Federal officials report arresting a Dorchester man for they say was the getaway man for a December attack on a postal worker on Bailey Street - and say they are still looking for the... Read more

A postal worker was shot shortly after 6 p.m. Friday on Bailey Street.

The MBTA shut Ashmont station for both subway and bus service as police mounted a manhunt in the area that included searching backyards around the shooting scene.

MBTA Transit Police report a 20-year-old man was shot around 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Ashmont station.

Officers on patrol at the station heard "a series of gunshots," police say. One bullet wound up lodged in a car whose driver happened... Read more

Boston's Race to City Hall

12 candidates, each determined to make it through the primary election on September 24, are what remain after 24 sought to win a nomination on the ballot to fill the seat of incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. The diverse... Read more

The Boston Police Department is investigating two separate incidents of indecent assault and battery near the Ashmont T station on Friday and Monday.

According to police, a woman was walking from Ashmont station around 12:20 a.m. on... Read more

Update (Thurs., July 25)— The manager of Ashmont Market, Jay Patel, said today that the store has re-opened for sale of groceries, beer and wine, despite a Monday fire that closed its doors for three days. The store's popular deli, however, remains... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a 16-year-old was shot around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday at Ashmont and Ocean streets.

Police report they found witnesses who reported a large group of men at the Dot. Ave. Tedeschi, but no victim. Not... Read more

The question has been posed dozens of times in the last week from media who descended on our neighborhood from all over the world: What is it about the Richard family —and their Ashmont-Adams community —that is so special?

The truth is that the... Read more

More than 100 people— including Mayor Tom Menino — marked the one-week anniversary of the Boston Marathon bomb attack in a silent, respectful ceremony in Dorchester's Peabody Square this afternoon. A group of neighbors— many of them close friends of... Read more

The following remarks at the ‘Healing Our City’ interfaith service were delivered at the South End’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The remarks are in the order they were delivered: Mayor Thomas Menino, who rose from his wheelchair to deliver his... Read more


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