Blue Hill Avenue
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.
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."
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.
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.
On Blue Hill Avenue at Castlegate around 12:35 p.m. Injury not life threatening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NBC Boston reports a woman was stabbed at American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Avenue around 1 a.m.
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.
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