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By adamg - 8/21/23 - 8:53 pm
Rendering of proposed 81 Hancock St.

Rendering with lens flare by Vanko Studio.

Ed. note: Story updated to note the current building will not be torn down.

The owner of the building that now houses the Fernandez IV Liquors, a pizza place and a laundromat on Hancock Street at Trull Street in Dorchester has proposed adding three floors of apartments, with the liquor store and the laundromat remaining during construction. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/23 - 1:13 pm

Update: All approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let Dorchester resident Yimi Lajara open Mofongo Factory Restaurant at 299 Hancock St. in Dorchester - and to allow a franchisee to open Halal and spicy-fried-chicken places at the South Bay mall. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/23 - 2:05 pm
Rendering of proposed Hancock Street building

Rendering by RODE Architects.

A developer has filed plans to replace a car wash at 247 Hancock St. in Dorchester with a six-story, 47-unit residential building. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/23 - 4:04 pm

The Boston Licensing Board this week canceled the license of La Parrilla on Hancock Street following a hearing at which police said three people were shot in October an illegal after-hours basement club run by the son of some woman in New York, rather than the licensed owner. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/23 - 1:14 pm
La Parrilla after the shootings

La Parrilla after the shootings (via Dorchester Reporter).

Update: Licensed canceled.

Diustin Cruz, the owner of La Parrilla, 299 Hancock St. in Dorchester, didn't appear at a licensing hearing today on a triple shooting early on Oct. 30 in what police say was an illegal after-hours club, where customers could order an entire bottle of liquor or take puffs on a hookah until the sun came up. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/22 - 1:30 pm

Three people were shot inside La Parilla restaurant, 299 Hancock St. in Dorchester, around 5:50 a.m. Read more.

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.

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