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By adamg - 2/17/20 - 11:08 pm

WCVB reports the thief drove to Randolph and let the 5-year-old girl out, then took off again. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/20 - 7:20 am

An officer whose partner was trying to stop a man who had repeatedly stabbed another on Adams Street late Monday shot the man in the thigh when he turned his knife towards the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said at the scene: Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/20 - 11:28 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a plan to use parts of a the upper level of an old movie theater in Fields Corner for dance studios, gallery space and arts classes. 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 - 1/3/20 - 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 - 12/29/19 - 11:00 pm

At 1593 Dorchester Ave., at Melville Avenue, around 10:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 10:58 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the new life for the old Dorchester Theater on Park Street.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 12:10 pm
Architect's rendering

Archictect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the owners of a Fields Corner cafe for a four-story building with 14 studio apartments no bigger than 280 square feet on Westville Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/19 - 5:12 pm
Tree down in Dorchester

A roving UHub photographer came across this scene during the afternoon weather at Park and Bourneside by Town Field in Fields Corner (and yes, for all you cranky commenters, he was fully stopped, at a red light).

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 8:23 pm
Fire at 83 Park St. in Dorchester

Park Street fire. See it larger. Photo by T.K. Skendarian.

Boston firefighters responded to 83 Park St. in Dorchester at 7:45 p.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 4:54 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports the mini-Target will replace a closed clothing store. People who need to make larger Target runs will still be able to head up to the full-figured store up in South Bay.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 6:06 pm

Police Commissioner William Gross said tonight that one of two men running away from a possible shooting at Town Field in Dorchester around 5:15 p.m. turned on bicycle cops who had pursued him a couple blocks and began firing at them. Read more.

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.

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