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A former Dorchester resident who federal law enforcement official say stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refund money using identity theft pled guilty to the scheme in a Boston courtroom this week.

Junior Alberto Lopez, 32, a... Read more

The yellow siding was gone. The two chimneys were gone. The only distinctive exterior marker remaining at 45 Alban St. last week was the front porch, its delicate white columns intact as workers busied themselves on the stripped shell of the late 19th... Read more

Almost every neighborhood in Boston has that nightmare property – the house that sags under the weight of burned-out beams, seems ready to blow over in a stiff... Read more

Enhancements to Franklin Park, the redesign of Columbia Road as an active green corridor and the completion of the Emerald Necklace are part of the Imagine Boston 2030 final draft plan for Boston’s largest park. Last Thursday (June 8), members of the... Read more

Taking cues from recent terror attacks across the globe, city, state and federal officials said they plan to ramp up security at this weekend's Sail Boston event by increasing police presence, closing roads, setting up roadblocks and using heavy... Read more

US Marshals found Jean Weevens Janvier hiding at mom's house

A Boston man who fled to Haiti after he allegedly killed two sisters in a Harlem Street apartment in 2011 is in custody and on his way back to face murder charges... Read more

Repairs continue after roadway plate got caught on moveable span

The drawbridge that carries Morrissey Boulevard over the inlet between Dorchester Bay and Savin Hill Bay became stuck on Sunday evening, causing severe traffic... Read more

A man was shot to death in Mattapan on Monday night -- the 17th homicide this year.

The call for the shooting came in at 8:44 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Myeshia Henderson, and police found the male victim deceased outside... Read more


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