Tiny dancer: Parade participants came in all ages and sizes during the 2010 Dorchester Day Parade. Photo by Ed Forry Dot Day 2010: Governor Deval Patrick, center, stepped off at the front of Sunday's parade along with other political leaders. Scary... Read more
WHDH-TV reports the girl was shot in the leg tonight on Creston Street by a guy who just went down the street on a mini-bike, firing rounds. The girl is expected to survive, the station says, adding the suspect abandoned his scooter and fled on foot. On... Read more
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Sherman Badgett, 19, for shooting Aaron Brown to death on Aug. 19 at the YMCA, 776 Washington St., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Badgett is being held without bail and is scheduled for... Read more
Youthful opposition: Some of the BPL's key constituents- kids- took to the mic to protest library closings at a City Hall rally on Thursday, June 3. Photo by Dan CurrieUnder questioning from city councillors, the head of the Boston Public Library said... Read more
A lot of pot: Photo via Suffolk County DA's office. A Mattapan man was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail today after police found what appears to be a ton of marijuana in his Wilcock Street apartment yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's... Read more
Cedar Grove and its cemetery were busy places on Memorial Day, a time each year when we remember those who fought and died for our nation. The Boston Police Gaelic Column, one of two pipe bands that marched in the Memorial Day Parade, makes its way to... Read more
Inside the Flat Black coffee shop in Peabody Square, a young man quietly taps away on his laptop. Across the street and outside of a pizza shop on Dorchester Ave., several teens huddle in the entrance, watching cars make their way through the under-... Read more
Dorchester will celebrate its 380th anniversary this Sunday with a parade of floats, marching bands, and politicians that will transform its often-congested main thoroughfare into a rolling carnival for children of all ages. The Dorchester Day Parade... Read more
Beacon Hill lawmakers last week offered a preview of how they plan to close out their legislation session later this summer: A flurry of legislation and millions of dollars thrown around. On the House side, lawmakers passed by a 138-17 vote reforms to the... Read more
A hearing on the $830 million sale of the Caritas Christi hospital system is set for the Local 103 IBEW Hall on Freeport St., according to state Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office. The July 1 hearing, the last one of six slated to be held in each of... Read more
UMass dorm study: Shows most students would prefer to live on campusSixty percent of all UMass-Boston students – and 70 percent of students living in Dorchester -- are interested in on-campus housing, according to a campus survey released to the Reporter... Read more
A minivan’s Saturday evening collision with an MBTA bus injured 14 people at one of Boston’s worst intersections: Gallivan Blvd. and Morton St. MBTA authorities say the minivan’s driver ran a stop sign at the intersection and are charging her with failure... Read more
Stephen Lynch took nearly twenty minutes to make his way from the stage set up for the Memorial Day ceremonies in Cedar Grove Cemetery to his waiting car near the graveyard’s gates. The congressman was in Lynch Country (and perhaps, Tim Cahill Country,... Read more
Dot Day 2010: Parade Chief Marshall Joe Zinck with Young Miss Dorchester Sophie Pacitti Philips, left, and Michelle Levinger, this year’s Little Miss Dorchester. Parade begins promptly on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 1 p.m. on Dorchester Ave. in Lower Mills.... Read more
When Norman Kinan first reported to work at Crawford’s Drug Store on the southeast corner of Dorchester Avenue and St. Mark’s Road, John F. Kennedy was on his way to the White House, Foster Furcolo was governor of Massachusetts, John F. Collins was mayor... Read more
This spring, the Reporter engaged ten undergraduate students from the Northeastern University School of Journalism to take a few rides along the MBTA’s Red Line, which runs from the Alewife Station in Cambridge to either the Ashmont Station in Dorchester... Read more
This Sunday thousands of people will flock to Dorchester for the Dot Day festivities, but the UMass Boston-based radio station WUMB is hoping that same day additional thousands will be thronging the university’s harbor campus to patronize its annual... Read more
Eascare rescuers: Peter Todd, (center) an EMT dispatcher at Eascare Ambulance in Neponset is surrounded by some of the co-workers who saved his life in the moments following a severe heart attack last fall. Pictured left to right are George Stuart, Mark... Read more
While his peers were clamoring for “Sesame Street” and Disney movies, Patrick Callahan wanted to watch “Hamburger Hill,” a movie centered on one of the Vietnam War’s bloodiest battles. “The youngest of five children, I was raised in a household in which... Read more
Chris Lovett of Neighborhood Network News — Boston's nightly news program — files this report on a spirited rally at City Hall Plaza today in which labor leaders and three city councillors spoke out forcefully in favor of an arbitration ruling for a new... Read more


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