Sheriff Tompkins, Department visit Roxbury to hold inaugural women’s self defense class

Participant Kim Hill takes time out to pose with Suffolk County Sheriff's Department instructors Julio Pena and Jessica Cabrera during the Department's first D.A.S.H. (Defensive Aids in Situations of Help) session, held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently held the first-ever session of D.A.S.H. (Defensive Aids in Situations of Help) at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury. Continue reading

Patrick administration officially opens three new Fairmount commuter rail stations

Governor Deval Patrick today joined Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard Davey and MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott to officially open the Four Corners Commuter Rail Station and celebrate the recent improvements made along the entire Fairmount Commuter Rail Line. The new stations and other improvements along the line will improve public transportation in the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan. Continue reading