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Dorchester, Massachusetts is located in Suffolk County. Zip codes in Dorchester, MA include 02121, 02124, and 02122.

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Yesterday | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Police recover bag full of guns

The Boston Police Department reports recovering five guns, magazines and ammunition sitting in a plastic bag in an alley off Lucerne and Harwood streets in Dorchester shortly before 1 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Boston.com

Murder victim's relatives forgive killer at sentencing

Two years after 22-year-old DeAndre Russ was fatally shot in Boston, his family expressed forgiveness to his killer Friday afternoon in Suffolk Superior Court as he was sentenced to a term of life in prison, officials said.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Boston.com

Beacon Hill residents have the right idea on ramps

Actually, the preservationists are right - but in Boston, that only guarantees they will get roughed up twice as hard.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lowell Sun

Man arraigned in 2003 Fitchburg shooting death

A Lynn man with a lengthy criminal history was arraigned in Worcester Superior Court Thursday afternoon, charged with shooting a Fitchburg man to death nearly 11 years ago.

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Boston.com

Dorchester man charged in non-fatal shooting

A 22-year-old Dorchester man is being charged today in connection with a non-fatal shooting near Ashmont Station Wednesday night, officials said.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

New storage building under construction in Neponset

A new 100,000 square foot, five-story storage building is under construction aty the corner of Norwood and Conley streets in Neponset this summer.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Teen, 15, Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In 9-Year-Old Brother's Shooting Death

A Dorchester 14-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter in the shooting death of his 9-year-old brother.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Boston.com

Man may have been too drunk for murder conviction

The state's highest court ruled today that a Dorchester man may have been too drunk to be convicted of first-degree murder on grounds of extreme cruelty for the stabbing death of his girlfriend whom he attacked after the couple celebrated Valentine's Day.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Savin Hill Park Community Meeting

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:30pm The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services invite the public to the final meeting to discuss upcoming improvements to the passive areas of Savin Hill Park in Dorchester.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Dot by the Day August 16 - " 21, 2014

Saturday Boston girls ages 11-15 are invited to come and be a part of the Boston Center for Youth & Families annual Citywide Girls Summit themed "The Arts."

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Cooking classes for kids focus on organic foods

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and ChopChop Magazine have teamed up to offer free cooking classes to Dorchester kids.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Boston Herald

Pols: Witness protection is key

Beacon Hill pols are vowing their support for the state's beleaguered witness protection program - which has seen its budget dramatically slashed in recent years - after community leaders and law enforcement described how witnesses refuse to speak to police out of fear at a Herald roundtable discussion this week on the Hub's unsolved murders.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Boston Herald

DA pleads to replenish witness-protection $$

The state's witness protection program, slashed to less than a tenth of its original $1 million budget, needs at least a five-fold boost to adequately protect witnesses in danger - and it's Hub lawmakers who need to take up the fight, one of the city's top lawmen said yesterday.

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Boston.com

Hernandez cousin pleads guilty to criminal contempt

Tanya Singleton, the cousin of Aaron Hernandez whom authorities say followed the "code of silence" at the expense of her children and her health during the Hernandez murder investigation, pleaded guilty today to one count of criminal contempt.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

#WageAction Community Fair

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:00pm Fun for the Whole Family! Free food, Workshops, Raffles & Prices, Free health screenings, entertainment @ Carson Beach & Boston Teacher's Union, 180 Mt Vernon Street in Dorchester, MA Take the red line to JFK or park at 180 Mt.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Rep. Carvalho, barely settled, - hungry as I've ever been'

It has been a busy year for state Rep. Evandro Carvalho. Even though the Legislature is closed for formal business until January, he has no plans to slow down, and not just because he's up for re-election.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Boston.com

One guilty verdict, one guilty plea in separate Boston slayings

A jury convicted a Dorchester man on Wednesday of second-degree murder in the 2012 slaying of another man on a Roxbury street, and a second defendant pleaded guilty in a separate fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Boston in 2009.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Neighbors pitch in to send care packages to troops in Afghanistan

Care packages for local men serving in Afghanistan were gathered and packed at Tuesday evening's National Night Out event at Town Field in Fields Corner.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Boston Herald

DA cautiously investigating fatal stabbing

Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said the investigation into a fatal domestic stabbing Thursday in Dorchester is ongoing and criminal charges have not been ruled out.

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Boston.com

Man accused of raping 10-year-old girl ordered held

A felon with a voluminous criminal record was ordered held without bail Tuesday on child rape charges after authorities contended he poses too great a threat to society to be released.

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