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Meetinghouse Bank, the longtime Dorchester-based community bank with branches in Lower Mills and Roslindale Square, is eyeing a possible expansion into Fields Corner. The bank, which owns a property at 1281 Dorchester Avenue, has engaged a firm to study... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday that Ernest Watkins IV, charged with first-degree murder for a fatal Fields Corner stabbing in 2012, can be tried as an adult. Watkins, 14 at the time of Cherby LaJoie's murder outside the Fields Corner Red Line... Read more
Dot House: Dorchester House President and CEO Walter Ramos is shown, left, with Head Lifeguard Dirk Bovell next to the pool facility which re-opened this week at the Dot House after a $600,000 renovation project. Photo by Bill Forry After a year-long... Read more
Town Field: A view from aboveWith just a week for artists to put their hat in the ring for a $250,000 installation at Fields Corner, only out-of-town artists have submitted their qualifications. “This is a great budget and a great opportunity,” said... Read more
Boston Police who responded to a shooting in Fields Corner last evening had their hands full when the victim - who had just taken a bullet to the back after an argument - refused to cooperate and started struggling with the officers, according to a report... Read more
On the stump in Fields Corner: Charlie Baker makes a point. Photo courtesy Viet-AIDCharlie Baker is running late. He walks into the Viet-AID community room at 5:53 p.m., 38 minutes after the gubernatorial meet-and-greet was supposed to start, a victim of... Read more
The old Emerald Isle building in Fields Corner is being renovated by new owners. The first new tenant— a T-Mobile store— will move into the building next month. Photo by Bill Forry Renovations to a key commercial building in Fields Corner are underway... Read more
<a href="http://twitpic.com/dwtlqg">Photo by BFD</a>.
The Boston Fire Department says "careless disposal of smoking material" this morning sparked a two-alarm fire that displaced 12 people and injured a firefighter at 24 Freeman St. The fire, right behind the inbound platform at the Fields Corner Red Line... Read more
An attorney with roots in Cape Verde is jumping into the race to replace former state Rep. Carlos Henriquez. Evandro Carvalho, who lives in Fields Corner with his fiancé Ashley, emigrated from Cape Verde at age 15. “I came to Boston speaking no English... Read more
The Boston Police Department is looking for the driver of a car that hit a man on Dorchester Avenue by the Red Line station around 8 p.m. Tuesday, then kept on driving. The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone... Read more

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