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Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/26/14 - 11:45 pm
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:00Stanley Stacos reports a man was shot several times in the chest and shoulder around 8 p.m. at 241 Woodrow Ave. in Dorchester. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/26/14 - 5:52 pm
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:40Around 5:40 p.m. One car was hit, no people. Police are looking for a silver Taurus with Connecticut plates. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/26/14 - 3:49 pm
Roxbury, MA – It is election season for Massachusetts residents! There are so many important issues that need to be addressed. Whether it be violence in the community, education, the economy, or green energy, everyone needs to be heard. For the first...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/26/14 - 12:17 pm
The guns in question. Photo by BPD. Boston Police report recovering five guns, magazines and ammunition that were just sitting there in a plastic bag in an alley off Lucerne and Harwood streets in Dorchester early this morni
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/25/14 - 4:49 pm
Peter Gelzinis reports how the Olde Town Team is threatening legal action against some Dorchester guy who runs an adult hockey league in the Boston area called StinkySocks Hockey.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/25/14 - 3:27 pm
Around 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, Keith Williams took out a loaded .357 revolver at Blue Hill Avenue and McLellan Street and began firing into a crowd of people waiting for the J'Ouvert parade, assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Mark Lee said today.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/25/14 - 10:45 am
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:40Around 10:40 a.m. on W. Tremlett Street near Herbert. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/24/14 - 12:35 pm
Stevil watched an artist painting the scene on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay the other day. In Fields Corner, a woman looked at some of the life-size self portraits on Dorchester Avenue, part of Dot Art's annual "Portraits, People and Places"...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/23/14 - 8:45 pm
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 16:15The Dorchester Reporter reports on the 4:15 p.m. incident on Gallivan Boulevard in which an occupant of one car opened fire on the occupants of another car. Free tagging: Adams CornerNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/23/14 - 8:45 pm
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 16:15The Dorchester Reporter reports on the 4:15 p.m. incident on Gallivan Boulevard in which an occupant of one car opened fire on the occupants of another car. Free tagging: Adams CornerNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/23/14 - 6:48 pm
UPDATE, Monday: Dorchester teen charged with shooting her in the head. Dawnn Jaffier, 26, a 2010 graduate of UMass Amherst, died today when she was shot in the head during the J'Ouvert parade on Blue Hill Avenue.
Candelaria Silva , 8/23/14 - 2:28 pm
I have an old acquaintance who types all of his emails in capital letters. They all begin, GREETINGS, and they are annoying. On the other hand, my two-year-old grandson, Tommie, speaks his greetings in capital letters that sound as if they should be bold...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/23/14 - 8:20 am
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 08:15UPDATE: Boston Police report the first victim, Dawnn Jaffier, 26, died.Free tagging: GunsMurderDawnn JaffierNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/23/14 - 7:10 am
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 03:00But he was conscious and alert when police and EMTs arrived at Westview and Ames streets around 3 a.m., Boston EMS Incidents reports. Free tagging: GunsFranklin FieldNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/22/14 - 4:37 pm
With the rising rents in South Boston, I'm thinking about moving to Dorchester. I realize that Dorchester is very big and that some parts are safe while other parts are less safe. What is the crime situation in Fields Corner, particularly around Geneva...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/22/14 - 2:48 pm
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:35Around 3:35 p.m. on Brunswick Street off Blue Hill Avenue. Suspects: Two black men in a newer-model, beige Camry. Free tagging: GunsGrove HallNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/22/14 - 1:16 pm
Boston Police report they are looking for four people in connection with the robbery of $20,000 worth of jewelry at Thai Binh Jewelry, which recently opened at 1283 Dorchester Ave. According to police, one of the four walked into the shop around 3:30 p.m...
My Dorchester , 8/21/14 - 11:14 am
Date:  Sun, 08/24/2014 (All day) COME JOIN THE FREEE URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL STARTING AT 2PM IN CITY HALL!!!!
My Dorchester , 8/21/14 - 10:36 am
Date:  Thu, 08/21/2014 (All day) Come explore Boston's Creativity! Attend the AFH Art Show! All art exhibited and sold, are from...
My Dorchester , 8/21/14 - 10:09 am
Date:  Sat, 08/23/2014 (All day)   When:  August 23rd starting at 10am Where:  590 Washington St. Dorchester, MA 02124...
My Dorchester , 8/21/14 - 9:43 am
Date:  Fri, 08/22/2014 (All day) Bus Stop: 1956, G -96 min. A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/20/14 - 7:48 pm
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:40Boston Police report a man was shot around 7:40 p.m. just outside the station.Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 8/20/14 - 11:37 am
Date:  Wed, 08/20/2014 (All day) TONIGHT!! Come by Elmhurst Park starting at 6:30pm for an awesome concert and back-to-school...
My Dorchester , 8/20/14 - 9:14 am
Date:  Wed, 08/27/2014 (All day) The evening is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged at huntingtontheatre.org/...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/19/14 - 7:41 pm
The Supreme Judicial Court today gave Suffolk County prosecutors a choice: They can retry Mario Gonzalez of Dorchester for stabbing his girlfriend to death in 2009 or they can accept reducing his current conviction from first to second-degree murder. A...
My Dorchester , 8/19/14 - 2:32 pm
Date:  Mon, 09/08/2014 (All day) We're Hiring! Girls' LEAP is hiring Teen Mentors ('TM') to work with us this school...
