Lower Mills

Dorchester residents are seeing some familiar faces in the television ads for the Massachusetts Senate race. “Her father was janitor; my father was a janitor,” says Catherine O’Neill, a Savin Hill resident whose statement opens U.S. Senate candidate... Read more
The former Molloys funeral home: One of four buildings along Washington Street included in the proposal.The proposed housing of 28 sober veterans in the former Molloy funeral home and three adjacent properties on Washington Street became the subject of a... Read more
To the Editor: On Sunday, March 18, 2012, at a little after 1 p.m., teenagers began gathering at the tennis courts that are in Dorchester Park, in the Cedar Grove/Lower Mills neighborhood. Many of the teenagers were carrying either a twelve pack of beer... Read more
Lower Mills will see another street closure, this one during the last week of May and the first week of June as the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority puts the finishing touches on the rehabilitation of a major water pipeline. The pipeline was built... Read more
Neponset brush fire. Photo by Boston Fire.
Firefighters had to lay several hundred feet of hose Wednesday night to battle a brush fire along the Neponset River in Lower Mills. The brush fire, reported around 7:15 p.m., consumed brush behind Ventua Street, took firefighters from six engine... Read more
Editor’s Note: This Sunday, the Dorchester Historical Society will host its Great Chocolate Cook-off— featuring a tasting contest and a look back at the historical roots of chocolate production— both here in Dorchester and beyond. Sunday’s event starts... Read more
Suspect #2 in trolley attack: Captured on surveillance video at Butler Street station on Monday. MBTA Police imageMBTA police are investigating a Monday night attack of a man riding the Mattapan trolley as a possible anti-gay hate crime. The incident... Read more
“It’s like trading in your old broken-down Chevy for a new Beemer,” explains Father Vincent Daily, the pastor at St. Gregory’s church in Lower Mills. Some might raise him and say the new organ that was installed in the loft at Dorchester’s oldest Catholic... Read more


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