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Roger Paron strangled his wife Victoria on Saturday, then hung around their Dorchester neighborhood until police found him - and her body - the next day, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges. At his arraignment Tuesday, Dorchester... Read more
The Boston Police Department is looking for a teenager for shooting an 8-year-old girl in the leg on Oakwood Street Saturday evening. He's described as a black male, 5'7", 18-20 and wearing jeans and a white T-shirt. Police say the girl is expected to... Read more
The Boston Police Department today charged Yamiley Mathurin, 17, with the murder of a delivery man found stabbed to death at a Roslindale house she and two accomplices allegedly broke into late Wednesday. Mathurin, Michel Andre St. Jean, 20, of Hyde Park... Read more
Photo by MightyFineDot. Even without Earl, a tree fell on Train Street Thursday evening, taking out an electric line that supplied residents and nearby traffic signals.
The Boston Police Department reports that two 18-year-olds were shot shortly after midnight, Thursday, at Blue Hill and Geneva avenues. One of the teens was pronounced dead at the scene, the other was taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment. In a... Read more
They’ve been pressing voters in South Boston, Uphams Corner, the Polish Triangle, and Harbor Point to pull the lever for them in the September primary. But not all of the candidates to replace state Rep. Brian Wallace have beaten a path to the voting... Read more
Gov. Deval Patrick, who lives in Milton near the multi-use path along the Neponset River, has declined to weigh in on how the state should make the trail connect Pope John Paul II Park to the Hyde Park neighborhood and Mattapan Square to Milton’s Central... Read more
Four of the five candidates running to succeed retiring state Rep. Willie Mae Allen made their pitch to voters last week at a Grove Hall forum, discussing local jobs policies and education, and why Sixth Suffolk District residents should vote for them.... Read more
WUMB, the University of Massachusetts Boston’s official radio station ,known for its folk and singer-songwriter music, kicked off its “Preserving the Past, Building the Future” Capital Campaign earlier this month with a fundraising gala. Since its... Read more
In the lobby on the third floor of the new Carpenters Center at 750 Dorchester Avenue are sleek black chairs and hardwood floors and the receptionist behind her desk hums along to the radio on this quiet August afternoon. Beside the long counter of the... Read more
Barry Lawton, one of the four candidates running to replace former state Rep. Marie St. Fleur, is accusing a fellow Democratic candidate of trashing one of his campaign signs. Lawton said that while driving with his children last Thursday he saw Carlos... Read more
Bostonians will have more options this winter to make their homes as energy efficient as possible through to a new city program launched last week in Dorchester’s Meetinghouse Hill neighborhood. Mayor Thomas Menino announced the Renew Boston Residential... Read more
When organized labor left his side last summer – underscored by a notably cool reception from a usually friendly room at a Labor Day breakfast in Washington – U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch knew his chances at the seat opened by Sen. Edward Kennedy’s death had... Read more
Bearing down on the Labor Day marker signaling the turn into the stretch run of another baseball season, the urgency of the hour is overwhelming. It has been a wacky season. So, with a month to go in what passes for pennant races nowadays we have the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot around 9:30 p.m. on Monday at 22 Lyndhurst St., apparently in a personal dispute. The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center in stable condition, police say. Kamal Oliver, 27, of Dorchester, was... Read more
They’ve been pressing voters in South Boston, Uphams Corner, the Polish Triangle and Harbor Point to pull the lever for them in the September primary. But not all of the candidates to replace state Rep. Brian Wallace have beaten a path to the voting booth... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a 23-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound at 970 Blue Hill Ave. by Franklin Field around 9:45 p.m. on Saturday. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He is the third man shot... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, 38, died at 61 Stratton St. after being shot repeatedly shortly before 6 a.m. He is Dorchester's second murder victim Saturday (other victim was on Seaver Street) and the 22nd this year. Murders over the past... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a 45-year-old man was shot to death around 4 a.m. at 396 Seaver St. He is Dorchester's 21st murder victim this year. Murders over the past year.
A federal grand jury has indicted Michael David Scott, who bought and sold condos in Dorchester and Roxbury, on charges he defrauded mortgage lenders by arranging the sale of condos to "straw buyers" who had no intentions of living in the units. The... Read more

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