Dorchester Ave.

Dorchester architects Eric Robinson and Kevin Deabler have become practiced hands at designing developments suited for a neighborhood bursting with growth, their work today a far cry from the small-scale projects that first integrated them into their... Read more
Editor's Note: A BRA-sponsored public meeting on the DOT Block proposal will be held tonight (Feb. 23) from 6-8 p.m. at the Paul R. McLaughlin Youth Center, 1135 Dorchester Ave. Contact Gary Uter, BRA project manager at 617-918-4457 or Gary.Uter@Boston.... Read more
A Dorchester Avenue grocery store and its owner will pay more than $100,000 in restitution and fines for underpaying employees. Truong-Thinh Market, Inc. and its president, Joseph Pham, have agreed to pay more than $84,000 in restitution to workers and... Read more
Public safety and ongoing development took top billing at at Monday’s monthly Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association meeting. The civic association, in coordination with City Councillor Frank Baker’s office and Boston Police, will hold a public safety... Read more
Two longtime Dorchester tire businesses have formed an alliance this summer. Dorchester Tire Service and Ashmont Tire are now being managed by a single entity, according to Gary Saks of Dorchester Tire Service, based at 1160 Dorchester Ave. The move comes... Read more
Update: Sat., Feb. 21, 8:20 p.m.— Church and school officials— with assistance from the city of Boston— have devised a plan to resume classes for St. John Paul II Catholic Academy's Columbia campus in the wake of a devastating flood that left large... Read more
It is the winter that won’t let us up. Last week’s Blizzard of 2015, a two-day event, was the opening act of a week-long series of storms that as of Wednesday had dumped a record 40.5 inches of snow onto the city. The snow, coupled with cold temperatures... Read more
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


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