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Son of Codman Square , 3/5/14 - 1:33 pm
The Fenway High Lady Panthers basketball team gets a much deserved rest while they await the winner of tonight's Pope John vs. New Mission MIAA Division 4 North semi-final. Tonight's contest takes place at Mystic Valley High at 7pm.Fenway will play the...
Son of Codman Square , 3/5/14 - 12:49 pm
The Boston Public Schools 2013-14 high school basketball regular season and tournament champion New Mission High School boys basketball team will face Lynn Classical High tomorrow,March 6th in the MIAA Division 2 North basketball semi-final game.The game...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/5/14 - 9:07 am
A Dorchester woman has gotten so sick of what she says are incessant calls from a debt-collection company over some other woman's debts that she's sued to make the calls stop. In a lawsuit filed yesterday in US District Court in Boston, the woman says...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/4/14 - 9:25 pm
The Dorchester Reporter reports Dan Hunt won the Democratic primary, which means he'll be the next state rep, since there weren't any Republicans signed up to run.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/4/14 - 8:31 pm
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 11:10A man was arrested yesterday after, police say, an officer found a gun in his waistband. According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, this was Wesner Theodore's fifth gun-related arrest in his 26 years:Free tagging:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/4/14 - 4:49 pm
Several city councilors say they're not opposed to medical marijuana but that Southampton Street is just the wrong place for one of the two dispensaries provisionally approved by the state because it's already in the middle of an area with large...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/3/14 - 5:39 pm
The Animal Rescue League reports it was called to a Dorchester playground today to try to round up a pair of Guinea fowl. They report they caught one, but the other one flew away. Not the kind of birds usually seen in a Dorchester playground.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/3/14 - 3:23 pm
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 05:29Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Saturday at 744 Washington St. He managed to make it to Carney Hospital, where he died, police say. Free tagging: KnivesMurderAugusta MimsAshmontNeighborhoods...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/3/14 - 1:30 pm
Boston Police report arresting Andrew Robertson, 37, of Hyde Park, on charges he participated in ambushing and murdering Romeo McCubbin early on Dec. 14. Robertson was ordered held without bail at his arraignment today in Dorchester District Court, the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/3/14 - 11:44 am
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 02:36Boston Police report a large party in a room at the Doubletree Hotel on Mt. Vernon Street early Saturday spilled into the street outside and ended with two men stabbed, one fatally. Police have yet to make any arrests for the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/2/14 - 9:18 pm
One reason I was glad the Olympics were finally over was that it meant I'd never again have to see that insufferable smug bastard boasting about how he never takes a vacation so he can afford some expensive Cadillac crapmobile.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 3/2/14 - 7:54 pm
Sun, 03/02/2014 - 13:35Boston Police report officers monitoring a late-night party at 211 Geneva Ave. early this morning moved to break up a fight outside when they noticed one man "brandish a firearm, then conceal the weapon in the waistband of his...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/28/14 - 9:40 pm
A federal appeals court today upheld the conviction of a Dorchester man who pleaded guilty to trying to burn down the businesses and residences of people who annoyed him, from Roslindale to Cambridge, over a two-year period.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/28/14 - 6:26 pm
A Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Antwan Wathey, 26, of second-degree murder for using his car to kill a man with whom he'd been physically fighting minutes earlier in 2012. Wathey faces formal sentencing on Monday, the Suffolk County District...
My Dorchester , 2/28/14 - 2:42 pm
Join the Center for Women and Enterprise and the Resilient Communities Resilient Families for the Business Innovation Challenge Entrepreneur Training & Contest. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 4th until June 27 from 6-9 pm. Interested...
My Dorchester , 2/28/14 - 2:28 pm
On Monday, March 3 Harvard NIEHS- Center for Environmental Health in conjunction with Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance and Green Dorchester will host Action for Health! Science Fair. This event will take place at the Massachusetts Affordable...
