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By adamg - 6/1/22 - 3:12 pm

An alleged Mass and Cass pimp was arraigned yesterday on human-trafficking charges and for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for an incident in March in which he allegedly beat the woman he had been forcing to work for him for three years, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/22 - 1:31 pm

A Boston Police officer who shot a man eight times on a deserted Newmarket Square street early on Feb. 22, 2019 was justified because the man had just shot the officer's partner twice after they woke him up and then tried to drive away, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 12:18 pm
Lots of cruisers in Newmarket Square

BPD responded in force to the train station. Photo by Night Ridah.

Gavin Schoch reports one man was found stabbed on Topeka Street while another was found stabbed by police following a blood trail to the Newmarket commuter-rail station, around 9:30 a.m.

By adamg - 3/17/22 - 3:48 pm

A charter school rebuffed for years by both nearby residents and the BPDA said today it's found a new location for a high school on what is now a parking lot on Proctor Street, off Massachusetts Avenue in Newmarket Square. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/22 - 1:48 pm

City Councilor Michael Flaherty (at large) wants to cut a break for property owners in Newmarket Square for everything they have to put up with these days. Read more.

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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.

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.

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