Speedwell Street Fire: A firefighter rescues a victim using a ladder at 22 Speedwell Street. Photo by Mike Deehan A three-alarm house fire on Speedwell Street prompted a ladder rescue, damaged two neighboring homes and displaced more than a dozen people... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports Nicholas Fomby-Davis, 14, of Dorchester, was shot repeatedly in front of 218 Bowdoin St., around 8 p.m. Sunday. He died at Boston Medical Center. A gang-unit police officer who happened to be in the area watched him... Read more
The former St. Kevin parish campus on Columbia Rd.The former St. Kevin’s Parish property in Uphams Corner and two parcels of the St. Peter’s Parish campus on Meetinghouse Hill are going to be converted into affordable housing for Boston families, with... Read more
Boston Police relay news of what is evidently the first murder of the new year 2010: A 25 year-old man shot to death Friday morning on Geneva Ave.
UPDATE- December 17- 5:00 p.m. The longtime director of the St. Peter's Teen Center on Bowdoin Street will return to his post, the Reporter has learned. Father Jack Ahern, pastor of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta and St Peter's parishes, today told... Read more
The on-going controversy over a permit granted to a Bowdoin St. auto shop reached a new level of bureaucratic entanglement Tuesday afternoon when the Cityâ€™s Zoning Board of Appeal declined to rule on a permit issued by the Inspectional Services... Read more
The Boston Redevelopment Authority Board has approved Viet-AIDâ€™s Bloomfield Gardens development, a 27-unit residential building proposed for a long-vacant lot at Geneva Avenue and Bloomfield Street, but the project still needs zoning changes to proceed... Read more
Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Mayor Tom Menino vowed today to crack down on a spate of violence in certain Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury neighborhoods, following last night's shooting of a three-year-old on Bowdoin Street. At a press conference on... Read more
St. Peter's Church, Dorchester, MA: Video taken during the May 2 & 3 2009 Open House weekend. We're participating in the Partners in Preservation-Boston grant competition to win $100,000, and this event was part of it.
This video was taken during our Open House weekend, May 2 & 3, 2009, of a few members of the Parish of All Saints choir. This event was part of our participation of the Partners in Preservation-Boston grant competition...we're trying to win the most... Read more