South End

Shots fired in front of South End firehouse

Around 11 p.m. outside 700 Tremont St. Police are looking for a black or Hispanic man, 5'6" or 5'7", who opened fire but didn't hit anybody. Neighborhoods: South EndFree tagging: GunsTopics: Crime
Boston Globe

SWAT Team Secures Barricaded Man in South End

A department spokesperson said the man, in his 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center for a psychiatric evaluation.
Boston Globe

SWAT Team Responding to Barricaded Suspect in South End Apartment

A department spokesperson said it was unclear whether the suspect was armed in the Wellington Street building, but said there were no hostages.
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

Trash changes begin this week

A reminder that the new trash collection procedures begin this week.  This includesEarlier trash pickupRecycling on Tuesday and FridayDiscouraging small blue bins in favor of clear plastic bagsNew trash collection begins this Tuesday, July 1st.  We've been promised earlier trash pickup, with collection beginning at 7am.   They may not be at your door at 7am, but expect much earlier pickup than we have been getting used to.  It will be a few weeks for their schedule and routine to flush out, so don't count on tomorrow's pickup being "the" time for all future pickups.Get your trash out on time in the morning, or as late as possible the night before.  The less time your trash is on the street, ...
Boston Globe

Teen Reportedly Shot Outside Party in South End

A teen is suffering life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday night outside of a party in the South End.
South End

South End party ends with teen shot in the back of the head

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 01:50Boston Police report a 17-year-old was found shot outside a party at 5 Castle Ct. around 1:50 a.m. Because of the seriousness of the man's injuries, the homicide unit was summoned. Stanley Staco reports that officers from other parts of the city were also called in, in part to help get a large number of witnesses to interviews with detectives. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: South EndTopics: Crime
South End

Mattapan shooting leads to gun arrest outside Boston Medical Center

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 17:57After a man was shot on Morton Street Thursday afternoon, his boys went up to Boston Medical Center. And then another crew, considerably less friendly with the victim, showed up as well, around 6 p.m. Police, who typically accompany shooting victims to the hospital for just this sort of reason, interceded and discovered one of the non-friends had a gun. The gunman was arrested and his weapon seized before he could use it. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: South EndTopics: Crime
Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association

Coffee with a Cop

Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood AssociationFriends of Blackstone and Franklin SquaresWednesday, August 13, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00amWholy Grain, 275 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MANo agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

Changes to trash collection

The South End is getting a new city trash contractor/service, and there will be some changes coming to the neighborhood on July 1st.Briefly:Recycling will be picked up on both trash days, Tuesday & FridayTrash pickup begins at 7amSmall blue bins are being phased out.These changes will begin on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.   The city will be delivering fliers to all homes and sending out postcards to all residents to inform them of the change.The Details:The city has several different trash contracts covering different areas of the city.   The existing trash contract has been extended several times, so the city took this opportunity to ask for bids for new contracts.  Sunrise Scavenger of Hyde Park has won the contract ...
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

June Stoop Night

The 6/13 stoop night has been cancelled due to rain.   Since there is a continued chance of rain on Saturday, we'll hold this stoop night on another weekend.While waiting for our next official stoop event, feel free to sit on your front steps on any warm night and say hi to your neighbors! Original notice:Eight Streets continues the Summer of the Stoop and holds it's next official stoop night this Friday, June 13th.  Join us between 6 and 7:30 on Waltham Street and meet your neighbors.   If you live on Waltham, some out and sit on your stoop and say hi to neighbors.   If you're from other Eight Streets, head over to Waltham and make some new friends! ...
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