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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
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 10:29 am
Date:  Mon, 06/23/2014 - 7:00pm The first Fields Corner Civic Association Community Meeting will take place on June 23 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at St. Ambrose Church (240 Adams Street in...
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 10:16 am
Date:  Mon, 06/23/2014 - 6:30pm WGBH & The City of Boston invite YOU to a special preview of America Experience's Freedom Summer from acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Following the...
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 9:11 am
Date:  Thu, 06/19/2014 (All day) On June 19, Dot 2 Dot Cafe will be hosting live music featuring Alexi Paraschos and his band. If your heart is in music but life has taken you down a different...
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 8:46 am
Date:  Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:00pm The Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market starts on June 20th and continues every Friday until October 17. The market will go from 3pm to 7pm at the plaza...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 8:07 am
A concerned citizen complains about a motorcycle parked on the sidewalk on Harley Street in Dorchester. H/t eeka.
My Dorchester , 6/18/14 - 8:01 am
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:00pm On June 22, the Franklin Park Coalition will host Out of the Park at 4pm on the Playstead Ballfields between the Zoo & the Stadium. This is a FREE event to...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 9:55 pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 20:45Around 9:45 p.m., police found a man with gunshot wounds to the stomach and leg on Harvard Street near Washington Street. Minutes later, they found a 16-year-old stabbed in the head a couple blocks away on Gaylord Street. Police...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/17/14 - 6:57 pm
Be sure to check out Boston’s Best take on the Dublin All Stars this Friday!!
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 5:50 pm
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:04Boston Police report subduing a man who punched an officer - and reached for a loaded gun - while being arrested around 7 p.m. on Monday at 3 Bakersfield St. in Dorchester. According to police, officers on special patrol due to an...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 3:43 pm
The Dig reports organizers of a recent foreclosed-house takeover in Dorchester are talking to the Federal Housing Finance Agency about a pilot program that would aim to help people rather than force them into homelessness.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/17/14 - 1:41 pm
Garrett Quinn was among the throng at the Banshee just knowing it was Ghana be a good match.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/16/14 - 10:36 pm
David Finnerty photographed Peabody Square tonight after the power around the T stop went out.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/16/14 - 11:27 am
Two men from Dorchester were among four indicted last week on federal charges of running a heroin ring out of a Hyde Park triple decker. According to a court filing, Osvaldo Ortiz-Ventara, 23, and Weslley Hernandez, 25, served as couriers for the ring....
My Dorchester , 6/16/14 - 10:20 am
Date:  Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:00pm The Dudley Common Farmers' Market starts on June 19 from 3pm to 7pm and continues every Thursday at the Dudley Town Common (Corner of Dudley Street and Blue...
My Dorchester , 6/16/14 - 9:54 am
Date:  Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:30am On June 20, the Kroc Center is hosting The World's Largest Swimming Lesson. Registration goes from 10am to 11am and is FREE! The lesson starts at 11:30am in...
My Dorchester , 6/16/14 - 8:41 am
Date:  Mon, 06/23/2014 - 6:30pm On June 23, the next Neighborhood Watch Meeting will be hosted at 1310 Dorchester Ave. The meeting will start at 6:30pm. Boston Police have said that crime has...
My Dorchester , 6/16/14 - 8:18 am
Date:  Tue, 06/24/2014 - 6:00pm In April, St. Mark's Area Main Street held a Walk Audit with Walk Boston.  Participants learned about best practices for making neighborhoods welcoming...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/13/14 - 1:47 pm
UPDATE: Max found OK, tied to a post in Quincy. News around Dorchester reports: This poor dog is Max. He was taken from the corner of Adams Street and Gallivan Boulevard. The owner secured him to a pole as he had in the past to run into the store. and...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/13/14 - 7:55 am
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:14The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Mt. Washington bank branch at 489 Gallivan Blvd. was held up shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday by a scruffy-bearded white man in a Red Sox cap. The man was about 5'10" with a medium build...
Candelaria Silva , 6/12/14 - 9:35 am
Do you know who your father is? Bing . You get a point. Some people have no idea who their father is. Do you know if your father lives? Bing. You get a point. For many years, I didn’t know if my father was alive.   Did your father support you...
My Dorchester , 6/11/14 - 1:41 pm
Date:  Sat, 06/14/2014 (All day) An easy-paced, off-street ride for women and kids! 11:00 Registration, bike decorating and face...
My Dorchester , 6/11/14 - 11:16 am
Date:  Mon, 06/16/2014 - 6:00pm Wondering what is going on behind the scenes at the Food Co-Op? Join the Dorchester Food Co-op for a Summer Meet & Greet at Restaurante Cesaria (266...
My Dorchester , 6/11/14 - 11:05 am
Date:  Sun, 06/15/2014 - 7:00am Join The Anointed Church for a march on Father's Day for peace and to end violence. Fathers Against Guns and Violence is calling on all fathers, grandfathers...
