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
Two men have been charged with an Oct. 2 incident on Harlow Street in which one of them allegedly shot at a man sitting in a car and hit his car but missed him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Arlindo Lopes, 18, was... Read more
Sr. Ana Virginia Figueroa, who worked to fight poverty and end homelessness in Dorchester for more than three decades, died on June 15 in Marlborough, Massachusetts at age 94.
Born in Yauco, Puerto Rico on June 6, 1923, Sr. Ana... Read more