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By adamg - 3/23/24 - 2:07 pm

State Sen. Nick Collins (D-1st Suffolk) is now offering his support for the proposed Small Victories tavern on Dorchester Street in South Boston, two days after he angrily denounced it as a potential home of date-apping "vidiots" being pushed by buttinsky East Bostonians. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/24 - 3:37 pm

Entertainment Application Hearing 03-21-24

The entire hearing. See below for Collins's statement.

Update: Collins offers conditional support.

State Sen. Nick Collins (D-1st Suffolk) unleashed a barrage of invective yesterday against plans by the owner of the Quiet Few tavern in East Boston's Jeffries Point to open a similar tavern at 400 Dorchester St. in South Boston's Andrew Square, calling it a potential hellhole catering to the very sort of losers the neighborhood doesn't need - despite testimony from people in Andrew Square they can't wait for it to open. Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/24 - 11:31 am
Josh Weinstein

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of the Quiet Few in East Boston's Jeffries Point open a similar establishment, to be called Small Victories, at 400 Dorchester St. in South Boston's Andrew Square, where Backyard Betty's was meant to go. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/23 - 11:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting a teen they say went to class at Up Academy, 215 Dorchester St. in South Boston with a loaded gun in his backpack today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/22 - 4:21 pm

A Dorchester man was released on personal recognizance - but ordered to attend AA meetings - at his arraignment today on a variety of charges for an incident in South Boston early Saturday in which he allegedly stole a car, fell into a drunken stupor at a traffic light, accelerated when two Boston cops woke him up, then offered them $10,000 to let him go, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/22 - 9:44 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating two recent incidents of indecent assault and battery in the area of Dorchester Street and East Broadway in South Boston.

Indecent assault and battery can include such things as groping and rubbing rather than rape.

Police did not provide additional details.

By adamg - 6/4/22 - 4:06 pm

Around 3:25 p.m., somebody, possibly on a scooter, fired three shots on Dorchester Street in the area of Rogers Street. He didn't hit anybody, but three vehicles got fresh bullet holes.

By adamg - 5/18/21 - 11:14 am
Rendering of 1778 Columbia Rd.

Shot down: Rendeirng of proposed 1778 Columbia Rd. three-family.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by the owner of 25 Dorchester St. to add a roof deck after nearby residents and elected officials said the last thing they'd want to see at a building with frequent 911 calls about loud parties is a place for outdoor partying. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/21 - 9:15 pm

On Dorchester Street at Woodward Street, around 9 p.m. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By adamg - 11/12/20 - 5:19 pm

Dorchester Street Aggravated Assault

Boston Police report they are looking for members of a swarm of people on dirt bikers and four wheelers who attacked a man at West 4th and Dorchester streets in South Boston around 8 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/20 - 11:47 pm

WFXT reports a a person was stabbed in Andrew Square. Jim reports it was shortly before 9:30 p.m. The homicide unit was brought in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 5/13/20 - 11:31 pm

Around 11 p.m. at 246 Dorchester St., near East 9th Street, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 8/22/18 - 8:57 pm
400 Dorchester St. rendering

Artist's rendering.

Developers David Winick and David Matteo have filed plans with the BPDA for a six-story apartment building with space for a ground-floor restaurant where Dorchester Street, Preble Street and Dorchester Avenue meet. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/18 - 11:19 pm

Around 10:50 p.m. at Dorchester and East 8 streets, Mass Incident Paging reports.

By adamg - 11/6/17 - 3:15 pm
256 Dorchester St. rendering

Architect's rendering of 256 Dorchester St.

The owner of Bell's Market on Dorchester Street has submitted plans to the BPDA for a $13-million, five-story replacement building with 32 apartments and room for his market on the first floor. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/17 - 12:04 am

Around 11:50 p.m. on Friday at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue. One car was hit twice, police found three shell casings in the intersection. No people hit.

By adamg - 1/11/17 - 10:42 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to grant a full liquor license to the sushi restaurant Michael Shaw wants to open where Salsa's used to be on Dorchester St. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/16 - 10:11 pm
Crash in Andrew Square, South Boston

Aftermath of the crash. Photo by MB.

Ed. note: Headline changed until I get a definite answer on the state of the injured person.

Around 10 p.m. at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue, involving two cars. MB reports one of the cars blew through a red light. The homicide unit was called in - routine for unexpected deaths or cases where somebody is near death - and officers from other districts have been called in to shut down roads in the area.

FTC131 also saw the aftermath of the crash: Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/16 - 12:11 pm
Melted ad in South Boston

A peeved citizen is unlikely to patronize the Dorchester Street laundry that left a flier on his or her car:

[They] left a flier on my car windshield that now has melted and cannot get off. Who should I report to that they are defacing my private property?

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