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My Dorchester , 8/7/14 - 9:08 am
Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through...
My Dorchester , 8/7/14 - 8:02 am
Date:  Fri, 08/08/2014 (All day) Smile! explores issues of sexual harassment and the price of being a woman in modern day society. The...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/6/14 - 1:45 pm
So I’m cruising YouTube and I find this guy who made up his own character called “Larry from Southie”….I haven’t stopped laughing since. (Insert Language Warning Here)
My Dorchester , 8/6/14 - 9:16 am
Date:  Thu, 08/21/2014 (All day) Children from throughout the city are invited to enjoy free summer fun at the ParkARTs Boston Children...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/6/14 - 8:17 am
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:45Around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday at Park Street and Geneva Avenue, according to Boston EMS incidents. Free tagging: GunsFields CornerNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/5/14 - 10:02 am
The Herald reports. Topics: CrimeNeighborhoods: Dorchester
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/2/14 - 12:08 pm
Remember going to Tenean Beach and having this creepy b*tch staring at you all day?
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/2/14 - 11:33 am
Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:25Around 11:25 a.m., possibly from a moving car. Shell casings found on Ashmont Street. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/2/14 - 10:52 am
The Globe interviews the woman who fatally stabbed her boyfriend in her Dorchester apartment on Thursday in what police say was self defense. Let's just say he was not a nice person. But read the last two paragraphs.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/1/14 - 4:11 pm
This is it…. The best getting out of work on Friday song in history. It’s West Coast – it’s funky – it’s lets get it popping. More Bounce makes you want to give the boss the finger – go straight from work to the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/1/14 - 3:18 pm
Boston Police report the man found stabbed yesterday evening at 157 Washington St. was pronounced dead at the scene, from a single stab wound. The woman who stabbed him was the person who called 911:
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/1/14 - 11:32 am
Nothing to see here except giant f*cking sharks biting the sh*t out of mini submarines off Cape Cod…. I’m sorry – we need to start polluting again – I’m just not a fan of sharks the size of buses just hanging around like...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/31/14 - 10:17 pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:05Police are at Harvard and Lorne streets in Mattapan, where residents reported gunfire around 10:05 p.m. Arriving officers found shell casings, fresh blood and a cell phone and an empty parking space, but no victim - although the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/31/14 - 7:34 pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:00Stanley Staco reports a man was shot in a drive-by outside 6 Gleason St. in Dorchester. Police are looking for a silver 2014 Malibu seen speeding from the scene.Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/31/14 - 7:09 pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:00Around 7 p.m. at 157 Washington St. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries. A separate ambulance was called to take two young children, who were in the apartment at the time, to the hospital...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/31/14 - 5:17 pm
liv·er·y  (lv-r, lvr) n. pl. liv·er·ies 1. A distinctive uniform worn by the male servants of a household. 2. The distinctive dress worn by the members of a particular group; uniform: ushers in livery. 3. The costume or insignia worn by the retainers of ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/31/14 - 2:25 pm
UPDATE: The Globe reports the gun went off while an officer was trying to subdue a guy who had pushed an officer. Happened sometime after 1 a.m. on Sedalia Road in Dorchester. Nobody was hit, but one person was arrested. No further details available yet.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/31/14 - 8:50 am
An argument after a work party turned into a fight that left Daniel Taylor shot dead early on Feb. 22, prosecutors said today in charging Marquis Smith with murder. Smith, 23, of Hyde Park, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in South Boston...
My Dorchester , 7/30/14 - 2:14 pm
Mayor Walsh's move night is in Dorchester on August 27th at 7:45pm! The event will take place at Town Field Park and will be showing Monsters University.   When:  August 27th, 7:45pm  Where:  Town Field Park
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/30/14 - 10:59 am
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 01:40Around 1:40 a.m. at Pleasant and Stoughton streets, according to Boston EMS Incidents, which reports the man was standing and conscious when paramedics and EMTs arrived. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/29/14 - 10:33 pm
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:40Around 9:40 p.m. a number of shots were fired on Topliff Street near Speedwell. Police recovered several spent shells. Free tagging: Topliff StreetGunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/29/14 - 2:27 pm
So I’m sitting my ass in front of the tube last night scrolling through Netflix looking for something to watch. BTW – if you haven’t got yourself a Chromecast device yet – take it from your old pal Dot Rat….it’s well...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/27/14 - 9:48 pm
Sun, 07/27/2014 - 17:30Ed Forry, co-founder and longtime publisher of the Dorchester Reporter, was attacked around 5:30 p.m. in Dorchester Park, his son, current publisher and editor Bill Forry, reports:Neighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/27/14 - 7:01 pm
Edrie reports that sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., her green, 1963 Vespa got lifted from where it was locked outside her house near the Ashmont T stop. Not only was it chained to a post, it had had its spark plugs taken out, so whoever took...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/27/14 - 6:27 pm
Big shout out to Clinton Sparks for representing with a Dot Rat shirt down and the Cure Lounge on Friday night…I appreciate the love and got the biggest kick out of seeing the pics. Please take the time to check out the Band Together Project @...
