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A DotRat's Guide to the World , 5/10/14 - 7:37 pm
Wow…feels good to be back writing again. Trying to find inspiration to write can be tough at times but, I figured why not combine two things I love…Ma and food. Personally I enjoy cooking for Ma since she is the one who actually taught me....
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/10/14 - 6:03 pm
Shortly before 6 p.m. on the second floor of 12 Holiday St. Sat, 05/10/2014 - 17:50
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/9/14 - 7:29 am
The Herald reports Boston Police yesterday rounded up 36 alleged drug dealers - 12 of them just on Waldeck Street in Fields Corner.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/8/14 - 11:09 pm
Thu, 05/08/2014 - 23:00A man was found shot in the stomach in a car on Cawfield Street near Eastman around 11 p.m. The homicide unit was called almost immediately. Police are looking for two Hispanic men, one in a gray T-shirt with long sleeves and jean...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/8/14 - 5:49 pm
The Dorchester Reporter reports on Hi Fi Pizza's latest tax-related shutdown.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/8/14 - 4:20 pm
To drop off some of the Globe Direct bags that keep getting dumped on our porch no matter how many times I contact Globe Direct to ask them to stop. If you live in Roslindale, West Roxbury or Hyde Park and have some of your own bags, let me know. I've...
Candelaria Silva , 5/8/14 - 11:27 am
Is that me? Am I that impatient, pushy and stubborn? Yes. Yes. And No. Yes, I am impatient especially when I perceive there is a time limit (i.e., if everyone’s question is answered and this presenter or facilitator or tour guide doesn’t get going, we’ll...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/8/14 - 6:37 am
Thu, 05/08/2014 - 01:15Boston EMS Incidents reports a man was shot in the leg around 1:15 a.m. on Paisley Park in Fields Corner. Free tagging: GunsFields CornerNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 10:09 pm
Wed, 05/07/2014 - 21:20Stanley Staco reports that shortly after 9:15 p.m., the occupants of two cars exchanged gunfire outside 36 Monadnock St. Fortunately for all concerned, they had terrible aim and no people were hit. Free tagging: Uphams...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 10:03 pm
Firefighters are investigating a manhole at Dorchester Avenue and Fuller Street as the possible source of a blackout around Ashmont station and down Gallivan Boulevard. The favor of NStar's presence has been requested.
My Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 6:27 pm
Date:  Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:30am Need help filling out an online job application, setting up an email account, or using LinkedIn? Each week a librarian from the Fields Corner Branch (1520...
My Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 6:22 pm
Date:  Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:00pm Boston Center for the Arts presents the first Boston-area exhibition of New York-based artist Jordan Eagles. For over a decade, Eagles has been using and...
My Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 5:07 pm
Date:  Sun, 05/11/2014 - 9:00am The Dot2Dot Cafe (1739 Dorchester Ave) is hosting a Mother's Day Brunch! Do something special for your mother this Mother's Day! Your mother will be...
My Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 4:30 pm
Date:  Fri, 05/16/2014 - 12:00pm On May 16, the senior class of Codman Academy will lead a historic walking tour of Codman Square. The tour will start at the Great Hall (6 Norfolk Street) and...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 4:27 pm
The Dorchester Reporter posts excerpts of a police report on yesterday's shooting at Arcadia and Montello streets - which says the victim started screaming at a crowd he was no snitch and took off his bloody shirt and threw it at a cop. However, a woman...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/7/14 - 4:00 pm
Tue, 05/06/2014 - 00:44WHDH reports two parking-enforcement officers writing street-cleaning tickets found themselves under attack when somebody shot at their van - leaving one with an eye injury from broken glass. City records show the incident happened...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/6/14 - 7:20 pm
Around 6:40 p.m. at Arcadia and Montello streets. Neighborhoods: DorchesterFree tagging: GunsFields CornerTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/6/14 - 5:15 pm
A West Roxbury man pleaded guilty to a variety of gun charges yesterday for an incident that started while police were investigating reckless ATV and dirt-bike riders on Ridgewood Street in Dorchester, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/6/14 - 7:47 am
WFXT reports the shootings are linked to the same guns, which are still on the street, along with their shooters.
My Dorchester , 5/5/14 - 4:49 pm
Date:  Sat, 05/10/2014 - 7:00pm Mayor of Dorchester Candidate, Erin Murphy, is hosting a Karaoke Night at St. Brendan’s Church in Father Lane Hall, 15 Rita Rd. The event will begin at 7pm...
My Dorchester , 5/5/14 - 3:39 pm
Date:  Thu, 05/08/2014 - 6:00pm On May 8, at the 21st annual New England Women's Leadership Awards (NEWLA), four esteemed women from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester will be...
My Dorchester , 5/5/14 - 3:02 pm
Date:  Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:00pm The Dorchester Board of Trade is hosting its 21st annual Luncheon with the Mayor. On May 29 at noon, Mayor Martin J. Walsh will sit down with DBOT for a very...
My Dorchester , 5/5/14 - 2:08 pm
Date:  Sat, 05/10/2014 - 1:00pm Join the Dorchester Historical Society and the Department of Conversavtion and Recreation for a walking tour of the baker Chocolate buildings. On May 10,...
