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By adamg - 6/16/22 - 10:26 am
1169-1171 Adams St. rendering

Rendering by Spalding Tougias Architects.

A North End developer has filed plans to replace an equipment-rental place and a vacant house at 1161-1169 Adams St. in Dorchester Lower Mills with a five-story, 29-unit condo building - with 29 parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/22 - 11:24 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Dominic Shiner's conviction for voluntary manslaughter for the stabbing death of Sean Dwyer outside Dwyer's Adams Street barber shop in 2014. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 3:31 pm
Santa suit at a Dorchester dry cleaner

Because they close at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Voo Doo reports.

By adamg - 11/18/21 - 11:54 am

The Boston Licensing Board today gave Kenneth Blasi permission to buy out his brother Joseph and re-open Blasi Cafe, 762 Adams St. in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/21 - 10:50 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Blasi's Cafe, 762 Adams St. in Dorchester, is seeking to re-open.

Blasi's was heavily damaged in a two-alarm fire in September, 2017.

By adamg - 7/3/21 - 12:06 pm
Firefighters at Adams Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 115 Adams St. around 11 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/21 - 5:14 pm


Boston Police have released video of two of the three men they say have beaten and robbed people near the intersection of Ashmont and Adams streets the past two Saturdays. Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 11:04 am

The Dorchester Reporter fills our cup with an update on the South Boston bucket-coffee place's return to Adams Village - in renovated space in the building where Windy City used to be until a fire in 2019. The Windy City space itself will be taken by a cookie place.

By adamg - 12/24/20 - 10:20 am

A Suffolk Superior Court judge this week ordered Anthony Nicholes, 50, continue to be held without bail on a second-degree murder charge for the stabbing death of Onell Colon on Adams Street in Dorchester on July 3. Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/20 - 11:13 pm
Ambulance about to leave with shooting victim

Ambulance about to leave with victim. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: Suspect arrested.

Live Boston reports BPD officers responding to a ShotSpotter call found a man with several gunshot wounds in a car at Gallivan Boulevard and Adams Street around 3:15 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/20 - 3:14 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say used a box cutter to hold up somebody on Adams Street in Dorchester last night - only to find the victim had just a quarter - and then punched another person who refused to give him any money at all. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/20 - 2:02 pm
Guns, ammo and knife

Seized guns, ammo and knife. Photo by State Police.

Boston and State Police report arresting three men on gun charges in two incidents on Adams Street in Dorchester less than two hours apart overnight - with one of them after he was allegedly driving around Dorchester with two guns, more than 500 rounds of ammunition and a knife. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 8:41 am
Man in ambulance in Dorchester

Man about to be transported to the hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as James Martin, 26.

Boston Police report a man was shot at 336 Adams St., at Neponset Avenue, around 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/20 - 11:36 pm

Victim identified as Jason Brandao, 28, of Dorchester.

Around 11:15 p.m. at 121 Adams Street at Leedsville Street. A man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A woman was also shot, but she is expected to survive, police say.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 7/4/20 - 2:03 pm
Fields Corner crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Onell Colon, 36, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed around 11 p.m. on July 3 at 205 Adams St. in Dorchester's Fields Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 11:47 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a plan by Lisa Fonseca-Depina to convert the current Eglise Baptiste les Sentinelles, 417 Adams St., into a six-seat nail salon called Glam Gawds. Read more.

By adamg - 8/14/19 - 1:15 pm
Flipped car

Segun Idowu reports he happened upon this flipped car around noon and that he and some other folks managed to get the driver out and she just had some minor scratches.

By adamg - 2/22/19 - 3:30 pm
Fire on Adams Street in Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started on the second floor of 184 Adams St. spread to the third floor.

Firefighters responded around 1:15 p.m., the department says. Damage was estimated at $100,000 and the cause is under investigation.

By adamg - 9/27/18 - 8:33 am
Storrowed truck on Adams Street in Dorchester

Stuck truck. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries after a truck driver wedged his truck but good under the Red Line tracks on Adams Street near Lincoln Street around 7:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/18 - 7:17 pm

Boston Police report officers keeping an eye on Trevor Clarke, wanted for several armed holdups of Dorchester convenience stores, nabbed him last night when he forced somebody out of a car at gunpoint and tried to drive off. Read more.

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