My Dorchester , 2/28/14 - 2:18 pm
Join Dot Out for their 3rd Annual Oscar Fashion Dish Filthy Rich Style event on Sunday, March 2nd. This event will take place at Dbar located at 1236 Dorchester Ave from 6-11 pm. This event is inspired by the "richest" styles and times depicted in the...
My Dorchester , 2/28/14 - 1:53 pm
Date:  Fri, 02/28/2014 (All day) On Saturday, March 1 the Stitch House will host a Knitting class. The event will take place from 3-5...
Candelaria Silva , 2/27/14 - 9:03 pm
Having recently attended panels that convened some of the usual presenters for businesses owned by Black (and other people of color) that were poorly realized because of their design, including having irrelevant and/or unprepared presenters,  I’ve...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/27/14 - 3:52 pm
Wed, 02/26/2014 - 20:33Boston Police report arresting one of the four teens they say proved unable to rob somebody's phone despite getting him down on the ground and punching and kicking him repeatedly last night at Talbot Avenue and Kerwin Street....
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/27/14 - 1:00 pm
SHOCKING UPDATE: The Secretary of State's office rules Garrison will not be on the Democratic ballot, because she changed parties too late.. The Dorchester Reporter runs down the list of candidates for Carlos Henriquez's now vacant Fifth Suffolk seat....
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/27/14 - 11:48 am
Photo by Fatty The Boston Fire Department reports "careless disposal of smoking material" made 12 people homeless and injured a firefighter this morning at 24 Freeman St., right behind the inbound platform at the Red Line Fields Corner station. The...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 2/26/14 - 6:16 pm
Dorchester has missed you buddy…welcome back Dot Rat! Follow Dan Van Kirk on Twittah! www.twitter.com/danielvankirk
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/26/14 - 8:35 am
The morning commute, like around 6:40, started with an inbound Red Line train kicked the bucket at Savin Hill and a Green Line train meeting its maker at Government Center - an occurrence that the T suggested to riders might be a good time to try out the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/25/14 - 5:36 pm
It wasn't the pro-Catholic stickers that startled Matty V. as he walked down Adams Street in Adams Corner today, but the anti-gay T-shirt in the rear window.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/25/14 - 11:56 am
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 18:52Boston Police report a man officers spotted running down Talbot Avenue with a gun pointed the loaded weapon at them before running off.Free tagging: GunsTalbot AvenueAshmontNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/25/14 - 11:34 am
Natural reports a friend's wife went out this morning to find her SUV with slashed tires and some fresh obscenity on the side.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 2/24/14 - 6:43 pm
Say it with me…..America makes the fastest production car in the world. Doesn’t that just feel good? Look at this sexy beast… Now, I’m sure there’s a few of you not into this sort of thing. But you have to consider the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/24/14 - 5:47 pm
Boston Police report arresting a Randolph man on various charges after a chase that started with officers noticing him parking at a bus stop and ended after, police say, he threw 1.5 kilograms of cocaine out the window. Police say officers on routine...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/23/14 - 10:48 am
Sun, 02/23/2014 - 00:50Updated, 5:25 p.m. Boston Police report a man was shot around 12:40 a.m. at 126 Boston St. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Friends identified him as Daniel "Yayo" Taylor. 2014 Boston...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/22/14 - 2:05 pm
Friends are identifying the man shot to death on Itasca Street on Thursday as Kenneth "Lil Kenny" Rowell, 25, of Dorchester. Rowell started rapping when he was barely old enough for first grade. In 1999, New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe founder Michael...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/22/14 - 10:52 am
The Bay State Banner waxes outraged about the recent House vote to eject state Rep. Carlos Henriquez following his conviction on a couple of domestic-violence charges stemming from what the Banner calls "an unseemly but private matter:" Clearly, America...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/22/14 - 1:53 am
Boston Police charge the owner of the Dolly Market, 16 Dacia St., was selling heroin and cocaine, in addition to milk and soda. Ramon Fermin, 60, of Mattapan was arrested on charges of trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, unlawful possession of a...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/22/14 - 12:16 am
