St. Mark's Area

An Italian-style cafe and bakery will replace the recently shuttered Dot2Dot Cafe on Dorchester Avenue. Nino Barbalace told civic members in the St. Mark’s Area on Tuesday night that he has agreed to lease the space.

Barbalace, who moved the the... Read more

Community members and housing experts engaged in a discussion on development and Dorchester’s trajectory during a wide-ranging forum in the basement hall of St Mark’s Church on Tuesday night. Faced with housing pressures coming to bear on the... Read more

About 30 neighbors and business owners gathered at St. Mark’s Church hall on Monday night to discuss a proposed five-story, mixed use development slated for a stretch of Dorchester Avenue near Peabody Square. The building proposal is presently under... Read more

Boston Police say they have made two arrests in connection with a string of brazen auto-part theft ring that has hit hard in recent months across the Greater Boston region, including Dorchester.

Capt. Tim Connolly, commander of the... Read more

Two people were injured after their car crashed into Mohawk Insurance on Dorchester Avenue late Saturday night, police said. Police responded to the crash site at about 9:40 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Officer Rachel McGuire.

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The Boston Police Department reports a man was found shot to death around 12:15 a.m. on Tuesday at 15 Shepton St.

The victim appeared to be in his 20s, police say.

Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470... Read more

Proposed expansion for Epiphany School

The Epiphany School has proposed a new building wrapped around the old Industrial School for Girls on Centre Street that would let it expand a teacher residency program and add a greenhouse and outdoor gardening area for its students.

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This afternoon, the final Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market of the year will feature a pop-up art gallery, hosted by St. Mark's Area Main Street. The gallery offers a preview of the Dorchester Arts Collaborative Open Studios weekend, taking place... Read more

In multiple ways, Father Dan Finn embodies the parish priest who renders his spirit to the entire community, not merely to his own flock. This month, the County Cork native will embrace the next step of his pastoral and personal journey as he takes his... Read more


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