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Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 5:52 pm
From the files of the C-6 police district: 11/18 10:50am 239 Boston Street, next door neighbor caught pushing trash and leaves through victim's front door mail slot.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 5:03 pm
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:30The Dorchester Reporter reports on a holdup around 11:30 a.m. Free tagging: GunsUMass BostonNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 4:30 pm
The Dorchester Avenue cafe that inspired the effort to get more liquor licenses for Boston today won approval to offer alcoholic drinks with its meals. Dot 2 Dot Cafe co-owner Karen Henry-Garrett has said the liquor license would mean she could start...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 3:28 pm
Fire out the roof. Photo by BFD. The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out shortly before 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday went to two alarms and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. No residents of the single-family home at 22 Lyndhurst St....
My Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 1:04 pm
Date:  Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:30pm The kick off with the Tree Lighting is at 5:30 pm in front of Meetinghouse Bank. Join the Brass...
My Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 10:54 am
Date:  Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:30pm Calling all community leaders in the Dorchester Police District C-11: Captain Richard Sexton hopes...
My Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 10:29 am
Date:  Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00pm Come on by The Howard Art Project this Friday night for an art reception! Where: Howard Art Project...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/20/14 - 7:39 am
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 03:00Stanley Staco reports a woman in a car on Julian Street near Rand was shot at around 3 a.m. Although she did not appear to be hit, she was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Free tagging: GunsUphams CornerNeighborhoods...
My Dorchester , 11/19/14 - 9:17 pm
Date:  Mon, 12/01/2014 (All day) Come on down to Uphams Corner Library all throughout December to take advantage of great Youth...
My Dorchester , 11/19/14 - 8:45 pm
Date:  Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:00pm The Boston Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SpedPac) invites you to attend...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 11/19/14 - 5:35 pm
How did I end up here? So I’m reading up on this weird chemical listed on my chewing gum called Phenylalanine…. I’m digging through various articles and figuring out that it’s a man made amino acid that tricks your brain into...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/19/14 - 4:53 pm
Eric Wilbur reports that 100 of our Most Important People held soirees at the MIT Media Lab and the Gardner yesterday to convince the US Olympic Committee that Boston's the best place to hold the 2024 Olympics.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/19/14 - 2:44 pm
For the second time in three months, Nhung Nguyen went before the Boston Licensing Board for permission to reopen her VN Express Cafe at 1616 Dot. Ave.
My Dorchester , 11/19/14 - 1:48 pm
Date:  Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:00pm Please join Kit Clark Senior Services as they celebrate the holidays. Enjoy pastries as you stroll Kit...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 11/18/14 - 3:55 pm
Why is everyone staring at me? A czar is a pizza….am I the only one that remembers that? Anthony’s at Adam’s Village makes czars and they do an incredible job at it. How did I come to this conclusion? Well in terms of pizza around Dot,...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/18/14 - 11:40 am
Mon, 11/17/2014 - 18:00The Dorchester Reporter has details on what turned into a bloody melee Monday evening. Free tagging: KnivesSouth BayNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/15/14 - 7:30 am
State Police report a water-main break has flooded I-93 south and that traffic is being diverted at Mass. Ave. The problem is three feet of water near South Bay. This is what the Expressway looks like when everybody has to get off at Mass. Ave.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/14/14 - 10:10 am
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports it's looking for next of kin of three people whose bodies were stuffed into a Weymouth self-storage unit, along with nine other bodies, allegedly by an unlicensed Dorchester funeral director who now...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/12/14 - 3:57 pm
A Dorchester man on bail while awaiting trial for illegal gun possession was arrested at his Claybourne Street residence Saturday for illegal gun possession after a family member turned him in, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports....
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/12/14 - 3:40 pm
Apparently the Gov. wasn't kidding. Commuter rail has published the pending weekend service on the Fairmount (Purple/Indigo) Line for the first time ever. Hyde Park to South Station locals have fought for this for years. I'll be on the first Saturday...
My Dorchester , 11/12/14 - 12:54 pm
Date:  Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:53am Attention MyDorchester readers & residents -- Due to a situation on our end, we are actually putting a brief pause on some of our updates and the eBlast. We...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/11/14 - 8:53 am
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 08:45Around 8:45 a.m. at 55 Milton Ave. The suspect is described as black, 5'6" or 5'7", between 40 and 50, with a beard with some gray in it. He was wearing a dark hoodie and a scally cap. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/10/14 - 9:36 pm
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says police are seeking the public's help in their investigations of a double shooting in Charlestown that left one teen dead and a shooting in Dorchester Lower Mills that sent a man to the hospital with head...
My Dorchester , 11/10/14 - 3:30 pm
Date:  Thu, 11/13/2014 (All day) KidsF.E.A.S.T Thanksgiving Fundraiser Feast Thursday, November 13th 5:30pm-7:30pm Please join us for a...
My Dorchester , 11/10/14 - 2:25 pm
Date:  Sun, 11/16/2014 (All day) Three-Decker: Symbol and Stereotype Dorchester Historical Society 195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA...
