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By adamg - 1/13/22 - 11:54 pm

Live Boston reports crews removing tents from the Mass and Cass area or patrolling the area n Monday and Tuesday found two bodies. Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/21 - 5:00 pm
Southampton Street fire

Photo via Live Boston

Live Boston reports firefighters responded to Southampton Street around 3:30 a.m. for a fire that engulfed several tents before it was put out. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 3:52 pm

Drew Starr reports that Boston Animal Hospital on Southampton Street has notified customers they are closed "until further notice" due to staffers coming down with Covid-19.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 11:56 am

Update: Request approved, pending availability of a license.

Felipe Duran, who has been serving Dominican food at La Guira & Tambora on Washington Street in Roslindale for 13 years, is working to turn the closed Hen House at 1033 Mass. Ave. in Newmarket Square into a Mexican restaurant. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/26/21 - 8:42 am

The Dig takes us on a tour of Bully Boy Distillers, which uses super-sized sacks of corn to make spirits at its distillery on Cedric Street in Roxbury.

By adamg - 10/24/21 - 10:07 pm

Mike Manzoni at NBC Boston posts a copy of one of the signs that started going up yesterday in Newmarket Square advising people living in tents there to move along by 7 a.m. on Monday. Acting Mayor Kim Janey signed an executive order last week outlawing tents - and promising people living in them access to treatment and a place to stay, at least temporarily.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 9:59 am
Welcome to Methadone Mile

A roving UHub photographer couldn't help but notice this new sign up in Newmarket Square.

By adamg - 8/10/21 - 11:03 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a plan by CubeSmart to add a one-bedroom apartment to its self-storage facility at 968 Massachusetts Ave. - for a manager to live in to help assure 24-hour security for the storage units. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/21 - 1:14 pm

Victim identified as Ricardo Garcia, 34.

Boston Police report officers found a man with a stab wound at Massachusetts Avenue and Peirson Street around 8:35 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/21 - 9:14 pm

Boston Police report a man was robbed and stabbed outside the city shelter at 112 Southampton St. around 6 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 10:14 am

F.W. Webb, which sells plumbing supplies, plans to build a 66,000-square-foot warehouse and store on Hampden Street between Melnea Cass Boulevard and Norfolk Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 2:01 pm
Sue Sullivan speaks

Sue Sullivan speaks as residents wearing "Build the Bridge" shirts listen.

It was bad enough when the Long Island Bridge shut and even more drug addicts began congregating in the area of Mass and Cass, Sue Sullivan said. But now, the area has become a haven for drug sellers and people quick to settle a beef with a knife or gun, the head of the Newmarket Business Association says. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 9:32 am
Seized drugs and gun

Seized drugs, scale, gun and $3,509 in cash.

Boston Police report arresting a Lowell man and seizing his mobile drugstore outside the city's Southampton Street shelter around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 9:29 pm

Victim identified as Richard Ghiozzi, 33, of Medford.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 7:30 p.m. at 115 Southampton St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police say. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/20 - 9:13 am
Suspect being taken into custody

A grinning suspect being taken into custody. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: Victim identified as Michael Dezrick, 48.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed around midnight outside 1024 Massachusetts Ave. - a half mile from where another man was stabbed to death on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report Damien R. Hughes, 27, was fatally stabbed outside 112 Southampton St. around 7:25 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 12:34 pm

State Police report troopers arrested two men on gun charges after the driver of the car they were in was pulled over for a busted headlight on Massachusetts Avenue near the South Bay Mall around 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/20 - 4:27 pm
Boston firefighters at Massachusetts Avenue fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to a plumbing-supply company's storage building at 1180 Massachusetts Ave., this afternoon.

Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire in the Ace Plumbing & Heating Supply building, the department reports.

By adamg - 5/28/20 - 9:28 am

Shortly after midnight, two people got themselves into the Boston Medical Center emergency room, one shot, one stabbed - just as victims were arriving by ambulance from the quintuple shooting at the Franklin Field development. They told police it happened somewhere on Massachusetts Avenue in Newmarket Square.

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