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Two Arrested for Shoplifting from Wellesley Stores
Ayela Traverso of Mattapan and Donald Cue of Dorchester were both charged with numerous counts of larceny over $250 and receiving stolen property over $250.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Larceny at LF Store in Wellesley Police Log: Dec. 3 - 8
He was transferred to Framingham Police Department. 8:30 p.m.: Police arrested Jose Alvarez, 54, of Clarendon Street, Watertown, and charged him with operation of a motor vehicle without a license on Cedar Street.
Wu defends support for Linehan
Responding to a whirl of criticism, Boston City Councilor-elect Michelle Wu on Wednesday defended her decision to support Bill Linehan for the council presidency.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Stats on the snowy owl
The largest owl in North America has a life span in the wild between 9.5 and 35 years and weighs 3.5 to 6.5 pounds.
Smaller city businesses struggle for liquor licenses
'They get mad,' she said of patrons who don't understand why they can't order a whiskey on the rocks or a regular gin and tonic at her Newbury Street establishment.
Police urged to watch for retaliation by gang
The Boston police intelligence unit is warning street cops to watch out for possible retaliation from a violent Mattapan gang after a Favre Street gangbanger was killed after shooting a cop Saturday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Grim details of 2011 killing emerge
As 16-year-old Navila Nunez got ready for school on the morning of Nov. 21, 2011, she saw her mother peacefully sleeping in their Mattapan apartment, her chest rising and falling with each breath.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff Suspect killed in Dorchester police shooting had violent history
The man killed in a shootout with Boston police Saturday has been identified as Darryl Dookhran, a 20-year-old with a long criminal record that includes convictions for gun possession and several gang-related attacks.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mass. recalls Mandela, 1990 visit to Boston
In 1990, only about a decade after the bloody and divisive battles over desegregation in Boston, an international visitor came to the city bringing a message of peace.
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
MassDOT public meeting on Morton Street Bridge replacement
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 6:00pm ontact: 857-368-8500 MassDOT HOSTING PUBLIC MEETING ON REPLACMENTS OF THE MORTON STREET BRIDGE Meeting Monday, December 9, 2013 Date: 6:00 - 7:30 PM Meeting Economy Plumbing - Training Room Location: 875 Morton Street Mattapan, MA The purpose of this meeting will be to introduce ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Two Boston Men Indicted in VFW Parkway Shooting
Two Boston have been indicted by a Norfolk Grand Jury for their alleged involvement in the October shooting of a woman driving on the VFW Parkway , Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey announced Wednesday.
Cops probe theft of 15 iPads at city school
Boston police are investigating the apparent theft of 15 iPads, an iPhone and a projector from the Bridge Boston Charter School on McLellan Street in Mattapan.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Vilna Shul descendants honor their heritage
Barry Oshry stood in the sanctuary of downtown Boston's last intact immigrant-era synagogue, the Vilna Shul, clutching a sheaf of photocopied documents.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Two cars collide in Dorchester, one crashes into triple-decker
Two cars collided near the intersection of Harvard and Morton streets in Dorchester Saturday, sending one careening into a triple-decker home, State Police said.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Boston's land of milk and 'Solly'
My grandfather Sullivan was a milkman for H.P. Hood. He told this story, which took place during the long ago days when he did his route on a horse-drawn wagon.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Mayor-elect Walsh talks education, crime at Mattapan/Dorchester community meeting
Martin J. Walsh has not officially taken office, but when he stopped by the Police Department's District B-3 monthly community meeting Monday night residents had plenty of issues they hoped the new mayor would tackle.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Adrian Walker Finding that pot of gold
Dan Delaney is a health care lobbyist, but not the high-powered, $1,000 suit kind.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
L'affaire Dorchester: Codman students lead charge against French snub
Codman Academy students at French consulate: Students hand-delivered a letter to the Consul on Tuesday morning seeking an end to French travel warnings that single out Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury as places for tourists to avoid.
Jail a hidden toll on city's blacks
Incarceration is creating a social and economic crisis in Boston's black community, leaving families without breadwinners, creating single-family households, and depressing incomes, according to a survey by the Center for Church and Prison, a Dorchester research and resource center.