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By adamg - 1/23/20 - 8:50 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges and a third on a charge of receiving stolen property behind the post office at 554 Washington St. Wednesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 10:12 pm

WBZ reports a guy walked into Ngoc Lloi Jewelry, 1391 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner, Monday night, asked to see some jewelry, then took out a hammer and smashed a jewelry case and helped himself to about $50,000 in jewelry.

By adamg - 1/20/20 - 7:36 pm

The Dorchester Reporter has some photos of a seal relaxing in the Neponset up by Lower Mills last week.

By adamg - 1/18/20 - 10:35 am

Live Boston reports shots started being fired around 3:30 a.m. on the 200 block of Washington Street; residents awoken by the gunfire reported as many as 10 shots.

By adamg - 1/16/20 - 1:15 pm

A Mattapan teen was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he murdered Treshawn Boyd at Washington and Normandy streets in Grove Hall Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 11:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting Daventy Walker, 18, of Mattapan, for a double shooting on Washington Street on Saturday that left Treshawn Boyd dead. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 4:00 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday denied a request from the owner of a house on Harvest Street to add dormers to her attic so she could build a master bedroom there and move in - after neighbors, the local civic association and several elected officials opposed her proposal. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 2:18 pm

Boston Police report arresting two teens, both about 14, after an attack and robbery at Boston and Howell streets in Dorchester around 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 5:40 pm
Treshawn Boyd

Boston Police report the man who died in a double shooting at Washington and Normandy streets was Treshawn Boyd, 19. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 1:27 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested the driver of a car stopped on Columbia Road on Sunday morning after they noticed a gun handle sticking out of the pocket on the rear of his seat. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 8:43 pm

Boston Police report two men were shot shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Washington Street at Normandy Street. One victim was transported to a local trauma unit with injuries serious enough to have the homicide unit called in. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 11:02 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the state has issued an RFP for about ten acres of undeveloped UMass Boston land surrounding the decaying, historic Calf Pasture sewage pumping station.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 5:40 pm

A federal judge who sentenced a Dorchester man to life in prison in 2006 under a law passed at the height of the Reagan-era crack panic reduced his sentence this week to 216 months, which means he could be freed later this year, about 16 years after he was first put behind bars following his arrest. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 1:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter provides an update on the four-acre, $200-million project on Dorchester Avenue at Hancock Street.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 9:27 am

The MBTA reported delays of up to 30 minutes on the Ashmont branch of the Red Line this morning after a train left this mortal coil at JFK/UMass, leaving behind only a cold, dead husk that had to be pushed out of the way by another, still breathing train.

By adamg - 1/8/20 - 9:02 pm
Firefighters on Mountain Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 37 Mountain Ave. in Dorchester sent one firefighter to the hospital and displaced six residents.

The basement fire, reported around 8:55 p.m., caused an estimated $125,000 in damage, the department says.

By adamg - 1/6/20 - 12:15 pm

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that the Bowery, in Dorchester Lower Mills, has set up three yurts in its rear patio area for people who don't want to give up that outdoor dining experience just because it's winter here in Boston. In addition to in-yurt heaters, the experience also includes furry chairs and blankets.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 8:55 am
Red Line attackers sought

Transit Police report they are looking for a pair who left a T worker with "a serious facial injury" in an attack around 5:50 p.m. on New Year's Day at the Fields Corner T station.

If they look familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By adamg - 1/2/20 - 10:10 am

Aline Kaplan introduces us to the history of the Calf Pasture pumping station on what is now the UMass Boston campus on Columbia Point: The pumping station was built in an era of ornateness for public buildings, even those whose function was to help pump raw sewage to Moon Island, where it would be released as the tide went out - on land that was originally used for grazing cows.

By adamg - 1/1/20 - 1:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man and a woman on gun charges in Dorchester yesterday for the "loaded Glock 19 with 17 live rounds of ammunition in the magazine" they say officers found in a bag also packed with infant clothing, diapers and toiletries. Read more.

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