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By adamg - 9/16/21 - 9:45 am
Stabbing suspect

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say stabbed someone at Merengue Restaurant, 156 Blue Hill Ave. around 4:45 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 5:10 pm
Omara Shears wanted for murder

Wanted for murder

Sommerville

Boston Police report they are looking for Omara Shears, 44, on charges he fatally stabbed Javare Sommerville, 17, of Providence on Saturday morning at Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road.

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By adamg - 8/28/21 - 3:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man a few minutes after and not far from where a man had been fatally stabbed at Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/21 - 1:34 pm

Victim identified as Javare Sommerville, 17, of Providence.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road around 9:20 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 8/6/21 - 11:37 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Charlie Brea's first-degree murder conviction for shooting a man to death during a fight he wasn't initially a part of outside the Breezeway on Blue Hill Avenue in 2010, ruling that even discounting mistakes by the judge and the prosecutor at trial, the evidence was just too overwhelming and the jury would have convicted him anyway. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/26/21 - 10:28 am

Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced today that, yes, that free Rte. 28 service she prematurely announced in May is really happening this time. Starts Aug. 29 and runs for three months as a pilot on the entire route, from Mattapan Square to Ruggles via Nubian Square. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/21 - 9:35 am
Suspect in custody

One of the suspects in custody. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men on drug and gun charges on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury Monday night - one after he was pulled out of the trash can police say he tried hiding in. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 12:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say used an ice pick to menace a woman in Mattapan Square shortly before 7:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 1:13 pm
Rendering of new shop

Proposed new shop.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a cannabis store at 879-881 Blue Hill Ave. across from Talbot Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/21 - 9:35 pm

Boston Police report a man with "apparent head trauma" was found lying on the sidewalk at 1200 Blue Hill Ave. - about a block down and across the street from the B-3 police station - around 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/21 - 12:14 pm

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about the mega-pothole/trench along Blue Hill Avenue at Morton Street in front of the B-3 police station: Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/21 - 9:48 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man with three gun convictions on his record for last night's murder at 917 Blue Hill Ave. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/21 - 8:56 pm

Update: Victim identified as Levar Foster, 40, of Taunton.

Boston Police report a man was shot at 917 Blue Hill Ave. around 8:05 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

This was Dorchester's second murder in less than 24 hours. Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 5/22/21 - 8:16 pm

On Blue Hill Avenue outside the Domino's near Fremont Street, shortly before 8 p.m. Police are looking for two men on a scooter.

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.

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