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By adamg - 2/22/20 - 9:58 pm

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about dead eels among the rocks by the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 12:58 pm

WLVI TV 56 Jingle

A developer says it will soon file plans for two residential towers with 608 units at 75 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, currently home to the long vacant Channel 56 studios. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/19 - 9:34 am
Chicken in Dorchester

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about an alleged illegal rooster in a yard on Morrissey Boulevard, near Tolman Street, in Dorchester: Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/19 - 2:42 pm
Morrissey Boulevard early this afternoon at high tide

For some reason, Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester remained open in the middle of a rain storm at high tide early this afternoon, giving drivers the chance to experience the thrill of going out to sea - unless they were too timid and instead took the easy way out by driving on the sidewalk near Malibu Beach, as Timmy shows us. He also had a question for DCR: Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/19 - 9:17 am

A New Jersey developer says it will soon file detailed plans to replace the old Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern at 780 Morrissey Blvd in Dorchester with a six-story, 207-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/19 - 10:59 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Michael Ahern's 18-month sentence for crashing his pickup into Doan Bui's bicycle on Morrissey Boulevard in 2012, sending the man, returning home from a fishing trip, 150 feet into the air and killing him. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 6:47 pm

State Police report a Quincy man heading south on Morrissey Boulevard suffered serious injuries when he hit the rear panel of a Chevy Spark whose driver was turning right into the Star Market parking lot about 1:20 p.m.

State Police say the man, 43, was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the car was unhurt.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 10:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting Brian Joyce, 25, on charges he fatally shot Marcus Dunn-Gordon, of Randolph at the Morrissey Boulevard Ramada late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 11:26 am

Victim identified as Marcus Dunn-Gordon, 27, of Randolph.

Boston Police report a man was found with what turned out to be a fatal gunshot wound in the lobby of the Ramada at 800 Morrissey Blvd. late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 11:06 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports a developer is looking to put a 200-unit residential complex where the Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern - and before that, Blinstrub's Old Colony - used to be on Morrissey Boulevard.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 10:10 pm

Napoleon Blownaparte reports the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge is stuck in the upright position once more and that traffic is now being diverted around it. No telling what happens if it stays that way for more than four hours.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 9:39 pm

State Police report troopers who stopped a driver in Kosciuszko Circle for doing 60 m.p.h. on Morrissey Boulevard on Saturday afternoon wound up arresting both the driver and his passenger after finding a loaded gun in the car. Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/19 - 6:48 pm
Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge was stuck today

UPDATE, 7:29 p.m. Bridge is back down.

Jeannie Doherty reported at 6:42 p.m. that the venerable Beades Bridge, which lets motorists get on and off Morrissey Boulevard when it's not flooded, is stuck in the upright position. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 5:34 pm
Damage at memorial

Some of the vandalism. Photos by State Police.

State Police report on vandalism just a few days before Memorial Day: Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 6:36 pm
Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge was stuck today

Necee reported around 5:30 p.m.:

Dorchester bridge broken. Cars as far as the eye can see. Waiting for an engineer. Oh joy.

By adamg - 3/22/19 - 1:26 pm

DCR reports Morrissey Boulevard is shut southbound at UMass due to, of course, flooding, from the nor'easter-whipped high tide.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 10:02 am

The Dorchester Reporter provides an early look at a proposal for 23- and 26-story towers on the old Channel 56 site, next to the old Globe site, on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 10:25 am
Boston Globe logo being removed from former plant in Dorchester

Uncle Joey spotted workers removing the Globe logo from its former plant on Morrissey Boulevard, off I-93. The current owner is turning it into a high-tech incubator.

By adamg - 10/26/18 - 1:40 pm

State Police report they are looking for whoever cut up an American flag, threw a brick at the monument and caused extensive damage to the landscaping at the memorial, on Morrissey Boulevard by Dorchester Bay.

Photo of some of the damage.

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