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My Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 9:39 am
Date:  Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:00am Join the Franklin Youth Coalition on Thursdays starting July 10th until mid August from 5-8pm for their...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/9/14 - 11:26 pm
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:10WBZ reports a man ran into a teen on a scooter at Kingsdale and Standish streets tonight, then fled, then was arrested after he crashed into a car in Jamaica Plain. The teen's injuries from the crash shortly after 8 p.m. were so...
My Dorchester , 7/9/14 - 9:41 am
Date:  Sat, 07/19/2014 - 8:00am Join friends of Ronan Park to watch the movie Frozen on July 19th at 8pm. Bring a blanket and free...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/8/14 - 2:21 pm
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:35Boston Police report a man and woman standing at Washington and Erie streets found themselves surrounded by 10 to 15 boys and girls, who began beating them when they resisted a robbery attempt around 9:30 p.m yesterday:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/8/14 - 8:27 am
A man walked onto I-93 southbound at South Bay around 1 a.m., and popped into the high-speed lane - where he was promptly struck and killed by a Mercedes, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The man, 38, from Boston, did not survive....
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/7/14 - 3:33 pm
A Boston Police officer on leave and without a valid driver's license was released on personal recognizance today on charges he stole a cruiser from the C-11 police station in Dorchester over the holiday weekend, the Suffolk County District Attorney's...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/7/14 - 2:44 pm
See it larger. At least, that's the first thing I thought when I saw Lee Toma's photo. Lee, however, concentrated on the waterfowl: As Dick Albert would say, it's 'just ducky' out today! Copyright Lee Toma. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
My Dorchester , 7/7/14 - 11:51 am
Date:  Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:00am Bring family & friends and come out to help clean up Ronan Park. The cleanup will be from 11am -...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/6/14 - 2:38 pm
Veolia, the international corporation that has the contract to operate Boston-owned school buses, continues its battle against Boston bus drivers' union representative USW 8751 with an assist from the Boston Police Department.[/URL] Neighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/6/14 - 10:07 am
Sun, 07/06/2014 - 01:30Stanley Staco reports two people were shot around 1:30 a.m. at 52 Lawrence Ave. - one to the stomach. Police are looking for two teens seen fleeing in a Chevy SUV. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/4/14 - 8:48 pm
Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:25Around 8:25 p.m. on Esmond Street near Blue Hill Avenue, by two men. The victim managed to walk a couple blocks to McLellan Street, which is where police found him. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/3/14 - 11:50 pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 23:30Shortly after 11:30 p.m. two people were walking down Blue Hill Avenue near Johnston Road and Balsam Street, when a dark-blue Charger hit them. The driver apparently got out, looked at them, then got back in his car and sped down...
My Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 11:08 am
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014 - 5:30pm The REACH Coalition Meeting takes place on July 7 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester). Support your...
My Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 11:02 am
Date:  Thu, 07/03/2014 (All day) July 3 from 12:30am  to 1:30pm: Tai Chi at Golf Clubhouse! All ages are welcome to join Master Heg from the Roxbury Tai Chi Academy for this life changing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 9:43 am
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56Shortly before 5 a.m. on Victory Road, per Stanley Staco. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 7:55 am
Date:  Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:00pm Boston Centers for Youth & Family (BCYF) is hosting a number of block parties around Boston in July and August. Bring your friends and family to a party on...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/1/14 - 7:37 pm
This has to be one of the coolest things going on in South Boston at the moment. These folks at Higher Ground Farm have taken an otherwise dead space and built the second largest rooftop farm in the world, all while providing some killer produce to local...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/30/14 - 4:07 pm
Remember that scene from the movie ‘The Money Pit” when Tom Hanks loses his sh*t because he’s finally hit his breaking point? Yup, that was me yesterday….laughing hysterically…..when I bought my final coffee from Dunkin...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 10:45 am
Date:  Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:00am The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program presents a series of workshops that give kids the opportunity to express their...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 10:33 am
Date:  Thu, 07/10/2014 (All day) All events take place at 1520 Dorchester Ave in Dorchester. For more information (for any event) please contact 617-436-2155 or cdye@bpl.org.  ...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 9:57 am
Date:  Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:00am Youth in Crisis presents Scoops 'N Hoops: The 9th Annual Food For Thought Cookout. This is a community event taking place from 10am to 4pm at Mildred Middle...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 9:40 am
Date:  Sun, 09/28/2014 - 3:00pm On September 28, Ashmont Hill Chamber Music is hosting an incredible performance by Jeanine De Bique. The performance will go from 3pm to 5pm and will take place...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 8:58 am
Today's complaint comes not from Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, but Ashmont Street in Dorchester, where a fed-up citizen complains about one of our many longstanding relics of a bygone era: Remove tilted old trolley pole! In the middle of the sidewalk...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 8:48 am
Date:  Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00pm Are you new to Boston? Get some advice! The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians are offering Free Immigration Advice at Boston City Hall over the next several...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/27/14 - 10:52 pm
For the second time this month, a commercial fireworks display went off over Dorchester Bay last night. Although, both of these were paid for using private funds for a private event, given the fact that we all have to listen to them, shouldn't the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/27/14 - 7:48 pm
How about 6 p.m. on a summer Friday on the Expressway southbound in Dorchester? Emily Murphy, who took the photo, reports "it was almost gridlock."
