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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.

By adamg - 11/27/19 - 8:39 pm

Live Boston reports the man was shot in the 1300 block of Blue Hill Avenue, north of Norfolk Street around 4:40 p.m. and that a gun was recovered on Hiawatha Road.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 8:35 pm

In the arm, shortly before 8:30 p.m. outside 1117 Blue Hill Ave., between Wilcock and Havelock streets.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 11:42 am
SUV newly enmeshed in front of real-estate office at Washington St. and Blue Hill Ave.

Fresh drive-thru. Photos by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 11 a.m. the driver of a Toyota SUV took down a traffic-light pole on the way to a collision with the front of the small business plaza with the red awnings at the corner of Blue Hill Avenue and Geneva Avenue in Grove Hall around 11 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/19 - 11:04 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a recreational dispensary at 1292 Blue Hill Ave., between Fessenden and Evelyn streets. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/19 - 11:32 am
Shooting scene on Blue Hill Avenue

Photo by KMV.

KMV reports a man was shot repeatedly at 250 Blue Hill Ave., across from Maywood Street, shortly before 12:30 a.m. Live Boston reports he was shot twice in the abdomen and once in the chest. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 8:03 am

Stanley Staco reports two men were shot, one in the stomach, one in the leg, on Blue Hill Avenue between Warren and Devon streets around 4:15 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/19 - 10:17 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m. Live Boston reports the victim managed to get to Boston Medical Center.

By adamg - 8/2/19 - 9:05 am
Fire at 600 Blue Hill Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire this morning at 600 Blue Hill Ave., at Columbia Road, did an estimated $500,000 in damage to stores, including the Fernandez Brothers Grocery. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 11:10 am

The Dorchester Reporter brings us up to date on city planning to improve traffic, public transit and safety along the street (no, bringing back a trolley is not on the table).

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 1:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man they say officers interrupted in the middle of breaking into a gas station on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury - less than three days after he was arrested for an April break in at a convenience store about a half mile away on Warren Street. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/19 - 8:26 am
Police investigate fatal crash in Mattapan Square

Police investigate the crash. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports the crash occurred on Blue Hill Avenue approaching the Milton line. The driver in the 1:30 a.m. crash died.

By adamg - 4/1/19 - 10:25 am

Shortly after 10 a.m. near the beauty salon. The victim made it a block before going into the smoke shop on Blue Hill Avenue near Glenway and Old streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 3/26/19 - 10:42 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved marijuana shops at 430-454 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall and 591 Albany St. in the South End.

In both cases, the approval does not mean the shops can actually open, only that they can now apply to the state Cannabis Control Commission, which would have to decide whether to grant licenses. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/19 - 8:22 pm

Boston Magazine has the details of the new fares to go into effect on July 1. Senior and student passes are also not going up.

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu (at large), who fought the increases, said she's glad to see at least some of the fares not go up. She said she and Councilor Kim Janey (Roxbury) will now fight to eliminate fares on the 28 bus route along Blue Hill Avenue between Mattapan and Dudley squares. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/19 - 9:19 pm

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue between Woodbine and Clifford streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

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