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By adamg - 2/26/21 - 11:09 am
25 Fountain St. rendering

Rendering by Prellwitz Chilinski Associates.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved plans for a four-story, 40-unit condo building at Fountain and Regent streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 10:40 am

Thrillist talks to Frank Poindexter, general manager of Wally's on Mass. Ave. about how it's staying around when so many other small music sites in the Boston area have had to shut over the past year.

By adamg - 2/22/21 - 11:33 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man who got into an argument that ended when another guy shot at him and wound up killing a woman standing a block away before the start of the J'Ouvert parade on Blue Hill Avenue in August, 2014. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/21 - 10:00 pm
Snowwoman in Franklin Park

Lauren did her first snowshoe traipsing today, in Franklin Park.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 3:54 pm
New bus stop going in on Columbus Avenue

One day, that bus will zoom right down the middle of the avenue.

Construction crews have been busy in recent months building new bus stops between Egleston and Jackson squares for dedicated bus lanes and stops that planners say will mean a faster ride to and from Jackson Square and Ruggles on the 22, 29 and 44 bus routes. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/12/21 - 11:49 am
Dante Lara

A federal judge today sentenced Dante "King Nasty" Lara, a member of the Devon Street Kings branch of the national Latin Kings gang, to two years in federal prison on a RICO charge, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 1:57 pm
Gun and bullets

Gun and unloaded bullets.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was sitting in a car behind Flames in Grove Hall with a gun in his waistband loaded with 21 bullets early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 10:13 am
Joel Richards

Joel Richards, currently a teacher at the Blackstone Elementary School in the South End, has announced he's running for the District 4 (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale) seat that Andrea Campbell is giving up to run for mayor. Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/21 - 11:00 am

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals today upheld a six-month jail sentence for Jennifer Garvey, convicted on two counts of assault and battery for pepper-spraying a woman in the eyes at close range and beating her with a baton after the woman tried to comfort another woman who'd been reported as drunk on a bus at the then Dudley T stop in 2014. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/21 - 2:13 pm

A Roxbury man who was charged with stabbing somebody at the Nubian Square bus station around 2 p.m. on Wednesday was arrested there again last night after he allegedly lunged at another man with a knife for eying his woman, only his woman tried to stop him and he wound up stabbing her instead, Transit Police say. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/21 - 10:11 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Around 10 p.m. She was taken to a local hospital with an injury not considered life threatening. A folding knife possibly used in the attack was found at the station.

By adamg - 1/29/21 - 9:01 am

The Huntington News reports Northeastern University has agreed to make a proposed 975-bed dorm at 840 Columbus Ave. a proposed 800-bed dorm after nearby residents said: Enough.

As part of the project, which would be built and run by a private company, Northeastern would sell off some of the rental units it now owns in the Fenway.

By adamg - 1/28/21 - 9:39 am
Artist's rendering of East Lenox Street apartments

Rendering by Monte French Design Studio.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved a seven-story, 34-unit apartment building with solar panels on the roof at 11 East Lenox St. in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/21 - 4:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting an Andover man they say ran into the back of a Boston EMS ambulance that had its lights and sirens going, then got out and ran away, ultimately winding up cornered and then cuffed on the roof of an industrial building next to Clifford Park. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/21 - 10:21 pm

"Bigger" - Boston Latin School tribute to VP Kamala Harris

Shown today during an MLK commemoration.

Note the final shot inside the BLS auditorium scans across some of the hundreds of years of white male headmasters before the camera focuses on current Head of School Rachel Skerrit.

By adamg - 1/18/21 - 9:41 pm

Fort Hill residents called 911 today to summon police when they saw a contractor tearing down the garages at the home where filmmaker and activist Henry Hampton lived as he produced the award-winning documentary series, "Eyes on the Prize" and created one of the larges minority-owned production companies in the country. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/21 - 11:55 am

Inyoung You will face trial for manslaughter on allegations she prodded her boyfriend to throw himself off a garage roof in 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 8:52 pm

Bruce Rose, 66, who was beaten into unconsciousness and left lying in his own blood on the floor of his Pompeii Street apartment on Christmas Eve has died, which means the man already charged with the attack will face new charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 12:14 pm

Eric Tran Thai, 36, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of child pornography yesterday for incidents in which he would sit in a stall in boys' rooms at Boston Latin School and surreptitiously video students in 2017, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/21 - 6:48 pm

With 200 dose of the Moderna vaccine distributed by the state, Northeastern has started vaccinating its front-line workers - for example, those who work in health services.

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