Lower Mills

A woman was hit by a white pickup truck shortly after 5 a.m. on Saturday at Washington and River streets.

Kevin Wiles, who photographed the scene, reports she was... Read more

Bridge replacement work to shut section Aug 8-17

For ten days next month – from Aug. 8 to Aug. 17 – the well-traveled section of Morton Street above the railroad tracks and near the Norfolk Street intersection will be closed to... Read more

Ventura Park’s playground equipment and baseball field are about to get a major upgrade, thanks to a $250,000 shot of state funding promoted by two Dorchester legislators.

The money, earmarked by state Rep. Daniel Cullinane and... Read more

An emerging plan to build a multi-story condominium complex along a key stretch of Washington Street in Lower Mills is getting re-vamped this week after civic and merchant leaders pushed back against an initial proposal that they said was too tall and... Read more

A Brighton-based charter school that focuses on a “music-infused education” will move into the old Laboure College building on the campus of Carney Hospital this summer with plans to open for classes in September. ... Read more

Workers have begun reconstructing sidewalks on both sides of Gallivan Boulevard from Adams Vllage east to Neponset Circle as part of a $900,000 MassDOT project to resurface the boulevard along a two-mile stretch from Morton Street to Interstate 93 at... Read more

Editor’s Note: On Saturday, May 10 at 1 p.m., the state’s DCR and the Dorchester Historical Society will team up to present a special “Sweet History Stroll” to explore the former Baker Chocolate Factory site and learn about the sweet history of... Read more

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