Dorchester

By - 8/10/17 - 7:25 pm

Charles Washington, 44, admitted today he led a ring that used signatures and other personal information from wealthy people to gain access to $4 million in bank accounts - and that he helped siphon out $2 million of that amount. Read more.

By - 8/9/17 - 10:49 pm

Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the area of Elder and Eastman streets around 10:30 p.m. found two people in a running car engulfed in flames. Officers were unable to get them out of the car and had to wait for firefighters to arrive to put out the fire. Read more.

By - 8/8/17 - 11:26 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. on Centre Street at Redwood Street.

By - 8/8/17 - 6:53 pm

The Dorchester Reporter gets a look at UMass Boston's latest ideas for the Bayside Expo Center it owns - which call for building "a modern-day Harvard Square."

By - 8/7/17 - 10:31 pm

Aroud 10:25 p.m. at MR Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave., near Glenway Street.

By - 8/7/17 - 10:01 pm

Around 7 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By - 8/5/17 - 8:23 pm

State Police report arresting an Attleboro man, who already has two OUI convictions, on charges he struck a 12-year-old girl on Old Colony Avenue around 4:25 p.m. today. Read more.

By - 8/4/17 - 1:37 pm

Heineken has apparently paid somebody to paint little murals at some liquor stores in Roxbury and Dorchester that read "Roxbury Love" and "Dorchester Love," as appropriate, over large stars featuring a bottle of their product. Fine as far as it goes, but see if you can spot any similarities to the well known "Roxbury Love"/Mandela mural painted awhile back by a couple of local artists: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 6:25 pm
Flooding on Webster Street in North Quincy

Marc Hurwitz reports he had to back up to escape the flooding on the one-way Webster Street in North Quincy shortly before 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, in Dorchester: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 4:17 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Kenneth Soberanis, 32 and the father of one.

Boston Police report a man, believed to be in his early 20s, was found fatally shot at 92 Mt. Ida Rd. around 4 p.m.

By - 8/2/17 - 2:42 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports Nordblom, a Burlington-based developer that has focused on the suburbs, has agreed to buy the old Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard.

By - 8/2/17 - 1:49 pm

Workers have begun demolishing the top floor of what had been the nearly complete Treadmark Building on Dorchester Avenue so they can replace it. The company estimates the demolition will take a couple of weeks.

By - 7/31/17 - 1:48 pm
Car hits hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester

Scott Cluett reports a motorist managed to take out a hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 1:15 p.m. The Dorchester Reporter reports the driver suffered a "medical emergency" before hitting the hydrant.

By - 7/30/17 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m. on Harlow Street, with shell casings found in Mary Hannon Park.

By - 7/30/17 - 11:18 pm

In the back and stomach on Inwood Street, around 7:20 p.m., Scan Boston reports.

By - 7/26/17 - 12:45 pm

Also, waiting 90 minutes to report some smoke didn't help, BFD Commissioner Joe Finn announced today, the Dorchester Reporter reports.

Also not helping: The sprinklers didn't work in the building nearing completion.

By - 7/25/17 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges yesterday afternoon on a struggle they say sent one officer to the hospital. Read more.

By - 7/24/17 - 5:21 pm

A Charlestown woman was ordered today to repay the $1,836,862 in tax-refund checks the government says she cashed on the job at All Checks Cashed on Washington Street in a scheme involving purloined Puerto Rican social-security numbers. Read more.

By - 7/22/17 - 9:33 am

Larry Davidson likes the Industry, a new higher-end restaurant at 750 Adams St. with features more typically found downtown or along the waterfront, such as valet parking and a "nitrogen fueled draft beer system" - although he says he's going to keep the Ashmont Grill as his primary go-to Dot restaurant.

Well, there was one small problem with the menu. Usually when I go to a new restaurant I find two or three entrees I really want to order, which makes it a relatively easy choice. But at The Industry I wanted to order everything on the list of entrees!

By - 7/21/17 - 1:54 pm

A Dorchester man was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail today following his indictment on 34 counts in Suffolk Superior Court, mostly involving an alleged scheme to defraud banks of several hundred thousand dollars, but also on a child-porn charge for a video prosecutors say he had on his phone. Read more.