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Candelaria Silva , 10/12/14 - 12:27 pm
We are all in this together.  What don’t we understand about this? We may all live differently in this world because of our individuality and our unique situations but we are still living on the same planet.   If the planet goes down, it won’t stop and...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/11/14 - 9:32 pm
Big shout out to the best union screenprinters in the city – Beantown Athletics. Get yours tomorrow at the Irish Heritage Festival
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/11/14 - 11:15 am
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 23:53Boston Police report that late Thursday night, their Shotspotter system, which consists of a series of sensitive microphones in high-crime areas that can often detect the sound of gunfire, activated and led officers to Bradlee...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/10/14 - 4:47 pm
Zoo New England announced today somebody who wants to stay anonymous has given $1 million towards the cost of building a new "Nature's Neighborhoods" children's zoo in Franklin Park. Zoo New England had already raised $5.65 million in pledges towards the...
My Dorchester , 10/10/14 - 2:05 pm
Date:  Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00pm Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 6 - 9 pm Vietnamese American Community Center, 42 Charles Street VietAID has...
My Dorchester , 10/10/14 - 12:17 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/10/2014 (All day) Hayrides through the cemetery, costume contests and even a candlelit pumpkin float on the Neponset...
State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry , 10/9/14 - 9:00 pm
We’re having a fundraiser! Please join Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and special guests along with supporters old and new to hear about the Senator’s accomplishments in her first year as well as her goals for 2015 and beyond. The event is...
My Dorchester , 10/9/14 - 12:18 pm
Date:  Sat, 10/18/2014 (All day) Black Males: “We Will Write the Script” What: One hundred students ranging in age from 12...
My Dorchester , 10/7/14 - 5:18 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/10/2014 (All day) Friday 1pm Dorchester Ave @ Welles (Welles, Washington, Bailey, Dorchester Ave) ONS representatives...
My Dorchester , 10/7/14 - 2:40 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/17/2014 (All day) Fiddlehead Theatre Company Presents Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA Boston Area...
My Dorchester , 10/7/14 - 1:31 pm
Date:  Wed, 10/08/2014 (All day) Over 35 years of working in the community, bringing people together around concerns and issues,...
Candelaria Silva , 10/7/14 - 8:22 am
I find myself in regular encounters with people who have tidy lives and are so far removed from my messy, over-wrought reality that we might as well be living on separate planets (except we aren’t…we are all in this together.)  I call them the tidy-widys...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 6:44 pm
Mon, 10/06/2014 - 18:30A man was shot around 6:30 p.m. outside the station and in front of the Dunkin' Donuts across the street. A suspect was arrested not long after on Wrentham Street. Police report the victim, 19, was shot in the stomach. Police say...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 6:02 pm
An annoyed citizen files a complaint about all these giant tube sets that suddenly showed up on Hallam Street in Dorchester today.
My Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 4:23 pm
Date:  Tue, 10/14/2014 (All day) Carney Hospital’s Women’s Imaging Center will host a Chocolate & Roses...
My Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 3:49 pm
Date:  Sat, 10/11/2014 (All day) Saturday, October 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Codman Square Library 690 Washington Street, Dorchester MA...
My Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 2:04 pm
Date:  Sat, 10/11/2014 (All day) Gospel Festival Special Guest And Mc Leon D. Labastide  (Ruachpoet) Date and Time | OCTOBER 11TH...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 1:44 pm
That sucking sound Dorchester residents in the area of Dorchester and Crescent avenues heard last night was a hazardous-waste company vacuuming up the oil that spilled out of two failed NStar transformers down a manhole - so that NStar workers could then...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/6/14 - 8:05 am
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:15The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a teenager it says held up the Meetinghouse Bank branch at 2250 Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester Lower Mills around 3:15 p.m. last Monday. This is the same branch where the bank...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/4/14 - 11:56 am
Chicken, wondering whether it should cross the road. Craebeck wonders who lost this chicken, spotted this morning on Lydon Way near Adams. The sighting marks a departure from past Boston chicken sightings, which have involved chickens no longer able to...
My Dorchester , 10/3/14 - 1:14 pm
Date:  Sun, 10/05/2014 (All day) Brand New Co-ed Fitness training on Sundays! Strength Training/Cardio/Weightlifting....
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/3/14 - 12:36 pm
Been blasting this all morning… Been a few since I sounded off about a song I like and that’s usually because I get bored with what I’m hearing. I first heard this Pete Needy (Stay Puft Productions) beat in the 363: The Road to the...
My Dorchester , 10/3/14 - 10:01 am
Date:  Sun, 10/12/2014 (All day) This FREE family festival will be filled with exciting Irish entertainment, ...
My Dorchester , 10/3/14 - 8:44 am
Date:  Sat, 10/04/2014 (All day) Please Join the Friends of Ballou for a community event taking place at 100 Ballou Ave Saturday,...
My Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 6:16 pm
Date:  Mon, 10/06/2014 (All day) XTREME VINDALOO CHALLENGE! Are You Tough Enough? It might be getting colder but Shanti is heating...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 6:08 pm
A concerned citizen reported the presence of two dead chickens on Cawfield Street this afternoon, one in the road, one on the sidewalk. The city responded by sending out a crew to pluck the dead birds off the street and sidewalk.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/1/14 - 5:01 pm
Many moons ago I was a kid that enjoyed travelling all over the city on the T. Like any kid I got into trouble occasionally. Some of my compadres were a tad more daring than me….but you know what? I can’t ever remember any of us trying to...
My Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 4:42 pm
Date:  Sat, 10/04/2014 (All day) Greater Boston House Concerts takes place in a historic 1885 home, recreating the Salon experience of...
My Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 4:18 pm
Date:  Wed, 10/08/2014 (All day) Get ready to sweat in Ronan Park! Each Wednesday morning in October, join us for a mini boot camp...
My Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 3:44 pm
Date:  Sat, 10/11/2014 (All day)   The Money Conference is a FREE one-day event presented by The Office of...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/1/14 - 1:42 pm
Well, I’m a big kid at heart and I do love technology. So….I need to get one of these drones in my life. Sure I’m too old for toys but, I will not be getting the Ducati I want any time soon so this sh*t will have to suffice.  ...
My Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 11:44 am
Date:  Wed, 10/01/2014 (All day) Midweek Meltdowns are now monthly! Our surprise summer hit Midweek Summer Meltdown is now back as a...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 8:02 am
Sun, 08/03/2014 - 02:00A stabbing at a benefit for an injured motorcyclist at the Boston Teachers Union Hall in August remains unsolved because every person inside the hall interviewed by police either said they saw nothing or refused to talk, a BPD...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/1/14 - 7:48 am
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:40Around 9:40 p.m., Tusday, on Ellington Street near Erie Street. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/29/14 - 7:20 pm
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:15Updated 10 a.m., Tuesday. Boston Police report a person identified only as "male" was shot around 7:15 p.m. outside 564 Dudley St. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. 2014 murders in Boston....
My Dorchester , 9/29/14 - 1:28 pm
Date:  Sun, 09/28/2014 (All day) WHAT MATTERS FOR HEALTH What matters when it comes to your health? To the health of your family? To...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/28/14 - 3:06 pm
Belden photgraphed the beginnings of a brush fire along the Neponset River in Dorchester, around 2:20 p.m. At 3, she reported exits 11B and 11A on the Expressway were closed, since the fire's now right under the bridge. Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:20
My Dorchester , 9/26/14 - 9:59 am
Date:  Sat, 09/27/2014 (All day) Great neighborhoods start with a series of great destinations. Do you have ideas for how the public...
My Dorchester , 9/26/14 - 9:41 am
Date:  Tue, 10/14/2014 (All day) FREE 2-day, 14-hour Certificate Course for School & Community Based Responders to assist...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/26/14 - 9:07 am
Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:50Boston Police report a woman walking in the area of Columbia Road and Holden Street around 7:50 a.m. yesterday "when she was approached by a male who forced her into the rear of an adjacent property and sexually assaulted her."Free...
My Dorchester , 9/25/14 - 1:58 pm
Date:  Sat, 09/27/2014 (All day) Using watercolor paints and techniques, capture some of Boston's most picturesque parks at the...
My Dorchester , 9/24/14 - 3:20 pm
Date:  Mon, 09/29/2014 (All day) Please join us on September 29th at 5:p.m. at the Freedom House as we explore student leadership and...
My Dorchester , 9/23/14 - 2:02 pm
Date:  Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:00am Cooking For A Cause This year's Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health is looking to...
My Dorchester , 9/23/14 - 1:29 pm
Date:  Mon, 09/29/2014 (All day) LatinasRepresent highlights models of success to empower Latina candidates and drive a national...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/23/14 - 9:17 am
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:50The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it is looking for a man who held up the Santander Bank branch at 780 Gallivan Blvd. around 3:50 p.m. on Sept. 5. He gave a teller a note and left with various denominations of currency. He...
My Dorchester , 9/22/14 - 4:27 pm
Date:  Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:00am THE FRIENDSHIP SOCIAL Sunday October 5th, 2014 Florian Hall 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA 4:00 PM to...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/21/14 - 9:28 pm
Sun, 09/21/2014 - 00:00Updated. Boston Police report a man stabbed around midnight at 5 Ames St. was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Free tagging: KnivesFranklin FieldMurderGeorge SanchezNeighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/21/14 - 1:09 pm
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 00:39Boston Police report that officers on patrol near the area of the Ashmont T stop around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday heard gunfire from the area of Fuller and Washington streets:Free tagging: GunsWashington StreetNeighborhoods:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/21/14 - 12:48 pm
The Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center is suing its insurance company for refusing to reimburse it for the $763,000 a one-time accountant for the center embezzled between 2003 and 2008. The Hartford Insurance Co. told the center it won't pay the...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 9/20/14 - 7:58 am
If any of you have driven around Southie lately one thing that really stands out besides the burb baby posers is the obscene amount of over development. The buildings seem to have been conceived by architects to appeal to its ultra douche residents who...