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Car magnate Herb Chambers intends to purchase the old Ch. 56 property on Morrissey Boulevard and convert it into a pre-owned BMW dealership and repair center. Chambers, a Dorchester native whose automotive empire now includes 50 dealerships and... Read more
Mounting concerns about pedestrian safety on Morrissey Boulevard prompted a roadside huddle this afternoon featuring elected officials, State Police and state transportation officials, who promised to "immediately make improvements" at the intersection of... Read more
State Rep. Martin Walsh says he’ll convene a meeting of Columbia Point and Savin Hill stakeholders and transportation officials soon to “begin the process” of redesigning a troubled intersection that also serves as the entrance to UMass Boston’s campus... Read more
Crews installed a Hubway bike-sharing kiosk across from the Campus Center on the UMass Boston campus on Friday, Sept. 7. The 19-dock solar-powered station is part of an expansion of the popular Hubway system: Another kiosk was also installed last week at... Read more
A Savin Hill woman — fed up with the lack of a fix to a dangerous pedestrian crossing on Morrissey Boulevard— has produced a short video that illustrates the hazards at the intersection. The video, made by Heidi Moesinger, was circulated to State Police... Read more
Mt. Vernon concept: A non-profit aligned with Corcoran Jennison envisons narrowing a wide Mt. Vernon St. and installing a “cycle track” for bicyclists. Executives at Corcoran Jennison Companies are planning the construction of a six-story apartment... Read more
Latest UMass Boston building plan: Will house performing arts and science classes. UMass Boston imageUMass Boston officials are aiming to break ground on their next academic building this winter and hope to have the $113 million structure open by summer... Read more
Morrissey Blvd. Crosswalk Reporter readers have raised the volume on their complaints in recent weeks about a Morrissey Boulevard intersection that has long been a nuisance for both pedestrians and motorists. The crossroad at Morrissey Boulevard and... Read more
Morrissey intersection: Bottleneck poses hazard for pedestrians, aggravation for motorists. Photo by Bill ForrySafety concerns about the heavily trafficked intersection of Morrissey and Bianculli boulevards near UMass Boston,The Boston Globe, and Boston... Read more

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