Dorchester

By - 4/17/15 - 6:36 pm

Around 6:25 p.m. at Harvard and Gleason streets.Read more

By - 4/16/15 - 7:48 am
Truck hanging off I-93 in Dorchester

The view from Sidney Street. Photo by Meg Reils.

UPDATE: State Police report the truck and a Scion tC collided around 6 a.m., sending the truck partially over the Jersey barriers.

A box truck that wound up hanging off I-93 south in Dorchester this morning created problems on both the highway and the Red Line below - which the MBTA shut until mechanics could move the truck and end the risk it might...Read more

By - 4/15/15 - 8:20 pm
Martin Richard 5K race in Dorchester

MadTy watched a 5k in honor of Martin Richard along Gallivan Boulevard today.Read more

By - 4/14/15 - 11:51 pm

The Dorchester Reporter gets the scoop on the possible sale of the bar, which went on the block after a skein of legal trouble.Read more

By - 4/14/15 - 11:45 pm

Dominique Dawnielle reports:

So I was on the redline and saw a guy about my age who had holes all over his pants, shirt was filthy and he had on no shoes... He sat quietly trying to hide his feet while reading a newspaper. People stared, some laughed while others moved away in disgust... Not once thinking this guy may have just had a

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By - 4/14/15 - 11:58 am
Spitty lady

Transit Police report they are looking for a woman they say spit on a 41 bus driver and hit him with something around 5:30 p.m. on April 1 near the intersection of Columbia Road and Annabel Street in Dorchester.

She's described as black, with red highlights in her hair, wearing a pink North Face jacket, black leggings and white sneakers. A Transit Police spokesman...Read more

By - 4/13/15 - 6:21 am

Around 9:50 p.m. on Sunday on Norton Street near Bowdoin, Stanley Staco reports.Read more

By - 4/10/15 - 10:11 am

Wakefield Police report arresting three Dorchester men they say were spotted removing the tires from a Kia in an apartment-complex parking lot early Thursday.

Terrance Jason Ramos-Farnum, 25, Joel Winslow, 26, and Anthony Sanchez, 25, were charged with larcenty over $250.

Police say a resident of the Audubon Road complex called to report "men in dark clothes" removing the tires and wheels from a Kia...Read more

By - 4/6/15 - 9:29 pm

Around 9:20 p.m., possibly in a drive-by. Police are looking for a green, late-model, low-rider Civic.Read more

By - 4/6/15 - 5:20 pm
Richard Long

Boston Police today identified the man found shot to death at 332 Harvard St. as Richard Long, 37.

According to his obituary, Long, an ironworker, leaves seven children, along with his parents, three sisters and a brother.

A woman, 34, was also found shot, but she was taken to a local hospital with non-fatal injuries, police say.

Long's funeral is tomorrow at...Read more

By - 4/4/15 - 9:26 pm

I have jury duty in Dorchester this week. Not familiar with the area and looking for some general info. What is the best way to get there? Any tips? Thanks!Read more

By - 4/3/15 - 9:20 am

The Globe reports on two elderly residents of Trull Street in Dorchester, whose bodies were found only when their mailman realized nobody was grabbing the mail out of his hand as he put it through their mail slot like they used to do.Read more

By - 4/2/15 - 6:49 pm

Stanley Staco reports a couple of cars were shot around 6:10 p.m. outside 15 Cunningham St.

The gunman is described as black, 18 to 20, about 5'4" and wearing black pants and a belt with studs all the way around. He had a large black gun as he jumped into a 2004 or 2005 gray Accord.Read more

By - 4/2/15 - 8:09 am
Proposed Harmon Apartments on Dorchester Avenue

Architect's rendering.

The Boston Home, which provides treatment for people with advanced neurological diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, wants to build a 39-unit apartment building on its property at 2049 Dorchester Ave.

The units would be aimed at people with disorders such as MS, ALS, Huntington's and Parkinson's, and their families, the Boston Home says in its request to the BRA to review the project.

Thirty

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By - 4/1/15 - 8:09 am

Boston Police report arresting an 18-year-old on charges he used a BB gun to hold up Mr. Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave., twice in March.

Police say officers were out looking for the kid, whom they did not name, when:

Officers observed a male matching the given description walking on Glenway Street and attempted to stop him. When the suspect saw one of

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By - 3/31/15 - 1:28 pm

Police had the King K-8 School on Lawrence Avenue and the Frederick Pilot Middle School on Columbia Road lock their doors around 1:10 p.m. as they searched for a man wanted for a gunpoint robbery a few days area who was spotted on Normandy Street near the two schools.

The schools went back to normal operation around 1:30.Read more

By - 3/31/15 - 12:02 pm

Updated with information from Boston Police.

Police officers responding to a report of shots fired at 332 Harvard St. in Dorchester around 11:25 a.m. found the building on fire, Boston Police report.

After firefighters doused the first-floor flames, officers found the body of a man, 37, shot dead. A woman, 34, was also found with gunshot injuries; she was taken to a local...Read more

By - 3/28/15 - 10:29 pm

Stanley Staco reports that around 8:40 p.m., a woman sitting in her apartment on Senator Bolling Circle was hit by shots fired from outside the building. Her baby was not hit.Read more

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