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By adamg - 8/19/19 - 7:58 am

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 6:25 a.m. at 83 Homes Ave. apparently started on the third floor and spread to the roof.

One person had to be rescued by firefighters, the department says. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/19 - 12:49 pm

NBC Boston reports that all six people in a car - including a young child - were injured in a crash with another car at Columbia Road and Hamilton Street around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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 - 8/14/19 - 8:44 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace an old house at 2 Neponset Ave., at Parkman Street, with a nine-unit, four-story building with ground-floor commercial space and 18 parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/19 - 9:36 am

Boston Police report a tip that a man awaiting trial on gun charges was walking around with another gun proved correct last evening. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 10:10 pm

Napoleon Blownaparte reports the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge is stuck in the upright position once more and that traffic is now being diverted around it. No telling what happens if it stays that way for more than four hours.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 1:36 pm
Callender-Maloney

Transit Police report arresting a man who took out his anger at the way his friend wasn't allowed to board a Mattapan Line trolley at Ashmont with a bicycle by first threatening the driver and then punching and slapping a 77-year-old man who tried to defuse the situation. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 9:45 am

Boston Police report that officers patrolling the area where two teens were shot stopped a car that had been reported stolen, arrested the driver for the loaded gun they say was on the front seat, then arrested two more people they say tried to keep them from arresting the guy. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 8:56 am

State Police report a trooper stuck in traffic in a work zone on I-93 south near Columbia Road, suffered minor injuries when another driver drove into the back of his cruiser around 2:50 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 11:10 pm
Wanted for armed home invasion

Wanted for armed home invasion

Boston Police reports they are looking for two men they say broke into an apartment through a rear window and tied an occupant up and blindfold her - after first threatening her with both a knife and a gun. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 9:07 am

WFXT reports they were shot around 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday outside 41 Michigan Ave. Both were taken away in critical condition, but are expected to survive, the station reports.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 12:08 pm

A man facing deportation to his native Haiti after pleading guilty to threatening two men with a gun in Dorchester in 2016 can withdraw his plea because the judge in the case didn't adequately explain that a conviction would likely result in deportation, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 9:47 am

Boston Police report arresting a Charlestown teen too young to be named on gun charges - and his older driver - last night following gunfire on Glenarm Street in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 8:03 am

Stanley Staco reports two men were shot, one in the stomach, one in the leg, on Blue Hill Avenue between Warren and Devon streets around 4:15 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/19 - 10:17 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m. Live Boston reports the victim managed to get to Boston Medical Center.

By adamg - 8/2/19 - 9:05 am
Fire at 600 Blue Hill Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire this morning at 600 Blue Hill Ave., at Columbia Road, did an estimated $500,000 in damage to stores, including the Fernandez Brothers Grocery. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/19 - 5:12 pm
Tree down in Dorchester

A roving UHub photographer came across this scene during the afternoon weather at Park and Bourneside by Town Field in Fields Corner (and yes, for all you cranky commenters, he was fully stopped, at a red light).

By adamg - 7/31/19 - 5:07 pm
By adamg - 7/30/19 - 4:33 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a developer's plan to replace Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, at 500 Talbot Ave., at Argyle Street, with a four-story apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 11:57 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Neighborhood House Charter School to add a gym and 12 new classrooms to handle 70 eighth-grade students at its Queen Street campus - but with a proviso that the school not be allowed to educate more than 525 total students at the site. Read more.

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