Woman shot while sitting in Dorchester apartment holding her baby

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 20:40Stanley Staco reports that around 8:40 p.m., a woman sitting in her apartment on Senator Bolling Circle was hit by shots fired from outside the building. Her baby was not hit. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime

UMass Boston shut on Monday; students can say 'thanks Obama!'

UMass Boston has alerted its students and staff they can just stay home on Monday due to the official opening of Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate. A roving UHub recipient of the alert forwarded us a copy: The University of Massachusetts Boston campus will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 29 through Monday, March 30. Campus will reopen for business on Tuesday, March 31.

Yes, of course there's a reason a big helicopter is flying low and loud over the area

The copter in question. Photo by Eileen Murphy. Specifically Roxbury and Dorchester with a jaunt up to Kendall Square. It's prep work for Monday's visit by the Obamas and Uncle Joe to Columbia Point for the opening of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate - next to the Kennedy Library.
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