Uphams Corner

A proposal by St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children to expand their footprint on Jones Hill and offer new housing for low-income families won approval from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on Thursday. The project will include... Read more
A federal judge on Monday sentenced Edwin Tavarez, 48, of Garfield, NJ to 18 months in prison for the way he got a longtime acquaintance in the old neighborhood to pay him more than $1.5 million over six years for a condo-development deal that never... Read more
Rendering of proposed Hillsboro Street condos
A developer that that helped preserve artist studios in an old industrial building on Humphreys Street filed plans Friday to build a 21-unit condo building nearby in which all the units would be sold to people making no more than 80% to 100% of the Boston... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Monday convicted Roberto Martinez-Baez of first-degree murder for killing Andrew Farley, 62, at the Uphams Corner House of Pizza, where he had gone to pick up a sub on Feb. 7, 2020, the Suffolk County District Attorney's... Read more
Rendering of proposed Columbia Crossing
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved two projects for two parcels on Columbia Road that will mean 113 new affordable apartments, artist space and the preservation of two historic buildings across from the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner. One of... Read more
After years of trying for more liquor licenses, Boston is on the verge of getting five more - one for the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner and four for the Bolling Building in Nubian Square. The State Senate on Thursday gave its final approval to a measure... Read more
Biplaw Rai
The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved plans by Biplaw Rai to turn a long abandoned trolley station on Columbia Road in Uphams Corner into a restaurant that serves food with "Asian and African inspiration" by night and more traditional cafe fare... Read more
City Councillor Kim Janey, who will become acting mayor when Mayor Walsh resigns to join the Biden cabinet, toured a Covid-19 testing setup at the Strand Theatre on Tuesday morning, where she and Marty Martinez, the city’s chief of Health and Human... Read more
Firefighters, smoke at 693 Dudley St.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 693 Dudley St. around 12:20 a.m. on Jan. 1 for what turned into a two-alarm fire. The department reports six adults, three children and two cats were displaced, but that none were injured.... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot outside 566 Columbia Road, near Hancock Street, around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Andrew Farley, 62, of Dorchester, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police say. This is Boston's... Read more

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