Blue Hill Corridor

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 political... Read more
Bryant Gilbert, 45, had bail set at $50,000 at his arraignment monday on a variety of charges related to an incident on Blue Hill Avenue Sunday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The Boston Police Department reports two officers... Read more
Leaders of the Franklin Park Coalition are expressing frustration this week after a March 5 meeting intended to extract more in depth information about Boston 2024 plans for the park failed to meet their expectations. In an email to members sent yesterday... Read more
A man authorities say was the intended target of a gunman who wound up killing an innocent woman waiting for a parade on Blue Hill Avenue was indicted yesterday for his part in her fatal shooting, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. A... Read more
A critical component of the Boston 2024 Olympics plan is the virtual takeover of Dorchester’s 485-acre Franklin Park, which would host all equestrian events and require the construction of a temporary, 60,000-seat venue on the city-owned William J. Devine... Read more
Dawnn JaffierA 19 year-old man has been indicted in one of last year's most brazen and awful shooting deaths in the city. Keith Williams was arraigned today in Suffolk Superior Court for the murder of Dawnn Jaffier, a 23 year-old teacher who was gunned... 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
Four proposals have been submitted to the city of Boston by development teams eager to build a mix of housing and retail on the site of a long-empty Mattapan car dealership. The Cote Ford property on Cummins Highway is situated close to a planned new... Read more
Around 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, Keith Williams took out a loaded .357 revolver at Blue Hill Avenue and McLellan Street and began firing into a crowd of people waiting for the J'Ouvert parade, assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Mark Lee said today.... Read more
A 26 year-old Boston woman died today after she was shot in the head as she walked on Blue Hill Avenue in J'Ouvert, a traditional morning parade that precedes the larger Boston Carnival celebration. Dawnn Jaffier was found suffering from gunshot wounds... Read more


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