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By adamg - 11/22/20 - 9:34 pm

Live Boston reports at least one person was shot on Horan Way around 8:20 p.m.

By adamg - 11/20/20 - 12:48 pm
Rendering of proposed expanded BMS Paper building

Rendering by O'Sullivan Architects

BMS Paper and Market, 3390 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain, this week filed plans with the BPDA to top off its current brick building with 151 residential units and add a restaurant and expand its existing store. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/20 - 11:02 pm
Bolivar Soto

Bolivar del Jesus Soto Jr., 20, was a sneakerhead, somebody for whom sneakers were far more than just something to wear on trips outside. Tonight, a fellow member of the Boston sneakerhead community donated a pair of the sort of chunky sneakers he really liked so he could be buried in them. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:36 pm
Pressley speaks at Heath Street

With trolley behind her, Pressley says transit justice is racial justice.

Elected officials gathered at the Green Line terminus at Heath Street today to demand the MBTA rescind its plan announced this week to end the E Line at Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/20 - 9:21 am

A water main burst Monday afternoon at Spring Park and Chestnut avenues, leaving residents near the Stony Brook T stop without water all night and into this morning. BWSC reports it hopes to have the water restored by noon.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 11/7/20 - 4:53 pm

Boston Community Fridge reports that its refrigerator on Centre Street, available to anybody who needs some food, was basically destroyed during last night's Hyde Square triple shooting and so it's looking for a new refrigerator and place to put it. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/20 - 11:54 am
People celebrating Biden win at Boylston and Charles street

Celebraton at Boylston and Charles continued for hours. Photo by Edward Orde.

John Hayden reports from Jamaica Plain this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 11:17 pm

Victim identified as Shawn Rae Hewson, 28, of Braintree.

Three men were shot on Centre Street at Creighton Street, one in the leg, around 11 p.m. Police found one victim down Centre at Walden street, the other about a block away from the shooting scene, on Sheridan Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 6:02 pm
Brookside workers salute Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain

PropCazhPM reports that workers at the Brookside Community Health Center's free Covid-19 drive-up/walk-up ended their final day outdoors on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain today by kneeling in support of Black Lives Matter.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 10:54 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Dwayne McNair's 16-year prison sentence for raping two women he pulled into a car and raped with a pal, rejecting his argument that the five years between his indictment and his trial violated his constitutional right to a speedy trial. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 4:53 pm
Boarding up on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

The UHub Mobile Action News Unit toured Logan and Cleary Squares, Dedham Square, Centre Street in West Roxbury, Roslindale Square, Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, Egleston Square and Forest Hills this aftternoon to see how worried commercial property owners in the outer neighborhoods were getting ready for action tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 11:29 am

Brandon Bair, 32, a Jamaica Plain resident and emergency-room pharmacist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was arraigned yesterday on a variety of charges related to images allegedly found on one of his social-media accounts and discussions with another man in which they allegedly discussed raping the man's infant child, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 1:59 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man witnesses was standing on an outbound Orange Line train and masturbating right in front of two seated women as the train approached Stony Brook around 10 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/20 - 1:36 pm

Update: The licensing board approved the later closing time.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let Mangu, 264 Hyde Park Ave., extend its closing time from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/20 - 4:27 pm
Rejected building on Everett Street in Jamaica Plain

Board to developer: Come back with something less dense than this.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposed six-unit condo building on Everett Street in Jamaica Plain as too dense for a neighborhood zoned for no more than three-unit buildings. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 9:23 pm

Uhmari Bufford, 26, was arraigned today on charges he murdered Augusta Carter on Parker Street in the Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain last Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/20 - 11:48 am
Waiting to vote at the Allston library

Brad Squirrels got in the long line, which stretched down North Harvard Street, to vote at the Honan-Allston BPL branch this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/20 - 9:37 pm
Detectives examine evidence on Parker Street

Detectives examine evidence on Parker Street. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Augusta Carter, 45, of Jamaica Plain.

Boston Police report a man was shot at 950 Parker Street in Jamaica Plain around 6: 50 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2020.

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