Neponset Cafe, one of Dorchester’s newest eateries, is quickly making a name for itself in the area’s crowded Vietnamese restaurant scene. The family-owned business, which opened its doors in September in what was for many years a pizzeria, is operated... Read more
An early-morning fire has caused major damage to a home at 550 Ashmont St. in Dorchester. Firefighters were called to the scene at 2:18 a.m. by a neighbor, according to the BFD's Twitter feed. One resident was safely evacuated. The two-alarm blaze... Read more
A free Thursday night movie series will open at Pope John Paul II Park in Neponset on Thurs., Aug. 9 with a screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at dusk. The films continue on Aug. 16 (Coco), Aug. 23 (Beauty and the Beast), and Aug. 30 (Thor:... Read more
Repair work on a pedestrian bridge near Pope’s Hill will result in a lane closure on the southbound side of Morrissey Boulevard this week. The lane closure started Monday at 9 .m. and ends each day at 5 a.m., according to the state’s Department of... Read more
State Police arrested a Lowell woman late Monday morning after a single-car vehicle crash on William T. Morrissey Boulevard.
Sara Fogarty, 27, allegedly crashed a 2014 Lexus sedan near the intersection of Morrissey Boulevard and Tolman Street... Read more
A father and son riding motorcycles were shot on the Southeast Expressway near Neponset Circle on Sunday evening, State Police said. Officials said Monday morning that they located the SUV sought in connection with the shooting.
The two riders... Read more
A free, family-oriented festival on Saturday is the latest opportunity to celebrate the dramatic reclamation of Dorchester’s waterfront. Neponset RiverFest, organized by the Neponset River Watershed Association, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.... Read more
Equipped with six kayaks, a small cargo van, and an intense love for Dorchester’s natural beauty, John Larson is on a mission: He wants to unite Dorchester residents through kayaking.
The 62-year-old Larson goes out on the Neponset River once or... Read more
Repairs continue after roadway plate got caught on moveable span
The drawbridge that carries Morrissey Boulevard over the inlet between Dorchester Bay and Savin Hill Bay became stuck on Sunday evening, causing severe traffic... Read more
Owners seek to re-develop prime property; other businesses thrive
A landmark Morrissey Boulevard dining and function facility will shut its doors permanently this month. The Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern will... Read more