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By adamg - 2/4/22 - 2:35 pm

Boston Police report detectives arrested a man with "a sizeable kitchen-style knife" just as he was reaching into the cash register of the Pleasant View Market on Savin Hill Avenue at Pleasant Street yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/21 - 11:28 am
Ever burning fire pit on Savin Hill Avenue in Dorchester

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about a fire pit at a construction site at Savin Hill Avenue between Dorchester Avenue and Auckland Street:

This open fire pit has been burning for the last three days.

By adamg - 12/18/20 - 8:56 am

WHDH reports that Avenue Liquors, 82 Savin Hill Ave., was held up at gunpoint by three guys Tuesday night - and that the clerk recognized one of the robbers from around the neighborhood.

By adamg - 12/8/20 - 2:19 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to re-open Venice Pizza at Savin Hill and Dorchester avenues. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/17 - 7:09 pm
Duke the K-9

Duke rests after the ruff assignment.

Boston Police report a burglar in search of ciggies and scratchies might have evaded them this morning if not for the keen snout of Duke the K-9 hound. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/17 - 12:45 pm
Savin Hill Avenue proposal

Architect's rendering of stars over Savin Hill.

The Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace a commercial building and two houses with a nine-unit condo building with retail and office space on Savin Hill Avenue at Sydney Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/17 - 10:28 am

The Dorchester Reporter gets the scoop on plans to replace a long derelict vacant variety store near the Savin Hill T stop.

By adamg - 2/10/16 - 6:44 pm

The Pleasant View Market at Savin Hill Avenue and Pleasant Street was robbed at gunpoint around 6 p.m. by three masked men with a gun, who made off with some cash and several cartons of Newport cigarettes.

Not long after, police shut down Roach Street off Dorchester Avenue when they tracked the suspects to an apartment at 22 Roach St. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/15 - 7:13 pm

Shortly after 7 p.m. at Sawyer and Savin Hill avenues by a black woman, stocky, wearing a black mask and a black jacket, who jumped into the passenger seat of a dark sedan.

By adamg - 8/11/15 - 12:11 am

A woman was robbed at gunpoint around midnight at Savin Hill Avenue and Tuttle Street in Dorchester, only a couple of doors down from the house Mayor Walsh is getting ready to leave for a new home in Lower Mills.

The suspect was described as black, in his teens, about 5'8" and 200 lbs. He jumped into a black SUV that fled down Maryland Street.

By adamg - 4/8/14 - 6:11 am

The homicide unit and the arson squad are investigating what exactly killed a person whose body was found inside a burning car shortly before 4 a.m. at Davitt Street and Savin Hill Avenue, according to Stanley Staco and Boston EMS Incidents.

Ed. note: I've closed the comments on this post. A lot of things were said about the dead man that may or may not be true, but which probably aren't appropriate to post about somebody who seems to have died in a tragic accident, rather than some criminal activity.

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