Wednesday, November 28, 2012
South End resident William Toll writes about the ongoing construction at the intersection of Harrison and Berkeley in the South End.
Dear editor, The intersection at Harrison and Berkeley has been dug up at least 6 times per year since I moved to Boston in 2009. There was even an explosion and a flood at this location in recent years. The latest big dig started Sunday Nov 25th in the evening at 8pm. (See photo from tonight, Wed 11/28) The big dig before that was in July- lasting more than 10 days...and..they left a vent pipe in the middle of the road ever since. Yes, that's right a vent pipe with almost no protection in the middle of the road. (See photo) Why? ...Wait... Think about it rationally,.... there is no reason for this other than incompetence by the utilities and city employees. I can't think of an excuse. Can you? The utility should pay local residents $…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
One victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Boston Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred on Tuesday night on Harrison Avenue in the South End. A male victim reported to police that he had been walking along Harrison Avenue when he was approached by a male and two females near 840 Harrison Ave. around 8:15 p.m. The victim told police the male asked him for a cigarette, then said, "I know you have money, just give me some." The victim said the suspect then reached into his pocket and pulled out a small knife that he jabbed at the victim's wrist, slicing a small laceration. The victim told police that the suspect did not steal any money or personal items from him, and that he did not have a good description of the male or the two other females who were with him. Police …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Boston Police arrested a Norwood man on Saturday and charged him with possession of a class B substance on the corner of Harrison and Massachusetts Avenue.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Nate Homan
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Boston Police responding to Massachusetts Avenue for a fist fight on Saturday morning ended up arresting a Norwood man for possession of drugs. Police said officers reportedly observed a four people involved in a fist fight near Harrison and Massachusetts Avenue around 8:45 a.m. on Saturday morning. After officers broke up the fight, they identified Sean Hannon, of 389 Neponset St. in Norwood, MA, who had an active default warrant out for his arrest from Attleboro District Court. Hannon was arrested on the outstanding warrant. During the arrest process, officers reported finding an empty box of cigarettes with 17 loose pills inside, which officers determined to be class E, B, and C drugs. Officers said the Massachusetts and Harrison …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
A Jamaica Plain resident who had his laptop stolen traced it to a South End address, but what he found was not what he expected.
Fran Harrington, a Jamaica Plain resident, had not his first, not his second, but his third laptop stolen a few weeks ago when someone broke into his Greenough Avenue home. Considering he already had two laptops stolen, it's not surprising but Harrington decided to install GPS tracking software onto the machine. But what was surprising was the story that played out when he found it. Harrington and Boston Police Detectives were able to track his laptop to an address on Harrison Avenue in the South End. But, according to Harrington, the detective working with him told him a family had spent $900 on the stolen computer without knowing it had been stolen. The computer was a gift to their son to take off to college in September. “It was a …