Fri, 02/21/2014 - 23:05A man was stabbed in the leg at Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street shortly after 11 p.m. by one of two men, who grabbed his phone, then ran down Adams Street towards Park. The suspects were black and in their early 20s. One is...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/21/14 - 12:47 am
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 23:35He was shot in the head, around 11:30 p.m. near Messenger Street, Brian D'Amico reports. And he was declared dead not long after, BEMS Incidents reports. This is Boston's first murder in nearly three weeks, following a double...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 2/20/14 - 9:02 pm
I know….there’s something flat out sexy about watching someone eat a 70 mph fastball. You can keep telling yourself  ”I just love to compete” or “I like to exercise”…. but lets face it…Dodge Ball without...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/19/14 - 6:41 pm
Tyrone Battle, 33, of Roxbury, was arraigned today on charges of aggravated rape and trafficking a person for sexual servitude in Dorchester District Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Judge Thomas Kaplanes set bail at $75,000...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/19/14 - 5:06 pm
Because this truck, which roving UHub Photographer Joe W. ran across (well, not literally) at Pleasant and Hancock streets in Dorchester this morning, could sure use one.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/18/14 - 3:18 pm
Boston Magazine does an interview through e-mail with John Henry on his thoughts on saving the Globe and journalism. Among other things, he acknowledges plans to sell the Globe's 16 acres on Morrissey Boulevard, move the Globe to "a smaller, more...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/18/14 - 11:17 am
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 09:50Transit Police report arresting Joel Casanova, 34, of Dorchester, on charges he attacked the driver of his 22 bus after a woman whose attentions he sought told him to leave her alone. Police described the incident as the bus...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/16/14 - 1:06 pm
Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:15Boston Police report arresting four people in a raid on the house at 161 Devon St. around 12:15 p.m. yesterday. Police say that, armed with a search warrant, officers seized a Lorcin .22 caliber firearm with magazine and ammunition...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/15/14 - 12:49 pm
Mass. Live records the scene at the Banshee this morning.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/15/14 - 10:56 am
Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:30Boston Police report drug officers who raided a house at 11 Treadway Rd. yesterday morning recovered quite a stash:Free tagging: Savin HillGunsKnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Candelaria Silva , 2/13/14 - 10:45 pm
I’ve recently found tranquility in unexpected actions and moments.  I am grateful to have learned to recognize and savor these opportunities where I once would have rushed through them.  Hurry-hurry, getting nowhere. Ironing – Recently Ironing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/13/14 - 8:30 am
Photo by State Police. A tractor trailer burst into flames shortly before 6 a.m. on the southbound Expressway by the gas tank, completely shutting the southbound side of the road and causing significant delays on the northbound side. The Boston Fire...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/12/14 - 11:01 pm
Wed, 02/12/2014 - 21:40Police are looking for a trio of Hispanic men who held up a pizza deliverer at gunpoint around 9:40 p.m. outside 145 Intervale St. - to which he'd been summoned with a pizza. After taking his phone, money and the pizza, one of the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/12/14 - 4:07 pm
Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say they found under the basement stairs of the home at 5 Leroy St. early this morning. Police say they were called around 2:15 a.m. after the resident's girlfriend heard "a loud bang" from the...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 2/12/14 - 1:00 am
Years back I end up crossing paths with this burly Irish kid from Lynn. Being the prototypical young Dot Rat, I didn’t care much for people outside my own neighborhood but this kid was different. It seemed no matter what he did, it was with a...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 2/12/14 - 12:42 am
A man clutching his waist in a Dorchester liquor store last night was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 bail today after prosecutors said he was packing a loaded .357 gun. It's the fourth arrest on illegal-weapons charges for Brandon Jesarum since 2001,...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 2/11/14 - 3:05 pm
Just in case it didn’t already suck to be a Somali pirate. The nation that brought you the simultaneous triple sniper shot from the back of at listing ship has decided to change the game again….why? And you thought Maine was full of a bunch...