A gunman held up a Morrissey Boulevard convenience store last Thursday and made good his escape— although his exit was not the smoothest in the annals of Boston crime. A police report of the Jan. 8 incident says that an unknown man entered the 7/11 store... Read more
Anyone who has driven down Adams street near Victory Road at this time of year in the past decade or so knows to expect it: the explosion of Christmas lights covering the entire front yard and façade of the three-story family house that can’t be missed... Read more
Mary Grow, John Miles, Jean Medico and Bridget O’Hara pose for a photo with their commendations from Mayor Martin Walsh, City Councillor Frank Baker, and “favorite first responder notes” from Miles on Monday. Lauren Dezenski photo John Miles’s dog Lucy... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more
The Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a public meeting next Wednesday to review a developer’s proposal to convert a former Neponset Avenue store and warehouse into a four-story condominium complex with a restaurant. The meeting will be held on Wed... Read more
SUV on front porch of 44 Hill Top St.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 4 p.m. on Friday to a report of an SUV up the front stairs of 44 Hill Top St. The driver is being evaluated for injuries. A woman and two children in the car checked out OK, the department... Read more
A former Neponset funeral home director has been named in a "sweeping, 278-count indictment" charging him with illegally storing dead bodies for years in a storage facility while bilking customers out of tens of thousands of dollars in pre-payments for... Read more
The teenagers and kids who use the street hockey court at Adams/King Playground in Dorchester had a simple request this summer: They hoped to score two new hockey nets. Neighbor Tom Leahy, of King Street, decided to do something about it two weeks ago... Read more
The owners of Shenanigans in South Boston have bought an old party-supply store on Neponset Avenue and plan to turn it into a full-service restaurant with a similar theme and menu. At a Boston Licensing Board hearing on Wednesday, co-owner Paul Adamson... Read more
The owners of a proposed adult daycare center at the corner of Neponset Avenue and Victory Road pledge to push on with their business plan after the Clam Point Civic Association unanimously voted to oppose the project at their June meeting. Partners Hung... Read more


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