Morrissey Boulevard

A range of options for re-designing the Morrissey Boulevard corridor were presented at a public meeting of the Morrissey Boulevard Commission last Thursday night (May 2) at Boston College High School in front of a crowd of roughly 70 people, with another... Read more
About 30 people attended meeting held at UMass Boston Members of the state-run Morrissey Boulevard Commission discussed climate resiliency options for the boulevard’s re-design during its second public meeting on Tuesday evening at UMass Boston. The... Read more
Roadway is open; some lane closures expected during the week The Beades Bridge on Morrissey Boulevard got stuck in the upright position last evening around 6 p.m. and stayed stuck until around midnight. The bridge remained closed overnight as work crews... Read more
New fitness center rendering
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved Boston College High School's plans to build a $49-million "wellness complex" on its Morrissey Boulevard campus. The 42,000-square-foot P.F. Cadigan '52 Family Foundation Wellness Complex, which would wrap around... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board on Tuesday gave Puritan Pizza, 735 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, approval to extend its closing time from the current 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. The restaurant's owners said there was a public need for the later hours both in general... Read more
Rendering of proposed apartments at 900 Morrissey Blvd.
Pine Street Inn and the Community Builders have filed plans with the BPDA to convert the Comfort Inn at 900 Morrissey Blvd. into a 104-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space. All of the apartments would be rented to people making no more... Read more
Firefighter inside Morrissey Boulevard Ramada
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to the Ramada Inn, 800 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, around 2:50 p.m. on Sunday for a fire on the second floor. The department declared a second alarm to bring in additional firefighters to aid in... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by Floor&Decor to renovate and move into the now shuttered National Wholesale Liquidators building at 729 Morrissey Boulevard. Floor&Decor, based in Atlanta, will use the roughly 83,000-square-... Read more
A man was found with what turned out to be a fatal gunshot wound in the lobby of the Ramada Inn at 800 Morrissey Blvd. around just before midnight on Monday. “On arrival, officers observed the adult male victim, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound,... 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 delays that took a few hours... Read more


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