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A 25 year old Dorchester mother was shot and killed by a Boston police officer early Sunday morning. The woman, Eveline Barros-Cepeda was riding in the backseat of a car that reportedly just struck a police officer. The partner of the struck officer then fired five rounds at the still moving vehicle, Barros-Cepeda the mother of a 2-year-old son, was the fourth person this year to die in a shooting by Boston police, officials said, and the eighth in the past 22 months.

The Dorchester Reporter featured an article about UMass Boston dormitory reaction on campus in its issue of September 5. The article focused on reactions and opinions about the impending dormitories from individuals, including students, that aren’t directly involved in the dormitory process and/or negotiations.

On September 16, Adams Corner will once again play host to the city’s most prominent primary-eve political rally. Organizers estimate that as many as 5,000 people, not to mention the candidates last ditch efforts to gather votes and support, will attend the rally. This year elections do not have the same fervent interest as last year’s did when the late Congressman Joe Moakley’s Nitnth District seat up for grabs.

Jim and Pattie Brett will be honored by Catholic Charities for charitable service work. Jim is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the New England Council. Pattie is the Executive Assistant to University of Massachusetts President, William Bulger. The Bretts live on a quiet street in the Savin Hill area of Dorchester- Savin Hill “over the bridge” to be exact.