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After strong pushback from neighbors, a team that hoped to site a 3,000-square-foot retail cannabis store in a key commercial building in Adams Corner is now eyeing a location closer to Neponset Circle. CNA Stores, Inc., a company based in Amesbury, MA,... Read more
Now in its fifth year, the Dot Pot street hockey tournament — set to take place at Neponset’s Garvey Park on the weekend of May 25-27— is growing to include more teams. Two dozen clubs — each with 5 skaters and a goalie— will play in the charity event,... Read more
A manager at Dorset Hall, 367 Neponset Ave., says the restaurant has taken several steps to keep sometimes boisterous patrons from disturbing residents of nearby homes at closing time. Her comments came at a Boston Licensing Board hearing on Tuesday on a... Read more
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 by... 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 caused... 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 around 11 a.... 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 -- a 54-... Read more
Canoe and kayak tours will be part of the fun at Saturday’s Neponset RiverFest.
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. at... Read more

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