Polls opened at 7 a.m. across the city, with two races on the ballot in Dorchester's District 3: Two men are vying to succeed retiring City Councillor Maureen Feeney and seven-person field is fighting for the four City Council At-Large slots. The two top... Read more
Boston Police report that a male victim was shot in the chest this afternoon in the schoolyard of the Woodrow Wilson School on Mercier Ave. in the Ashmont/Codman Hill neighborhood of Dorchester. The condition of the victim is not yet known, but the BPD's... Read more
Two sitting Boston city councillors may be forced to move from their current homes or give up their seats due to Boston population shifts that could transform the boundaries of their current districts. That's one possibility that was raised at a... Read more
John O’Toole, a local realtor and a top candidate in the District 3 City Council race, is enmeshed in a civil lawsuit with a former partner of his, according to court records. But he isn’t the only candidate who has been involved in legal actions in... Read more
A man in the back seat of a car on Dorchester Avenue near Fuller Street was shot shortly after 11 p.m., Saturday. Witnesses said the car then speed off inbound on Dorchester Avenue The victim was dropped off at Boston Medical Center about 15 minutes later...
Elizabeth Warren, mulling a run against U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Wrentham), is touching base with Democratic activists, including Dorchester’s Joyce Linehan, a key player in local politics. Linehan said Warren, returning to Massachusetts after a stint... Read more
The general manager of the MBTA will decide how to deal with the Radford Lane entrance to Ashmont Station, agency officials said on Monday. Rich Davey, the head of the agency, will make the call by late next week, they said. The entrance has stayed closed... Read more
Team Tedeschi: Tedeschi's V.P. Joe Hamza, left, with Peabody Square Tedeschi's franchise owner Khalid Abboud. The revitalization of Peabody Square marked another milestone today with the official dedication of the Tedeschi's food shop at the corner of... Read more