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A cadre of Dorchester civic, main streets, and health center leaders gathered Monday night for a discussion where they would have the opportunity to query city and state and city officials about the nuts and bolts of how the new cannabis industry might... Read more

Cullinane presses Gov. Baker, MBTA for update

Findings in the long-awaited report on the future prospects of the Mattapan Trolley Line report assert that problems associated with the Red Line extension extend well beyond the... Read more

Vietnamese-Americans say a Trump administration move toward deporting some Vietnamese political refugees who came to the country in the aftermath of the Vietnam War has left a pall of uncertainty and fear in Dorchester’s Southeast Asian community.... Read more

The calendar for the next two weeks is creating some interesting interplay between a benefit bill for locked-out workers, Christmas and the end of the 2017-2018 session, and contract talks between National Grid and its 1,200 locked-out natural gas... Read more

The number of hate crimes reported to the state increased by almost 10 percent to a 10-year high in 2017, the state said in a new report that also found a majority of law enforcement agencies reported they had experienced no bias-motivated incidents... Read more

A 31-year-old Dorchester man was found guilty Tuesday of murdering a young man in the parking lot of the Gallivan Boulevard McDonald’s in April 2017. Jurors returned a first-degree murder verdict against Deonarine Ganga for shooting and killing Joey... Read more

A man was shot in a car on Savannah Avenue, near Messinger Street, shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday. The victim was declared dead at the scene.

Police are looking for a maroon minivan in connection with the shooting; they say a man shot the... Read more

In the wake of an ugly pedestrian-involved accident Wednesday in Fields Corner, a local business owner is calling for something to be done about unsafe driving at the busy intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street.

Vivian Girard, who co... Read more

A man who'd been creeping on a group of woman at dbar followed one into the restroom and sexually assaulted her after she came out of a stall the night of July 21, a BPD officer told the Boston Licensing Board on Tuesday.

BPD Officer Paul... Read more

A 19-year-old sitting in the back of a car on Norwell Street near Washington Street was shot around 7:10 p.m. on Friday. The driver got him to Codman Square, where police found the man at Norfolk Street and Talbot Avenue - right outside the Great Hall... Read more

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