The MBTA has chosen a development team to build a mixed-use project on what is now an underused parking lot next to Mattapan Station. The decision sets in motion an important new housing start in one of the few Boston neighborhoods that has been... Read more
Construction has begun on the mixed-use Whittier Lyndhurst Washington Homes redevelopment in Codman Square. The multi-site project will represent a $20.1 million investment and create 44 units of affordable rental housing, according to Mayor Martin... Read more
Boston, and Dorchester along with it, is finally seeing soaring investment and growth, Mayor Martin Walsh told members of the business community and other elected officials at the mayor’s annual Dorchester Board of Trade luncheon on Tuesday.... Read more
There has been plenty of negative attention heaped on digital delivery companies that have skipped over Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury. After media scrutiny— and a high-profile push from Mayor Martin Walsh — Amazon says it will begin servicing parts... Read more
Two major Dorchester developments, DOT Block in Glover’s Corner and the South Bay Town Center expansion, are on the agenda at the Boston Redevelopment Authority/EDIC Board monthly meeting tonight (May 12).
DOT Block, which includes 362 units of... Read more
Almost 30 years ago, the newly formed Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative took a bold step to make housing affordable in the devastated strip between Uphams Corner and Dudley Square. Last Wednesday, more than 100 people filled Codman Square’s Great... Read more
Making use of the $525,000 bike-sharing grant awarded to Boston in April by the Barr Foundation, Hubway will install 10 new stations in Roxbury and Dorchester, Mayor Martin Walsh announced last week.
The bike-sharing service will seek community... Read more
The Feeney brothers, Greg and Brendan, who operate a private utility contractor company in Dorchester, have been investing in their work force through a training program conducted at Bunker Hill Community College. The two-year course, which trains... Read more
Community leaders pushed back forcefully against a detox facility proposed by the nonprofit Bay Cove Human Services for 43 Freeport St. at the monthly meeting of the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association Monday night, citing concerns about the center’s... Read more
More than 600 volunteers affiliated with Comcast descended on Codman Square last Saturday as part of Comcast Cares Day, a company-wide volunteer effort. The Dorchester work included painting and clean up projects at Tech Boston, Lee Academy, Roberts... Read more