My Dorchester , 5/5/14 - 1:46 pm
Date:  Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:00pm Join the Irish International Immigrant Center (100 Franklin Street) on May 28 from 4pm to 7pm in celebrating Haitian Heritage Month! This event emphasizes ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/4/14 - 7:33 pm
Photo by DJ Stevens. Firefighters are on Elm Street in Dorchester, trying to contain any fluids that might be leaking from a T maintenance vehicle that fell off the Red Line around 7 p.m. A T spokesman reports: A piece of equipment crews have been using...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/3/14 - 10:39 pm
After the fall on Bellflower Street A roving UHub photographer happened upon a chaotic scene outside what had been a rockin' party on Bellflower Street in Dorchester tonight: There were partygoers jumping from the roof onto a neighboring roof. One missed...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/2/14 - 11:25 pm
Fri, 05/02/2014 - 23:05Police recovered at least six shell casings on Whitfield Street near West Tremlett shortly after 11 p.m. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 5/2/14 - 11:37 am
Date:  Thu, 05/08/2014 - 5:30pm Van Shabu & Bar (1156 Dorchester Ave) is hosting the next DBOT Business to Business Networking Event! The event will take place on May 8 from 5:30pm to 7:...
My Dorchester , 5/2/14 - 11:26 am
Date:  Sat, 05/10/2014 - 11:00am The Food Project is hosting City Farm Fest on May 10 from 11am to 2pm! Come to the Dudley Greenhouse (11 Brook Ave) to seed and garden. Don't miss this...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/2/14 - 8:02 am
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 23:10Around 11:10 p.m. in the area of Tuttle and Sydney streets. By 12:50 a.m., police had Sydney Street taped off, looking for evidence. Possible suspect: A white man in a black hoodie seen running from the area. J.M. Blythe reports:...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 5/1/14 - 5:45 pm
To honor of the NHL’s most elite soccer team…I would like to welcome the Canadiens to Boston!
My Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 4:14 pm
Date:  Sat, 05/10/2014 (All day) On Saturday, May 10 join a DCR Park Ranger and Dorchester Historical Society President Earl Taylor on...
My Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 3:57 pm
Date:  Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:30am On Wednesday, May 7 the Fields Corner “Freedom” Public Art Project will host a Community...
My Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 3:26 pm
Date:  Sat, 05/03/2014 (All day) Join Boston Shines on Saturday, May 3 for a Ronan Park Clean Up and Raffle. Join your neighbors for...
My Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 3:11 pm
Date:  Sat, 05/03/2014 - 9:00am On Saturday, May 3 join Boston Shines for a Fields Corner neighborhood clean up. This event is for...
My Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 2:38 pm
Date:  Fri, 05/02/2014 - 6:30am On Friday, May 2 DotOut will host a fun night at the Polish Triangle. This event will take place at The...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 12:41 pm
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:15A man apparently attempted to end an argument that turned physical by stabbing the other participant, around 12:15 p.m. on Wentworth Street near Norfolk Street. The victim was not hurt badly enough to keep him from chasing after...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/1/14 - 12:33 pm
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 18:20Boston Police report that officers on bicycle patrol in Dorchester Monday evening were alerted to a fight on Columbia Road, just off Blue Hill Avenue.Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Candelaria Silva , 5/1/14 - 8:37 am
Has it happened to you?  You walk into an organization, agency or business and there’s a reception desk with someone sitting at it who does not greet or in any way acknowledge you.  (Sometimes the opposite happens, you get “received” within milliseconds...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/30/14 - 2:22 pm
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Reginald Holley and Oasis Pritchett of first-degree murder for the Oct. 17, 2012 death of Alfonso Rivas in a Lyndhurst Street apartment, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The verdict...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/29/14 - 10:48 am
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Kam Man has closed.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/28/14 - 5:12 pm
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 16:55Around 5 p.m. at 500 Geneva Ave. Free tagging: KnivesFields CornerNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/28/14 - 2:27 pm
Although the former state rep still has a couple of steps before he's actually free, including getting fitted for a GPS bracelet, the Herald reports. Ed. question: The Herald refers to the "co-ed" he attacked. Does anybody besides Herald writers actually...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/28/14 - 7:38 am
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 02:20Stanley Stacos reports two men wound up stabbed around 2:20 a.m. at 1269 Massachusetts Ave. Both got themselves to the Boston Medical Center emergency room. Free tagging: Edward Everett SquareNeighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/25/14 - 9:35 am
Boston Magazine reports on a Red Line bar crawl tomorrow sponsored by Future Boston to promote late-night T service. Well, to be exact, they'll start in a bar on Savin Hill, present CharlieCards for a ride to a bar downtown and then finish up with sushi...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/24/14 - 5:08 pm
Photo by MBTA. MBTA GM Beverly Scott read to kids at the Crispus Attucks Children's Center in Dorchester today. She chose two books: The Little Engine that Could and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/24/14 - 1:20 pm
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:30Around 12:30 p.m. into a second-floor room in a house on Lawrence Avenue at Normandy. A resident was home at the time, but in another room. Free tagging: GunsGrove HallNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 4/24/14 - 10:33 am
Paul Nutting and Andrea at WBZ report MassDOT took down the 65-foot banner on the Savin Hill bridge over 93 due to the wind, returned it to the artist.
My Dorchester , 4/24/14 - 8:50 am
Date:  Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:00am On Saturday, April 26 the Dorchester YMCA will host a Healthy Kids Day event. This event will take...
My Dorchester , 4/24/14 - 8:27 am
Date:  Fri, 04/25/2014 - 3:30am On Friday, April 25 Mattapan United will host a Stand Against Racism event. This event will take place...