Fields Corner

The Dorchester Resources and Advocacy Program, a targeted outreach program for at-risk youth, is just beginning its work in the former home of the Dorchester Youth Academy at 1532 Dorchester Ave.

It arrived with little fanfare in June, and began... Read more

The Vietnamese-American Initiative for Development's board of directors has apparently decided against meeting a group of insurgent community members with a third-party arbitrator, instead telling them they are free to meet with an arbitrator on their... Read more

The developer of a proposed 29-unit affordable housing building in Fields Corner was asked to make changes to the project and negotiate with abutters late last month, forcing at least a six-month delay. Some observers--pairing the opposition to this... Read more

A popular teen program that shepherds tourists down the side streets and lost histories of the South End is being courted for a possible expansion into Fields Corner.

Historic Boston Inc. helped bring a stable of Fields Corner figures together... Read more

Drama continued this week between the board and new directors of Viet-AID and supporters of former director and Vietnamese community leader Hiep Chu, who was fired on July 18. Last Saturday, over 80 of those supporters and others coalesced as "... Read more

A group of businesspeople, seniors and other Vietnamese community members are demanding an explanation from Viet-AID's board of directors for dismissing executive director Hiep Chu. The group called a meeting for this coming Saturday to confront the... Read more

For a handful of abutters, a proposed affordable housing development at Geneva Avenue and Bloomfield Street is too tall, too dense, and too short on parking.

For six nearby civic associations and Main Streets organizations, other abutters and... Read more

In the Fields Corner section of Dorchester you'll find pizza shops, Chinese restaurants and a McDonalds fast food spot. But what some residents have been starving for is a taste of their Caribbean roots. And the newly opened Belle Cuisine on Adams... Read more

The MBTA - facing an ongoing battle with graffiti near its Fields Corner station -all but jumped on a request for space to paint a mural there from the domestic violence prevention organization Close to Home recently.

"When the general manager... Read more

Ever since brothers Enos and Isaac Field opened up a little store there almost 200 years ago, the corner of Adams Street and Dorchester Avenue has been known as Fields Corner. Today it is a bustling 'urban cluster' of shops, restaurants and other... Read more

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