Dorchester blog posts

Links to the latest posts from Dorchester bloggers. Are we missing any blogs? Let us know.

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,...
My Dorchester , 6/4/14 - 10:37 am
Date:  Thu, 06/19/2014 (All day) Boston Public Library's research, computer and career classes feature an array of topics this June. These classes are held at the Central Library in Copley...
My Dorchester , 6/4/14 - 9:18 am
Date:  Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:00pm The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, presented by Walgreens, takes place on June 5 from noon to 8pm at City Hall Plaza in Boston. This is the 32nd annual Scooper Bowl...
My Dorchester , 6/4/14 - 8:05 am
Date:  Fri, 06/06/2014 - 5:30pm Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) presents: Got Talent Showcase! This is a community event where youth can showcase their talents! The show will take...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/3/14 - 4:59 pm
Neighbors Supporting Neighbors and Having a Good Time! In their own words, “For many of us, our lives started at St. Margaret’s.  We were not just born here; for generations, it was an integral part of our community.  Many of us volunteered...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/2/14 - 11:30 am
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:00Around 10 a.m. a man was carjacked at Blue Hill Ave. and Woodrow Avenue by two men with a gun, who then abandoned his car just a couple blocks away. Not long after, Rosa's Family Market, 696 Blue Hill Ave., was held up by two men,...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/2/14 - 9:48 am
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 09:35The RTN Federal Credit Union branch at 1205 Adams St. was held up shortly after 9:30 a.m. Free tagging: Bank robberiesDorchester Lower MillsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 6/2/14 - 9:25 am
Date:  Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:30am The Codman Square Health Center and CEHSID are hosting a Men's Health Symposium on June 21 from 11:30am to 2:00pm at The Great Hall (6 Norfolk Street in...
My Dorchester , 6/2/14 - 9:09 am
Date:  Sat, 06/07/2014 - 7:00pm The Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPN-ULEM) is proud to present the Fourth Annual Evening of Elegance & Jazz! The...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/2/14 - 8:40 am
Firefighters are at 43 Winston Rd., battling a fire that broke out on the third floor shortly before 8:30 a.m. Mon, 06/02/2014 - 08:30
My Dorchester , 6/2/14 - 8:39 am
Date:  Fri, 06/06/2014 - 3:00pm Join our veterans and our local celebrities for an afternoon of fun at Fenway Park. Honor their sacrifice on June 6 from 3pm to 6pm. Proceeds from the event will...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 6/1/14 - 6:35 pm
On the Dot Out float Dorchester came out to celebrate itself today, with the annual parade from Lower Mills all the way up Dot. Ave. to Savin Hill. Unlike last year's parade, at which both marchers and viewers wilted on a hot, humid day, today was...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 6/1/14 - 11:46 am
The cars were lining my street, the yards were freshly groomed, and on this Dot Day the neighborhood was eerily quiet. It was the 1986 finals and the Boston Celtics held a 3-2 lead going into game six. Nobody was moving until this game was decided and...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 5/31/14 - 12:24 pm
Well, it’s that time again and everyone needs the customary Dot Day tshirt to go along with the two 30 packs of suds. Check out this bad Larry put out by my friends at Beantown Athletics. This is easily the hottest shirt for Dot Day 2014! These...
Candelaria Silva , 5/31/14 - 9:14 am
Why silence? I go to silence first when the room has heated up.  Sometimes I’m in the room, completely.  Sometimes it looks like I’m there, but I’m really  far, far away not imagining a beach or a mountain with vistas on view but burrowed deep within to...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/31/14 - 12:16 am
A train bound for Ashmont is instead bound for Valhalla after gasping its last at Savin Hill shortly after midnight. On the plus side, smoke didn't fill the first car
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 5/31/14 - 12:04 am
Thu, 05/29/2014 - 02:20Boston Police report arresting two men for a robbery at gunpoint right outside the apartment from which they'd called for a pizza early Thursday.Free tagging: GunspizzaNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 5/29/14 - 8:15 pm
Bob Wahlberg: This is my Dorchester from Cecily on Vimeo.