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A man who worked for a freight shipper pleaded guilty this week for his role in illegally selling prescription drugs over the Internet through a network the government says included a Bowdoin Street drugstore. Steven Immergluck, of Aurora, Ill., made his... Read more
Shabazz Augustine: Prosecutors say his former Sydney Street residence was murder scene in '04.(Updated June 30, 5:10 p.m.) — A Dorchester man accused of suffocating a 26 year-old Malden woman to death in his Savin Hill apartment during a envy-driven... Read more
Andrew Higgins, 44, could get up to 20 years behind bars when sentenced in US District Court in October for robbing the Hyde Park Savings Bank branch on Centre Street last Nov. 13. Higgins pleaded guilty Wednesday, the FBI reports. According to FBI and... Read more
Daschel Koh and Ahzar Barnhill finished K-1 on Tuesday at the Clap Elementary school, which is re-opening as an “innovation school” in the fall. One hundred and fifteen years after it was built, the Roger Clap Elementary School closed its doors this week... Read more
Freeport Tavern general manager Andrew Wilbur tests the torches on the restaurant’s new patio area, which opened last night. Photo by Michael Caprio The Freeport Tavern’s new fire-pit patio held its inaugural seating last night. With live music and, now,... Read more
The shooting of a four-year-old boy playing at Harambee Park in Dorchester’s Franklin Field neighborhood has community members and city officials calling for action, starting with a crackdown on disorderly conduct in city parks. More than 50 residents... Read more
The residences shown below, all located in police districts C-11, B-2 or B-3, are among the most well known addresses in the city for Boston Police. In a single year these homes have been the subject of anywhere from seven to 25 emergency calls each, for... Read more
Sgt. Brendan Deeney has already served two tours in Afghanistan. Editor’s Note: Dorchester is home to scores of young men and women who have left behind friends and family members to serve the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan. To highlight their... Read more
Frank Baker’s grandfather worked for the controversial James Michael Curley. His father ran for state representative in 1968. And Baker has worked on the campaigns of U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) and state Rep. Martin Walsh (D-... Read more
Mattapan residents remain at odds with one another over the siting of a commuter rail station between Blue Hill Ave. and Cummins Highway. The MBTA is building the train station on the Fairmount Line as part of a court mandate that came out of an... Read more
Lauren O’Herlihy Lauren O’Herlihy is the latest young person from our neighborhood heading into the armed services. The 21-year-old has enlisted in the United States Air Force and will be heading to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on July 5. After... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports its first arrest under the city's new "Operation Kickstand" effort to crack down on dirt-bike and scooter drivers behaving badly. Around 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, officers specifically on patrol for dirt-bike/scooter... Read more
The City Council on Wednesday voted 12-1 in support of Mayor Thomas Menino’s $2.4 billion fiscal 2012 budget. City Councillor Charles Yancey, a frequent Menino administration critic, was the lone vote against the budget, which increased 2.9 percent over... Read more
The D3 seven: before Tuesday’s forum at St. Mark’s Church hall: Marydith Tuitt, John O’Toole, Craig Galvin, Doug Bennett, Marty Hogan, Frank Baker and Stephanie Everett. Photo by Pat Tarantino Related story: A closer look at the voting records of the... Read more
Olney Street Murder: Investigators inspect the crime scene outside 45 Olney Street. Photo for the Reporter by Marcus DiPaola The Boston Police Department a man in his late 30s was found shot to death around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday at 45 Olney St. The man,... Read more
Police Commissioner Edward Davis issued the following letter to "the residents of Mattapan and Dorchester" today regarding last night's shooting of a four year-old boy at Harambee Park. Dear community members, Last night on June 27, 2011 at approximately... Read more
Two teens on dirtbikes were sought Monday night for firing into a crowd at Harambee Park around 9:20 p.m., Monday, sending a child, possibly as young as 4, to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. An adult in the crowd near Talbot Avenue and... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, 35, was shot repeatedly around 9:20 p.m. on Sunday outside 4 Summer St. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information can contact homicide detectives at (617... Read more
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley says a Boston police officer and a state trooper "acted appropriately" in a shootout that ended with teenager Manuel DaVeiga's death on Navillus Terrace in April of last year. Boston Officer Greg Bowden and... Read more
Mattapan residents clashed last week over the siting of a commuter rail station between Blue Hill Ave. and Cummins Highway. The MBTA is building the train station on the Fairmount Line as part of a court mandate that came out of an environmental lawsuit... Read more


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