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Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/15/14 - 11:55 pm
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 23:45Around 11:45 p.m. on Rosedale Street near Whitfield. Arriving officers did not find a victim; he was dropped off at Carney Hospital about ten minutes later. Police are looking for a younger man in a white hoodie who fired seven...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/15/14 - 8:09 pm
The Braintree guy who painted a Maserati to look like a police cruiser spent some time tooling around Dorchester today. Jay Kelly spotted him at Adams and Park streets in Fields Corner. Of course, the effect that got him in a spot of trouble on the South...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/15/14 - 11:17 am
The Supreme Judicial Court today set out new rules by which criminal defendants whose cases are dismissed or terminated can have their records sealed - with the goal of making it easier to do so if they can prove they're unable to get a job or housing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 4:51 pm
The Boston Licensing Board today gave South End Pizza and Grill on Tremont Street permission to stay open until 2 a.m. seven days a week and Levi's Restaurant and Lounge the OK to stay open that late on Fridays and Saturdays.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 4:41 pm
In an unusual move, the Boston Licensing Board today rejected a couple's request to let them turn an old Chinese restaurant into a new Vietnamese place, because of the husband's criminal past and his failure to fully own up to it at a board hearing this...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 1:05 pm
Date:  Sat, 08/16/2014 (All day) Join us for Movie Night in Ronan Park! Bring a blanket to sit on, and enjoy "THE LEGO...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 12:11 pm
A Roslindale man whose victim turned him in after hearing about Jerry Sandusky and a pastor at a Dorchester ministry were sentenced to several years in prison this week following their convictions in separate trials, the Suffolk County District Attorney'...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 11:00 am
Date:  Mon, 08/18/2014 (All day) Kindergarten Days Celebrations. Children entering kindergarten (K0, K1, & K2) for the first...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 9:18 am
A showing of Some like it Hot: 1959 PG -120 min.   Where: Lower Mills Library (27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124) When: Friday, August 15, 2014, 1 – 2:55pm
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 8:33 am
Date:  Thu, 08/14/2014 (All day) Come on by White Stadium’s basketball courts to play basketball, kickball and flag...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 8:07 am
Date:  Sat, 09/13/2014 (All day) Don't miss out on Back 2 School! FREE school supplies, activities, haircuts, food and more!...
My Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:42 am
Date:  Sat, 08/16/2014 (All day) Several performing artists will be featured throughout the day representing Jazz, Cape Verdean, Latin...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:37 am
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 16:56A Ditson Street resident forwarded this image from her home's surveillance camera of two men right after they'd held up an elderly man at knifepoint around 5 p.m. yesterday at Ditson Street and Arcadia Park in Fields Corner. She...
My Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:30 am
Date:  Fri, 08/15/2014 (All day) This Friday Bold Teens will be having their family movie night. They will be showing the PG13 movie...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:06 am
South End Pizza and Grill, 768 Tremont St. in the South End, received warm support from city officials for its proposal to extend its closing time from midnight to 2 a.m., seven days a week, at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today. The pizzeria says it...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/12/14 - 2:58 pm
Boston Police report that a shooting on Devon Street last night is now a homicide. Police did not release any information about the identity of the victim.
My Dorchester , 8/12/14 - 10:22 am
Date:  Sat, 08/16/2014 (All day) Join us for a bball tournament and free barbecue! There will be a tournament for the following age...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/11/14 - 9:44 pm
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:30UPDATE: The victim died. The Globe identifies him as Antoine Marquis Dingle-Knight.Free tagging: GunsMurderAntoine Marquis Dingle-KnightNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/11/14 - 7:23 pm
Few can grasp the depth of a comedian’s mind nor what types of experiences or trauma lead to much of their typically offbeat perspectives.  But, I will always admire those like Robin Williams who, through the arts, manage to make everyone around...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/11/14 - 5:46 pm
A suspect in the robbery of a Bedford bank at lunch time was arrested about three hours later after people recognized him from surveillance photos posted online and called police, Bedford Police report. Police say Joseph Barrett, 45, of Dorchester,...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/7/14 - 8:49 pm
Yup – it’s me in the flesh. I quit the butts a year back so there’s a bunch of extra flesh too. Anyway, I figured I would warn you all that I drop 2 F bombs in this vid. The plan was to edit them out but I am just not in the editing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/7/14 - 12:55 pm
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the first-degree murder conviction of William Wood for a robbery in which he and a pal fatally slit a woman's throat and shot her boyfriend in the eye. Barring a federal appeal, the ruling means Wood will spend the...
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 @...