My Dorchester , 6/11/14 - 9:24 am
Date:  Thu, 06/19/2014 - 5:30pm Join the Dorchester Board of Trade for the next Business to Business Networking Event. This event will take place at Ester Restaurant (2261 Dorchester Ave) on...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/10/14 - 10:27 pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 22:00Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed in the stomach around 10 p.m. at the Star Market at River and Washington streets. Police are looking for a woman seen running from the scene. Free tagging: KnivesDorchester Lower...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/10/14 - 5:27 pm
In the Mayor’s Kitchen from Kris Carter on Vimeo.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/10/14 - 5:11 pm
The Dorchester Reporter explains why the Kam Man supermarket on Allstate Road has been sealed off from the outside world.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/10/14 - 3:54 pm
Through the years there have been families from Dorchester that have garnered a reputation for their will to fight. Whether it’s for a friend or a just cause, we have no shortage of folks that will raise a pen, voice or fist for the greater good....
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/10/14 - 2:50 pm
New Study Shows That Consumers Favor Aereo in Supreme Court Case against American Broadcasting Companies (via PRWeb) In anticipation of the Supreme Court decision for “American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.” market research...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/9/14 - 10:11 pm
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 22:05Shortly after 10 p.m., police found a shooting victim on Dix Street near Leslie. The victim said he was actually shot a couple blocks away, on Centre Street.. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/9/14 - 11:59 am
Adam Myerson shows off his love of Dorchester and the Red Line with his tatted ode to Fields Corner station. Thie original sign (which still stands on Dot. Ave.) The other side of his leg. More folks with T tattoos.
My Dorchester , 6/9/14 - 10:54 am
Date:  Sat, 07/19/2014 - 11:00am Uphams Corner ArtPlace presents the kickoff of the 2014 UP Market Season on June 21 from 11am to 4pm at Paraiso Restaurant (750 Dudley Street). The market...
My Dorchester , 6/9/14 - 9:55 am
Date:  Tue, 06/17/2014 - 6:30pm Mayor Martin J. Walsh & Upham's Corner Main Street present UCMS' 7th annual fundraiser - The Upham's Corner Adventure III: "Moving Forward...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/9/14 - 9:03 am
Sat, 06/07/2014 - 19:48Transit Police report arresting a man from Manchester, NH on charges he groped a woman at the JFK/UMass Red Line stop Saturday evening. According to police, Charles Williams 54, was arrested in the station not long after the...
My Dorchester , 6/9/14 - 8:10 am
Date:  Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm Join the Uphams Corner Branch Library (500 Columbia Road) for a fun and free arts/crafts program. On June 12 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Michele Brooks of...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/8/14 - 1:29 pm
June 16 at the Curley School 40 Pershing Road in Jamaica Plain Meet the Candidates at 5:45 Forum begins at 6:30 Moderated by David Bernstein Questions Welcome! Parking is available on street and at the municipal lot across Centre Street from the Curley...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/8/14 - 8:24 am
Sat, 06/07/2014 - 23:10David Finnerty and Stanley Staco report somebody was shot around 11:10 p.m. on Saturday at 25 Bailey St. The homicide unit was summoned due to the severity of the person's injuries. UPDATE: The Globe reports two men were shot, but...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/6/14 - 9:17 pm
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 20:45UPDATE: Boston Police report the man died. The Herald reports he was Michael DePina. Around 8:45 p.m. a man on a motorcycle crashed on Taft Street near Dorchester Avenue. As he was taken away with serious injuries, police found a...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/5/14 - 3:10 pm
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 17:53Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports that around 5:55 p.m. on Tuesday, a motorist took exception, by way of his fist, to a bicyclist obeying traffic rules at Dorchester Avenue and Columbia Road. Greland says the motorist, apparently...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/5/14 - 11:41 am
The Dorchester Reporter reports the tire place near the T stop has been sold to a developer.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/4/14 - 7:12 pm
MUST SEE: Jon Stewart Blasts Fox’s Smearing of Bergdahl’s Father Over His Beard (Video) (via Atlas Left) Demonstrating again why the folks at Fox News dislike him so much, Jon Stewart took them to task Tuesday night for their ad hominem...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/4/14 - 4:03 pm
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:15The Herald reports the man was stabbed on Peacevale Road outside TechBoston Academy around 12:15 p.m. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/4/14 - 1:36 pm
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:45Transit Police report two people were stabbed around 12:45 p.m. on the Ashmont platform at Shawmut, in an incident that might have started as a dispute on an Orange Line train. Police report neither victim stuck around for police...
My Dorchester , 6/4/14 - 10:46 am
Date:  Fri, 06/27/2014 - 6:00pm Join Millennium Ten Initiative and Poder Latino on June 6, 13, 20 and 27 for an afternoon with the whole family... Children's activities, art & crafts,...