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Stacie McCarthy pins a badge on the uniform of her husband, Police Officer Denis McCarthy, as their three-year-old daughter Mia Rose McCarthy and Boston... Read more

Two Dorchester people are being held on $1 million cash bail each for allegedly shooting a man in the head in a brazen daylight attack on Washington Street on Monday morning. Patrick Grier, 20, and a 16-year-old female accomplice were arraigned in... Read more

Raymond DeGraca, 56, entered a guilty plea in Suffolk Superior Court Tuesday for reporting a false car accident with a fake identity and lying under oath, among other charges. In October 2002, DeGraca registered his car using a Rhode Island driver's... Read more

The city of Boston dedicated a new, state-of-the-art command center for its EMS department last week. The Stephen M. Lawlor Medical Intelligence Center memorializes a Dorchester man who had a 27-year career with Boston EMS before he died of cancer in... Read more

Access to substance abuse treatment for all regardless of income, mandatory K-12 bullying and violence prevention programs, and aggressive steps to reduce access to illegal firearms are among the anti-urban violence recommendations released last... Read more

In Dorchester District Court Tuesday, Judge David Poole ordered a 20-day mental evaluation for 32-year-old Steven Phillips, who allegedly flashed two teenage girls on the Route 23 MBTA bus just before 3 p.m. on Monday, and then stabbed them both.... Read more

Statistics released this week by the Boston Police Department show a slow-down in serious crime across the city, with significant reductions in our neighborhood's two main police... Read more

There is some encouraging news on the public safety front this week. As we report this week on Page One, official Boston Police statistics show some progress has been made in reducing violence on the streets of Dorchester and Mattapan.

The... Read more

Three of five adults involved in a brutal youth gang beating that took place in Fields Corner in August, 2007 have been sentenced. Two others have court dates in early December.

A video of the beating, which involved participants in their pre-... Read more

Once again it is Indian chicken Balti on Tuesdays and shepherd's pie on Wednesdays for lunch. After a break-in and a slow-down in business, patrons of Dot2Dot café in the St. Mark's neighborhood come here not only to eat, but also to volunteer.

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