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Harambee Park rally: About 50 people turned out for a Tuesday evening rally near the scene of Monday night's shooting of a 4 year-old boy. Photo by Pat Tarantino Monday’s shooting of a four-year-old boy at Franklin Field’s Harambee Park was an assault on... 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
Dot Day 2011: (l-r) Council president Steve Murphy, Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry (with daughter Madeline), US Sen. Scott Brown, Sen. Jack Hart, Chief Marshal John Connor, Patrick Kulakowski, Commanding Officer of the USS Carr, Mayor Tom Menino, City... Read more
Playgrounds in Dorchester and Mattapan will be refurbished, a Mattapan community center will be renovated, and an Uphams Corner municipal building will see its roof and gutters replaced under a City Hall five-year capital spending plan released last week... Read more
Cherry Clinton, 29, was arraigned today on charges she stabbed Lancelot Reid, 23, to death after he had allegedly assaulted her earlier in the day in her Franklin Field apartment. Dorchester District Court Judge Kenneth Desmond ordered that Clinton be... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was stabbed to death around 10 a.m. on Friday at 80 Ames Way in the Franklin Field project. Cherry Clinton, 28, was arrested for what police say was a "domestic" murder. The victim, not identified by police, was... Read more
The city of Boston says that the snow emergency that went into effect yesterday will be lifted at 6 p.m. on Monday. The emergency order means that parking is prohibited on all major arteries in Boston. In a noon hour press conference on Sunday, Gov.... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 21, 2010…. As widely predicted, Massachusetts will lose at least one of its 10 seats in Congress during the 2012 election cycle based on population counts collected during the 2010 Census, according to data released from the U.S... Read more
Tina Chery: A pioneer in citywide efforts to curb violence, Chery's son Louis was killed in a December 1993 shooting, not far from her current office in Fields Corner.. The numbers are deeply disturbing: Nearly eighty percent of the shootings in Boston in... Read more
Fourteen would-be charter schools have applied to the State Department of Education to be granted charters to start up new schools in Boston out of 23 across the state. Representatives from several of the applicant schools appeared before a panel of state... Read more

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