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Tom Cifrino has pretty much seen it all in his 45-year-long career as the manager of Fields Corner’s shopping plaza. Since 1975, Cifrino has overseen the property for Superior Realty Trust, the family-owned business that includes holdings in Cambridge,... Read more
Waldeck Street fire
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 63 Waldeck St. in Dorchester around 8:25 a.m. for an attic fire. There were no injuries, but the fire displaced six, the department says, estimating damage at $100,000. The cause is under... Read more
One of Dorchester’s key health centers is bracing for disruption and testing for the COVID-19 virus this week. Michelle Nadow, CEO of DotHouse Health on Dorchester Avenue, told the Reporter on Tuesday that the facility will continue to see patients and... Read more
An officer whose partner was trying to stop a man who had repeatedly stabbed another on Adams Street late Monday shot the man in the thigh when he turned his knife towards the partner, Police Commissioner William Gross said at the scene. Gross said... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a plan to use parts of a the upper level of an old movie theater in Fields Corner for dance studios, gallery space and arts classes. The 5,000-square-foot space in the former Dorchester Theater on Dorchester... Read more
83 Park St. Photo by BFD
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 83 Park St. around 7:45 p.m. on Monday for what turned into a two-alarm fire. The department says bulk of the fire was brought under control shortly before 8:30 p.m. The department estimates... Read more
(Copyright 2019 BNN, Inc.) — Target plans to open a new Dorchester store in the Fields Corner shopping plaza next year. The retail giant will fill a void in the mall that was left when discount clothing retailer Fallas closed its doors last November. Tom... Read more
A Boston Police officer shot and killed a 19 year-old man who was allegedly firing a gun at officers during a pursuit in the area of Town Field and Melville Avenue on Monday afternoon. The incident took place around 5:15 p.m., according to BPD... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh is making a push to move the needle on designating a cultural district recognizing the Vietnamese community in Fields Corner. The proposed name, “Little Saigon,” has been the subject of some controversy in the village. During an... Read more
In the wake of an ugly pedestrian-involved accident Wednesday in Fields Corner, a local business owner is calling for something to be done about unsafe driving at the busy intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street. Vivian Girard, who co-owns the... Read more

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