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By adamg - 6/17/19 - 9:00 am
Scrawl at Fields Corner against man buns and a man with a man bun

Joel Pettigrew was not expecting to be personally attacked by a scrawl on a pillar at the Fields Corner Red Line station this morning.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 8:43 am

Shortly after 5 a.m. on Dorchester Avenue near Leedsville Street, NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 4/10/19 - 9:37 am
Architect's rendering of Westville Street building

Architect's rendering.

The owners of a Fields Corner cafe have filed plans with the BPDA for a building with 14 studio apartments they say would rent for between $650 and $850 a month - heat and hot water included. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/19 - 3:30 pm
Fire on Adams Street in Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started on the second floor of 184 Adams St. spread to the third floor.

Firefighters responded around 1:15 p.m., the department says. Damage was estimated at $100,000 and the cause is under investigation.

By adamg - 1/25/19 - 9:38 am
Crumbling, abandoned building on Geneva Avenue in Dorchester

Around 9 p.m. on Thursday, a roving UHub photographer snapped the long abandoned building at 499 Geneva Ave., at Vinson Street, in Fields Corner after parts of it collapsed to the sidewalk. Fortunately, she reports, nobody was hurt (unlike what happened last fall in Allston).

By adamg - 1/12/19 - 1:01 pm

VietAid announced it's shutting its after-school program because of financial issues, but says it hopes to re-open them at some point. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/19 - 9:04 am
Firefighters at Fields Corner Red Line stop look to extricate person under train

Firefighters look to extricate person under train. Photo by BFD.

Red Line service came to a halt on the Ashmont branch around 8 a.m. after a person wound up under a train at the Fields Corner station. The T is using buses instead between Ashmont and JFK/UMass.

NBC Boston reports the person was extricated shortly before 9 a.m., conscious, with possible broken bones.

By adamg - 1/10/19 - 12:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man yesterday on charges he shot another man on Dorchester Avenue at Adams Street around 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 31. Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/18 - 9:25 am

Unsafe intersection + reckless driving = hurt ped

Vivian Gerard's security camera caught a pedestrian getting mowed down at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Fields Corner about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 9:07 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a proposal to designate a formal Little Saigon district in Fields Corner to celebrate the area's large Vietnamese population. Not everybody is thrilled:

"How does the Blarney Stone fit into Little Saigon, or Antonio’s Pizza?" he asked. "It's an exclusive name, and you can be certain there’s gonna be signs going up that are going to drop the Fields Corner identity."

By adamg - 10/15/18 - 10:39 pm

Victim identified as Alicia Restrepo, 24.

Boston Police report a woman, 24, was shot several times on Charles Street near Ditson Street, around 9:35 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/18 - 10:14 am

Update: Victim identified as Marlon Richardson, 19, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man, 19, was fatally shot around 2:10 a.m. at 12 Vinson St. in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/18 - 8:33 am
Storrowed truck on Adams Street in Dorchester

Stuck truck. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries after a truck driver wedged his truck but good under the Red Line tracks on Adams Street near Lincoln Street around 7:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/18 - 2:49 pm

The Dorchester Reporter updates us on the proposal.

By adamg - 8/1/18 - 1:52 pm

The Board of Appeals ruled yesterday a Fields Corner resident has to get a school bus he's turning into a camper out of his driveway. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/18 - 9:44 am

Fields Corner bike thief 7-31-2018. 5:15 PM

After finding a bit of cable on the sidewalk on the way home last night, a Fields Corner resident took a look at the day's video from her surveillance system - and watched this slob getting the bike ready for the taking, only he couldn't cut through the second chain securing it and gave up.

She adds she knows the bike's owner, who told her he had not asked for help from this Lance Armstrong doppleganger to free it.

By adamg - 5/25/18 - 9:09 am

Cambridge Police report arresting Jean Griffin, 41, of Fields Corner, on a variety of charges - including armed assault to murder - for an incident Saturday in which several rounds were fired into a second-story residence at Elm and Cambridge streets. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/18 - 3:36 pm
Wet Fields Corner Red Line station

Bobert Fallon reports the station lobby is filled with water, but that you can still catch the train there, as long as you don't mind wading through a few inches of water to get to the track level.

By adamg - 11/28/17 - 10:22 am

The Board of Appeal today gave provisional approval to plans by the owners of Churrascaria Vulcao, 203 Adams St. in Dorchester, to bring in a violinist and one or two guitarists to serenade patrons. Read more.

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