My Dorchester , 8/19/14 - 12:53 pm
You're invited to BCYF's Ice Cream Social!!!  August 19th from 4-6pm at J.P Licks in Mission Hill!    FREE ICECREAM!    Contact Erika.Bulter@boston.gov with questions!
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/17/14 - 1:48 pm
So this guy Marc Butler put this out the other day and it’s pure brilliance. I’m lining up some Dot Ales right now and will be issuing this very challenge shortly. PMS should not be taken lightly and we should raising awareness!
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/16/14 - 3:10 pm
Sat, 08/16/2014 - 15:00Around 3 p.m. on Cawfield Street, near Elder. Police are looking for a dark-skinned man, possibly Cape Verdean,, 6'1", some facial hair, in a gray scally cap, black shirt and 3/4-length gray shorts. Free tagging: GunsUphams...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/15/14 - 11:55 pm
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 23:45Around 11:45 p.m. on Rosedale Street near Whitfield. Arriving officers did not find a victim; he was dropped off at Carney Hospital about ten minutes later. Police are looking for a younger man in a white hoodie who fired seven...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/15/14 - 8:09 pm
The Braintree guy who painted a Maserati to look like a police cruiser spent some time tooling around Dorchester today. Jay Kelly spotted him at Adams and Park streets in Fields Corner. Of course, the effect that got him in a spot of trouble on the South...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/15/14 - 11:17 am
The Supreme Judicial Court today set out new rules by which criminal defendants whose cases are dismissed or terminated can have their records sealed - with the goal of making it easier to do so if they can prove they're unable to get a job or housing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 4:51 pm
The Boston Licensing Board today gave South End Pizza and Grill on Tremont Street permission to stay open until 2 a.m. seven days a week and Levi's Restaurant and Lounge the OK to stay open that late on Fridays and Saturdays.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 4:41 pm
In an unusual move, the Boston Licensing Board today rejected a couple's request to let them turn an old Chinese restaurant into a new Vietnamese place, because of the husband's criminal past and his failure to fully own up to it at a board hearing this...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 1:05 pm
Date:  Sat, 08/16/2014 (All day) Join us for Movie Night in Ronan Park! Bring a blanket to sit on, and enjoy "THE LEGO...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 12:11 pm
A Roslindale man whose victim turned him in after hearing about Jerry Sandusky and a pastor at a Dorchester ministry were sentenced to several years in prison this week following their convictions in separate trials, the Suffolk County District Attorney'...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 11:00 am
Date:  Mon, 08/18/2014 (All day) Kindergarten Days Celebrations. Children entering kindergarten (K0, K1, & K2) for the first...
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 9:18 am
A showing of Some like it Hot: 1959 PG -120 min.   Where: Lower Mills Library (27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124) When: Friday, August 15, 2014, 1 – 2:55pm
My Dorchester , 8/14/14 - 8:33 am
Date:  Thu, 08/14/2014 (All day) Come on by White Stadium’s basketball courts to play basketball, kickball and flag...
My Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:42 am
Date:  Sat, 08/16/2014 (All day) Several performing artists will be featured throughout the day representing Jazz, Cape Verdean, Latin...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:37 am
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 16:56A Ditson Street resident forwarded this image from her home's surveillance camera of two men right after they'd held up an elderly man at knifepoint around 5 p.m. yesterday at Ditson Street and Arcadia Park in Fields Corner. She...
My Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:30 am
Date:  Fri, 08/15/2014 (All day) This Friday Bold Teens will be having their family movie night. They will be showing the PG13 movie...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/13/14 - 11:06 am
South End Pizza and Grill, 768 Tremont St. in the South End, received warm support from city officials for its proposal to extend its closing time from midnight to 2 a.m., seven days a week, at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today. The pizzeria says it...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/12/14 - 2:58 pm
Boston Police report that a shooting on Devon Street last night is now a homicide. Police did not release any information about the identity of the victim.
My Dorchester , 8/12/14 - 10:22 am
Date:  Sat, 08/16/2014 (All day) Join us for a bball tournament and free barbecue! There will be a tournament for the following age...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/11/14 - 9:44 pm
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:30UPDATE: The victim died. The Globe identifies him as Antoine Marquis Dingle-Knight.Free tagging: GunsMurderAntoine Marquis Dingle-KnightNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/11/14 - 7:23 pm
Few can grasp the depth of a comedian’s mind nor what types of experiences or trauma lead to much of their typically offbeat perspectives.  But, I will always admire those like Robin Williams who, through the arts, manage to make everyone around...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/11/14 - 5:46 pm
A suspect in the robbery of a Bedford bank at lunch time was arrested about three hours later after people recognized him from surveillance photos posted online and called police, Bedford Police report. Police say Joseph Barrett, 45, of Dorchester,...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 8/7/14 - 8:49 pm
Yup – it’s me in the flesh. I quit the butts a year back so there’s a bunch of extra flesh too. Anyway, I figured I would warn you all that I drop 2 F bombs in this vid. The plan was to edit them out but I am just not in the editing...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/7/14 - 12:55 pm
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the first-degree murder conviction of William Wood for a robbery in which he and a pal fatally slit a woman's throat and shot her boyfriend in the eye. Barring a federal appeal, the ruling means Wood will spend the...