Dorchester

By - 5/3/17 - 9:41 am
Seized in Dorchester

Evidence photo by BPD.

Willie Wilkerson, 58, a minister at the Quincy Street Missional Church founded by his mother, Idene "Ma Siss" Wilkerson, is scheduled for arraignment in Roxbury Municipal Court today on drug-trafficking charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/1/17 - 11:50 am

The Codman Square Health Center hosts a forum to discuss "healing from substance abuse as a community" on Thursday: Read more.

By - 4/29/17 - 10:04 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports that US Rep. Michael Capuano will spend roughly $50,000 in campaign funds to promote the Fairmount Line by letting everybody ride for free between May 8 and May 21.

Earlier:
Report lists ways to put the Fairmount Line on the map.

By - 4/28/17 - 10:54 pm

In the area of Trull Street at Hancock Street around 10:30 p.m. Two victims managed to get to a local emergency room on their own.

By - 4/27/17 - 8:36 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports talks between UMass Boston and the Kraft family to build a Revs stadium on the water have ended 0-0 and now UMass is going to look at what else they can build where the Bayside Expo Center used to be.

By - 4/27/17 - 12:44 pm
Possible MBTA map that would include the Indigo Line

Like literally put on the map.

The good news in a Boston Foundation report on the Fairmount Line is that a $200-million state investment in adding and improving stations and service meant a three-fold increase in ridership since 2012.

The bad news is that only means 2,257 riders on a typical weekday, because ridership in 2012 was so low - just 789. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 11:19 pm

NBC Boston reports the arrests of two men from Hyde Park and one from Dorchester. All are alleged H-Block gang members.

By - 4/26/17 - 8:18 pm

Hazrat Khalid Khan, 56, who lives in Middletown, NY, but who co-owns 11 fried-chicken take-out places in Mattapan, Hyde Park, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brighton and Chelsea, today pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, failing to collect and pay over taxes, committing mail fraud, making false statements on a naturalization application, and committing visa fraud, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/25/17 - 10:16 pm
Asperatus clouds over Dorchester

As the storm moved in this morning, William Holbrook looked up and saw these unusual clouds, known as undulatus asperatus, as WBZ explains.

Earlier:
Mashed-potato clouds over downtown Boston.

By - 4/24/17 - 9:46 pm

Around 8 p.m. at Columbia Road and Devon Street, Scott Eisen reports.

By - 4/24/17 - 10:02 am

Police found a man with a gunshot wound on Creston Street around 11 p.m. on Sunday, although they found at least one shell casing around the corner at Normandy Street and Lawrence Avenue.

By - 4/24/17 - 9:01 am

A man and a woman were shot on Thane Street around 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, according to Stanley Staco and Boston EMS Incidents. Read more.

By - 4/23/17 - 10:33 am
Marie Street fire

At the Marie Street fire. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters responded at 4 a.m. to a vacant three decker at 8 Marie St., near Ronan Park, for what turned into a six-alarm fire that damaged four three-deckers on Marie and Fox streets and caused an estimated $2.5 million in damage. Read more.

By - 4/20/17 - 10:38 am

The Boston Licensing Board today reinstated the food-serving license for Pho So 1, 223 Adams St. - and even let it stay open longer than before it was shut for letting patrons drink after its official closing time. Read more.

By - 4/20/17 - 8:10 am

Boston Police yesterday charged Deonarine Ganga, 29, with murder for the shooting death of Joey DeBarros last week outside the Gallivan Boulevard McDonald's, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 4/15/17 - 1:50 pm
Clean-up crew in Fields Corner

Fields Corner Main Street reports several hundred people showed up for the One Boston Day cleanup along Dorchester Avenue today, including this happy crew in Fields Corner.

By - 4/15/17 - 10:35 am
Turkey in Brighton

Maybe it's because they know they're safe on this Easter weekend, but whatever the reason, reports are piling up here at Turkey Central of the birds strutting across the city, such as this fine specimen Colleen Glenney spotted in Brighton this morning. Read more.

By - 4/14/17 - 11:32 pm

WBZ talks to the family of Joey DeBarros, who was shot to death in front of the McDonald's on Gallivan Boulevard yesterday, the apparent victim of a road rager with a gun.

By - 4/14/17 - 4:40 pm
Clover Street fire in Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that ripped through a six-unit duplex at 9 Clover St. near Neponset Circle displaced 16 and sent two firefighters to the hospital with heat exhaustion.

Firefighters responded at 3:50 p.m. for what turned into a five-alarm fire.