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Extra police surveillance along Talbot east of Blue Hill Avenue may have prevented a murder on Thursday, but didn't stop two men from getting shot Sunday afternoon.
The Police Department says officers have stepped up surveillance... Read more
Playgrounds in Dorchester and Mattapan will be refurbished, a Mattapan community center will be renovated, and an Uphams Corner municipal building will see its roof and gutters replaced under a City Hall five-year capital spending plan released last... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man in his 20s was shot at 614 Blue Hill Ave. around 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
He was brought to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Police did not immediately identify him.
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Fourteen would-be charter schools have applied to the State Department of Education to be granted charters to start up new schools in Boston out of 23 across the state. Representatives from several of the applicant schools appeared before a panel of... Read more
Superintendent Carol Johnson is delaying a vote on plans to close schools, giving parents opposed to the closures a month to regroup. Dorchester schools on the chopping block include Roger Clap Elementary and the East Zone Early Learning Center. School... Read more
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