Dorchester’s spiritual community has borne firsthand witness to the community’s history, which stretches back nearly four centuries. It was members of a church community, the First Parish Church, that founded this city within a city. After decades of... Read more
The attorney representing the owner of 1188 Dorchester Ave. said this week the property is closer to becoming an “international” supermarket and could open by the end of the year. He defended the owner of the property, Khiet Tran, and said the cost of... Read more
Boston's coffers ended fiscal year 2010 with a $9.1 million surplus, a fiscal watchdog group reports.
The Boston Municipal Research Bureau said Monday that the $9.1 million represents represents 0.4 percent of that fiscal year's $2.3 billion in... Read more
The City Council on Wednesday voted 11-2 to pass Mayor Thomas Menino’s $2.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2011. Councillors also voted unanimously to pass a home rule petition – which requires approval from the mayor, the governor and the state... Read more
Somebody apparently tried to set Dorchester District Court on fire around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, according to Boston Police.
Police report that when officers arrived to investigate a call from the courthouse security manager, they... Read more
A Vietnamese-interpreting poll worker at the Kit Clark Apartments was removed from the polling location this morning after the person was accused of encouraging voters to pull the lever for City Councillor At-Large Michael Flaherty. A Menino supporter... Read more
Long-awaited and longer-needed improvements to Dorchester Avenue will begin as early as this fall, thanks to the federal governmentâ€™s plan to stimulate infrastructure projects across the nation. The $16.47 million road project will be funded in total... Read more
A 20 year-old from Dorchester has been arrested for the broad-daylight murder of a 16 year-old last January, Boston Police announced this afternoon. In a statement, the BPD says that Marques Kersey has been identified as the "person responsible" for... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a pair of South Shore residents Wednesday night on charges one was providing oral sex for a fee to the other.
Police say officers patrolling Dorchester Avenue spotted a woman they knew to engage in... Read more