Boston and MBTA Police are stepping up patrols this week and warning the public after a flurry of street robberies targeting women that may be the work of a single, armed bandit. The incidents have all targeted women who were walking home from Red Line stations, including JFK-UMass, Savin Hill, Shawmut and Ashmont.
“We’re concerned about it,” said Captain Richard Sexton, commander of the Area C-11 police district. “It seems like it’s one person right now. We’ve had a few others on the district recently, but there’s definitely a pattern going here along the Red Line.” Read more
Holidays Choir Concert, Mattapan – St. Angela’s Parish, Mattapan will hold its Annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, January 13th, 2013 from 6:30PM until 9:30 PM at St. Angela’s Church on Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan Square. Proceeds will benefit St. Angela’s Church building repairs and improvement. Come and bring family and friends along to enjoy a memorable evening with inspiring worship music, songs and hymns in Haitian French, Creole, English and Latin. Please visit parish website at www.StAngelaParish.org for additional information or to download copy of the flyer and event updates.
ABCD needs you to Volunteer!
We are looking for special people like you to volunteer with the Financial Futures Initiative at ABCD this upcoming tax season to:
• Help our Boston residents get free tax preparation assistance
• Save thousands of dollars in tax preparation fees; and
• Make a difference in their lives.
By volunteering your time, you get to
• Learn new skills
• Make new friends; and
• Become a certified IRS tax preparer Read more
Polls open across the city at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 8 p.m., at which point results for Boston will start to trickle in on City Hall’s website (www.cityofboston.gov).
So here’s a few numbers, provided by Mayor Thomas Menino’s press office and the city’s Election Department:
The Dorchester House Guys and Gals Senior Club meets every Tuesday under the Leadership of Rosemary Gallagher for BINGO starting at 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. There is time for other activities from 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon. If you don't play Bingo, bring your knitting or crochet. Come meet some great people. Sign up for a trip. The Dot Cafe in the lobby has great food or bring your own lunch. Do you like cards? Come play a game of Whist from 10:00 to 12. Drop by and check us out.
Oct. 23, 2012
Walter J. Ramos, the current vice-president of operations for the Massachusetts Hospital Association, has been hired as the new president and CEO of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center. The board of directors for Fields Corner-based health care and community center announced his selection on Tuesday and says Ramos will start at the end of November. He replaces Joel Abrams, who retired from the job after 26 years of service last August.
In a statement released by the Dorchester House today, the board called Ramos "an accomplished healthcare leader with a depth of experience working in complex healthcare organizations and a solid background in business administration, operations, and process improvement. Read more
Oct. 17, 2012
In a meeting at the Vietnamese-American Community Center in Dorchester on Monday, neighborhood residents and community leaders ask for help with the recent increase in crime around Fields Corner. Report for BNN News by Luke Jones. Aired October 16, 2012.
Ernest Watkins IV, 14, was arraigned Monday on charges he stabbed a man to death outside the Fields Corner T stop Oct. 6. Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a 14-year-old - too young to have his name released - for the stabbing death of Cherby LaJoie, 39, on Oct. 6 at 11 Charles St.
Police say the teen stabbed LaJoie multiple times.