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Boston and MBTA Police are stepping up patrols this week and warning the public after a flurry of street robberies targeting women that may be the work of a single, armed bandit. The incidents have all targeted women who were walking home from Red Line... Read more
Polls open across the city at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 8 p.m., at which point results for Boston will start to trickle in on City Hall’s website (www.cityofboston.gov). So here’s a few numbers, provided by Mayor Thomas Menino’s press office and the... Read more
Walter J. Ramos, the current vice-president of operations for the Massachusetts Hospital Association, has been hired as the new president and CEO of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center. The board of directors for Fields Corner-based health care and... Read more
Residents Meet on Crime in Fields Corner from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. In a meeting at the Vietnamese-American Community Center in Dorchester on Monday, neighborhood residents and community leaders ask for help with the recent increase in crime around... Read more
Ernest Watkins IV, 14, was arraigned Monday on charges he stabbed a man to death outside the Fields Corner T stop Oct. 6. A Dorchester District Court judge ordered him held in DYS custody without bail. Watkins was among a group of several people spotted... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a 14-year-old - too young to have his name released - for the stabbing death of Cherby LaJoie, 39, on Oct. 6 at 11 Charles St. Police say the teen stabbed LaJoie multiple times.
Greg and Brendan Feeney: Entrepreneurs have built a thiving utility excavation business from their base in Dorchester. Above, the brothers are shown outside their newly renovated headquarters on Clayton Street. Photo by Bill Forry Greg and Brendan Feeney... Read more
The Boston Police Department is investigating a triple shooting at 230 Park St. around 10 p.m., Monday, that left one victim dead. Police said the dead victim, shot repeatedly, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other two victims were taken to Boston... Read more
A man was fatally shot in the head and a woman wounded inside the Universal Barber Shop and Hair Salon, 436 Geneva Ave. around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday. Around 11:45 p.m., meanwhile, a person was shot in the back outside 44 Humphreys St. in Uphams Corner.... Read more
It was still in the early innings of a Saturday morning baseball game at Town Field when Jim Collyer – Dorchester’s answer to Johnny Pesky – went over to the first base line and opened up his fold-up chair. Soon after, one of the players, a five-year-old... Read more

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