Dorchester

By - 10/6/16 - 11:57 am

The Boston Licensing Board today granted liquor licenses to restaurants across the city it determined met a "public need" - and rejected requests from others they ruled did not. Read more.

By - 10/4/16 - 12:09 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to punish Pho So 1, 223 Adams St., for repeatedly staying open past its 10 p.m. closing time.

The board today heard details of police citations for incidents on Aug. 29 and Sept. 2. That's in addition to a similar incident in May and yet another incident on Sept. 16.

By - 10/4/16 - 9:34 am
Bus stopped in middle of Dorchester Avenue in Ashmont

Welcome to Dot reports northbound traffic on Dot. Ave. came to a complete halt in Ashmont thanks to this stupid bus driver - except for the occasional driver who tried swinging round and driving on the other side of the street.

By - 10/3/16 - 9:46 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot at Bowdoin Avenue and Eldon Street around 4:55 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 10/1/16 - 5:13 pm

Shortly before 5 p.m. at 1 Shandon Rd. in the Franklin Hill development.

By - 10/1/16 - 10:26 am

Around 1:30 a.m., Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 9/30/16 - 4:25 pm

Seems its new offices at 53 State St. need more work than expected, so the Globe is staying in Dorchester until mid-year, the Boston Business Journal reports.

By - 9/30/16 - 12:30 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers arrested a man on gun charges last night outside 55 Downer Ave. in Dorchester - where Jonathan Cardoso was murdered on Sept. 20. Read more.

By - 9/29/16 - 5:56 pm

Police are looking for a guy who pointed what looked like a gun at two tellers at the Members Plus Credit Union on Gallivan Boulevard on Tuesday as he demanded money. Read more.

By - 9/29/16 - 10:20 am
16 Ronald St. proposal in Dorchester

Architect's rendering.

A group that specializes in creating housing for the elderly is proposing a 54-unit apartment building at 16 Ronald St. in Dorchester aimed at seniors who cannot afford Boston rents. Read more.

By - 9/28/16 - 5:01 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a presentation by state officials to turn Morrissey Boulevard from a flood-prone speedway into an "urban boulevard."

By - 9/28/16 - 4:52 pm

Michael Walsh, 80, was arraigned today in charges he raped and indecently attacked a Dorchester boy more than two decades ago, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/25/16 - 9:12 pm
Tilt-down fence goes up in Dorchester's Fields Corner

Turlach MacDonagh watched a performance at BR+A+CE's Tilt-Down Fence next to an MBTA bus stop in Fields Corner yesterday. The group describes the project as "7 ladder bench+table systems" with a purpose: Read more.

By - 9/25/16 - 8:30 pm

Around 8:15 p.m. near Homes Avenue. Nobody hit, but bullets may have gone through a couple of windows of houses along the road.

By - 9/24/16 - 2:43 pm
Jonathan Cardoso

Family and friends have identified the man shot to death on Downer Avenue on Tuesday as Jonathan Cardoso, 21.

Cardoso leaves his mother, an older sister, and a younger sister who is a student at the Mather School in Dorchester. Read more.

By - 9/20/16 - 11:19 pm

Boston Police report taking a different tack to busting up weekend drag racing in Newmarket Square: Undercover officers who take down license-plate information with which to write out tickets, summonses and RMV requests to immediately revoke driver's licenses. Read more.

By - 9/20/16 - 9:55 pm

Around 9:50 p.m. at Dudley and Monadnock streets.

By - 9/20/16 - 9:39 pm

Detectives on Downer Avenue. Photo by Necee.

Shot around 8:10 p.m. at 55 Downer Ave., Mass Incident Paging reports. Boston Police report the victim was in his early 20s.

By - 9/17/16 - 8:41 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Phillip Woods, 23.

617 Images reports the three were shot at Nightingale and Wales streets around 2:20 a.m. The dead victim was pronounced at the scene. Boston Police report all three were men in their early 20s.

A bullet went through a wall and into a nearby resident's apartment.