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By adamg - 4/10/21 - 9:13 pm

Update: Victim identified as Delois Brown, 73.

WCVB reports a woman in her 70s sitting on the front porch of 19 Olney St. in Dorchester was killed by a bullet meant for somebody else, around 6 p.m.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 4/9/21 - 3:18 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Randolph man on charges he gunned down Brandon Williams at Capen and Evans streets in Dorchester on Feb. 4. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/21 - 12:18 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the opening of the new Price Rite in Fields Corner, with an owner and landlord whose Dorchester market roots go back decades.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 11:36 pm

Ashawn Dabney-Small, just 18 when he announced his run for the District 3 council seat (Dorchester) now held by Frank Baker announced today he won't be running for the seat after all. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 3:22 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire in the area of Stratton Street at Lucerne Street early Sunday arrested a Dorchester man on gun charges not long after. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/4/21 - 9:16 pm

A Cedar Grove resident filed a 311 complaint about the "Hate / racist propaganda" complaining about "anti-whiteism" that got put on cars on his street today. Link has a photo of the thing.

By adamg - 4/3/21 - 10:44 am

Live Boston reports a man was found with several gunshot wounds outside the Dublin House, Columbia Road and Dudley Street in Uphams Corner, around 1:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/21 - 11:44 pm

TwilightZone: Kick The Can, Season 3, Episode 21

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about men cavorting in Garvey Playground in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/21 - 9:23 pm

Boston Police report arresting Jarrid Campbell, 18, and Christ Daphnis, 19, both of Randolph, on murder charges for the Sept. 27 murder of Keenan Ritter on Hubbardston Road.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 9:23 pm

Around 9:10 p.m., by one of two men who then jumped into a car and sped off. At least one bullet hit the Target, but nobody injured.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 3:31 pm

During a City Council vote today on a proposal he didn't like, Councilor Frank Baker (Dorchester) voted "present" and then, forgetting to mute himself, let fly a hearty "fuck them." Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 11:17 pm

Boston Police report an incident around 12:15 p.m. at Quincy and Dacia streets in Dorchester left one person shot, one truck riddled with bullets and one man under arrest, although police say they don't yet know if he was involved in the gunfire or just happened to be in the area with a loaded gun. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/21 - 10:52 pm

The city today announced a pilot program in which workers at businesses in the Main street districts in Nubian Square, Hyde/Jackson Square in Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, East Boston and Fields Corner can sign up for CharlieCards preloaded with $60 of value and two-month Bluebikes passes. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/21 - 9:11 pm
Fresh holes in car in Dorchester

Bullet holes and markers. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man shot at least twice was found in a car with multiple fresh bullet holes at Bowdoin and Hamilton streets in Dorchester around 5:40 p.m., about a half mile and ten minutes away from where the BPD ShotSpotter reported gunfire on Columbia Road, in front of the Lilla Frederick School.

By adamg - 3/25/21 - 2:35 pm

Dorchester's Ronan Park, currently bereft of any lighting at night, could get new lights installed within three months. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Shawn Murphy, 49, of Brockton, for a shooting on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Ashmont T station, that sent another man to the hospital around 9:30 p.m. on March 4.

Police say the BPD fugitive unit, US marshals and Brockton Police arrested Murphy in Brockton around 5:45 a.m. today.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 9:36 am
Mayor Janey on WGBH billboard in Brighton

GBH alerts turnpike motorists today there's a new mayor in town. Photo via GBH.

The Boston Business Journal reports a supporter of Andrea Campbell is setting up one of the fundraising organizations to boost her chances of becoming mayor this fall. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 3:42 pm
Propososed view of new building

View from across Morrissey Boulevard by Cube3.

Correction: The original story said this would replace the Phillips Candy House. It's replacing the Freeport Tavern.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a developer's plans to replace the Freeport Tavern on Morrissey Boulevard with 219 apartments - some 110 of them the studios the developer says all the kids these days are clamoring for. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 2:49 pm

Five members of a Dominican drug ring used a Hyde Park restaurant and a Dorchester bodega to conduct their fentanyl and cocaine business, the proceeds of which they funneled back to their Mexican suppliers and people in the Dominican Republic through a pair of Chinese money launderers, federal officials charged in a complaint made public today. Read more.

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