Dorchester

By - 2/8/16 - 11:30 am
Tenean Beach under water

Tenean Beach? Where's that? MPS shows us it's completely underwater this morning.

Morrissey Boulevard is, as you might expect, closed due to flooding.

By - 2/6/16 - 12:21 am

Boston Police report an incident at 500 Geneva Ave. late Thursday left a gunman with a fresh stab wound and his two alleged victims with graze wounds from shots he fired at them. Read more.

By - 2/5/16 - 7:46 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed on Vassar Street around 1 a.m. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 1/30/16 - 12:29 am

Police responded to two locations for shots fired: Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner around 9:30 p.m. and Armandine Street just off Washington around 12:15 p.m. No reported injuries.

By - 1/28/16 - 4:40 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today sided with residents and elected officials and denied a license for a liquor store proposed for 438 Blue Hill Ave.

At a hearing yesterday, residents and representatives from the mayor, six city councilors and two state representatives said there was no public need for yet another liquor store in an area that already has eight of them within a half mile.

By - 1/28/16 - 1:54 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that when it comes to "Uber of [Fill in the Blank]" companies flooding Boston, most react like Dorchester is on the dark side of the moon.

Among the Dot rats irked by that: Mayor Marty Walsh, who says enough's enough.

By - 1/28/16 - 8:30 am
Alvin Sealey

The Herald interviews the father of Alvin Sealey Jr., found fatally shot in the head on Washington Street in Dorchester early Wednesday.

Alvin Sealey Sr. told the Herald his son, known to friends as Trizzy, played the piano and was working two jobs. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 11:35 pm
Graffiti in Fields Corner and Back Bay

A Fields Corner resident looked at the graffiti sprayed on the BPL in Copley Square this morning and thought it looked familiar. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 2:03 pm

Shabazz Augustine, 36, pleaded guilty today to second-degree murder for the 2004 death of Julaine Jules of Malden, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 1:34 pm
Tito Jackson speaks against proposed Grove Hall liquor store

Councilor Jackson led the charge against proposed liquor store as other residents waited to testify.

UPDATE: License request rejected.

Grove Hall residents and religious leaders packed the Boston Licensing Board hearing room today to urge the board to reject a license request for a Blue Hill Avenue liquor store.

The proposed Blue Hill Liquors, 438 Blue Hill Ave., is "absolutely tone deaf to the people of Grove Hall," City Councilor Tito Jackson said. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 9:12 am

Boston Police report a 19-year-old man was shot to death around 1:40 a.m. at Washington Street and Dunbar Avenue. The Globe reports the man, pronounced at the scene, was shot in the head.

By - 1/27/16 - 7:08 am

WBUR reports on the 6-4 vote by the state education board to make Dorchester Collegiate Academy shut down due to low test scores and high attrition rates.

About 20 stunned parents in bright yellow shirts with the DCA logo stormed out after the vote, many in tears.

By - 1/25/16 - 2:44 pm

Around 2:40 p.m. outside 69 Nightingale St., near Wales. Police are looking for a black man with short hair and a puffy coat, who drove away.

By - 1/24/16 - 12:20 pm
Scene at Sudan ain Dorchester

Dot. Ave. blocked off. Photo by Erica G. Webb.

Dot. Ave. is shut between Sudan and Crescent because of a crash sometime before 11:30 a.m. The Herald reports the pedestrian, a man in his 60s, died.

By - 1/22/16 - 9:20 am
Anxious ad on the MBTA Orange Line

Only when wondering if the Orange Line will get me to work on time ...

Forest Hills became the end of the line in more ways than one for one Orange Line train. Also, a Mattapan trolley exhaled its last at Ashmont. The T reports both lines are now moving again.

By - 1/21/16 - 5:01 pm

State Rep. Dan Cullinane (D-Dorchester) reports on an answer from the MBTA about the long-term status of the 1940s trolleys that now run between Mattapan Square and Ashmont: Read more.

By - 1/20/16 - 4:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say was wearing a loaded gun on a lanyard around his neck yesterday morning. Read more.

By - 1/16/16 - 4:42 pm

Our own Suldog makes the case for preserving the historic trolleys that run between Ashmont and Mattapan Square.

By - 1/15/16 - 9:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting Ovidio Pereira, 22, on charges he raped a woman at knifepoint on Annabel Street at Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 1/14/16 - 9:04 pm

Melissa Benedict, 35, of Dorchester, was arraigned today on charges of motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury or death for an incident around 8 a.m. yesterday on Washington Street near Harvard Street that left a man lying in the street, dead, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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