Blue Hill Avenue

By - 1/12/19 - 10:14 pm

Victim identified as Edward Mowring, 70.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 10 p.m. at 49 Blue Hill Ave. He was declared dead at the scene.

He is Boston's third murder victim in 2019.

By - 12/30/18 - 11:37 am
Devonte Franklin

Around 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2008, Devonte Franklin, 16, was stabbed repeatedly on a Route 28 bus on Blue Hill Avenue at Harvard Street.

Even though there were numerous people on the bus at the time, Franklin's killer was never identified. Transit Police are asking "anyone with information, however slight," to contact them with information about his killer, by calling detectives at 617-222-1050 or by sending an anonymous text to 873873.

By - 12/23/18 - 3:52 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Winthrop Street around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday spotted a guy "walking quickly while looking back over his shoulder towards Dudley Street and clutching the front waistband area of his pants." Read more.

By - 12/21/18 - 8:42 am

Victim identified as Joao "Johny" Alves. GoFundMe page for his family.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 12:30 a.m. at 198 Blue Hill Ave., near Brookford Street. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 12/6/18 - 9:18 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a community meeting on a proposed Blue Hill Avenue pot shop. One opponent said there are "people with battery powered tools that can cut through your roof."

By - 12/3/18 - 10:10 am

Pot-shop proposals are popping up like daisies across Boston:

On Tuesday, Jody Mendoza and her husband, Richy Peña, hold an outreach meeting for their proposed Mojos pot shop at 1292 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Read more.

By - 11/25/18 - 6:22 pm

Boston Police report a Lexington man was drunk early this morning when he sped past officers at a traffic stop on Blue Hill Avenue and that his Dorchester passenger had a loaded gun under her seat. Read more.

By - 10/26/18 - 2:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to deny requests from Wingz and Tingz to serve up chicken wings and things until 3 a.m. on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park and Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall.

The decision means the Hyde Park branch has to stick with its current midnight closing time and Grove Hall with its current 11 p.m. closing time.

By - 9/27/18 - 9:23 pm


Boston Police report a Hyde Park man was fatally shot around 8:50 p.m. at 1651 Blue Hill Ave. Read more.

By - 9/27/18 - 2:12 pm
Shooting suspect

Boston Police report arresting John Jackson, 24, of Mattapan on charges he shot a 15-year-old girl inside a Blue Hill Avenue restaurant around 11:35 a.m. on July 17.

Read more.

By - 9/15/18 - 10:55 pm

UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Patrick Sales, 29, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was shot repeatedly outside 500 Blue Hill Ave., near Castlegate, around 8:10 p.m. The man, believed to be in his late 20s, was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 7/18/18 - 9:30 am
Wanted in connection for shooting

Boston Police report a woman was shot inside the restroom of a restaurant at 998 Blue Hill Ave. around 11:35 a.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By - 6/28/18 - 12:49 pm

On Blue Hill Avenue at Castlegate around 12:35 p.m. Injury not life threatening.

By - 6/22/18 - 1:06 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Charlie Brea, 32, of South Boston, of first-degree murder for the death of Luis Montanez, who simply had the bad luck to be standing outside the old Breezeway bar on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury when a fistfight erupted. Read more.

By - 5/30/18 - 5:06 pm
New home of Royalty Iron Grill on Blue Hill Avenue

Building is getting spiffed up inside and out.

UPDATE: They got both a food and liquor license.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a food-serving license to a proposed 240-seat restaurant that would serve barbecue, steaks and even some vegetarian dishes on Blue Hill Avenue where it meets Harvard Street and Talbot Avenue. Read more.

By - 5/22/18 - 2:18 pm

Boston Police say they're determined to end problems by daytime drinkers congregating outside Mattapan Square liquor stores downing the nips and single cans of beer they've just bought, and are now about a month into a crackdown that they say so far is working. Read more.

By - 5/15/18 - 9:48 pm

Rosa's Family Market, 696 Blue Hill Ave., was robbed around 9:40 p.m. The suspect is a black man, 20 to 25, 6' and wearing a black do-rag, black hoodie and black shorts.

By - 5/3/18 - 3:56 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating a report of gunfire on Leston Street, off Woolson, shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday found two guys in a red car matching the one described by a witness nearby on Blue Hill Avenue: Read more.

By - 5/3/18 - 9:04 am

NBC Boston reports a woman was stabbed at American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Avenue around 1 a.m.

By - 4/16/18 - 1:13 pm

A man was shot on Blue Hill Avenue near Wayne Street around 1 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

Southbound traffic was being diverted at Geneva Avenue.