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By adamg - 10/26/20 - 9:06 pm
Evidence markers on Norton Street

Aftermath of gunfire. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports multiple shots were fired on Norton Street between Bowdoin and Stonehurst streets in Dorchester around 6:50 p.m. Nobody was hit.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 3:41 pm
Long line of cars in Dorchester

Chipsy 231 reports motorists seemed to be getting testy this afternoon as the line of traffic grew and slowed in front of the Phillips Candy House on Morrissey Boulevard. The state shut Freeport Street towards Morrissey and the Granite Avenue Bridge for repairs.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 3:33 pm

Boston Police report arresting an 18-year-old from Brockton and two younger accomplices, one 17, from Boston, the other 14, from Dedham, on charges they stole a car at gunpoint around midnight at 30 Browning Ave. in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/20 - 11:43 pm
Water main break, flooded road in Dorchester

BWSC responds to another water-main break. Photo by John Smith.

Shortly before 10 p.m., the BWSC reported a water-main burst under Columbia Road where ht passes under the Southeast Expressway, near JFK/UMass station.

By adamg - 10/23/20 - 11:58 am

Raughn Williams didn't like seeing the flashing blues in his rear view on Storrow Drive, so he sped away, rocketing across the Tobin Bridge and then down into Chelsea, where he crashed into two parked cars and got arrested and charged for the loaded gun he had in a pants leg, which might now mean up to ten years in federal prison, federal authorities say. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/23/20 - 9:19 am
Victim in ambulance about to be taken to the hospital

Victim in ambulance, about to be taken to the hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports four people were shot on Columbia Road at Stanwood Street around 10:50 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/20 - 3:38 pm

A federal judge today sentenced Gary Webster to eight months in prison after he was monitored five times selling cocaine and fentanyl on Codman Hill Avenue in Dorchester in 2016, while he was working as director of constituent services for at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu, who at the time was city-council president, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/20 - 11:33 am
Recyclable collection bin

Justin Thompson thanks whoever had put up these recyclable bins around his Dorchester neighborhood:

Broken glass was (kinda still is) a problem at Hemenway and the Adams-King parks.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 3:18 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Floor&Decor of Atlanta to renovate the now shuttered National Wholesale Liquidators building at 729 Morrissey Blvd. into a flooring superstore. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 12:44 pm

The Boston Police Patrolmen's Association today called on its members to boycott a Lower Mills taco place whenever a particular bartender is on duty because of the way she tangled with cops while protesting white supremacists in Copley Square over the weekend. Only problem: She hasn't worked there since 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/20 - 10:01 pm

Boston Police report that Isaiah Pires Andrade, 18, of Randolph, died yesterday, five days after he was shot in the head in an SUV on Kingsdale Street at Wales Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/20 - 9:00 am

LiveBoston reports somebody was shot on Kingsdale Street in Dorchester around 12:45 a.m. Arriving officers found a newly crashed car there but had to search neighboring streets to find the victim, whose injuries were not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 10/15/20 - 11:42 pm

State Police report a Dorchester woman faces a variety of charges after getting her econobox to accelerate past 100 m.p.h. on the turnpike today before flipping it over on the exit ramp to Rte. 9 in Framingham. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/20 - 11:01 am
120 Hancock St. rendering

Rendering by Studio Luz Architects.

Urbanica of Roxbury has filed plans with the BPDA to build 15 "affordable" condos at 120-122 Hancock St., at the base of Dorchester's Jones Hill, near Howe Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/20 - 4:46 pm

BC High in Dorchester told parents today that it's moving to online classes tomorrow and Friday after getting notice today of its fifth student case of Covid-19 since last Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/20 - 11:14 am

DCR is advising that high tides between Thursday and next Wednesday could force shutdowns of Morrissey Boulevard as Mother Nature reminds us what happens when you literally build roads at sea level.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 10:27 pm

Around 10:10 p.m. on Draper Street at Ridgewood Street, although police found the newly bullet-riddled vehicle. abandoned, a couple blocks away, where Draper turns into Arcadia Street.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 9:43 pm

Victim identified as Isaiah Pires Andrade, 18, of Randolph.

Shortly before 9:30 p.m., a man in an SUV was shot on Kingsdale Street, off Wales Street. He managed to drive down Wales and then turned onto Talbot and drove to Blue Hill Avenue, where he crashed and EMTs found him. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 10:44 am
Turkeys on Gallivan Boulevard

Armand the roving UHub photographer was forced to stop roving this morning when a band of Turkey Liberation Fronters staged a protest in the middle of Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester, a month and a half before Thanksgiving.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 10:54 am
151 Spencer St. rendering

151 Spencer St. rendering by Studio Luz Architects.

The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp. last week filed plans for new apartments in buildings on Spencer Street and New England Avenue. Read more.

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