Family and friends of 16 year-old Jaivon Blake, who was shot to death on Geneva Ave. last September, will hold a candlelight vigil in his memory on the anniversary of his death— Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 7-10 p.m. Shameka Blake, Javon’s cousin, said that... Read more

Two Dorchester men were convicted yesterday for the brutal shooting of 14 year-old Nicholas Fomby-Davis in May 2010. Joshua Fernandes, 19, and Crisostomo... Read more

U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be making her first appearance in the annual Dorchester Day Parade on Sunday, where she'll be joined by her chief rival Scott Brown.

Warren will be marching in the third division, while Brown will be... Read more

The saga of City Hall vs. the Star Five Oil Company may have reached a turning point.

City officials said this week that an abatement order is in effect, preventing the company from parking heavy duty vehicles on its property,... Read more

District 7 City Councillor Tito Jackson would not have to move or give up his seat on the City Council, according to a draft map featuring redrawn political boundaries for the city's 9 district council seats. Jackson's colleague, Michael Ross, isn't as... Read more

Polls opened at 7 a.m. across the city, with two races on the ballot in Dorchester's District 3: Two men are vying to succeed retiring City Councillor Maureen Feeney and seven-person field is fighting for the four City Council At-Large slots.

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The Boston Police Department reports two teens, one 16, one 14, were found shot around 3:20 p.m. on Sunday outside 253 Geneva Ave.

Both were taken to Boston Medical Center. The 16-year-old died not long after; the 14-year-old... Read more


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