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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
Boston Police in Dorchester's C-11 district today issued a warning to merchants after a pair of overnight break-ins targeting stores in recent days. "Recently, Area C-11 has seen two burglaries of businesses located on Dorchester Ave., in the area that... 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
The commander of the Boston Police Area C-11 issued a warning to Dorchester Ave. merchants today following a flurry of commercial break-ins along the avenue in the last ten days. In a letter, Captain Richard Sexton says that there have been a series of "... Read more
U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be making her first appearance in the annual Dorchester Day Parade on Sunday, where she'll be joined by her chief rival Scott Brown. Warren will be marching in the third division, while Brown will be in the... Read more
Van Shabu & Bar: Asian fusion and hot pot on the menu at new Dot Ave. eatery.Looking to satisfy your Asian cuisine cravings, get your fruit cocktail fix and watch the game? As of January, there’s only one place on Dorchester Ave. to do all three. Van... Read more
It might come as a surprise, but one of the most impressive views of Boston can be found in a dim, windowless room on the seventh floor of City Hall. From his station here in the city’s Traffic Management Center, a technician watches a dozen flat screen... Read more
A man told Boston Police that he was robbed at gunpoint in a Dorchester Ave. parking lot last night by a man whom he just observed trying to steal a woman’s purse nearby. The incident took place on Dec. 12 at about 7 p.m. across from 1432 Dorchester Ave... Read more
Above, this video released by Boston Police today warns the public of an increase in street robberies in several pockets of the city, including Savin Hill. (Updated, Wed, Nov. 8)— A spate of robberies in Savin Hill prompted a higher-than-usual turnout for... Read more

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