Washington Street fire: Photo by Judy Tuttle The Boston Fire Department had to respond to two fires that broke out almost simultaneously at opposite ends of Dorchester early Wednesday afternoon. A total of 120 firefighters fought both blazes, the... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man at the Ashmont busway Friday morning after he allegedly pulled his pants down and started waving his genitals at startled people waiting for a bus. According to a police report, Joise Amparo, 24, at... Read more
A mental-health patient charged with brutally murdering a counselor at his residential facility in Revere apparently drove to Ashmont a few hours before he was apprehended in Roxbury. Deshawn James Chapell, 27, of Chelsea, is charged with murdering... Read more
The Droser family paid tribute to their late father Vince with this chef’s hat on the day of his funeral, Jan. 8. Someone stole the hat in the hours after this photo was taken. Photo by Ed Forry Vince Droser had an idea. Every month the Ashmont... Read more
Vince Droser: Key figure in revitalization of Ashmont area died on January 4 after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 55 years old. Reporter file photo. Vince Droser, whose vision and leadership have been instrumental in the revitalization of the... Read more
The city of Boston says that the snow emergency that went into effect yesterday will be lifted at 6 p.m. on Monday. The emergency order means that parking is prohibited on all major arteries in Boston. In a noon hour press conference on Sunday, Gov.... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 21, 2010…. As widely predicted, Massachusetts will lose at least one of its 10 seats in Congress during the 2012 election cycle based on population counts collected during the 2010 Census, according to data released from the U.S... Read more
Tina Chery: A pioneer in citywide efforts to curb violence, Chery's son Louis was killed in a December 1993 shooting, not far from her current office in Fields Corner.. The numbers are deeply disturbing: Nearly eighty percent of the shootings in Boston in... Read more
City nutrition experts unveiled a new program at Mattapan’s Hassan Apartment building on Dec. 7 aimed at bringing fresh produce to local seniors. Funded by Senior Whole Health, the program will provide farm shares to residents public senior housing... Read more


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