The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 59 Wales St. around 1:15 pm. for what turned into a four-alarm fire that spread to a neighboring building. Read more.
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Apartment building for homeless families approved on Wales Street in Dorchester after it's reduced in size
The Zoning Board of Appeal today unanimously approved a non-profit group's plan to replace a crumbling 10-unit apartment building at 37 Wales St. with a new four-story building with 20 apartments for families coming out of homelessness. Read more.
Boston Police are looking for up to four SUVs or vans that came rolling down Wales Street between Blue Hill Avenue and Harvard Street, the occupants of each firing guns, apparently at each other, shortly after 9:10 p.m.
At least initially, police did not find any victims, although one building was hit.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by the non-profit Heading Home to replace a crumbling 10-unit apartment building at 37 Wales St. in Dorchester with 23 new apartments rented to families trying to get out of homelessness. Read more.
Heading Home, Inc., has filed plans with the BPDA to build a five-story, 23-unit apartment at 37 Wales St. in Dorchester for families trying to get out of homelessness. Read more.
Even in a high-crime part of Dorchester, seeing two guys shake hands after one jumps a fence for a quick meeting is not enough to warrant pat frisks, court rules
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Suffolk County prosecutors cannot use a loaded gun allegedly found on a Dorchester man as evidence against him, because police found it under his puffy coat and sweatshirt during what it ruled was an unconstitutional pat frisk. Read more.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Phillip Woods, 23.
617 Images reports the three were shot at Nightingale and Wales streets around 2:20 a.m. The dead victim was pronounced at the scene. Boston Police report all three were men in their early 20s.
A bullet went through a wall and into a nearby resident's apartment.