Savin Hill

A 17 year-old Dorchester woman was formally charged with armed assault with intent to murder this week after she allegedly stabbed a rival during a vicious sidewalk attack in Savin Hill on Monday afternoon. The victim was attacked as she pushed her 8-... Read more

In the mid-1990s, a group of community activists began a three-year effort— in conjunction with the state’s Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) — to re-imagine Morrissey Boulevard. The result of their work was a 1998 report that proposed an... Read more

A top Boston lawyer who was working for Congressman Stephen Lynch’s U.S. Senate campaign died on Wednesday night after a Range Rover hit him in South Boston. William A. McDermott, Jr. was 66.

An attorney who specialized in elections laws,... Read more

Could the wave of development hitting Columbia Point spark a renewed look at a development on top of the JFK/UMass MBTA station? Some local officials think it’s a possibility.

The potential rekindling of a plan to sell “air rights... Read more

Boston and MBTA Police are stepping up patrols this week and warning the public after a flurry of street robberies targeting women that may be the work of a single, armed bandit. The incidents have all targeted women who were walking home from Red Line... Read more

Polls open across the city at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 8 p.m., at which point results for Boston will start to trickle in on City Hall’s website (

So here’s a few numbers,... Read more

Joe Chaisson has seen a lot of change take place all around him over his 80 years on this earth. But this lifelong Savin Hill resident —who has been one of the fixtures of civic life in this part of Dorchester since 1970— has been a largely unmovable... Read more

If there are any lingering doubts that the local economy is poised for a strong bounce-back in the next few years, a quick review of the Reporter’s front pages over the last month is instructive. In particular, there is ample evidence that the... Read more

A Boston developer will file plans with city officials this week to build a five-story, $60 million residential complex on a long-vacant parcel of land next to the JFK-UMass MBTA station on Morrissey Boulevard. The two- building complex would house... Read more


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