U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley and State Senator Jamie Eldridge joined a coalition of activists who called for less military spending and more funding for education, health care and affordable housing at a ‘Tax Day Rally’ held in Dorchester on Wed... Read more
State Rep. Liz Miranda (5th Suffolk) and city officials say they've brokered a deal between Uphams House of Pizza on Columbia Road and a teenager who got into a beef with an employee there that could calm a tense situation that had spread into the... Read more
The Strand Theatre on Columbia Road was primarily a movie house when it opened its doors in 1918. So, it’s appropriate to mark its centennial with a film event. That’s part of the thinking behind the Dorchester Short Film Festival, which will be held... Read more
After a contentious abutters meeting with some 70 attendees at the Strand Theatre on Monday night, the owners of a recreational marijuana business that they want to set up on Hancock Street in Uphams Corner changed their business model from a... Read more
Upham's Corner Farmer's Market will be held every Wednesday from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm beginning on July 18th and ending on October 24th. It will be located at 559 Columbia Road. For more information, contact Naureen Syed at... Read more
The city is asking potential operators for suggestions on how to, in the near term, activate a former Bank of America bank building parcel that will be the site of an... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was stabbed at 7 Cushing Ave. in Dorchester around 3 a.m. on Sunday. The victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
The victim is Dorchester's fifth... Read more
Transit police say they arrested a man and a woman at the Uphams Corner MBTA station last Monday night (March 12) who were engaged in sexual activity on a walkway to the northbound platform.
Dorchester residents Alfred Roach, 55, and Iyoki... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that two men were shot outside 3 Trull St. around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday. One victim, a man believed to be in his 20s, was shot repeatedly and was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital.
Though the current Uphams Corner library branch has served the community for more than a century in a section of the Municipal Building at the corner of Columbia Road and Bird Street, the city says it is time for an upgrade.
At a well-attended... Read more