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Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/20/14 - 10:35 pm
WHDH reports federal and local law-enforcement officers were busy today hauling out evidence from the barn on Robinson Street, behind Ronan Park. In other news, Dorchester has barns.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/20/14 - 10:26 pm
Family members and friends have identified the woman stabbed to death in a fight early Saturday as Cecilia Marie Johnson, 26. A member of her family was also stabbed in the melee at 188 Washington St. She leaves a young daughter, her parents and siblings...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/20/14 - 5:51 pm
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 04:45Boston Police report a woman was fatally stabbed around 4:45 a.m. on Saturday at 188 Washington St. The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Free tagging: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/20/14 - 7:53 am
Marta C. captured the visage that woke her up at the JFK/UMass Red Line stop this morning.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/17/14 - 4:26 pm
The Boston Fire Department (which provided this photo), reports firefighters responded around 4 p.m. for an SUV up the front stairs of 44 Hill Top St. The driver is being evaluated for injuries. A woman and two children in the car checked out OK, the...
My Dorchester , 10/17/14 - 2:21 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/24/2014 (All day) Dorchester Open Studios is back! This free arts festival feautures artists from a wide variety of...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/16/14 - 8:15 pm
Ten years ago on a rainy evening much like tonight, the Red Sox took a 19 run beating at the hands of the New York Yankees. I’m not certain what exactly happened that evening but, October 16th served as a turning point. It was if the Red Sox...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/16/14 - 3:29 pm
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today found Michael Ahern of Dorchester guilty of felony motor vehicle homicide for running down a bicyclist on Morrissey Boulevard in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/16/14 - 12:55 pm
State officials announced today the start of hourly service on Saturday and Sunday on the Fairmount Line will start Nov. 29 - and that they've made the current fares - the same as a subway line from Fairmount station north - permanent. MassDOT also said...
My Dorchester , 10/16/14 - 10:58 am
Date:  Mon, 10/20/2014 (All day) Monday, October 20, 2014  7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Florian Hall  55 Hallet Street  Dorchester,...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/15/14 - 12:56 pm
Mel King explains to board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer why he supports Dot 2 Dot. The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to grant a full liquor license to Dot 2 Dot Cafe, a Dorchester Avenue restaurant that doubles as a meeting...
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 3:02 pm
Date:  Sun, 10/19/2014 - 5:00am Community Supper & Birthday Bash   First Parish Hall & Tent 10 Parish St, Dorchester, MA...
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 2:25 pm
Date:  Mon, 10/20/2014 (All day) Project RIGHT, Inc. and Sparc! The Artmobile present A Free Paint Night! Monday evening, October 20,...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 2:17 pm
Destin Marcelin, 6, died in a Dorchester apartment last month when his father, Patrick Marcelin smothered or strangled him - or maybe both - Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Marcelin then slashed his wrists, then...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 1:38 pm
Paperwork issues and questions about a new state law that granted Boston 25 new liquor licenses this year have held up decisions on requests from five restaurants seeking some of the new licenses, along with a member who missed one set of hearings....
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 12:28 pm
Date:  Sat, 10/18/2014 (All day) Pope John Paul II Park 200 Hallet St. Dorchester, MA 12:30pm Registration for Extended Ride...
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 11:14 am
Date:  Sat, 10/18/2014 (All day) Pickling and Preserving Saturday, October 18 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM >> Read More
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 10:57 am
Date:  Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:51am Greater Four Corners Action Coalition's Annual Meeting, Thursday, October 23rd 6:00 - 9:00PM...
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 9:56 am
Date:  Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:00am Wed. Oct. 15 3-4pm Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Ave, Boston, Massachusetts...
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 9:39 am
Date:  Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:00am Thursday at 6:00pm - 8:00pm Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Ave, Boston,...
My Dorchester , 10/14/14 - 9:17 am
Date:  Tue, 10/21/2014 (All day) Free Legal And Community Service Fair When:  Tue, Oct 21 10-3pm Where: 650 Dudley St. (Near...
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...