By - 6/5/17 - 10:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kevin Willis, 27, for a double shooting on Westview Street that also left three vehicles with damage from gunfire. Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 12:31 pm
Proposed new Pipefitters union building

Architect's rendering.

The Pipefitters Association, Local 537, has submitted detailed plans to the BPDA to replace its current one-story headquarters and training facility on Enterprise Street with a modern four-story, 70,000-square-foot building that will fit in well with the South Bay Town Center now under construction across the street.

In its filing with the BPDA, the union says: Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 11:09 am

State Police charge a Fall River man responded to some affront while on I-93 yesterday by pulling out a loaded gun and pointing it at the car driven by the person who allegedly offended him. Read more.

By - 6/4/17 - 6:41 pm
Woman with feathers in Dorchester Day parade

As it does on the first Sunday every June, Dorchester celebrated itself in the Dorchester Day Parade up Dot. Ave.

Overcast skies kept things at just the right temperature for a parade, which featured everything from Vietnamese lion dancers to bagpipers to a Caribbean steel-drum players: Read more.

By - 6/3/17 - 11:05 pm

At Ripley Playground on Ripley Road, around 2:25 p.m., the Herald reports.

By - 6/2/17 - 6:19 pm

UPDATE: A second man was also shot.

Around 6:10 p.m. a man was found shot to the back in a car on Washington Street near the firehouse - not long after police arrived on Westview Street between Stratton and Ames to investigate gunfire.

Police eventually found two other cars with gunfire damage - one at Westview and Stratton and one with its rear window shot out, at Blue Hill Avenue and Creston, about a mile and a half away.

By - 6/2/17 - 9:31 am

Boston Police report arresting an 11-year-old, a 13-year-old and a 16-year-old for a series of knifepoint robberies in the area of Ceylon Park and the Frederick Middle School. Read more.

By - 6/1/17 - 11:57 pm

Around 11:35 p.m. on Rill Street, just off Hancock.

By - 6/1/17 - 9:42 am

The Herald reports A. Livingston Foxworth, the senior pastor at the Grace Church of All Nations in Dorchester, was among ten men arrested on charges of paying for sexual conduct in a sting involving an undercover police officer, an ad on and a location on Pine Street in Chinatown.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/31/17 - 5:43 pm
Wanted for questioning

Boston Police report somebody was robbed at gunpoint at the D Market, 658 Washington St., in Dorchester around 9:40 p.m. on May 25. Read more.

By - 5/31/17 - 9:05 am

Gintautas Dumcius is livetweeting the trial of Michael McCarthy, the man charged with murdering Bella Bond, 2 1/2, in 2015. Her mother pleaded guilty in February to her role in hiding her daughter's death and is expected to testify against McCarthy.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/30/17 - 10:44 pm

Shortly after 9:30 p.m., Boston EMS Incidents reported:

A21 en route to Dewey St for a minor injury. Reported as a male bit by an iguana.

By - 5/27/17 - 10:56 am
Flooded playground at Tenean Beach in Dorchester

At least when we get a king tide, like we did overnight. Maria Lyons visited Tenean Beach this morning.

Boston Harbor Now visited at the peak of the tide, around 1:50 this morning.

By - 5/26/17 - 11:29 pm

City Point Capital today formally proposed replacing the current MarineMax Russo complex in Port Nortfolk with 150 residential units, a 25-room hotel and a boathouse. Read more.

By - 5/26/17 - 10:52 am

CommonWealth reports the Massachusetts Teachers Association rejected a motion to congratulate Sydney Chaffee on being named National Teacher of the Year. She's a teacher at the Codman Academy in Dorchester, which is, gasp, a charter school.

By - 5/25/17 - 5:28 pm

Hubway will add more than 70 bike-rental stations over the next two years to the 127 it already operates in Boston, under a new contract with the city of Boston, Mayor Walsh's office said today. Read more.

By - 5/24/17 - 7:33 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Omar Bonner, Omar Denton, Andrew Robertson and Javaine Watson of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Romeo McCubbin, 25, on Havelock Street on Dec. 13, 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports: Read more.

By - 5/22/17 - 11:37 am

Gerald Chan, who bought up large chunks of Harvard Square, has plunked down $17 million to buy the 4.7-acre Spire Printing Co. property on Bay Street, next to the Savin Hill T stop, reports. In 2015, he bought a two-acre parcel nearby on Dewar Street.

Both are within a short walk of the impending DotBlock development on Dorchester Avenue - which he also now owns a piece of.

By - 5/21/17 - 8:54 pm

Around 8:45 p.m. on the Jones Avenue bridge between Norfolk Street and Ballou Avenue.

By - 5/21/17 - 5:26 pm
Curl Up and Dye

You know, these ads. Curl Up n' Dye is conveniently located in Dorchester Lower Mills.