Transit police say they arrested a man and a woman at the Uphams Corner MBTA station last Monday night (March 12) who were engaged in sexual activity on a walkway to the northbound platform. Dorchester residents Alfred Roach, 55, and Iyoki Ortiz, 34,... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that two men were shot outside 3 Trull St. around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday. One victim, a man believed to be in his 20s, was shot repeatedly and was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital.
Though the current Uphams Corner library branch has served the community for more than a century in a section of the Municipal Building at the corner of Columbia Road and Bird Street, the city says it is time for an upgrade. At a well-attended meeting in... Read more
Two men have been charged with an Oct. 2 incident on Harlow Street in which one of them allegedly shot at a man sitting in a car and hit his car but missed him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Arlindo Lopes, 18, was arraigned in... Read more
Sr. Ana Virginia Figueroa, who worked to fight poverty and end homelessness in Dorchester for more than three decades, died on June 15 in Marlborough, Massachusetts at age 94. Born in Yauco, Puerto Rico on June 6, 1923, Sr. Ana entered the Little Sisters... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off his re-election bid in Dorchester last weekend, gathering with staff and supporters at the Boston Pizza and Grill before canvassing homes around Uphams Corner on Saturday. “As we move forward into the campaign, today’s... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was fatally stabbed around 10:20 p.m. on Friday at 5 Groom St. The man, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.
Willie Wilkerson, 58, minister at the Quincy Street Missional Church founded by his mother, Idene "Ma Siss" Wilkerson, faces several drug-trafficking charges, after searches at his home and the church, the Boston Police Department reports. The Boston... Read more
Columbia Billiard Co., 558 Columbia Rd., has trouble with a capital T and is currently shut as its new owner awaits word from the Boston Licensing Board both on a series of violations found in a February inspection and its requests for the licenses it... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports officers investigating two separate reports of gunfire arrested two men with loaded guns on Saturday - one of whom had his guns fall down his pants to the ground. A third man was arrested in another incident Saturday... Read more