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By adamg - 9/18/19 - 12:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say approached the driver of another car with whom he had just crashed and displayed a handgun in a threatening manner, around 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 12:22 am

Six shots fired at Bailey Street and Dorchester Avenue around 12:10 a.m.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 9:24 am

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed in the chest at the Speedway gas station at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue around 2:40 a.m.

By jkr - 6/15/19 - 5:41 pm

Avoid Lower Mills area if you can. Dot Ave at Gallivan Blvd is filled with smoke; Morton St blocked by police where Morton and Gallivan merge. At least three buildings burned according to reports. Many fire departments from all over metro area are heading to the fire or already there.

By adamg - 6/11/19 - 1:17 pm
Rendering of the view into the project from Hancock Street

Architect's rendering of the view into the project from Hancock Street.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a new plan for a $200-million, four-building apartment complex off Dorchester Avenue and Hancock and Pleasant streets.
Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 8:43 am

Shortly after 5 a.m. on Dorchester Avenue near Leedsville Street, NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 10:22 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 1970 Dorchester Ave. building

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 56-unit apartment building on what is now a vacant lot at 1970 Dorchester Ave., next to the Ashmont Red Line station. Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/19 - 5:55 pm
Dot Block

The BPDA board today approved changes to the four-acre Dot Block project to add more apartments - with less parking - at a meeting at which BPDA officials acknowledged that protesting Dorchester residents have a point about displacement in the surrounding area, even if they disagreed that Dot Block has anything to do with that. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/19 - 1:59 pm

A concerned citizen took matters into his own hands this morning before filing a 311 complaint about a white-supremacist flier posted at Gallivan Boulevard and Dorchester Avenue that was different from the ones posted in East Boston:

Racist flyer posted on the corner of Gallivan and Dot Ave. I took down the flyer so there's no need for removal, but something needs to be done to address this incident of racism.

By adamg - 1/10/19 - 12:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man yesterday on charges he shot another man on Dorchester Avenue at Adams Street around 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 31. Read more.

By adamg - 1/2/19 - 11:35 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 1970 Dorchester Ave. building

Architect's rendering.

A developer has proposed turning a vacant Dorchester Avenue lot now used to store construction material for an Ashmont-area development into a 56-unit residential building with space for two first-floor businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/18 - 9:25 am

Unsafe intersection + reckless driving = hurt ped

Vivian Gerard's security camera caught a pedestrian getting mowed down at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Fields Corner about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/18 - 4:24 pm

A man who'd been creeping on a group of woman at dbar followed one into the restroom and sexually assaulted her after she came out of a stall the night of July 21, a BPD officer told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/18 - 5:35 pm

Boston Police report that Seabrook, NH police have picked up a Hampton, NH 16-year-old wanted for calling in violent threats to dbar in Dorchester and the Alley Bar downtown earlier this month. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 6:37 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Tyshawn Cummings, Tyshawn Sanders and Jamari Manning of the murder of Shawn Border as he vacuumed his minivan on Oct. 18, 2016, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/18 - 2:49 pm

The Dorchester Reporter updates us on the proposal.

By adamg - 9/4/18 - 11:23 am

Boston Police report a man was shot in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Centre Street around 12:20 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/18 - 10:25 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the transformation of Peggy O’Neil’s into something called blend, which features a lower-case name burnished in a polished-metal logo, with a period at the end for emphasis.

By adamg - 8/7/18 - 11:30 am

A clerk at O'Brien's Liquors on Dorchester Avenue in Ashmont didn't look up from his phone or ask for ID as a guy handed him money for four six-packs of Twisted Tea - but quickly learned the guy was just 16 after he came back inside with BPD drug-unit officers, who'd just busted him and three of his teen friends in the store parking lot. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/18 - 10:17 pm

UPDATE, 10:35 a.m., Saturday: Dorchester Reporter has more details; victim expected to survive.

A pedestrian was taken away in critical condition following a crash outside 1911 Dorchester Avenue around 9:15 p.m. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide and fatal-accident reconstruction units were called in. Read more.

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