Dorchester

By - 2/17/19 - 1:59 pm

A concerned citizen took matters into his own hands this morning before filing a 311 complaint about a white-supremacist flier posted at Gallivan Boulevard and Dorchester Avenue that was different from the ones posted in East Boston:

Racist flyer posted on the corner of Gallivan and Dot Ave. I took down the flyer so there's no need for removal, but something needs to be done to address this incident of racism.

By - 2/17/19 - 12:09 am

MassLive.com reports Asa Cooper, 28, was arrested on several charges, including assault with intent to murder.

Innocent, etc.

By - 2/15/19 - 11:10 pm

Boston firefighters responded to 33 East St., off Dorchester Avenue, for a second-floor fire called in around 11 p.m., It was declared knocked down around 11:10 p.m.

By - 2/15/19 - 8:50 am
Fire at 60 Topliff St.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 60 Topliff St., near Homes Avenue, around 1:45 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire that caused an estimated $400,000 in damage.

The department says the cause of the fire, which displaced nine adults and two children, is under investigation.

By - 2/13/19 - 6:08 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Amir Richardson, 27, of first-degree murder for the shooting death of William Davis Jr. at West Cottage and Dudley streets in Dorchester on Dec. 17, 2014, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 2/13/19 - 10:49 am
Neighborhood House Charter School expansion rendering

Architect's rendering.

Neighborhood House Charter School has filed plans with the BPDA to add 12 classrooms and a gym in a three-story extension to its Queen Street school. Read more.

By - 2/13/19 - 9:43 am

Boston Police report a person was stabbed at 148 Stanwood St. around 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By - 2/12/19 - 11:52 am

A manager at Dorset Hall, 367 Neponset Ave. in Dorchester, says the restaurant has taken several steps to keep sometimes boisterous patrons from disturbing residents of nearby homes at closing time. Read more.

By - 2/8/19 - 12:33 pm

NBC Boston reports Capt. Timothy Connolly, formerly in charge of District C-11 in Dorchester, was arraigned yesterday on two counts of domestic assault and battery for incidents at his Milton home. Connolly claims she kicked him in the groin.

Innocent, etc.

By - 2/6/19 - 9:56 am

NBC Boston reports the owner of Columbia Road Market, 387 Columbia Rd., was held up at gunpoint shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

By - 2/5/19 - 9:11 pm
Marty Walsh on the side of I-93

On the way home after the Patriots parade this evening, Mayor Walsh spotted a car on fire on the Expressway. The Boston Fire Department reports Hizzona stayed with the driver until firefighters could arrive to douse the flames.

Anybody remember the time there was a fire in the Pru tower and Ray Flynn ran up the stairs towards it?

By - 2/3/19 - 11:41 pm

On Esmond Street near the intersection with Bradshaw Street, shortly before 11:30 p.m.

By - 2/2/19 - 11:34 am
Flipped SUV

Todd Duval came upon this SUV on its side on Richmond Street in Dorchester this morning.

By - 1/31/19 - 9:24 am
Frozen Neponset

A Winter Knight shows us the frozen Neponset River near its mouth this morning. Don't worry - he was wrapped in a warm inbound Red Line train on the bridge.

By - 1/28/19 - 2:02 pm

State Police report three troopers teamed up to grab a man about to plunge off the Dorchester side of the Neponset River Bridge early this morning. Read more.

By - 1/28/19 - 1:41 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports the T has a $200-million, ten-year modernization plan for the Mattapan Line that includes getting rid of the current PCC trolleys rolled out in the 1940s with versions of the newer, bigger trolleys being rolled out now on the Green Line.

By - 1/26/19 - 10:25 pm

Boston Police report two men were shot shortly after 5 p.m. at 49 Withington St. in Codman Square. Both were taken to local hospitals, where one died and the other is expected to survive. Police recovered a gun at the scene.

This is Boston's fifth murder in 2019.

By - 1/25/19 - 9:38 am
Crumbling, abandoned building on Geneva Avenue in Dorchester

Around 9 p.m. on Thursday, a roving UHub photographer snapped the long abandoned building at 499 Geneva Ave., at Vinson Street, in Fields Corner after parts of it collapsed to the sidewalk. Fortunately, she reports, nobody was hurt (unlike what happened last fall in Allston).

By - 1/24/19 - 9:00 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda (Dorchester) and city officials say they've brokered a deal between Uphams House of Pizza on Columbia Road and a teenager who got into a beef with an employee there that could calm a tense situation that had spread into the community via videos on social media and sparked calls for a boycott of the 30-year-old pizza place. Read more.

By - 1/24/19 - 11:55 am

The Dorchester Reporter spoke to federal workers at a recent food-distribution event at Holy Tabernacle Church's food pantry in Dorchester - including one woman who works at the US Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service.

I'm just trying to survive. It's shocking that I'm in this category.