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By adamg - 5/16/20 - 2:35 pm
Police investigate gunfire scene

Update: Man gets 5 to 6 in state prison.

Police are investigating an incident around 2:15 p.m. in which they say a man shot at officers, who then returned fire, in the area of Chester Park on Massachusetts Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:35 am
Car crash at Northampton and Washington streets

A two-car crash this morning at Washington and Northampton streets in Roxbury sent one of the cars into the front of Shamso, a new hair salon that is the first in New England for women who wear a hijab.

The other car in the crash ... Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/19 - 2:23 pm
Architect's rendering of 597 Northampton St

Architect's rendering of view from Southwest Corridor Park, with birds.

A pair of developers have filed plans for a 6-story, 47-unit residential building off Northampton Street and the Southwest Corridor Park in which all the units would be marketed as affordable. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 11:12 am
Doc's Place, sometime after 1970

Doc's Place back in the day.

The Library of Congress's John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive includes a couple of photos of Doc's Place at the corner of Northampton Street and Harrison Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/19 - 11:31 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal by developer Larry Cristafori to build a four-story, five-unit building on what is now a vacant lot at 223 Northampton St., near Tremont Street in the South End. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 12:33 pm

Boston Police report the man shot last week at 186 Northampton St. died.

They identified him as Juan Morales, 32, of Fitchburg. He is Boston's seventh murder victim in 2019.

By adamg - 2/4/19 - 1:33 pm

Update: Victim died, identified as Juan Morales, 32, of Fitchburg.

Alertpageboston reports somebody was shot shortly before 1 p.m. outside 181 Northampton St., between Shawmut and Tremont, and that the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 6/28/17 - 7:21 pm

Around 7:10 p.m. in a parking lot off Northampton Street near Harrison Avenue. The shooters seem to have missed each other.

By adamg - 12/16/15 - 10:01 pm

A man was found shot twice at Mass. Ave. and Washington Street around 10:10 p.m. - about 20 minutes after gunfire rang out in the area of Northampton and Read; there might be a second shooting site at Northampton and Parmalee.

One resident reports she heard several rounds, possibly four.

By adamg - 1/28/14 - 7:56 am

A concerned citizen refuses to play dead:

229 Northampton is attracting possums. Possums! They put food out for them (or maybe cats, but the possums have chased the cats off) on the front steps. I spotted a possum munching on the cat food last night at 7 pm, like a haunted buffet. This is gross. The possum gave me one of those looks like "oh, hey, what, are you gonna report me?" Yes I am.

By adamg - 9/5/13 - 9:47 pm

Updated, 10 a.m.

Boston Police report arresting Christina Martinez, 21, of Dorchester, on charges she hit a woman in a South End intersection last night, then drove over her as she sped away - and that she wasn't wearing her glasses at the time.

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