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Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/12/14 - 10:11 am
Kevin Wiles and Boston EMS Incidents report a woman was hit by a white pickup around 5 a.m. at River and Washington streets. Wiles reports she was pronounced dead at Carney Hospital. Boston Police report she was 32.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/11/14 - 4:46 pm
The Dorchester Reporter reports the Dorchester gas tank now sports a giant Boston Gas logo again only because National Grid stripped off the Keyspan and National Grid logos atop it as part of an overall repainting of the tank.
My Dorchester , 7/11/14 - 2:38 pm
Come by and get a free meal or snack in Dorchester! The USDA food program for 2014 is giving free meals to teens and kids. No need to be enrolled in anything! Times and dates vary by site location. For further info visit http://meals4kids.org/ click...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/11/14 - 10:22 am
Apparently, [WhateverTheyCallThemselvesToday] gas company really doesn't like people taking photos of the world's largest copyrighted artwork. Via ForStudentPower.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 11:35 pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:20Around 11:20 p.m. on Melbourne Street near Centre. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 10:28 pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 22:00Around 10 p.m. at 30 Longfellow St. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 6:43 pm
See it larger. Jay Kelly noticed a warning to the woman stealing flowers from this gardener on a side street off Neponset Avenue in Dorchester.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 4:54 pm
Boston Police report Timara Reynolds, 18, hasn't been seen since July 3. Reynolds, 5'4" and 170 lbs., was last seen around midnight that day at 11 Jerome St., wearing an orange tank top, a matching orange skirt, rainbow flip flops and a black hooded...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 1:51 pm
A Suffolk County grand jury this week indicted two brothers on charges they used a detachable steering wheel and a knife in a brawl outside a party at the DoubleTree Hotel on Mt. Vernon Street that ended with one of their opponents dead of stab wounds...
My Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 12:07 pm
Date:  Fri, 07/11/2014 (All day) "On The Dot" music and art festival starting July 11th -July 13th @ DORCHESTER ARTS...
My Dorchester , 7/10/14 - 9:39 am
Date:  Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:00am Join the Franklin Youth Coalition on Thursdays starting July 10th until mid August from 5-8pm for their...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/9/14 - 11:26 pm
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:10WBZ reports a man ran into a teen on a scooter at Kingsdale and Standish streets tonight, then fled, then was arrested after he crashed into a car in Jamaica Plain. The teen's injuries from the crash shortly after 8 p.m. were so...
My Dorchester , 7/9/14 - 9:41 am
Date:  Sat, 07/19/2014 - 8:00am Join friends of Ronan Park to watch the movie Frozen on July 19th at 8pm. Bring a blanket and free...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/8/14 - 2:21 pm
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:35Boston Police report a man and woman standing at Washington and Erie streets found themselves surrounded by 10 to 15 boys and girls, who began beating them when they resisted a robbery attempt around 9:30 p.m yesterday:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/8/14 - 8:27 am
A man walked onto I-93 southbound at South Bay around 1 a.m., and popped into the high-speed lane - where he was promptly struck and killed by a Mercedes, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The man, 38, from Boston, did not survive....
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/7/14 - 3:33 pm
A Boston Police officer on leave and without a valid driver's license was released on personal recognizance today on charges he stole a cruiser from the C-11 police station in Dorchester over the holiday weekend, the Suffolk County District Attorney's...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/7/14 - 2:44 pm
See it larger. At least, that's the first thing I thought when I saw Lee Toma's photo. Lee, however, concentrated on the waterfowl: As Dick Albert would say, it's 'just ducky' out today! Copyright Lee Toma. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
My Dorchester , 7/7/14 - 11:51 am
Date:  Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:00am Bring family & friends and come out to help clean up Ronan Park. The cleanup will be from 11am -...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/6/14 - 2:38 pm
Veolia, the international corporation that has the contract to operate Boston-owned school buses, continues its battle against Boston bus drivers' union representative USW 8751 with an assist from the Boston Police Department.[/URL] Neighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/6/14 - 10:07 am
Sun, 07/06/2014 - 01:30Stanley Staco reports two people were shot around 1:30 a.m. at 52 Lawrence Ave. - one to the stomach. Police are looking for two teens seen fleeing in a Chevy SUV. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/4/14 - 8:48 pm
Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:25Around 8:25 p.m. on Esmond Street near Blue Hill Avenue, by two men. The victim managed to walk a couple blocks to McLellan Street, which is where police found him. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/3/14 - 11:50 pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 23:30Shortly after 11:30 p.m. two people were walking down Blue Hill Avenue near Johnston Road and Balsam Street, when a dark-blue Charger hit them. The driver apparently got out, looked at them, then got back in his car and sped down...
My Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 11:08 am
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014 - 5:30pm The REACH Coalition Meeting takes place on July 7 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester). Support your...
My Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 11:02 am
Date:  Thu, 07/03/2014 (All day) July 3 from 12:30am  to 1:30pm: Tai Chi at Golf Clubhouse! All ages are welcome to join Master Heg from the Roxbury Tai Chi Academy for this life changing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 9:43 am
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56Shortly before 5 a.m. on Victory Road, per Stanley Staco. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 7/2/14 - 7:55 am
Date:  Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:00pm Boston Centers for Youth & Family (BCYF) is hosting a number of block parties around Boston in July and August. Bring your friends and family to a party on...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 7/1/14 - 7:37 pm
This has to be one of the coolest things going on in South Boston at the moment. These folks at Higher Ground Farm have taken an otherwise dead space and built the second largest rooftop farm in the world, all while providing some killer produce to local...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/30/14 - 4:07 pm
Remember that scene from the movie ‘The Money Pit” when Tom Hanks loses his sh*t because he’s finally hit his breaking point? Yup, that was me yesterday….laughing hysterically…..when I bought my final coffee from Dunkin...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 10:45 am
Date:  Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:00am The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program presents a series of workshops that give kids the opportunity to express their...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 10:33 am
Date:  Thu, 07/10/2014 (All day) All events take place at 1520 Dorchester Ave in Dorchester. For more information (for any event) please contact 617-436-2155 or cdye@bpl.org.  ...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 9:57 am
Date:  Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:00am Youth in Crisis presents Scoops 'N Hoops: The 9th Annual Food For Thought Cookout. This is a community event taking place from 10am to 4pm at Mildred Middle...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 9:40 am
Date:  Sun, 09/28/2014 - 3:00pm On September 28, Ashmont Hill Chamber Music is hosting an incredible performance by Jeanine De Bique. The performance will go from 3pm to 5pm and will take place...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 8:58 am
Today's complaint comes not from Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, but Ashmont Street in Dorchester, where a fed-up citizen complains about one of our many longstanding relics of a bygone era: Remove tilted old trolley pole! In the middle of the sidewalk...
My Dorchester , 6/30/14 - 8:48 am
Date:  Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00pm Are you new to Boston? Get some advice! The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians are offering Free Immigration Advice at Boston City Hall over the next several...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/27/14 - 10:52 pm
For the second time this month, a commercial fireworks display went off over Dorchester Bay last night. Although, both of these were paid for using private funds for a private event, given the fact that we all have to listen to them, shouldn't the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/27/14 - 7:48 pm
How about 6 p.m. on a summer Friday on the Expressway southbound in Dorchester? Emily Murphy, who took the photo, reports "it was almost gridlock."
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/27/14 - 4:23 pm
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:05Shortly after 4 p.m. on Topliff Street near Stonehurst. The homicide unit was summoned due to the severity of his injuries. The suspect was described as a 5'6" black man in a green shirt and gray pants who jumped into a late-model...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 2:39 pm
Date:  Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:00am The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 2:19 pm
Date:  Tue, 07/01/2014 - 6:30pm Following the Kite & Art Festival on June 28th, Friends of Ronan Park is hosting a meeting at the Bowdoin Street Health Center on July 1st from 6:30pm to 8:...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 12:46 pm
Date:  Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00pm On July 2 from 6pm to 8pm, a National Park Ranger will conduct a guided walk of Franklin Park called "Country in the City." This walking tour meets at...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 12:27 pm
Date:  Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:00am Mayor Walsh's World Soccer Celebration takes place on June 28 and July 13. On June 28 at 9:00am, there will be a Youth Tournament at Saunders Stadium (...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 12:00 pm
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 (All day) Come to Bike Friday for fun, music, food and biking at City Hall Plaza on June 27 and August 29. FREE breakfast will be provided by Boloco! To register, visit...
My Dorchester , 6/25/14 - 11:26 am
Date:  Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:00pm Don't miss the Uphams Corner (500 Columbia Road) Sizzling Summer Kickoff Party on June 26 from 4:00pm to 7:30pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/23/14 - 4:33 pm
There is just something so friggin cool about bagpipers rolling into a pub like this. It’s one part testosterone one part nostalgic and another part “drink up because these guys are going to wipe out all the beer”. The swagger meter is...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/23/14 - 4:30 pm
Sad Angry Boys. Usin Guns For Toys. Playin Seek And Hide. Doin Drive Byes In A Stolen Ride. Blood On Their Hands. Runnin In Badlands. Sad Angry Men. So Sad, So Sad, But Then.... But Then, What Do We Expect? It's Just Cause and Effect. Topics: ...
My Dorchester , 6/23/14 - 12:01 pm
Date:  Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:00pm The Annual Boston Main Streets Awards will take place on June 26th at 6pm located at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester. Join your community for a fun evening to...
My Dorchester , 6/23/14 - 10:28 am
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 - 6:00pm Mayor Marty Walsh presents a Friday Night Dance Party on June 27 from 6pm to 10pm. The party will take place at Boston City Hall. All ages are welcome to this...
Candelaria Silva , 6/21/14 - 7:39 am
When you were young, did you realize you were young? When I was young, I didn’t know I was young. I sometimes knew I was the youngest person in the room.  This happened often as I was growing up because I skipped Kindergarten and one grade in...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/18/14 - 7:30 pm
So I gotta send a big shout out to my good friend and birthday boy Tommy Mac for inviting me down to his shop a few days back. He was filming a show with another fellow Dot Rat and woodworking enthusiast, Paul Wahlberg. If you haven’t seen Tommy...
Dotmass , 6/18/14 - 12:59 pm
this is a nifty idea, hoping Dorchester folks will come out in droves to support this endeavor! onthedotbooks Rosanne Foleyhttps://plus.google.com/104824784014756076480noreply@blogger.com0