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  1. Problems of homelessness and drug abuse exploding beyond Methadone Mile, councilors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Universal Hub

    The City Council agreed today to bring in city and state public-health experts to figure out what to do about increasing amounts of problems they say are happening from Dudley to Andrew because of the continued shutdown of the Long Island shelter and treatment programs. The proposal for a formal hearing on the issue was sponsored by Councilors Kim Janey , Frank Baker and Ed Flynn - whose neighborhoods converge along the Methadone Mile on Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue.


  2. Motocyclists to go on protest ride over guy who screamed at black motorcyclist in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The All Rise Against Racism Bike Rid for Peace starts this Sunday at 2 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue and Park Street in Fields Corner, will then proceed around 3:30 p.m. to Adams and Chelmsford streets, where the screaming happened . Our action optic will demonstrate that I and others, as citizens of Boston, have every right to live, walk, ride and stand in every neighborhood in this City.


  3. Police: Gun-toting suspect arrested after running face first into a cruiser in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man on gun charges in Dorchester yesterday after, they say, he began to run, pulled out a gun and then slammed right into the cruiser he failed to notice an officer had driven onto the sidewalk to block his way because he was too busy looking back at the officers chasing him. Police say the action began shortly after 1 p.m., when gang unit officers were doing a stake out in the area of 22 Leroy St., looking for a guy they wanted on a warrant.


  4. Man who seems to specialize in shooting from a scooter charged with...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Kevin Woods, 19, of Dorchester, had his bail on gun-related charges for a South Boston incident in which he allegedly fired shots while riding a scooter revoked yesterday at his arraignment on charges he shot somebody in the head while a passenger on a scooter on Centre Street in Dorchester yesterday. His alleged driver, a 17-year-old not named because of his age, had his bail set at $250,000 for his role in the shooting, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.


  5. Affordable-housing building approved on Dorchester Avenue near Talbot AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plans to replace a small junkyard at 1837-1841 Dorchester Ave. with a four-story building with ten apartments and a small space for a business. Travis Lee told the board he is working with state and city agencies to secure some financing that would let him market all ten units as affordable, to be rented to people making no more than 80% of the Boston area's median income.


  6. Police arrest three in Hyde Park for Mattapan carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting three men they say pushed a driver out of his car at gunpoint at River and Violante streets near Mattapan Square last night. Police say the victim somehow made his way down to Fairmount Avenue and Truman Parkway in Hyde Park, where, around 9:45 p.m., he flagged down an officer on routine patrol.


  7. Suspects sought for armed robberies of markets on Ashmont Street in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report two markets about a mile apart on Ashmont Street were held up by two masked men with a gun this week. During the incident, the male suspect pictured is seen pointing a firearm at one of the store employees while the second suspect walked around the counter and emptied the cash register.


  8. Man convicted of holding a Dorchester teen while a pal shot him...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Crisostomo Lopes's sentence of life without parole for his role in the murder of 14-year-old Nicholas Fomby-Davis on Bowdoin Street in 2010 - as a Boston gang officer watched helplessly from down the street. The state's highest court ruled Lopes got a fair trial and deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars for his conviction on a charge of first-degree murder.


  9. Police interupt armed home invasion in Dorchester; two arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a burglary in progress at 5 Lorenzo St. around 1:45 a.m. found two men inside who didn't belong there, one with a gun, in the middle of holding up several residents: As officers began to surround the residence, they could clearly hear the sound of some sort of commotion inside accompanied by the sound of male voices yelling. One officer observed an open window on the first floor with a towel hanging out of it and slowly approached to check it.


  10. Man shot to death on Geneva AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report a man in his 30s was shot at 417 Geneva Ave., near Westville Street, shortly after midnight. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


  11. Dorchester charter school proposes new building on Columbia RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Universal Hub

    The Conservatory Lab Charter School has filed plans with the city to build a new $25-million school for its 275 students in grades 3 through 8 at Columbia Road and Quincy Street. If approved, the school hopes to move the students out of leased space at 2120 Dorchester Ave., next to Carney Hospital, at the start of the 2019-20 school year, with construction to start this coming April.


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