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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
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
Displaced Dorchester resident Paul Adamson was not allowed to occupy a vacant home, so Adamson and about 50-60 others occupied the street instead.
Right to the City Boston organized the demonstration on Tuesday in front of 193 Norwell St., where... Read more