Candelaria Silva , 7/26/14 - 10:38 am
I occasionally share interesting job postings, and my thoughts about them, on this blog.  Here is the latest crop. Tudor needed for college Oceanography (Perhaps the tutoring should start with learning to spell the word tutor.)  Sexual Misconduct...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/25/14 - 3:13 pm
Make sure to welcome home Dorchester’s own Clinton Sparks at Cure Lounge on Tremont Street tonight!
My Dorchester , 7/25/14 - 2:13 pm
Date:  Thu, 08/28/2014 (All day) The Salvation Army is having their 3rd Annual Back to School Celebration on August 28th from 1-6pm @...
My Dorchester , 7/24/14 - 10:41 am
Date:  Thu, 07/24/2014 (All day) Coming to a neighborhood near you!  Thursdays from 5pm–7pm throughout  the months of...
My Dorchester , 7/24/14 - 9:23 am
Date:  Fri, 07/25/2014 (All day) Boston Opera Collaborative (Strand Theater, 543 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02125)...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/23/14 - 11:00 am
The owners of Shenanigans in South Boston have bought an old party-supply store on Neponset Avenue and plan to turn it into a full-service restaurant with a similar theme and menu. At a Boston Licensing Board hearing today, co-owner Paul Adamson and...
My Dorchester , 7/23/14 - 8:52 am
Thursday July 24, 2014 and Friday, July 25, 2014, Codman Academy Charter Public School students enrolled in the Huntington Summer Institute will be putting on a production of William Shakeaspeare's Julis Cesear at the Calderwood Theatre in...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/21/14 - 1:03 pm
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:35Shortly after 12:30 p.m. at 57 Armandine St., although he may have been stabbed, in the chest and stomach, outside a convenience store across from Dorchester District Court on Washington Street. Free tagging: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/20/14 - 1:00 pm
No one said there'd be days like this... Sittin here in jail, freedom I miss Wasted dreams, wasted life I miss my kids and my wife I thought robbin and dealin to make a quick buck... took the easy way... then i ran out of luck My boys, they thought I was...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/20/14 - 12:51 pm
MOMMY WHY? Mommy why can't I go outside? it's hot in here... you can't go out, I told you, why don't you hear? there are bad people out there with guns shooting and killing, and I'm scared for you I know mom, isn't there something you can do? no, son,...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/20/14 - 7:51 am
Sun, 07/20/2014 - 00:30Around 12:40 a.m., a man walked into the Boston Medical Center stabbed to the face and arm. Stanley Staco reports police eventually established he was stabbed at 19 Cunningham St. in Dorchester. Free tagging: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/20/14 - 7:46 am
Sun, 07/20/2014 - 03:45Around 3:45 a.m. on Bloomfield Street, according to Boston EMS Incidents. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/19/14 - 10:38 am
Sat, 07/19/2014 - 10:20Police are looking for a man who apparently decided 10:20 on a Saturday morning was a good time to fire several rounds from his handgun up Stanton Street from Norfolk Street. He then ran down Stanton. He's described as black, about...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/18/14 - 6:48 pm
I just want to take a moment to send a shout out to a Dot Rat All Star and all around good guy, Jack O’Toole. This BLS alum has decided to serve his country and will be leaving for Paris Island on Monday. Jack is going to make one hell of a Marine...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/17/14 - 11:14 am
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Ernest Watkins IV, charged with first-degree murder for a fatal Fields Corner stabbing in 2012, can be tried as an adult. Watkins had sought to be tried in juvenile court, which cannot impose a life sentence. A...
My Dorchester , 7/17/14 - 10:58 am
Date:  Tue, 07/22/2014 (All day) The Dorchester House Farmers’ Market runs  every Tuesday from July to October. The Market...
My Dorchester , 7/17/14 - 10:29 am
Date:  Fri, 07/18/2014 (All day) The Uphams Corner Library is putting on a family movie night this Friday. They will be showing...
My Dorchester , 7/17/14 - 8:56 am
Date:  Fri, 07/18/2014 (All day) Come celebrate the life and work of Boston's own Donna Summer at City Hall Plaza for a Memorial...
My Dorchester , 7/17/14 - 8:12 am
Date:  Wed, 07/23/2014 (All day) Please join St Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) for a community meeting on Wednesday, July 23...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/16/14 - 10:04 am
A doesn't-want-to-inhale resident complains about the smell of Downer Avenue: Neighborhood reeks of marijuana. All the time. ALL. THE. TIME. It's gross. H/t Welcome to Dot.
Candelaria Silva , 7/16/14 - 5:46 am
My mother is an article clipper and sharer, a practice she passed along to me.  We send articles and cartoons  to each other by postal mail regularly.  I send articles and cartoons to my kids, family and friends and leave them  on my husband’s dresser as...
My Dorchester , 7/14/14 - 9:17 am
Date:  Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:00am  A fun opportunity to learn about energy efficiency and how you save money on your bills, while...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/13/14 - 7:46 pm
Sun, 07/13/2014 - 19:40Around 7:40 p.m. outside 80 Greenwood St. Suspect: Black, 28, no shirt, white shorts, red do-rag, may have fled in white Sonata. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/13/14 - 9:12 am
The kids at the Mather School in Dorchester have issued an invitation.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/13/14 - 8:31 am
Sun, 07/13/2014 - 05:25Stanley Staco reports a man was shot several times outside 76 Lawrence Ave. around 5:25 a.m. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime