dozen cars, all under bright pennants.

But, federal officials say, none of the cars were actually for sale - just their contents were. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/16 - 10:27 pm

Around 9:30 p.m. on Hancock near Rill.

By adamg - 7/7/16 - 2:40 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot dead around 11:35 a.m. outside 68 Hancock St. A passerby, a woman in her 50s, was shot in the leg and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

By adamg - 6/22/16 - 8:43 pm

Firefighters on roof. Photo by BFD.

UPDATE: BFD says the fire started in a rooftop flowerpot, but that investigators don't know what set that on fire.

A fire called in around 7:10 p.m. at 32-34 Hancock St. did an estimated $500,000 in damage, but caused no injuries, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The four-story building has 16 units.

By adamg - 8/14/15 - 12:12 am

Around 11:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the liquor store at Hancock and Trull streets. When police arrived there was nobody there; the victims, a man and a woman, showed up not long after at Boston Medical Center.

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