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By adamg - 7/2/22 - 8:59 pm
Stabbing suspect on the ground

Suspect on the ground. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports (with some graphic images) a man was stabbed numerous times on the Common along Tremont Street across from Avery Street around 3 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 5:38 pm

The River Street bridge, the closing of which made traffic in Hyde Park's Cleary Square even worse than it already was, could be repaired and re-opened this fall, state Rep. Rob Consalvo reported today. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 5:16 pm

Chowderfest returned to Boston this year, after a couple years away because of, well, you know. City Hall Plaza is under reconstruction, so it was held this year along Washington Street in Downtown Crossing: Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 4:31 pm
Nazis at Copley Square library

Nazis under flags they couldn't tear down in Copley Square. Photo by twonickles.

Update: They even used a U-Haul in Boston, but to haul away their riot shields.

Twonickels sums up the scene in Copley Square this afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 11:26 am
Markers on Wood Avenue

Evidence markers at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a 14-year-old girl found with gunshot wounds in an Uber car early this morning at Metropolitan Avenue and River Street in Hyde Park was likely shot a few blocks away on Wood Avenue - an area that has seen a number of gunfire incidents, including one murder, and the shooting of another young teen, over the past year. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/2/22 - 10:54 am
Firefighters at Minden Street home

Firefighters at rear of 83 Minden St. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 83 Minden St. in Jamaica Plain for what turned into a two-alarm fire around 5:45 p.m. on Friday.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 3:39 pm
Pigeons

Some pigeons up a couple floors at the old boiler plant at the Shops at Riverwood on River Street in Hyde Park.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 1:24 pm

A man was shot in both legs on Carmen Street at Radcliffe Street around 1:15 p.m. Three cars were also hit by bullets.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 1:10 pm

NBC Boston reports a judge found Stephanie Armstrong guilty of assault and battery, dismissed civil-rights charges, then sentenced her to two years on probation for the 2020 incident. Her BFF had earlier also gotten probation for her part in the attack.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 12:00 pm

Transit Police report arresting a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old on charges related to an incident last night at the JFK/UMass Red Line stop. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 11:40 am
Fatz, mother and Yo Pesci

Caruso, the other Caruso and Yo Pesci, who is awaiting sentencing.

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Vincent "Fatz" Caruso, 27, of Lynn to nearly 21 years in prison for running a violent ring that bought a special pill-making machine to churn out hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills that he and his runners sold as Percocets across the North Shore.

Caruso's sentencing came one day after another federal judge sentenced his mother, Laurie, 52, to 9 years in federal prison for her role in her son's organization. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 11:04 am
Charlestown suspects

Boston Police have released more photos of the men wanted for a fusillade of gunfire on Polk Street as students and families were getting ready for graduation at nearby Charlestown High School on June 13. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 10:42 am

Suspended Boston cop Dana Lamb of Roslindale got six months probation yesterday for trying to skip out on the taxes he owed on a $10,000 winning lottery scratch ticket. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 10:10 am

The Boston Sun reports on the online forum between the two candidates for Suffolk County District Attorney - acting DA Kevin Hayden and Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 10:01 am

The Polish-American Club on Boston Street and a Norwell billboard company yesterday sued the Zoning Board of Appeal over its rejection of a plan to build an electronic billboard aimed at motorists on the neighboring Southeast Expressway. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 9:58 pm

A taqueria owner who has been trying to get later hours for his Boston restaurants finally won a battle today when the Boston Licensing Board agreed to extend the closing time of one of the outlets from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 5:37 pm
Aga's Highland Tap sells its liquor license

No more nearly-bare women at Aga's Highland Tap.

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans for a hamburger joint that celebriBrit Gordon Ramsay wants to open in the new hotel at Haymarket with a liquor license he's buying from the heirs of Aga's Highland Tap in Nubian Square, as well as plans for a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville that will replace the old McCormick & Schmick in Faneuil Hall Marketplace with exactly what you'd expect. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 5:27 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today found Wilvin Guity-Beckels of Dorchester guilty of first-degree murder for the deaths of Christopher Joyce, 23, and Clayborn Blair, 58, in the Mildred Hailey apartment complex on May 4, 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 4:14 pm
Paul Burke

Mayor Wu today named Paul Burke of Roslindale as the Boston Fire Department's new commissioner, replacing Jack Dempsey, who retired.
Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 1:04 pm

The Bay State Banner reports a design firm working on the city's proposed revitalization of Franklin Park would turn Circuit Drive into a pedestrian and bicycle path and would instead funnel all car traffic from and into Roxbury.