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/27/14 - 4:23 pm
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:05Shortly after 4 p.m. on Topliff Street near Stonehurst. The homicide unit was summoned due to the severity of his injuries. The suspect was described as a 5'6" black man in a green shirt and gray pants who jumped into a late-model...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 2:39 pm
Date:  Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:00am The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 2:19 pm
Date:  Tue, 07/01/2014 - 6:30pm Following the Kite & Art Festival on June 28th, Friends of Ronan Park is hosting a meeting at the Bowdoin Street Health Center on July 1st from 6:30pm to 8:...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 12:46 pm
Date:  Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00pm On July 2 from 6pm to 8pm, a National Park Ranger will conduct a guided walk of Franklin Park called "Country in the City." This walking tour meets at...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 12:27 pm
Date:  Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:00am Mayor Walsh's World Soccer Celebration takes place on June 28 and July 13. On June 28 at 9:00am, there will be a Youth Tournament at Saunders Stadium (...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 12:00 pm
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 (All day) Come to Bike Friday for fun, music, food and biking at City Hall Plaza on June 27 and August 29. FREE breakfast will be provided by Boloco! To register, visit...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 11:26 am
Date:  Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:00pm Don't miss the Uphams Corner (500 Columbia Road) Sizzling Summer Kickoff Party on June 26 from 4:00pm to 7:30pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/23/14 - 4:33 pm
There is just something so friggin cool about bagpipers rolling into a pub like this. It’s one part testosterone one part nostalgic and another part “drink up because these guys are going to wipe out all the beer”. The swagger meter is...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/23/14 - 4:30 pm
Sad Angry Boys. Usin Guns For Toys. Playin Seek And Hide. Doin Drive Byes In A Stolen Ride. Blood On Their Hands. Runnin In Badlands. Sad Angry Men. So Sad, So Sad, But Then.... But Then, What Do We Expect? It's Just Cause and Effect. Topics: ...
My Dorchester , 6/23/14 - 12:01 pm
Date:  Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:00pm The Annual Boston Main Streets Awards will take place on June 26th at 6pm located at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester. Join your community for a fun evening to...
My Dorchester , 6/23/14 - 10:28 am
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 - 6:00pm Mayor Marty Walsh presents a Friday Night Dance Party on June 27 from 6pm to 10pm. The party will take place at Boston City Hall. All ages are welcome to this...
Candelaria Silva , 6/21/14 - 7:39 am
When you were young, did you realize you were young? When I was young, I didn’t know I was young. I sometimes knew I was the youngest person in the room.  This happened often as I was growing up because I skipped Kindergarten and one grade in...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/18/14 - 7:30 pm
So I gotta send a big shout out to my good friend and birthday boy Tommy Mac for inviting me down to his shop a few days back. He was filming a show with another fellow Dot Rat and woodworking enthusiast, Paul Wahlberg. If you haven’t seen Tommy...
Dotmass , 6/18/14 - 12:59 pm
this is a nifty idea, hoping Dorchester folks will come out in droves to support this endeavor! onthedotbooks Rosanne Foleyhttps://plus.google.com/104824784014756076480noreply@blogger.com0
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 10:29 am
Date:  Mon, 06/23/2014 - 7:00pm The first Fields Corner Civic Association Community Meeting will take place on June 23 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at St. Ambrose Church (240 Adams Street in...
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 10:16 am
Date:  Mon, 06/23/2014 - 6:30pm WGBH & The City of Boston invite YOU to a special preview of America Experience's Freedom Summer from acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Following the...
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 9:11 am
Date:  Thu, 06/19/2014 (All day) On June 19, Dot 2 Dot Cafe will be hosting live music featuring Alexi Paraschos and his band. If your heart is in music but life has taken you down a different...
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 8:46 am
Date:  Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:00pm The Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market starts on June 20th and continues every Friday until October 17. The market will go from 3pm to 7pm at the plaza...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 8:07 am
A concerned citizen complains about a motorcycle parked on the sidewalk on Harley Street in Dorchester. H/t eeka.
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 8:01 am
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:00pm On June 22, the Franklin Park Coalition will host Out of the Park at 4pm on the Playstead Ballfields between the Zoo & the Stadium. This is a FREE event to...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 9:55 pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 20:45Around 9:45 p.m., police found a man with gunshot wounds to the stomach and leg on Harvard Street near Washington Street. Minutes later, they found a 16-year-old stabbed in the head a couple blocks away on Gaylord Street. Police...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/17/14 - 6:57 pm
Be sure to check out Boston’s Best take on the Dublin All Stars this Friday!!
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 5:50 pm
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:04Boston Police report subduing a man who punched an officer - and reached for a loaded gun - while being arrested around 7 p.m. on Monday at 3 Bakersfield St. in Dorchester. According to police, officers on special patrol due to an...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 3:43 pm
The Dig reports organizers of a recent foreclosed-house takeover in Dorchester are talking to the Federal Housing Finance Agency about a pilot program that would aim to help people rather than force them into homelessness.