Dorchester Ave.

A longtime manufacturing plant a stone's throw from Savin Hill T Station is now on the market after an August sale to an out-of-state company, the Reporter has learned. James Russell Engineering Works Inc., located at the corner of Dorchester Ave. and... Read more
A pair of shootings on Tuesday afternoon and evening left two men with serious injuries and triggered a major police response on two ends of Dorchester Avenue. In the first incident, 30-year-old Keldon Liverpool was shot in the head next to the CVS store... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more
A team of thieves used hammers to smash display cases inside a Dorchester Ave. jewelry shop, making off with a “good amount” of merchandise in a brazen robbery on Monday afternoon. Boston Police say that two men and a woman— possible aided by an... Read more
Ong Dia by James HobinHowever much we in Dorchester may strive to achieve spiritual bliss, we also must struggle with the challenge of living in an urban environment, which can be frustrating at times. The way to contentment is learning to live in harmony... Read more
UPDATE: "Mary Newell has been located. The Boston Police would like to thank all who have assisted in the recovery of Ms. Newell."- 5:40 p.m. on Aug. 4 The Boston Police Department issued an appeal to the public to help locate a 54 year-old Dorchester... Read more
(Updated 3:10p.m.)— A key stretch of Dorchester Ave. between Columbia Road and Freeport Street has been re-opened to traffic at this hour. It has been closed for a period of more than an hour this afternoon after a gas main break near Ryan Playground.... Read more
Boston's Race to City Hall 12 candidates, each determined to make it through the primary election on September 24, are what remain after 24 sought to win a nomination on the ballot to fill the seat of incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. The diverse field of... Read more
Boston Police are hunting for a suspect in a shooting today in the St. Mark's Area that left two Boston Police officers injured and another suspect dead. Police Commissioner Ed Davis identified the dead suspect as Roudy Hendricks, 21, of Brockton. He said... Read more
The following remarks at the ‘Healing Our City’ interfaith service were delivered at the South End’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The remarks are in the order they were delivered: Mayor Thomas Menino, who rose from his wheelchair to deliver his speech,... Read more

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