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A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/30/14 - 1:28 pm
Twas the night before Halloween and all through the hood……nope….thats not going to work. Ever try to buy eggs in Dorchester the night before Halloween? The supply tends to be a bit lean right? That’s because all the little pricks...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/29/14 - 2:21 pm
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:39Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old and her 15-year-old BFF on charges that responded to a request to leave the Codman Square McDonald's Monday night by beating the manager - and a woman who tried to protect her.Free...
My Dorchester , 10/28/14 - 4:07 pm
Date:  Sat, 11/15/2014 (All day) Fight The Flu! Get your FREE Flu shot.  Saturday Nov, 15 10:00am-2:00pm Codman Square Health...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/28/14 - 10:51 am
The Boston Licensing Board last week took no action on a request from the Sea Breeze Mexican Grill, 1782 Dorchester Ave., in Dorchester, for a beer, wine and liqueur license as it continues to try to figure out the ramifications of the law that was...
My Dorchester , 10/27/14 - 2:01 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/31/2014 (All day) Enter If You Dare! Operation PEACE is hosting a kid friendly haunted house. Candy for trick or...
My Dorchester , 10/27/14 - 1:24 pm
Date:  Thu, 11/06/2014 (All day) Dot-ini 2014, the X-Tini, is happening November 6th from 7PM to 10 PM at The Blarney Stone...
My Dorchester , 10/27/14 - 11:03 am
Date:  Mon, 10/27/2014 (All day) Project RIGHT, Inc. requests the pleasure of your presence at our 20th Annual Celebration And...
My Dorchester , 10/24/14 - 1:55 pm
Date:  Mon, 10/27/2014 (All day) Come celebrate with Fields Corner.  Winner of the 2014 Great Places In America Award! Oct 27,...
My Dorchester , 10/23/14 - 4:13 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/31/2014 (All day) Halloween Bash at the KROC Center The Salvation Army Kroc CenterFriday Oct. 31 650 Dudley St....
My Dorchester , 10/23/14 - 10:04 am
Date:  Fri, 10/24/2014 (All day) After a week of events, it's time to relax and celebrate!  Adults 21+ are invited to our...
My Dorchester , 10/23/14 - 9:51 am
Date:  Thu, 10/23/2014 (All day) PlaceMaking At Upham's Corner Imagine new ideas to make the streets feel more alive.  Please...
My Dorchester , 10/23/14 - 9:45 am
Date:  Sat, 10/25/2014 (All day) Upham's Corner ArtPlace presents the October 2015 UP Market event in Upham's Corner on...
My Dorchester , 10/22/14 - 3:45 pm
Date:  Sun, 10/26/2014 (All day) Sixth Annual Savin Hill Little Kids Halloween Costume Parade An event for children 5 and under (...
My Dorchester , 10/22/14 - 3:26 pm
Date:  Thu, 10/30/2014 (All day) Neponset River Greenway 13th Annual Pumpkin Float Thursday, October 30 5:30PM registration 6:00PM...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 10/22/14 - 2:37 pm
Ok, so this is long overdue. I tried to make this happen before and the polling system I used absolutely sucked. Sooooo…I’m doing it again….and this time it’s for all the beans <—–Right! – Damn your boy is...
My Dorchester , 10/22/14 - 2:25 pm
Date:  Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00pm Boston Police B-3 Annual Haunted House For kids 12 and under Food, activities, music,...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/21/14 - 6:57 pm
It was just another one of those evenings where trains became too weary to go any further, leading to the usual extended-version commutes on both the Red and Orange lines.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/21/14 - 5:43 pm
A former Dorchester resident was sentenced to 18-20 years in prison today after he admitted he raped a woman walking home from the Savin Hill T stop on Oct. 30, 1992. Terry Abercrombie, now 52, had avoided detection until 2012, when a DNA database run by...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/21/14 - 3:37 pm
A Quincy man was ordered held without bail today on charges he fatally stabbed another man in the neck outside the Chung Wah take-out place at 199 Bowdoin St. Thursday evening, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. According to...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/21/14 - 12:58 pm
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:24Boston Police report a tip from "a concerned community member" yesterday evening led them to an abandoned lot at Dewey and Danube streets in Dorchester.Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/21/14 - 12:00 pm
Dan McCarthy at the Dig reports on an expedition to the top of the Tank along with a couple of the union guys repainting the iconic structure: On our climb from the base to the 140-foot summit we pass several gruff painters. Some are rappelling from...
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 Maria Cecilia Sanchez, who went by Cecilia Marie Johnson online. A member of her family was also stabbed in the melee at 188 Washington St. Sanchez, 26,...
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 - 4:37 pm
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:22Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man for a fatal stabbing on Bowdoin Street last Thursday.Free tagging: KnivesMurderGerald WilliamsonNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 10/20/14 - 2:17 pm
Date:  Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:00pm Audition Would you like to audition in a romantic comedy for World AIDS Day? Then come try out!...
My Dorchester , 10/20/14 - 9:23 am
Date:  Tue, 10/28/2014 (All day) The Living Healthy Speaker Series is a year-long sequence of talks on healthy living and disease...
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 - 10:17 am
Date:  Sat, 10/25/2014 (All day) Saturday, Oct. 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm FREE No flashlights allowed! Walk through spooky woods...
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...