Dorchester

By - 12/12/17 - 12:10 pm
Man wanted for Dorchester bank robberies

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a man it says held up the Metro Credit Union branch at 1071 Massachusetts Ave. around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 11:27 am
Proposal for 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal today approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery. Read more.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:57 pm
Stinson

A Suffolk County grand jury today indicted four people in connection with a murder on the Southeast Expressway and another in a Dorchester house: The alleged murderer and his mother, sister and a Boston cop, who are accused of trying to help him evade capture. Read more.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:18 am
Fire on Glendale Street in Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department reports 10 people were displaced by a fire at 16 Glendale St. in Dorchester Thursday night. Read more.

By - 12/7/17 - 2:15 pm
Marquis Martin

Boston Police are asking for help to find Marquis Martin, 28, wanted on charges he shot David Cole to death on Peninsula Place in the Harbor Point complex on Oct. 29.

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By - 12/7/17 - 1:54 pm

Substance abusers arrested in areas served by Dorchester Municipal Court will get a chance to enter a treatment program that, if they get through, would mean their charges would be struck without being put on their records. Read more.

By - 12/3/17 - 5:57 pm

Around 5:50 p.m. on West Tremlett Street off Washington Street.

By - 12/3/17 - 1:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting three teens - 13, 14 and 16 - on charges they used a sawed-off shotgun to rob a guy who'd met them thinking one of them was going to sell him an iPhone. Read more.

By - 12/2/17 - 8:02 am
Peguero's murder scene in Dorchester.
Nat Gomes

UPDATE: Friends are identifying the victim as Nat Gomes, a worker in the store.

KMV reports the man was shot inside Peguero's Market, 218 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester. Boston Police report the victim, a man in his 20s, was shot around 11:45 p.m. on Friday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 12/1/17 - 11:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter takes a tour of the 11-acre site, next to the old South Bay mall, and says parts - including a new cineplex - could open in a couple of weeks.

By - 11/29/17 - 11:04 pm

The Papa John's at 1242 Dorchester Ave., just north of Hancock, was held up shortly before 11 p.m. by a man with a gun, described as white or Hispanic, 5'5" to 5"7" and wearing a red, white and black hat, a black mask and a black jacket with a hood.

By - 11/29/17 - 10:29 pm
Crotch gun

Alleged crotch gun.

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges following a traffic stop in Roxbury last night after an alert officer noticed the man's pants zipper was down, a condition it was not in when the man was initially pulled over. Read more.

By - 11/29/17 - 11:20 am

A man convicted of unlawful possession of a dangerous weapon in Dorchester will have to content himself with having his verdict thrown out, under a Supreme Judicial Court decision that rejected his lawsuit for compensation for what he considered an "erroneous conviction." Read more.

By - 11/28/17 - 10:22 am

The Board of Appeal today gave provisional approval to plans by the owners of Churrascaria Vulcao, 203 Adams St. in Dorchester, to bring in a violinist and one or two guitarists to serenade patrons. Read more.

By - 11/25/17 - 4:23 pm
Eagle over Dorchester

Tim Collins urges owners of small pets to keep a close eye on them after spotting a bald eagle circling over his house between Ashmont and Fields Corner today.

By - 11/25/17 - 4:13 pm
Dorchester shooting scene

The shooting scene. Photo by Jeff Durham.

Updated with BPD info.

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was shot around 2:10 p.m. on Warner Street near Harvard Street. Read more.

By - 11/25/17 - 12:05 pm
Columbia Point as an island

Paul Lukez Architecture design for Columbia Point canal. Morissey Blvd. on the left.

Paul Lukez Architecture of Somerville reports it's won an award at the annual World Architecture Festival in Berlin for its Hydroelectric Canal that would run from Carson Beach to Savin Hill Cove along Morrissey Boulevard as part of a complete re-do of Columbia Point to make it better able to withstand rising seas. Read more.

By - 11/21/17 - 5:16 pm
Sunset over Fields Corner

Fields Corner Main Street shows us the sunset over Dorchester Avenue tonight.

By - 11/21/17 - 3:31 pm

Thomas Frank Isaac Jr., 21, of Braintree was arraignnetd on a murder charge today for the death of Nelson Torres-Santa, 55, who was found dead and partially decomposed in his 330 Bowdon Str. apartment on the afternoon of Nov. 13. Read more.