Lower Mills

Taniya Nayak, Danielle Ferrari and Ken Casey

The Yellow Door Taqueria at the corner of Dot Ave and Washington Street will swing open its brightly painted front door to the public for the first time on Monday. The cozy, 50-seat bar and restaurant opened briefly for a private preview party on... Read more

Boston Police report arresting one of the three men they say used a sledgehammer and crow bar to smash their way into Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave. in Lower Mills early Sunday.

Police say that after breaking in around 5:30 a.m., the three, all... Read more

A proposal to build a 57-unit apartment building on land, including the site of the former Molloy funeral parlor on Washington Street, will begin to move through the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) process, according to Michael Skillin,... Read more

A program aimed at boosting spirits among elderly residents in city housing developments has become a popular attraction at the Lower Mills Apartments. Twice a week, student volunteers from across the world show up at the 2262 Dorchester Ave.to call... Read more

Come join the children's librarian Ms. Celeste for stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts every Tuesday morning at the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library. Reading and singing with young children helps them develop early literacy skills.... Read more

With a complete design overhaul for the intersection of Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard in place, state transportation officials last week briefed community members on a plan to prioritize safety and improve traffic flow across the hazardous... Read more

One of the neighborhood’s most perilous traffic crosshairs— the intersection of Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard— will be redesigned and rebuilt over the next two years as state engineers take aim at improving safety and aesthetics along a key... Read more

Favored by the bright fall foliage and fresh plantings, Department of Conservation and Recreation managers gave elected officials and reporters a tour of the 1.3-mile Neponset River Greenway extension last Thursday morning, offering an update on the... Read more

The Lower Mills Civic Association voted 12 to 9 on Tuesday in support of a mixed-use proposal for several parcels of land, including the former Molloy funeral parlor on Washington Street.

After more than two years of discussion with community... Read more

The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved liquor licenses for three restaurants in Dorchester, but denied requests for licenses in the South Bay Town Center mall still under construction.

Among the winners: Kriola on Hancock Street in... Read more

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