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The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 9 Bowdoin St. for what turned into a two-alarm fire around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The department reports firefighters were met by heavy black smoke and fire that extended through the roof. They... Read more
Two murdered in separate incidents on Saturday The victim in a fatal stabbing on Saturday morning near Franklin Park has been identified as a 17-year-old boy. Boston Police have issued an arrest warrant for Omara Shears, a 44-year-old Boston man whom they... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man in his 30s was shot at Columbia Road and Geneva Avenue around 9:30 p.m. on Friday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, making him the seventh murder victim in Boston over the past week...
Officials at Montserrat Aspirers Community Center, 380 Washington St., told the Boston Licensing Board they've developed a detailed security plan to prevent a recurrence of an April melee that spun out of a 13-year-old's birthday party when word spread... Read more
A public meeting is planned for this month to discuss the latest proposal for new housing on Geneva Avenue. The project — dubbed “Bedrock Geneva”— will convert what is now a single-family homeon an oversized lot into a five-story building with 27 units of... Read more
The Kurtis Rivers Quartet at Levi’s Restaurant: (l-r) Melvin Graham, bass; Miki Matsuki, drums, Kurtis Rivers, alto saxaphone; Lady Kubé, M.C.; Alain Pacowski, guitar. Photo by Jennifer Johnson The streets of Dorchester are like gardens full of flowers... Read more
Terrance Roberson sat motionless in the front seat of his friend’s black 2001 Honda Civic as fire trucks and police vehicles encircled the car, sirens blaring. Phone wires and electricity cables hissed on the roof over his head and snaked down the window... Read more
About fifty Dorchester residents joined Police Commissioner William Evans, Capt. Tim Connolly and police officers from Boston Police C-11 District to click on flashlights for a half-hour walk around the neighborhood on Tuesday night. Striking out side-... Read more
A man spent more than 40 minutes trapped in his car Friday evening after a utility pole collapsed, falling on his car and bringing live wires down with it on Erie Street at Washington Street. The incident happened almost three years to the day after a... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday considers a proposal for a package store that would specialize in beer and wine from "exotic" locales, in particular the Caribbean and Cape Verde. Joel Nunez's proposed Nunez Liquors, 114 Washington St., near... Read more


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