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With many residents frustrated over drivers careening down neighborhood side streets, some individuals and community groups are looking to the city’s Neighborhood Slow Streets program for relief.

The traffic-calming initiative... Read more

The family of Kevin Cellucci announced Sunday that he had died, 3 1/2 years after a speeding West Roxbury... Read more

Boston police have arrested a student at the Jeremiah E. Burke high school on firearm charges, police said Thursday.

The 17-year-old suspect from Dorchester was arrested at about 8:30 a.m. after he brought a handgun into the Washington Street... Read more

Dorchester, especially the northern areas, is seeing a rash of home burglaries. Police are asking residents to be alert, check their locks, and call authorities if they notice any suspicious behavior.

Capt. Tim Connolly, commander... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports Brianna Hardy, 22, of Jamaica Plain, was shot at 24 Juliette St. around 5:50 p.m. on Sunday. She died after being rushed to a local hospital.

A second person was shot, but survived, police say.... Read more

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday expressed its opposition to President Donald Trump's order on immigration and refugee policy by passing a resolution calling on Trump to rescind the order that "presents serious constitutional and other legal issues... Read more

Update- Feb. 2— : Sadly, Boston Police tell the Reporter that Mr. Carson was discovered at a home in Roxbury and is deceased. His... Read more

A Dedham man was arrested in New York City on Tuesday and will be charged with killing a Dorchester father inside a Mattapan barber shop last June. The defendant, William Shakespeare, 30, was indicted last year by a Suffolk County Grand Jury. He is... Read more

Drawing links to Nazi Germany, the president of the Massachusetts Senate condemned the Trump administration's move to bar entry into the country of nationals from seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Senate President Stan... Read more


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