My Dorchester , 11/10/14 - 1:48 pm
Date:  Tue, 11/11/2014 (All day) Neighborhood clean up, catered pot luck, and recognizing our local veterans! Special guests ...
My Dorchester , 11/10/14 - 12:43 pm
Date:  Sun, 11/23/2014 (All day) Councillor Tito Jackson's Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway  Please join District 7 Boston City...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/9/14 - 9:52 am
Boston and State Police report Paulo Rosa's body was found early this morning off I-195 in Rehoboth by a trooper in a helicopter. He was wanted for killing his girlfriend, Audilia DaVeiga, 33. They leave two children under 5.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/8/14 - 4:32 pm
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 16:00UPDATE: Rosa found dead in Rehoboth. Boston Police have issued a statewide BOLO for Paulo Rosa, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend at their apartment at 45 Bowdoin St. Her body was discovered around 4 p.m. The victim was...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/8/14 - 3:50 pm
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 14:10Around 2:10 p.m. at 110 Stratton St., in a fusillade of up to eight bullets. The homicide unit was called due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/8/14 - 11:24 am
Yes examines the growth of urban farms - and the co-ops and companies being built around them in Roxbury and Dorchester: From a community land trust that preserves land for growing, to kitchens and retailers who buy and sell locally grown food, to a new...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/7/14 - 12:55 pm
The Dorchester Reporter updates us on the latest in the shooting of a father of three Tuesday night.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/6/14 - 9:39 am
WFXT has the latest on the shooting in Lower Mills Tuesday night that left a man walking home from work near death.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/6/14 - 8:01 am
Jeff Rubin, whose family was one of the last Jewish families to leave the area along Blue Hill Avenue in 1970, reports on a diaspora reunited in a Facebook group: Jews are famous for their exiles and the Dorchester-Mattapan dispersion is just another...
My Dorchester , 11/5/14 - 4:47 pm
Date:  11/15/2014 Dates Relevant:  Sat, 11/15/2014 Picture:...
My Dorchester , 11/5/14 - 4:42 pm
Date:  Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:00am Free Vision Service November 15th, 2014 10AM-5PM VietAID Center 42 Charles St, 2nd Floor,  ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/5/14 - 9:07 am
Dan Kennedy reports on the possible deal with Winstanley Enterprises of Concord for the 16.4-acre site - and the move of the Globies to parts unknown in late 2016 or early 2017. The move could portend a complex without housing, since the company...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/4/14 - 7:43 pm
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 19:30UPDATE: Suspect arrested. The owner of the D & D convenience store, 1002 Dorchester Ave., was robbed and then shot around 7:30 p.m.Free tagging: Dorchester AvenueGunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 11/4/14 - 5:28 pm
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:59Around 5 p.m. in front of the library and the CVS on Dorchester Avenue at Richmond Street. The victim's injuries were serious enough to have the homicide unit called in. Lauren Dezenski at the Dorchester Reporter reports the victim...
My Dorchester , 11/4/14 - 3:51 pm
Date:  Wed, 11/05/2014 (All day) Turkey Sign-Up For Families Wed. Nov. 5 10:00am-2:00pm Fri. Nov. 7 10:00am-2:00pm  Catholic...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 11/3/14 - 3:39 pm
Simply put – I’m a firm believer that there are two words in the English language that should never have to be written side by side – Veteran Hardship Fortunately there’s good folks out there that try and do something about it...
My Dorchester , 11/3/14 - 3:28 pm
Date:  Sat, 11/08/2014 (All day) 2nd Annual Beer Tasting November 8th, 2014  7:00pm - 10:00pm Where: Fields Corner Business Lab...
My Dorchester , 11/3/14 - 2:23 pm
Date:  Thu, 11/06/2014 (All day) Get excited for a youth forum coming to Dorchester - you'll have a chance to voice your ideas to...
My Dorchester , 11/3/14 - 12:03 pm
Date:  Tue, 11/04/2014 (All day) LOOK IT UP HERE
My Dorchester , 11/3/14 - 9:21 am
Date:  Sun, 11/16/2014 (All day) Franklin Park History Tour Sunday, November 16th  1:00 - 2:30 pm  Meet at the Giraffe...
My Dorchester , 11/3/14 - 9:10 am
American Legion Playground Renovation Meeting Wednesday, November 5th 6:30 8:00 pm At the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse One Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA 02121 The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood...
My Dorchester , 11/3/14 - 8:59 am
Date:  Sun, 11/09/2014 (All day) NEW DATE: Boston Blooms Sunday Nov. 9th, 11am-1pm Ronan Park **Rain Date** Help us to plant hundreds...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 11/2/14 - 11:36 am
There’s an ebb and flow to life…. Often I find myself feeling gross after a half hour of local news and this morning was no exception. Let’s face it…bad news and misery sells and the big networks have built lucrative businesses...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 10/31/14 - 3:58 pm
Michael Ahern of Dorchester was sentenced to 18 months in jail today for killing bicyclist Doan Bui on Morrissey Boulevard in 2012 by ramming him so hard with his pickup Bui's body flew 150 feet, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.