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By adamg - 9/27/21 - 11:40 am

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Dorchester Avenue and Linden Street around 2:40 a.m. on Saturday.

By adamg - 9/27/21 - 9:49 am
Rendering of Hamilton Street proposal

Rendering by Davis Square Architects.

VietAID has filed plans with the BPDA for a four-story, 36-unit apartment building at 25-33 Hamilton St. that would be aimed at people over 62 making no more than 60% of the Boston-area median income. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 9:48 pm
Westview crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Updated with BPD information.

Boston Police report a man and a woman were shot at 240 Westview St. in the Franklin Field development around 9 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/21 - 9:00 am

Boston Parents Schoolyard News reviews what's going on with the move of the Boston Community Leadership Academy from the old Hyde Park High School to the McCormack Middle School: Even as BPS promotes its $1-billion "BuildBPS" vision of 21st-century almost suburban like high schools, the BCLA students say they are getting a building without enough classrooms, no auditorium, a smaller gym with no bleachers and maybe even not enough lockers.

By adamg - 9/22/21 - 12:35 pm
Proposed condos on High Street in Dorchester

Rendering by Zephyr Architects.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a single-family home at 22 High St. in Dorchester with a $4.2-million, 15-unit condo building, across the street from where another developer wants to replace a different single-family home with a 23-unit building. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/20/21 - 12:01 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports state workers this weekend removed the stairs with the large gap next to the JFK/UMass T stop, a week after a BU professor died there.

By adamg - 9/19/21 - 2:16 pm
Stupid yellow signs in Chinatown

Signs all over Chinatown.

From Neponset Circle to Chinatown, agitated citizens are filing 311 complaints about those stupid yellow "forced auction" signs that have sprung up in recent days. One person even walked around Chinatown to take photos with which to urge the city to take down the "P.O.S." signs.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 1:58 pm

WBZ reports Jesse Fuller was arraigned this morning for firing the gun that left his 7-year-old daughter grazed in the head yesterday afternoon. He faces a variety of charges, including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and witness intimidation.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 9/16/21 - 5:39 pm
Shooting scene

Crime scene. Photo by Jeff Durham.

Update: Father charged.

WBZ reports a girl was grazed by a bullet shortly after 5 p.m. outside 322 Talbot Ave..

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 11:12 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old they say brought a gun and drugs with him to the Community Academy of Science and Health, 11 Charles St. in Dorchester, this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/21 - 12:43 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Boston police officers did nothing wrong when they searched a man walking through Dorchester's Clam Point early one morning right after a nearby gas station had been robbed at gunpoint, so prosecutors can use the gun the officers found in his backpack as evidence against him. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/21 - 11:33 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that BPD gang-unit members didn't have enough reason to order a teen sitting in a Columbia Road barbershop to stand up for a pat frisk, which revealed he had a gun in his pants. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/21 - 10:41 am
Jones

David Jones, an associate professor at the Boston University School of Public Health, died Saturday afternoon when he fell through a rickety set of stairs between the JFK/UMass T station and Old Colony Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/21 - 11:39 am

Police can't use stored body-camera video collected inside a home in one case as evidence to arrest somebody in another case without first getting a warrant to search it, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/21 - 2:25 pm

The State House News Service reports the federal EPA yesterday formally proposed making the Neponset River, from Dana Avenue in Hyde Park to Dorchester Lower Mills a designated Superfund hazardous-waste and cleanup site due to the large volume of PCBs in river silt and the difficulties of trying to recoup costs from dozens of sites responsible for the contamination on one of the nation's oldest industrial waterways.

In its proposal to designate the river, the EPA says: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 4:01 pm

Boston Police report arresting on Dorchester man on charges he fatally shot Shamel Winston Atkins on Erie Street in Dorchester on Aug. 28.

Gregory Cooper, 40, surrendered himself to police at BPD headquarters today, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 1:04 pm

A couple who live on Fayston Street have sued both the city and the BPD officer they say shot their pet without provocation on July 4, 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 9/3/21 - 10:23 pm

Update: Police report arresting Sirrocko Landrum, 32, on gun charges after a standoff at a house on Fayston Street.

Somebody fired a gun repeatedly on Fayston Street near Mascoma and Greenheys streets shortly before 10:15 p.m. A house on Greenheys Street had multiple windows shot out. A car was also hit by gunfire. Two guns were recovered on Fayston Street.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 10:09 pm

Boston Police report arresting an 18-year-old on charges he fatally shot a dog at 97 Brunswick St. around 11 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/21 - 11:04 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man after he allegedly shot at somebody on Talbot Avenue early Tuesday morning. Police say he missed, but hit a house instead. Read more.

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