Fields Corner

The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at 417 Geneva Ave. around 12:50 a.m. on Saturday. Curtis Effee, 41, was shot in the chest and was declared dead at the scene. As many as 11 shots in total may have been fired. Police report that around12... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved a request from Saigon Chicken House, 223 Adams St. in Dorchester to buy the beer-and-wine license from a defunct South End Thai place. The board also gave the 60-seat Saigon Chicken House permission to... Read more
Officials at the Fields Corner nonprofit VietAID are shopping around a proposal for 13 units of affordable housing in a new building on an underutilized community garden at 35 Faulkner St. next to the Red Line station. Executive Director George Huynh and... Read more
Surveillance photos of Lahens at the Dunkin' Donuts
A Dorchester man who held up a series of stores at knifepoint this past spring, less than three months after he was released from a a 30-month sentence for armed robberies in New York City, now faces up to 20 years in federal prison if convicted,... Read more
The second annual Boston Little Saigon Cho Dem (Night Market) presented a cavalcade of exciting entertainment, food, and fun on Dorchester Avenue and Town Field last Saturday, with thousands flocking to Fields Corner to take in the increasingly popular... Read more
Mayor Wu and a cadre of city leaders visited Town Field in Fields Corner last Friday morning for the launch of her 2023 Neighborhood Coffee Hour event and used the occasion to officially cut the ribbon at the park’s recently renovated Gibson Playground.... Read more
Rendering of proposed 1420 Dorchester Ave.
The owner of 1420 Dorchester Ave., until recently home to a 7-Eleven, has filed plans with the BPDA to build a four-story, 41-unit residential building with 33 underground parking spaces and a tree. The BPDA plans a May 25 meeting to discuss the... Read more
Pho Hoa, the oldest Vietnamese restaurant in Dorchester, will be celebrating its 30th anniversary this Saturday, September 24, during the "Open Streets Boston" event on Dorchester Avenue. The Pho Hoa celebration will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will... Read more
Several businesses along Dorchester Avenue have been hit hard by a wave of graffiti targeting their properties in recent weeks, an uptick that is prompting at least one company to re-consider its plans to open for business. The rash of “tagging” has been... Read more
Lily Handy entered her freshman year at Boston Arts Academy (BAA), which has been in Fields Corner on Charles Street for the last several years, with the highest of expectations three years ago. The most recent in a long line of family members who had... Read more


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