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Pedestrian struck on Dorchester Avenue is expected to survive, police say

(Updated—Aug. 7)— A motorist struck a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue on Friday night (Aug. 3) near Ashmont station and then fled from the scene, leaving... Read more

It has been a year since a devastating six-alarm fire ravaged the Treadmark building at Ashmont, and after some demolition of the original structure, the six-story building –... Read more

Screen Shot 2018-04-25 at 1.11.06 PM.pngAbove, the Treadmark building—2.0— as seen on Dorchester Avenue on Monday... Read more

Greater Ashmont Main Street is crowdfunding for projects to beautify and enhance the Peabody Square plazas near the Ashmont T station. The fundraising campaign kicked off on Nov. 5 and seeks $25,000 in donations to qualify for matching grants.

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A gallery of painted portraits of first responders created by Dorchester teens will go on display this weekend in Peabody Square. The artwork will be shown on Sept. 1 and 2 on the plaza outside Ashmont Grill, according to Paul F. Sullivan of Living Art... Read more

First step towards rebuilding ‘Treadmark 2.0’

The owners of the Treadmark building, which was largely destroyed in a six-alarm fire in late June, have won city approval to demolish the top stories of the Dorchester Avenue... Read more

The fallout from the June 28 fire that ravaged the Treadmark building on Dorchester Avenue continues this week. Boston Fire officials have determined that the fire’s cause was multi-dimensional— from a hot exhaust pipe positioned too closely to... Read more

A faulty exhaust pipe connected to a basement generator ignited flammable materials on the roofline of the Treadmark building on the afternoon of June 28, sparking a six-alarm fire that tore through the wood-framed building’s upper floors, according to... Read more

A view from the intersection of Talbot Avenue and Argyle Street. Rendering courtesy RODE Architects.

James Baker has updated his proposal to replace an existing Lutheran church at the Ashmont neighborhood intersection of Talbot Avenue and Argyle Street with a mixed-used development. The new plan calls for a 40-unit mixed-use building that could rise... Read more

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with what police call a “brazen daylight shooting” in the Ashmont area in late June that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man.

Christopher Austin, 20, of Boston, was found suffering from a... Read more

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