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By adamg - 8/6/20 - 8:24 pm

Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report the arrest of a Level 3 sex offender on charges that after an evening with a woman he met in Quincy and then took to Dorchester, he refused to let he leave the next morning and raped her at knifepoint. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/20 - 9:19 pm

Update: Victim died, identified as John Ramsey, 25, of Dorchester.

A man driving on Ellington Street near Blue Hill Avenue was shot and then crashed into a wall at 632 Blue Hill Ave. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

Shell casings were recovered on Ellington Street.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 9:52 pm

In three separate incidents after 9:15 p.m., one at Blue Hill Avenue and Dewey Street, one a couple blocks away at Blue Hill Avenue and Maywood Street and the third a couple blocks away from that on Quincy Street, about a block off Blue Hill Avenue. All three victims were taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 7/3/20 - 10:15 am
Fire at 1220 Blue Hill Ave.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 1220 Blue Hill Ave., a three decker near Woolson Street, in Mattapan for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/20 - 9:39 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a disturbance at Burger King, 100 Washington St., wound up arresting both occupants of a pickup truck they spotted peeling out as they pulled in. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 2:28 pm

A man was shot on Blue Hill Avenue near Woolson Street around 1:55 p.m. He made it across the street and up to the B-3 police station, from where he was taken to a local hospital.

By adamg - 4/29/20 - 1:52 pm

Boston Police report the Covid-19-aware girl got on her gruffest voice and demanded a boy roll down the window of his car on Blue Hill Avenue at Greenlock Street in Dorchester last Wednesday night, while his mother was at a market there, then demanded he and cousin, also in the car, get out, which they did, and then she got in and drove away. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 9:28 am
Plastic sheeting at local market

A roving UHub photographer couldn't help but notice the DIY shielding now in place at Mama Supermarket at Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street in Mattapan.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 5:30 pm

Around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Schuyler Street, possibly as many as eight rounds. Spent shells were found at that intersection.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 2:45 pm
Blue Hill Avenue at Arbutus Street in 1929.

Blue Hill Avenue at Arbutus Street in 1929. See it larger.

StreetsBlogMass reports Boston transportation planners are looking at the idea of creating dedicated bus lanes down the center of Blue Hill Avenue - including stations along the way - as a way to improve service on the 28 line. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 1:19 pm
Investigators next to car on its side

BPD investigators on scene where things went sideways. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a roll-over crash with at least two people taken to the hospital and at least eight parked cars damaged and possibly totaled, on Blue Hill Avenue near American Legion Highway around 4:15 a.m.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 7:50 pm

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that Pure Oasis at 430 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall got the last state OK it needed today and will open Monday.

By adamg - 2/27/20 - 12:16 am

Live Boston reports on crashes at Blue Hill Avenue and Seaver Street around 10:30 p.m. that sent four people to the hospital. The intersection was shut for an investigation.

By adamg - 2/21/20 - 12:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they say beat and robbed a third last night after they asked him for money and he said no. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/20 - 7:10 pm


Boston Police report that one of three teens stabbed during a fight on Blue Hill Avenue near Seaver Street on Saturday afternoon died. Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 11:31 pm

WBZ reports on the double stabbing on Blue Hill Avenue near Evelyn Street just before 8 p.m.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 10:46 am
Trolley on Blue Hill Avenue in 1933

The Boston City Archives has a photo of a trolley running down Blue Hill Avenue on Jan. 3, 1933. Like Columbia Road and Washington Street south of West Roxbury Parkway, Blue Hill Avenue today has a median strip where the trolleys used to run.

By adamg - 12/28/19 - 10:37 am

Boston Police report arresting three of the four teens they say tried to hold up an Uber driver shortly before 8 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue, just north of Morton Street. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 10:45 am
The Wellington on Blue Hill Avenue

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 39-unit apartment building on Blue Hill Avenue at Wellington Hill Street that will include ground-floor space for a coffee shop and two other small stores. Read more.

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