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
Boston Police report Julius Scott, 74, was found with a stab wound inside an apartment at 538 Talbot Ave. shortly after 7 p.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died. On Saturday morning, Boston Police arrested Verna Sewell, 64, of... Read more
Person of interest: Boston Police think this man in red —shown at the Fields Corner T station on Tuesday — may be a suspect in a string of armed robberies. Police want to identify him and the woman holding an umbrella at right.Boston Police today... Read more
On Wednesday, March 4, Riche Zamor and two colleagues from Haiti’s University of Fondwa were in an automobile accident while traveling from Fondwa to the capital city of Port au Prince. Zamor was barely two months into his stint as university... Read more
A kindergarten student at the John Marshall Elementary School in Dorchester has become the first Boston Public School student diagnosed with the Swine Flu, the Reporter learned this afternoon. The K-1 student, who was sent home sick from the Westville... Read more
The thunder from the lanes at Dorchester’s Boston Bowl echoes through the walls every Sunday morning. Shouts and cheers can be heard from onlookers as almost 60 athletes spend two hours bowling each week from September to June. Joyce Reardon of... Read more
And you thought the House’s version of the fiscal 2010 budget was bad. House lawmakers signed off on their $28 billion budget on Friday and economic forecasters are already saying it could be a billion dollars out of balance, even after a vote to hike... Read more
Starting tonight, Dorchester and Roxbury performers and other theater artists will begin a three-show run of a community tribute to black culture, particularly as manifested in 1920s New York. The 11th annual “Harlem Renaissance Revisited” will be... Read more
Add another possible casualty to a growing list of programs suffering from a fiscal crisis and a state budget that looks grimmer and grimmer: dedicated State Police patrols of local parks and the Neponset Greenway trails. About $50,000 to $100,000 is... Read more
A question of 1940s terminology has become the focal point this month of a battle against an auto repair shop in Four Corners that some neighbors say is illegal. The ruckus began as neighbor Jamal Leek, head of the United Neighborhood Association, was... Read more
Flags along the Ave.Despite allegations to the contrary made on a local blog, last week’s display of some 400 Vietnamese and American flags which sprouted on scores of Vietnamese-owned businesses across the neighborhood was the work of a volunteer... Read more
The Bayside Expo Center on Columbia Point is scheduled to be auctioned to the highest bidder next month—according to a legal ad published in the April 30 edition of the Boston Globe—but an attorney for the Bayside said it will not come to pass. He... Read more
This week’s rain hasn’t dampened the spirits of the city’s political candidates as they fan out across the city to gather signatures each day. Competing for signatures, they cross each other’s paths often, and they’re civil to each other, most... Read more
A 15 year-old student who was gunned down this morning on Dudley Street is not expected to survive his injuries, according to Boston Police. The male teenager was found suffering from two gunshot wounds outside 305 Dudley Street at 7:22 a.m. The suspect... Read more
A bus on the Silver LineState and city leaders this week announced a $100 million federal stimulus project to greatly improve public transportation along Blue Hill Avenue from Mattapan to Dudley Square, including a new connection to South Station. It... Read more
Boston Police report neighbors heard numerous gunshots this evening shortly before a 17-year-old was found lying on the sidewalk at 70 Tonawanda St. around 7:19 p.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound... Read more
Less than three weeks after estimating a deficit as high as $550 million for the rest of the fiscal year, Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday that the actual gap could hit $953 million, as state tax collections fell at warp speed last month, nearly $1 billion... Read more
State plans enhanced bus service to Mattapan: A rendering shows a "street view" of the changes along Blue Hill Ave. Source: EOTGovernor Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino announced at noon today that the 28 bus from Ruggles to Mattapan Square will be... Read more


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