Charles Swift reports that Dorchester was the first town to use renewable energy, when a local merchant installed a water-powered mill in the Neponset River in 1633. The Dorchester Historical Society holds a conference on tidal mills past, present and future on Saturday, Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. To attend, contact society President Earl Taylor at (800) 663-6063.
Taken to Boston Medical Center; expected to live.
7 Speedwell St.
The girls, 11 and 7, treated and released at Boston Medical Center.
81 Mountain Ave.
Responding to a fight report at Ups and Downs, police found victim who'd been sliced in the arms while dancing. Taken to Carney Hospital for treatment.
469 Neponset Ave.
... This production was true to the play but also not stodgy. Great acting, great theater, great production. What more could you want? How about a parking spot right across the street? You won't find that on Brattle Street on a Friday night.
Through Nov. 12.
Suspect showed gun, pushed victim aside, jumped into his running car and picked up two other suspects. Car later recovered; suspects were not found.
83 Norwell St.
Man pulls gun, demands money, gets cash, flees.
761 Adams St.
Mike Mennonno notes that that alleged New Hampshire cop killer is originally from Dorchester:
Victim pronounced dead at the scene.
Fox Street and Mt. Ida Road
Man, 23, found with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Taken to Boston Medical Center, pronounced dead.
225 Bowdoin St.
Male, shot in head, pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.
42 Stanwood St.
Argument spills into house; four women charged with busting into house, beating up the occupants. Two adults, two juveniles charged.
Worker at Roadrunner Auto Services found bound on floor; hit in back of head by two robbers.
8 Freeport Way
Victim taken to Boston Medical Center; condition unknown.
Geneva Ave. and Leroy St.
Victim taken to Boston Medical Center; treated for non-life threatening injuries.
15 Savin Hill Ave.
Man hears three to five shots, realizes one of them hit him in leg Gets himself to Boston Medical Center.
231 Talbot Ave.
Male, 17, found with multiple gunshot wounds; pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.
22 Howe St.
Victim taken to Carney Hospital; expected to live.
66 Burt St.
Mike Mennonno has photos from this morning's cleanup of Meaney Park.