Fields Corner

Suspects wanted for holdups

The Boston Police Department on Saturday arrested two men in Dorchester on charges they held up 11 convenience stores, gas stations and fast-food restaurants, mostly in Mattapan and Dorchester.

Gerald Sibley, 34, was charged with... Read more

The Boston Fire Department reports a woman rescued from a fire at 83 Tonawanda St. this afternoon died at Mass. General Hospital.

Firefighters found the woman on the first floor of the two-family home... Read more

A 16-year-old already facing armed robbery and kidnapping charges for two incidents on Jan. 13 was arraigned yesterday on new charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and indecent assault and battery for incidents on Jan. 11 and 13, the Suffolk County... Read more

Maria Market on Dorchester Avenue

The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday gave Maria Market, 779 Dorchester Ave. in the Polish Triangle, a license to begin selling beer and wine as owner John Nguyen tries to transform it into more of an "urban market" servicing a neighborhood going more... Read more

A Spanish sculptor has been selected to create a permanent art display in a plaza near the Town Field playground in Fields Corner. A ten-member committee has awarded the commission to Juanjo Novella, whose "Freedom's Home" submission was one of 144... Read more

A trio of artists— each hoping to win a competition for the chance to create a new sculpture inside Town Field in Fields Corner— displayed models of their proposed works at a community meeting on Monday evening at the Vietnamese-American Community... Read more

The American Planning Association (APA) likes what it sees happening in Fields Corner and has named the Dorchester community one of this year’s 10 greatest neighborhoods in America in recognition specifically for its residential diversity, citing the... Read more

The Boston Licensing Board has rejected acouple's request to let them turn an old Chinese restaurant into a new Vietnamese place, because of the husband's criminal past and his failure to fully own up to it at a board hearing this week.

The... Read more


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