The MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted Monday to pay a Boston-based construction firm $16.97 million to build a new Fairmount Line station in Mattapan. The Blue Hill Avenue station — slated to open in 2019— will be built by workers... Read more
The owner of a Dorchester-based construction firm hopes to demolish his existing office building near Peabody Square and replace it with a five-story mixed-use complex with 20 apartments.
The initial plans for the project, which will trigger a... Read more
One of Dorchester Avenue’s old-school Irish pubs will close its doors this year. The Centre Bar at 1664 Dorchester Ave. will end its decades-long run as a popular watering hole to make way for new housing units.
The owner, Tony... Read more
The Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association this week considered a number of small development proposals and began to tackle in earnest how best to leverage the existing Columbia Point Master Plan in the face of major developments on the peninsula.... Read more
Karen Henry-Garrett’s soulful Dot2Dot Cafe has been running for nine years as a bright spot at 1739 Dorchester Ave. It not only serves excellent homemade food, but is a hub of community initiatives that include art, music, and books.
With the... Read more
Elected officials and area residents are keeping a wary eye on plans for the former Bayside Expo Center property on Columbia Point as a proposal for a New England Revolution soccer stadium on the prime waterfront land is stoking concerns over the lack... Read more
The Dot Block development in Glover’s Corner is aiming for an early summer construction start date after a new investor bought into the mixed-used project, providing the financial infusion needed to break ground.
Though developer... Read more
The Fields Corner Civic Association on Tuesday voted unanimously to support three businesses that plan to open in the coming weeks, including a new Cape Verdean-Portuguese fusion restaurant on Adams Street that hopes to earn a beer and wine license... Read more