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
The Boston Police Department reports finding Troy Robinson and his two-year-old nephew on the 700 block of Washington Street tonight.
Robinson will be charged with kidnapping, police said, adding the toddler was brought to a local... Read more
Cambidge and MBTA Transit police today charged John B. Dysart, 27, with attacking two women after they left the Central Square Red Line stop last week and with open and gross lewdness on MBTA buses in Dorchester and Brighton.
Dysart... Read more
Boston police say a 19-year-old was shot inside the Dorchester Y at 776 Washington St. late Saturday night.
Aaron Brown was taken to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He is Dorchester's 16th murder victim this year... Read more
Mayor Tom Menino had to squeeze his way through a small crowd to reach the gates of the new Elmhurst Street playground on Saturday morning. Standing between him and the inaugural ribbon were dozens of children, many ready with scissors, who had waited... Read more
Images from Dorchesterâ€™s past, present and possible future lined the walls of The Codman Square Health Center Monday evening, as the medical clinic and community center unveiled a new photo exhibit showcasing before-and-after portraits of sites... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Quincy Butler and William Wood of murder for the 2004 death of a Dorchester woman whose Monsignor Lydon Way apartment they broke into in a drug-fueled home invasion, the Suffolk County District Attorney's... Read more