Dorchester

By - 8/13/17 - 10:06 pm
Charlottesville vigil in Dorchester's Peabody Square

Hilary Detmold was among the group of people who held a vigil on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square in Dorchester this evening.

By - 8/13/17 - 2:03 pm

Shortly before 2 p.m. at Ceylon Street and Columbia Road. The victim showed up about 10 minutes later at a local emergency room, with a non-life-threatening injury.

By - 8/12/17 - 4:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say stole a car at knifepoint early this morning only to crash it into another car a mile down Mass. Ave. Read more.

By - 8/11/17 - 3:07 pm
Adams shut at Dorchester Ave for shooting investigation

Crime scene extends to Adams and Dorchester Ave. Photon by Ryan Somerfield.

In the back, around 3 p.m. at Draper and Westville streets. There's a related crime scene on Adams Street, just north of Dorchester Avenue.

By - 8/11/17 - 12:30 pm

Boston firefighters responded around 12:20 p.m. to 5 Drummond St., for a second-floor fire that they put out quickly.

By - 8/10/17 - 7:25 pm

Charles Washington, 44, admitted today he led a ring that used signatures and other personal information from wealthy people to gain access to $4 million in bank accounts - and that he helped siphon out $2 million of that amount. Read more.

By - 8/9/17 - 10:49 pm

Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the area of Elder and Eastman streets around 10:30 p.m. found two people in a running car engulfed in flames. Officers were unable to get them out of the car and had to wait for firefighters to arrive to put out the fire. Read more.

By - 8/8/17 - 11:26 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. on Centre Street at Redwood Street.

By - 8/8/17 - 6:53 pm

The Dorchester Reporter gets a look at UMass Boston's latest ideas for the Bayside Expo Center it owns - which call for building "a modern-day Harvard Square."

By - 8/7/17 - 10:31 pm

Aroud 10:25 p.m. at MR Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave., near Glenway Street.

By - 8/7/17 - 10:01 pm

Around 7 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By - 8/5/17 - 8:23 pm

State Police report arresting an Attleboro man, who already has two OUI convictions, on charges he struck a 12-year-old girl on Old Colony Avenue around 4:25 p.m. today. Read more.

By - 8/4/17 - 1:37 pm

Heineken has apparently paid somebody to paint little murals at some liquor stores in Roxbury and Dorchester that read "Roxbury Love" and "Dorchester Love," as appropriate, over large stars featuring a bottle of their product. Fine as far as it goes, but see if you can spot any similarities to the well known "Roxbury Love"/Mandela mural painted awhile back by a couple of local artists: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 6:25 pm
Flooding on Webster Street in North Quincy

Marc Hurwitz reports he had to back up to escape the flooding on the one-way Webster Street in North Quincy shortly before 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, in Dorchester: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 4:17 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Kenneth Soberanis, 32 and the father of one.

Boston Police report a man, believed to be in his early 20s, was found fatally shot at 92 Mt. Ida Rd. around 4 p.m.

By - 8/2/17 - 2:42 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports Nordblom, a Burlington-based developer that has focused on the suburbs, has agreed to buy the old Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard.

By - 8/2/17 - 1:49 pm

Workers have begun demolishing the top floor of what had been the nearly complete Treadmark Building on Dorchester Avenue so they can replace it. The company estimates the demolition will take a couple of weeks.

By - 7/31/17 - 1:48 pm
Car hits hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester

Scott Cluett reports a motorist managed to take out a hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 1:15 p.m. The Dorchester Reporter reports the driver suffered a "medical emergency" before hitting the hydrant.

By - 7/30/17 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m. on Harlow Street, with shell casings found in Mary Hannon Park.

By - 7/30/17 - 11:18 pm

In the back and stomach on Inwood Street, around 7:20 p.m., Scan Boston reports.