Edward Everett Square

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The Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday approved a six-story, 40-unit condo building at 1258-1272 Massachusetts Ave., in what is now a car lot next to the new Dorchester Brewing Co. Developer Douglas George's single building - he had originally proposed... Read more
Edward Everett Square Clean-up Employees of EDENS, the company that owns and manages South Bay Mall, freshened up the landscape in Edward Everett Square on Oct. 16. EDENS performs an annual “service day” where employees dedicate their time for volunteer... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports two women have been grabbed by a man at Boston and Mayhew streets in recent days. A woman told police she was walking at the intersection around 1:15 a.m. on Wednesday when she was indecently assaulted. According to... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a woman exiting the Dunkin' Donuts in Edward Everett Square around 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday was attacked by the companion of a woman who had just asked her for money. Police say the woman refused to give the panhandler $2... Read more
Three-Decker sculptureIn the few weeks before the late October Dorchester Open Studios, two long-awaited pieces of permanent public art will finally be dedicated at opposite ends of town: “Dorchester Voices/Dorchester History” in Edward Everett Square... Read more
NE Brake Building As a temporary fix on a long-time eyesore, the new owner of the NE Brake Building at 1299 Massachusetts Ave. (above) is sprucing up the building's curved storefront and installing a small fruit and vegetable market to complement the... Read more
Developer Steven Turner has not returned phone calls from the Reporter and at least one local civic association this week, but he has begun minimal work on a local landmark, the NE Brake building at Mass Ave. and East Cottage Street in Edward Everett... Read more
Thanks to a $150,000 grant, the Friends of Edward Everett Square plan to finish "beautifying" their adopted intersection by the end of October. In conjunction with landscape architects and an artist, the group will use the Grassroots Open Square Grant to... Read more
When the kids of Dorchester Youth Hockey take to the ice in this season they will notice some significant changes to their surroundings. During the off-season the state's Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) which operates their home ice, the... Read more
Thursday may be Flag Day, but it is on Friday that the flag will fly again over Edward Everett Square. Stricken down last summer in the middle of a violent thunderstorm, the old wooden flag pole has been teetering precariously for almost a full year. But... Read more


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