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By adamg - 2/22/20 - 9:58 pm

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about dead eels among the rocks by the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge: Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/20 - 1:53 pm

Boston Police report the man fatally shot in an apartment at 89 Woodrow Ave. in Dorchester Thursday night was Marcos Blanco, 42, of Dorchester. WFXT reports he was the father of two.

By adamg - 2/21/20 - 11:00 pm

The MBTA is reporting Red Line delays up to 15 minutes due to a balky train inbound near JFK/UMass. John Lyons reports he was on the dead train for 20 minutes with nary an announcement what was going on.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 11:24 pm

Victim identified as Marcos Blanco, 42, of Dorchester.

A man was shot in the torso in an apartment at 89 Woodrow Ave., around 11:10 p.m. Boston Police report he was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

This is Boston's eighth murder in 2020, the third in a week.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 12:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and a woman early this morning that they say were in a Codman Square building they had no business being in. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 11:13 am

Boston Police report charging a 17-year-old with manslaughter for the death of Kareem Garnett, Jr., 18, of Dorchester, found shot repeatedly around noon yesterday on Cameron Street. Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/20 - 2:36 pm

Boston Police report a teenager was shot outside 6 Cameron St.,, near Hancock Street, around noon. Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/20 - 2:06 pm
Factories along the Mother Brook in 1890

Factories where the Mother Brook flows into the Neponset in 1890 (the large factory is now home to senior-citizen apartments). Source.

The federal EPA is considering whether to designate the Neponset River from Hyde Park to Lower Mills as a place so polluted it requires federal funds and expertise to help clean it up. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/20 - 11:32 am
Baran-Garcia

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he pursued another man on the Red line and bit him somewhere between Fields Corner and Andrew on Sunday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/20 - 11:08 pm

WCVB reports the thief drove to Randolph and let the 5-year-old girl out, then took off again. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/20 - 9:02 am
Truck wedged under MBTA bridge in Dorchester

Dot Malone came across some storrowing action on Conley Street, off Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 8 a.m. - a driver manage to wedge his or her truck nice and tight under the Red Line's Braintree branch.

By adamg - 2/12/20 - 10:52 am

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire at Bullard and Rosseter streets in Dorchester around 2:45 p.m. yesterday found two waist-clutching teens - one 15, the other 16 - trying to flee the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/20 - 10:21 am

State Rep. Dan Cullinane (D - Dorchester) announced this morning he won't run for re-election this fall. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/20 - 7:20 am

An officer whose partner was trying to stop a man who had repeatedly stabbed another on Adams Street late Monday shot the man in the thigh when he turned his knife towards the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said at the scene: Read more.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 1:41 pm

Boston Police report the man fatally shot on Magnolia Street in Dorchester on Feb. 5 was Admilson Ribeiro, 21, of Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/20 - 12:26 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 566 Columbia Road, near Hancock Street, around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Read more

By adamg - 2/6/20 - 3:18 pm
Map of proposed Boston pot shops

Map of proposed pot shops city has OKed and the one (in red) that's gotten required state approval.

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission today signed off on a proposal for a company called Pure Oasis to open Boston's first recreational pot shop, at 430 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall. Read more.

By TheDot - 2/6/20 - 8:55 am

I've been curious as to why the Everett Square flag isn't up on a regular basis. I miss seeing it from my home.

By adamg - 2/5/20 - 11:13 pm

Victim identified as Admilson Ribeiro, 21, of Dorchester.

Around 6:30 p.m. on Magnolia Street near Emrose Terrace, Live Boston reports.

This is Boston's fourth murder in 2020.

By adamg - 2/3/20 - 11:51 am

Boston Police report arresting a Lawrence man on on multiple charges related to a series of crimes over several blocks in Dorchester last night - and that two accomplices remain at large. Read more.

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