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Officials on Wednesday night arrested and charged a 17-year-old from Dorchester for the fatal daylight shooting of an 18-year-old in Dorchester in the afternoon. The suspect is being charged as a juvenile, his name has not been released. The accused... Read more
An investigation is underway following the fatal shooting of a teenager in broad daylight on Wednesday afternoon in Dorchester. Police initially responded to an emergency call of shots fired at around 12:11 p.m near 6 Cameron St., where they found a male... Read more
A young man was shot and later died at a Boston hospital last Wednesday night (Jan. 22) after a shooting incident unfolded on Juliette St. near Ronan Park. Boston Police say they were alerted to the gunfire by the Shot Spotter system around 7:14 p.m. An... Read more
The new owners of the former First Parish Dorchester Manse at 29 High St. unveiled their proposal to turn the property into a 60-unit condo complex at Wednesday night’s Meetinghouse Hill Civic Association meeting. The plan would restore the 19th century... Read more
A young man was shot to death near St. Peter’s Church on Tuesday evening. The victim— described as a teenager in some media reports— was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Boston Police, who responded to a call at 344 Bowdoin St. just after 7:15... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting Jude Despage, 18, on charges he used a knife to hold up three women Thursday and that he is also suspected of robbing two more on Friday - and sexually attacking one of those. According to police, Despage... Read more
With the Sunday morning sunrise just a few hours away, the vacant three-decker at 8 Marie St. was ablaze. Flames were billowing from the house when firefighters arrived at about 4 a.m. and leaping to the upper floors of neighboring homes. Ultimately, 17... Read more
Philly, Derick, Dianna and Chloe at their home on Longfellow Street.An occasional column by Edward M. Cook. I live in the center of Dorchester: Ward 15, St. Peter’s parish, Bowdoin/Geneva. Once known as Dorchester Center. Home to some of the best... Read more
Jim Judge, a native of Dorchester and the son of a Boston Police officer and a school librarian, has been named the new president and CEO of Eversource Energy, the utility company that serves 3.6 million customers throughout New England. He will succeed... Read more

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