A newly published Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) report that examines residential and employment patterns— and related commuter flows— in Greater Boston reveals some interesting statistics about Dorchester and Mattapan.... Read more
Contractors have begun work on a $500,000 public works project in Mattapan Square. The 800-foot median strip along Blue Hill Avenue between River and Babson streets will be rebuilt and lined with plantings supported by a new irrigation system. Large... Read more
As the fall semester nears, a pair of UMass Boston construction projects principally aimed at relocating utility infrastructure on Columbia Point remain in progress this month. Part of the work— along the perimeter road on the eastern side of the... Read more
Nestled beneath towering trees beside the Dorchester North Burying Ground sits a small, gray-sided building once used to shelter riders awaiting the next streetcar along Columbia Road. The streetcars no longer come by, but if plans work out, the long-... Read more
Developers officially broke ground on the South Bay Town Center project Wednesday morning, kicking off construction for the sprawling mixed-use complex adjacent to the existing South Bay Mall.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the development group... Read more
Herb Chambers told the Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association planning board on Tuesday that his plans for a Land Rover and Jaguar dealership on a key Morrissey Boulevard parcel are independent of anything that will happen on the next-door Boston Globe... Read more
A criminal defense attorney representing a top Boston City Hall aide in an extortion case asked federal prosecutors on Monday for evidence that could cast doubt on a statement made by a former client.
Tom Kiley, whose lengthy client list has... Read more
Over five generations, the Russell family built landing crafts to storm the beaches in World War II and hydrogen tanks for the space program. Richard Russell even engineered and supervised the construction of the foundation of one of Boston’s most... Read more
Filmmakers continue to shoot scenes for an untitled film at multiple locations along Ashmont Street near Peabody Square this week.
The movie, which is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow, known for her 2009 Academy Award winning... Read more
Dorchester’s Joe O’Malley is the new General Manager of Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston’s beloved hub for locals and tourists flocking into the city every summer finding all things food, shopping and fun.
O’Malley, 34, jumped into the job in... Read more