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137 Columbia Road fire in Dorchester

A fire called in around 4:05 p.m. did an estimated $50,000 in damage to a 16-unit apartment building at 137 Columbia Rd., the Boston Fire Department reports.

The department says the cause of the fire remains under investigations. There were no... Read more

Leaders in Boston’s faith community are calling for area businesses to stop selling imitation guns and for parents to stop purchasing imitation guns for their children.

“We made the call so that we can hopefully get them off the street, but... Read more

Washington Street fire scene

A fire that raced through a Washington Street apartment building displaced 30 residents but caused no injuries, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire at 247-249 Washington St. was reported around 7:05 a.m. and did an estimated... Read more

Boston Police detectives continue to look for the person who fatally shot Jimmy Velasquez, 49, around 11:15 p.m. on Sept. 14 at 14 Glenarm St.

Velasquez, originally from Honduras, left his wife Catalina and... Read more

Even as residents from Dorchester to Readville celebrate the arrival of the first-ever weekend service on the enhanced Fairmount Line, a coalition of neighborhood groups is planning to launch a grassroots campaign aimed at pre-empting the large-scale... Read more

On Friday night, community members from the Codman Square and Four Corners neighborhoods gathered at the Great Hall for the 2014 Hidden Heroes/Sheroes award night, co-hosted by the Codman Square Neighborhood Council and the Greater Four Corners Action... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a woman was fatally stabbed in a fight around 4:45 a.m. at 188 Washington St. in Dorchester.

The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Levi's Restaurant and Lounge, 323 Washington St., won approval from the Boston Licensing Board to extend its Friday and Saturday closing time from 1 a.m. until 2 a.m.

The Georges, who own the restaurant, said they keep getting requests from... Read more

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