Dorchester

By - 12/22/14 - 3:48 pm
Storm seen from across Dorchester Bay

The view across Dorchester Bay towards Squantum around 2:20 p.m.

By - 12/22/14 - 12:50 pm

Every year, Hoa Nguyen ups the ante a bit on the decorations at his Adams Street home. Nick Cosky sent a drone up to show the full impact of their lights.

The Dorchester Reporter interviewed Nguyen.

Via Boston Reddit.... Read more

By - 12/21/14 - 11:28 pm

UPDATE: The Herald reports the suspect pointed a gun at the officer, but did not fire.

Police are looking for a man they say pointed a gun at an officer around 11 p.m. outside the Lee K-8 School on Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. The officer fired at the man, then chased him to a fence at the cemetery behind the school, which the man... Read more

By - 12/21/14 - 6:43 pm
Morrissey Boulevard flood warning sign

Morrissey sign programmers should find something good in their stockings.

By - 12/21/14 - 4:02 pm

A Fields Corner resident forwards this video from her surveillance camera this morning: It shows a guy peering inside cars on Ditson Street (0:15), trying the door of a car that has something that piqued his interest, all casual like (0:30) and then, when it turns out the car is locked, he goes and finds a rock (1:10), which he uses to smash in the... Read more

By - 12/20/14 - 11:01 pm

Around 10:40 p.m. on Nelson Street, off Norfolk. Possibly as many as eight shots fired.

By - 12/19/14 - 1:41 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today conviced Keron Pierre on three counts of first-degree murder for gunning down three people outside a Mt. Ida Road house party in 2009, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The verdicts mean life without possibility of parole for Pierre, who fled to Trinidad after the murders - and where he fought an unsuccessful battle against extradition to... Read more

By - 12/18/14 - 5:18 pm

A Belfort Street citizen complains:

Caller states this is the 3rd occasion where he has been issued a parking ticket but never got the physical ticket placed on his car. He only knows about the ticket when he receives the late notices in the mail with the additional fees. This ticket was issued on November 5, and he is just receiving the letter in

... Read more
By - 12/17/14 - 8:23 pm

The Dorchester Reporter interviews Danielle Legros Georges, Boston's new poet laureate.

By - 12/17/14 - 1:57 pm

David Finnerty reports a man was shot around 1:35 p.m. at West Cottage and Dudley streets. Boston Police report the man, in his 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

In September, a man died after being shot in the face at that intersection.... Read more

By - 12/17/14 - 8:24 am
National Guard on the march in Dorchester

Bill Ilott reports looking out his window around 8 a.m. to see a National Guard troop marching down the street:

They marched down Adams and took a left on Bowdoin. A kind of unusual sight for any time of the day...

UPDATE: They were marching from the Dorchester armory to Children's Hospital with toys.

By - 12/17/14 - 8:19 am
Savin Hill on the Red Line at sunrise

Frankie P. says "good morning" from the Savin Hill T stop.

By - 12/16/14 - 9:45 am
Kids from the Joseph Lee School hold protest on Blue Hill Avenue

Students in the upper grades at the Joseph Lee K-8 School in Dorchester held a two-hour Black Lives Matter protest this morning.

Kids who'd brought in permission slips walked from the school to the intersection of Blue Hill and Talbot avenues, where they chanted slogans such as "Hands up! Don't Shoot!" and "What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!"

Several... Read more

By - 12/16/14 - 6:37 am

Boston Police report they are investigating two incidents involving rideshare drivers indecently assaulting female passengers early Sunday - and a third incident involving a woman picked up by somebody she thought was a rideshare driver but who turned out not to be one.

Police did not identify the services involved in the incidents, which occurred between roughly 1 and 3 a.m. in Dorchester, Allston... Read more

By - 12/15/14 - 2:56 pm

Eight people in the Boston area are charged with an identity-theft scheme that prosecutors say let them steal $700,000 from five victim's home-equity lines.

Members of the fraud ring managed to get the victims' phone lines redirected to their own, which they then used to obtain advances on the victims' home-equity lines and have them transferred to their own bank accounts between November 2012 and... Read more

By - 12/15/14 - 6:44 am
Bright lights in Dorchester

Kelcey Morange shows us a somewhat brightly lit house on Adams Street, near Victory, in Dorchester.

By - 12/13/14 - 9:59 am

WCVB reports a man was found stabbed to death around 6:30 p.m. on Friday on Adams Street, near Pierce Street.

The Dorchester Reporter identifies him as Sean Dwyer, owner of the Clover City Unisex Barber Shop.

His body, in the middle of the road, was first spotted by passengers on an MBTA bus and police at first thought he had been hit by... Read more

By - 12/12/14 - 9:48 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was taken away in critical condition after he was stabbed around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday outside 972 Blue Hill Ave.... Read more

By - 12/11/14 - 11:44 pm

Memo to every writer everywhere who would write more than one sentence about recovering thug Mark Wahlberg: HE'S NOT FROM SOUTH BOSTON and he did his maiming and rock throwing in Savin Hill, which is in Dorchester, which is an entirely different neighborhood.

Last week, we had some Columbia Journalism School graduate at the Daily Beast proclaiming Wahlberg grew up in "the rough Dorchester... Read more

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