Dorchester

By - 8/17/18 - 10:03 am

The city and Blue Bikes yesterday posted a map showing where new Blue Bikes docking stations will be set up within the next few weeks.

The docking stations will be the first in Roslindale, which will get five, and Mattapan, which will get four. The bike-rental system will also be expanding in Dorchester.

By - 8/17/18 - 8:59 am

When asked why JP residents in the 8th Congressional District should vote for him, Christopher Voehl explained he's against Medicare for All.

Lynch also faces Brianna Wu in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary.

By - 8/16/18 - 11:45 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the state has appointed BPS veteran Michael Contompasis as receiver of the Dever School on Columbia Point to try to turn around the low-ranking school.

Contompasis long served as headmaster at Boston Latin School before serving as superintendent and BPS COO. He retired, then went back to BLS as interim headmaster in 2016 after Headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta quit following the Black Lives Matter controversy there.

By - 8/15/18 - 8:35 am
Fire aftermath

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded before 2:50 a.m. to 31 Melville Ave. in Dorchester for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By - 8/14/18 - 3:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting Frederick O. Reynoso, 26, of Roslindale, on charges he shot Abran Castillo of Everett to death on Claybourne Street in Dorchester on June 5. Read more.

By - 8/14/18 - 12:02 pm

The death of Mary Miller, 71, at the hands of her knife-wielding upstairs neighbor was tragic, but not the fault of the hospital that released him from its psychiatric ward three weeks earlier on the recommendation of the man's doctor, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By - 8/13/18 - 10:40 pm

The All Rise Against Racism Bike Ride for Peace starts this Sunday at 2 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue and Park Street in Fields Corner, will then proceed around 3:30 p.m. to Adams and Chelmsford streets, where the screaming happened.

The black woman who got screamed at by that white guy is organizing the ride, says: Read more.

By - 8/12/18 - 3:15 pm

The Dorchester Reporter takes a look at the candidates running in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary n the 5th Suffolk (Dorchester and Roxbury) district to replace state Rep. Evandro Carvalho, who is running for Suffolk County DA.

By - 8/11/18 - 11:06 pm

Around 10:5 p.m. at Olney Street and Blakeville. At least one car and one building hit.

By - 8/9/18 - 6:30 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot at 26 Torrey St. in Dorchester around 11:45 p.m. on Aug. 1.

Read more.

By - 8/8/18 - 10:52 am

The Dorchester Reporter alerts caprine fans that some goats will be hoofing it to Dorchester Park, possibly on Friday, to provide some quality artisanal weeding - similar to what goats have done in the Arnold Arboretum and along the Neponset in Hyde Park.

By - 8/8/18 - 10:25 am
Dockless bike with no wheels

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about an Ant bike with no wheels on Topeka Street at Southampton.

Earlier:
Dockless bike sleeps with the fishes in East Boston.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:02 am
Firefighter at fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 2:18 a.m. to 550 Ashmont St., near Train Street, for a fire that started on the first floor and extended to the second. Read more.

By - 8/7/18 - 11:37 am

A man captured on video screaming at a black woman about "his neighborhood" on Friday night was arrested for disorderly conduct for the incident but could face more serious civil-rights charges, the Dorchester Reporter reports.

By - 8/7/18 - 11:30 am

A clerk at O'Brien's Liquors on Dorchester Avenue in Ashmont didn't look up from his phone or ask for ID as a guy handed him money for four six-packs of Twisted Tea - but quickly learned the guy was just 16 after he came back inside with BPD drug-unit officers, who'd just busted him and three of his teen friends in the store parking lot. Read more.

By - 8/7/18 - 2:58 am

rawstory:

‘This is my neighborhood!’ White man melts down after seeing a black woman park her motorcycle on his street [near the intersection of Adams Street and Chelmsford in Dorchester]

Boston woman says she found herself being accosted by an angry white man simply because she parked her motorcycle on the street where he lived.

By - 8/5/18 - 1:22 pm

Boston Police report officers watching a party get out at 53 Stanwood St. around 2:45 a.m. saw one guy holding his phone in his right hand reach over with his left hand to his right side, where they noticed a distinct "protrusion" - which they say turned out to be a loaded gun. Read more.

By - 8/4/18 - 4:32 pm

UPDATE: Man was arrested.

Woman on a motorcycle records an angry man last night. Cop shows up as guy is still screaming at her demanding to know where she lives, wants backup from the cop, who tells him "I don't care where she lives, it's none of my business where she lives" as he moves the guy away.

Video has lots of screaming, expletives if you're at work or have a kid nearby.

By - 8/4/18 - 2:38 pm

Boston Police credit EMTs for detaining one of two suspects in an early morning break in at a Boston Street convenience store. Read more.