Fields Corner

East Meets West, Spicy Tastiness Ensues

What could have been better accessories to the perfect Super Bowl Sunday than a fine Irish lager and a pu pu platter for two? Ask almost any guy in New England, and they'll agree hands down on the stellar combination. Ask Jimmy Young, co-owner of Chan O'Malley's in Field's Corner, and he'll tell you about the bit of confusion his Chinese-takeout restaurant stirred when its doors were opened last December 5.  Read more

Let Them Make Cake: Low-Key Bakery Churns Out Treats from Fields Corner's Factory

Dutch Maid Bakery is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week. For many Dorchester residents, the bakery has gone unnoticed, tucked away in the Alsen Mapes Industrial Park in Fields Corner. However, many residents have probably bought a Dutch Maid product in the local supermarket to celebrate a birthday or special occasion.

Since 1978, the wholesale bakery operation has been baking and frosting cakes that appear in local supermarkets across Massachusetts and the eastern parts of the country, and for the last 18 years, Dutch Maid has been baking in Dorchester.  Read more

Longtime Fields Corner Bank: to Be Acquired

Massachusetts Cooperative Bank, a longtime Fields Corner financial institution with total assets of $121 million and deposits of $101 million, will be acquired by the Abington Savings Bank, a state chartered savings bank with 13 bank offices in the South Shore.

The joint announcement came on Wednesday, April 10 by officials of Abington Bancorp, Inc. holding company for Abington Savings Bank, and Massachusetts Fincorp Inc., parent of Mass Coop.  Read more