• Tree falls onto Dorchester house, knocks down utility pole

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    DORCHESTER, Mass. - A large tree that has created issues for residents in Dorchester fell onto a house and knocked down a utility pole.

    The tree fell around 11:10 a.m. on Saturday, falling into a house on Dewey Street.

    Boston Police and Boston Fire responded to the incident, and no injuries were reported.

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    The homeowner told Boston 25 News that they've been asking the city for years to help take the tree down, since they couldn't afford the $7,000 cost to take it down.

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