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By adamg - 10/2/20 - 2:29 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Duxbury man on charges he smashed somebody with a bottle, then kicked the unconscious man even as he stripped him of his clothing, in the area of Dudley and Belden streets in Uphams Corner around 7 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/20 - 8:34 pm
Dudley Street crime scene

Part of the crime scene. Photo by Matt Moloney.

Two people were shot around 5 p.m. on Dudley Street at Howard Avenue, WFXT and Live Boston report, adding the injuries are not considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/20 - 1:22 pm

Noah FreeMan, owner of Spokehouse, a bicycle shop in Uphams Corner, reports the shop was smashed into and customers' bicycles stolen, during what became extended looting following Sunday night's march from Roxbury to Boston Common. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/20 - 11:26 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for Anthony Mazza, who was convicted 47 years ago on charges he strangled a bank manager in a Bowdoin Street rooming house, after concluding his lawyer never got a police statement that might have implicated the tenant of the apartment where the dead man's body was found. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/20 - 4:12 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office has asked a Supreme Judicial court judge to return William Utley to jail while he awaits trial - originally set to begin yesterday - on charges he stabbed Andew Young to death during an argument outside a Grove Hall bar in 2018. Read more.

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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 - 11/27/19 - 9:59 am

Boston Police report arresting Raekwon Harris, 22, of Dorchester, for a stabbing on Dudley Street that sent a man to the hospital in serious condition with multiple stab wounds. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 11:23 am
Leyland Street rendering

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a non-profit group's proposal for a five-story, 43-unit apartment building for senior citizens at 9 Leyland St. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/19 - 9:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was captured on surveillance video shoot a gun into the air several times on Arion Street, off Columbia Road in Uphams Corner early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/19 - 1:19 pm
Joy Parade in Dorchester

Greg Cook photographed (and took part in) yesterday's Joy Parade, in which Nick Cave's inflatable "Augment" art installation was moved from the Boston Center of the Arts in the South End to 555 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner, where it'll be on display through April.

By adamg - 8/30/19 - 9:28 am
Architect's rendering of 706 Dudley St.

Architect's rendering.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, 26-unit building on what is now a vacant lot at Dudley and Humphreys streets in Uphams Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/19 - 1:56 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the change of plans and operators for the long dormant structure.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 12:41 pm

Boston Police report the man shot to death at Dudley Street and Columbia Road Sunday night was Adilson Barbosa, 22.

His brother, JoJo, has set up a GoFundMe page to help the family pay funeral expenses.

By adamg - 7/14/19 - 11:44 pm

Victim identified as Adilson Barbosa, of Dorchester.

A man was shot in the head at Columbia Road and Dudley Street around 11:40 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/19 - 11:54 pm

UPDATE, 7/12: Two arrested.

NBC Boston reports both a man and a child were shot on Folsom Street at Dudley Street just before 11 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 9:27 am
9 Leyland St. proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corp. has filed plans for a 43-unit, $20-million apartment building at 9 Leyland St. in Dorchester, with all the units to be rented to senior citizens making no more than 60% of the area median income. Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/19 - 12:06 pm

A federal judge today rejected a Boston man's argument that the Second Amendment lets him walk around with a gun if he feels like it and upheld his three-year jail sentence for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/19 - 9:00 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda (Dorchester) and city officials say they've brokered a deal between Uphams House of Pizza on Columbia Road and a teenager who got into a beef with an employee there that could calm a tense situation that had spread into the community via videos on social media and sparked calls for a boycott of the 30-year-old pizza place. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/18 - 9:11 am

Boston Police report officers asked to check on the well being of a man at 614 Columbia Rd. found the man dead, around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police are treating the death as suspicious. Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 10/25/18 - 10:06 am
Gentrification Game in Uphams Corner

Greg Cook reports on educator and video star Tory Bullock and the Gentrification Game installation he set up for today and tomorrow between 4 and 7 p.m. at Dudley Neighbors, 572 Columbia Road:

One neighborhood is home to a liquor store while the other has a wine emporium. One side has a check cashing business and a torn-down theater, while the other has “an actual bank” and a pristine theater. Bullock asks, “Can you survive in my fictional transitional neighborhood?”

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