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By adamg - 6/28/19 - 11:07 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Keith Hobbs's first-degree murder sentence for the Dec. 16, 2010 death of Demetrius Blocker on Horadan Way. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/19 - 6:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on an armed-robbery charge for the way he ended his ride from Dorchester to Brigham Circle at the end of a gun. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:20 pm
Missing stuffed pig

Roselynn Rodríguez Manzanet reports:

Please help my little friend, M, find her Mary Pig. She is heartbroken. Last seen on the 39 bus Sunday.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 11:25 pm

A tree on South Hungtington Avenue that suddenly realized gravity is not just a good idea, it's the law, came crashing down across the street at Back of the Hill, taking trolley power lines with it and forcing the T to end service at Brigham Circle.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 8:58 am

Boston Police report arresting Eugene Parrish, 22, on charges he shot at somebody outside the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line station around 1:45 p.m. on April 12. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 9:47 am

Candidates running for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill, Bay Village, Fenway) met for a forum on Tuesday. Watch the forum.

Participating candidates were Kenzie Bok, Montez Haywood, Landon Lemoine, Kristen Mobilia, Jennifer Nassour and Helene Vincent. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 6:28 pm
Jennifer Nassour

Jennifer Nassour of the Back Bay today announced her candidacy for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, West End) City Council seat that Josh Zakim is giving up.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/19 - 6:12 pm
Raccoon on Mission Hill

Mary Ellen spotted this bandit on Mission Hill this morning.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 10:11 pm
Max Carbone

UPDATED, 12:30 p.m., Sunday.

Boston Police report finding the body of Maximillian Carbone, 19, a Wenthworth student, in a wooded lot off Terrace Street near Cedar Street this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/19 - 1:11 pm

The Boston Guardian reports the latest to get in the run to represent the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Bay Village, Fenway and part of Mission Hill is Kenzie Bok of Beacon Hill.

Zakim recently announced he would not seek re-election to the seat he's held since 2013.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 9:52 pm

The Globe reports that Josh Zakim (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, Bay Village) won't be running for re-election this fall.

Zakim, first elected in 2013, joins Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), who announced in January he wouldn't be running again.

By adamg - 3/14/19 - 9:07 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers patrolling the area around the Annunciation development yesterday following a shooting Tuesday arrested a man with a loaded gun at Parker and Gurney streets. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 7:38 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 60 Annunciation Rd. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/19 - 4:06 pm
Big snowman on Mission Hill

Bob Shaffer spotted these two guys and their big boi on Mission Hill today; reports they told him it only took them 45 minutes.

By adamg - 2/20/19 - 9:10 am

Boston Police report arresting two boys and two girls for an attack on a woman on Parker Street last night - three who kicked in the head her after they knocked her to the ground and one who videoed the whole thing. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/19 - 11:53 am

On an unscheduled inspection of the Sidebar on Bromfield Street last month, BPD Sgt. William Gallagher asked a young-looking customer with a draft beer for his ID. The man handed over a Dutch ID showing him to be over 21. But then Gallagher flexed the card - a standard step to check whether an ID is fake, because fake IDs often have cheap laminating that separates from the paper underneath when bent. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/18 - 10:14 am
Proposed 111 Terrace St. development

Birds love the proposal for 111 Terrace St.

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a 39-unit, five-story residential building at 111 Terrace St., near Cedar Street, to replace an existing three-story apartment building and tow lot. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/18 - 1:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting John Anderson, 30, of Dorchester, on charges he went on a housebreak spree early on Dec. 2. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/18 - 11:45 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans for two condo buildings for artists on what are now city-owned vacant lots on Terrace Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/18 - 4:04 pm

The T has canceled the E Line past Brigham Circle due to a trolley and a stopped box truck exchanging some love pats near the Riverway and is advising riders to jump on the 39 bus instead - but the buses are having their own problems due to all the traffic piled up as a result.

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