On Monday morning, a handful of brave souls, buffeted by near-hurricane gusts of icy wind, stood on the brand-new Blue Hill Avenue station platform, waiting to be among the first passengers to enjoy a new and quicker commute to South Station from... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board has granted a food and liquor license to a proposed 240-seat restaurant that would serve barbecue, steaks and even some vegetarian dishes on Blue Hill Avenue where it meets Harvard Street and Talbot Avenue.
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The city of Boston’s Public Facilities board voted last week to sell two adjacent parcels of city-owned vacant land to the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, which plans to build a new 41,000- square-foot facility on the site. The sale will be... Read more
New York and Crown Fried Chicken outlets on Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road face a possible shutdown by the Boston Licensing Board after a man the feds say secretly held ownership stakes in them pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges related to... Read more
A Dedham man was arrested in New York City on Tuesday and will be charged with killing a Dorchester father inside a Mattapan barber shop last June. The defendant, William Shakespeare, 30, was indicted last year by a Suffolk County Grand Jury. He is... Read more
The MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted Monday to pay a Boston-based construction firm $16.97 million to build a new Fairmount Line station in Mattapan. The Blue Hill Avenue station — slated to open in 2019— will be built by workers... Read more
Whittier Street Health Center celebrated the opening of a new pharmacy located at Quincy Commons, 279 Blue Hill Ave., in Dorchester last week. Whittier’s pharmacy is part of the 340B Drug Discount Program that allows access to high quality, low cost... Read more
Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center is exploring a plan to buy city-owned property near its current location on Blue Hill Avenue to construct a new, state-of-the-art facility. The city of Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development is... Read more
Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center and CeltiCare Health have received a $100,000 grant from Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Trustees of the George Robert White Fund to launch a veterans’ outreach center. The center will be housed at 895 Blue... Read more
Franklin Park is saying goodbye to one of its most dedicated supporters, Christine Poff, who has helped transform the space over the past decade and a half as executive director of the Franklin Park Coalition.
Poff has accepted a job as the... Read more