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
The 2009 Dorchester Day parade was one to remember. Perfect weather, inspired floats and a great turnout along Dorchester Avenue made this a day many in the community won't soon forget. The Reporter was there with video camera in hand to capture... Read more