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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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9 hrs ago | Boston Herald

DA: Police justified in Dorchester shooting death

Police were justified in the shooting death of a 38-year-old Dorchester man who exchanged shots with a rival and fired at officers on Willowwood Street last year, a review conducted by the Suffolk District Attorney's Office has found.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston.com

The spectacular collapse of Jack O'Brien

For years, from his office atop Beacon Hill, O'Brien's power was absolute. His orders were carried out reflexively.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Political Round-up: Mattapan's Allen challenges Cullinane in Sept. primary

Lauren Dezenski, Reporter Staff Corey J. Allen Corey J. Allen, a mainstay in the Mattapan and Dorchester neighborhood for years, is challenging Rep. Daniel Cullinane in the Democratic primary on Sept.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Meetinghouse Bank weighs possible branch in Fields Corner

Meetinghouse Bank owns this building at 1281 Dorchester Ave. and has recently begun a renovation project to convert the former liquor store-turned-storefront church into new retail space.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boston.com

Philip Chism arraigned for alleged assault on state worker

The teen accused of murdering teacher Colleen Ritzer in a bathroom inside Danvers High School in 2013 allegedly attacked a female Department of Youth Services clinician inside a bathroom at a DYS facility in Dorchester last month, a prosecutor said today.

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Universal Hub

Dorchester to get eponymous restaurant

The owners of Shenanigan's in South Boston have bought an old party-supply store on Neponset Avenue and plan to turn it into a full-service restaurant with a similar theme and menu.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Banker & Tradesman

Chelmsford Police Charge Two In Bank Robbery

Chelmsford police have charged two Lawrence men in connection with a July 15 bank robbery at a Citizens Bank branch inside a Stop & Shop.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Banker & Tradesman

Fantini & Gorga Arranges $2.3M Refinancing For Dorchester Apartment Building

Boston-based Fantini & Gorga recently arranged $2.3 million in bridge refinancing for a 12-unit apartment building in the Port Norfolk section of Dorchester.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Boston.com

Two men are injured in separate shootings in Boston

At 1:26 a.m., police found a man in his 20s suffering from a gunshot wound on Prescott and Saratoga streets in East Boston, said spokeswoman Officer Neva Coakley.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Patch.com

Here Are Five of Massachusetts' Most Wanted

Every day, police solve crimes in all our communities. But when suspects get away, Massachusetts law enforcement officers turn to the public for help.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Boston.com

Human remains found in storage facilities

Authorities investigating a former funeral home director who allegedly stole $12,000 from a client found multiple sets of human remains at a storage facility in Weymouth on Thursday, just one day after they found remains in a Somerville storage unit, prosecutors said.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Dot kids learn dance from pros at BU summer program

Three Dorchester teens are part of Boston University's summertime Reach Program, an opportunity for dancers to perform alongside professionals as they are trained in dance and choreography.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

As she awaits another new kidney, Isis Rivera hails life

Isis Rivera, who is battling kidney disease, celebrated her 16th birthday last month with a "Princess and the Frog"-inspired Quinceanera party organized by Make-A-Wish.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Coakley returns the endorsement favors from two Dot reps

On the campaign trail, two of Dorchester's state reps threw their weight behind gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley last week after which the attorney general made sure to return the favor.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

City of Boston

The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture and Together Boston present "A ...

The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, in partnership with Together Boston , will present "A Celebration of Summer: The Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Tribute Party" on Friday, July 18, 2014, at City Hall Plaza from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m Born and raised in Boston , Summer is beloved for her hits like "I Feel Love," "Last Dance," "MacArthur ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Boston.com

School bus drivers' union official released in assault case

Steven Kirschbaum, the controversial union leader for the Boston public school bus drivers, was arraigned today and released on assault and trespassing charges from a June 30 incident, officials said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Boston.com

Boston Police Searching for Missing 18yo Woman

Boston Police on Thursday released the image and description of a woman missing since July 3. Timara Reynolds was last seen in the area of 11 Jerome Street in Dorchester, according to police.

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CBS Local

Dorchester Man Charged In Hit-And-Run Crash That Seriously Hurt Teen On Scooter

A Dorchester man was held on $10,000 bail Thursday morning, one day after he allegedly was involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a 15-year-old with serious injuries.

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Boston Herald

Two brothers arrested on second-degree murder charges

Two brothers are facing murder charges after authorities say they found the DNA of one of them on the handle of a knife used to stab a 22-year-old man to death outside a Dorchester hotel in March.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Dorchester Ave. cemetery nominated for Historic Registry

Dorchester South Burying Ground has been approved by the Massachusetts Historical Commission for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.

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