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Help us find Cali: Missing since May 14.A small cream/blonde Pomeranian dog named Cali is missing and her owners are asking the neighborhood to help find her this week. "Cali is part of our family, she needs her medication and our hearts are broken. We... Read more
In fall 2006, the Actors Shakespeare Project (ASP) wowed critics and audiences alike with its switcheroo Hamlet at the Strand Theater. The troupe, known for its inventive staging often in unconventional venues, put the audience onstage and used the house... Read more
Boston Police report a 10-year-old on Gaylord Street is in critical condition this morning with "suspicious" injuries. The homicide unit is on the scene.
A reminder to all those planning their travels via public transport this weekend: Service on the Dorchester leg of the Red Line is suspended all weekend as construction work continues at the new Ashmont Station. This is the second of two consecutive... Read more
Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Mayor Tom Menino vowed today to crack down on a spate of violence in certain Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury neighborhoods, following last night's shooting of a three-year-old on Bowdoin Street. At a press conference on... Read more
Senate leaders are proposing to spend $1.3 billion less next fiscal year than the House authorized in its budget passed earlier this month, Senate officials said Tuesday. The draft budget cuts $439 million from Beacon Hill’s aid to cities and towns and... Read more
The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation has big plans for the area just east of the Fairmount Line’s proposed Talbot Station—now in the 60 percent design stage at the MBTA. The first neighborhood charette on Codman’s ever expanding... Read more
In a move to balance a budget facing a $3.5 billion deficit, Gov. Deval Patrick has proposed diverting hundreds of millions of Chapter 70 education funds—upon which public school districts survive—to other parts of the state budget, and then backfill... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old on charges he shot a 70-year-old woman and a 3-year-old boy inside the O.M. May Liquor store at 213 Bowdoin St. around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Both victims were taken to Boston Medical Center and both are expected... Read more
Boston firefighters were busy Thursday night battling a large fire at 5 Alicia Rd. that broke out before 8:30 p.m. Firefighters in the attic had to be evacuated around 9 p.m. when part of the roof collapsed; about ten minutes later, firefighters were... Read more
Mattapan PatriotsThe Mattapan Patriots Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading organization gears up for the 2009 season by having a fundraising event on Friday evening, May 22, 2009 at the Policeman Post located at 500 Morton St. ( American Legion Highway... Read more
Judges would see increased options when sentencing drug offenders, who would be able to work in new release programs and community work crews when paroled, under an anti-crime package filed by Gov. Deval Patrick last week. The bills would also require... Read more
Some of the youngest students at the Dever School on Columbia Point will join two-way bilingual classrooms next year, according to Boston Public School officials, giving both Spanish- and English-speaking kids a chance to learn a second language. “Dual... Read more
BPS Five Zone Model: The latest draft of a five-zone assignment plan. The school committee will vote on the plan on June 25. Courtesy BPSIn the history of Boston, the public school assignment process is one of the longest running tug-of-wars, with parents... Read more
“IT WAS A SATURDAY MORNING in September 1944. The whole family was home except for my older brothers Jack and Leo. Jack was in the Army; Leo was in the Navy. I was an eight-year-old bouncing a pimpleball off Mr. Bradford’s stone steps at 12 Jerome St... Read more
Peninsula Apartments: UMass discussed converting these privately owned apartments on Mt. Vernon St. into university-run student housing - a first on Columbia Point.UMass-Boston officials have been quietly exploring plans to create university-run student... Read more
Bike lane advocates took a hit last week when a lawsuit meant to force the city to paint lanes on Mass Avenue was dismissed by Justice of the Superior Court Geraldine Hines. In the process, however, the bicyclists may have won a larger battle. Responding... Read more
Boston Police relay news of a weapons cache that was seized during a search of a Morton Street home by the B-3 Drug Control Unit on Tuesday (May 12). An 18 year-old man was arrested and faces a series of drugs and gun charges.
Updated: A 45 year-old man was struck by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of Dudley Street and Columbia Road on Tuesday night at 11 p.m. The victim, who has not been identified, is in “serious” condition with head trauma at Boston Medical... Read more
2009 Walk for Peace: Participants in the 13th annual Mothers' Walk for Peace pass the Second Church of Dorchester on Sunday, May 10, 2009. Hundreds turned out to join the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute's 13th annual Mothers' Walk for Peace yesterday... Read more

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