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By adamg - 9/27/20 - 9:05 am

Boston Police report a man was shot to death at 16 Hubbardston Rd., off Savin Hill Avenue, in Dorchester around 1:15 a.m.

Police report the man was declared dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 2:42 pm
Swans off Dorchester

Kelly Lewis spotted a pair of swans doing some social distancing off the Expressway in Dorchester today.

Meanwhile, over in Cambridge yesterday, Barb spotted a pair of turkeys who know that they now rule the roost outdoors, at least on Bellevue Avenue: Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/20 - 5:04 pm

The MBTA has gotten the person on the tracks near Savin Hill off the tracks and now Red Line trains can rattle along again.

By adamg - 12/28/19 - 9:28 pm
Skater at sunset on Savin Hill

Kelly Lewis reports on the Savin Hill scene this afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 9:49 am
Coyote at Savin Hill Yacht Club

Savin Hill Sailor reports the Savin Hill coyote was looking pretty bold and sassy this morning down at the yacht club.

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By adamg - 7/31/19 - 5:07 pm
By adamg - 7/16/18 - 9:58 pm

Meagan Durigan reports Eversource is estimating restoration by 11 p.m.

By adamg - 1/19/18 - 9:38 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" residual delays from a Red Line train that couldn't make it up Savin Hill.

By adamg - 12/30/17 - 7:09 pm
Duke the K-9

Duke rests after the ruff assignment.

Boston Police report a burglar in search of ciggies and scratchies might have evaded them this morning if not for the keen snout of Duke the K-9 hound. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/17 - 5:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a New Bedford man on charges he broke into a Dorchester home Wednesday afternoon - three days after he was arrested on charge of breaking into a car in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/17 - 12:45 pm
Savin Hill Avenue proposal

Architect's rendering of stars over Savin Hill.

The Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace a commercial building and two houses with a nine-unit condo building with retail and office space on Savin Hill Avenue at Sydney Street. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/17 - 11:37 am

Gerald Chan, who bought up large chunks of Harvard Square, has plunked down $17 million to buy the 4.7-acre Spire Printing Co. property on Bay Street, next to the Savin Hill T stop, BLDUP.com reports. In 2015, he bought a two-acre parcel nearby on Dewar Street.

Both are within a short walk of the impending DotBlock development on Dorchester Avenue - which he also now owns a piece of.

By adamg - 3/24/17 - 11:22 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Boston police officers had enough details on the suspect in the robbery and shooting of a Dot Ave. convenience-store owner that they had the right to stop a suspect they found four blocks away. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/17 - 10:28 am

The Dorchester Reporter gets the scoop on plans to replace a long derelict vacant variety store near the Savin Hill T stop.

By adamg - 11/30/16 - 9:24 am
Crash on I-93 north in Dorchester

Paul Nutting photographed an early morning crash on I-93 in Savin Hill.

By adamg - 11/17/16 - 5:47 pm

Three 15-year-olds told a woman on the Red Line to go back to her own country before one of them began beating her with her fists and a phone as the train traveled between Savin Hill and Andrew the day before the election last week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/16 - 5:04 pm

Won't it be grand when the T finally gets those new Red Line trains that shouldn't break as much? Maybe in our lifetimes?

By adamg - 2/11/16 - 1:51 pm
Dossantos

UPDATE: The Herald reports the third guy had a GPS bracelet on, too.

Two of the three men arrested on charges they robbed a Savin Hill market at gunpoint last night were wearing GPS ankle bracelets as a condition of their bail on earlier gun-related arrests, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/10/16 - 6:44 pm

The Pleasant View Market at Savin Hill Avenue and Pleasant Street was robbed at gunpoint around 6 p.m. by three masked men with a gun, who made off with some cash and several cartons of Newport cigarettes.

Not long after, police shut down Roach Street off Dorchester Avenue when they tracked the suspects to an apartment at 22 Roach St. Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/16 - 5:42 pm
Wanted Dorchester suspect

Look familiar? Let BPD know.

A Savin Hill man reports his dog pinned a housebreak suspect on the hood of a downstairs neighbor's car this morning - although he didn't know the kid had ransacked the neighbor's place until after he managed to run away and the police arrived and searched the place, with guns drawn.

In e-mail, Jason Vitale reports what happend after he and his dog, Roxie - a 35-lb. huskie/German shepherd mix - started out for a walk from their Aukland Street three decker around 7:50 a.m. Almost immediately, he writes, Roxie sensed something wrong: Read more.

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