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By adamg - 5/6/21 - 10:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting two Mattapan teens on charges they tried to hold up Ortiz Convenience, 1300 Blue Hill Ave., but ran away after the clerk refused to give them any money, shortly before 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 8:52 am

WBZ reports somebody drove into the Whittier Street Health Center clinic at 278 Blue Hill Ave. around 3 a.m., but that the clinic is still planning on providing today's scheduled shots.

By adamg - 3/9/21 - 1:14 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed marijuana shop at 1102 Blue Hill Ave. at Ansel Road. Read more.

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 - 2/9/21 - 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 - 2/6/21 - 12:33 pm

Boston Police report that when officers pulled over a driver on Harvard Street in Dorchester for a traffic stop early this morning, one passenger got out and ran away - only to slip on ice outside Sun Pizza on Blue Hill Avenue, which let them catch up and arrest him for the gun they say he tossed during his failed escape. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/20 - 1:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and seizing two loaded guns early this morning following traffic stops in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 12:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting George Swain at his Greater Victory Temple Church, 1218 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan, yesterday on multiple counts of child rape and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/20 - 4:28 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man on charges he stabbed a clerk at the Fernandez Cousins convenience store, 1150 Blue Hill Ave. in Dorchester on Friday afternoon. Read more

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 9:43 pm

Victim identified as Isaiah Pires Andrade, 18, of Randolph.

Shortly before 9:30 p.m., a man in an SUV was shot on Kingsdale Street, off Wales Street. He managed to drive down Wales and then turned onto Talbot and drove to Blue Hill Avenue, where he crashed and EMTs found him. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/20 - 9:18 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a third-floor fire in a triple decker at 58 Blue Hill Ave., between Moreland and Winthrop streets, displaced four adults, one child and two dogs tonight.

Firefighters responded around 7:30 p.m.

By adamg - 10/9/20 - 10:06 pm

Central Convenience, Blue Hill Avenue at Dewey Street., was held up at gunpoint by three men around 9:50 p.m.

By adamg - 9/22/20 - 4:36 pm

Boston Police report that a man who was shot on Blue Hill Avenue at Ellington Street early on Aug. 30 died on Sept. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/20 - 12:24 pm
Shooting scene

Part of the crime scene on Blue Hill Avenue. Photo by Live Boston.

Update, Sept. 22. Boston Police report the victim, Changa Toyloy, 41, died.

Live Boston reports a man was shot on Blue Hill Avenue at Ellington Street around 2:30 a.m., in the middle of what had turned into a large pre-Carnival block party even though Carnival itself had been canceled in May because of Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/20 - 9:29 pm
Kion Thomas

Thomas in cruiser awaiting transport to booking. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man walked up to a Boston EMT responding to a call at Blue Hill Avenue and Seaver Street, took out a knife and lunged at him around 11:25 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 10:02 pm

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Glenway Street, Stanley Staco reports. Both the homicide unit and the fatal-accident reconstruction team were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

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.

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