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City officials and community leaders will gather in Peabody Square on Friday at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the official completion of the renovation and revitalization of the square’s east and west plazas.

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In describing the evolution of her musical style, Cuban pianist and vocalist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora compared her journey to that of the protagonist in the popular Paulo Coelho novel, The Alchemist. In the novel, a young Andalusian shepherd... Read more

Upon entering Ripple Cafe in Peabody Square, customers see a framed black and white photograph of Ashmont Station dated from July 10, 1923. The scene is unrecognizable: a small stone building nestled amid a grove of trees, set beside a pair of railroad... Read more

On board, riders offer opinions on the revamp

After they heard on Monday about the ten-year preliminary plan to phase out the 70-... Read more

A Codman Square pop-up coffee shop is finding a new longterm home in Ashmont. Ripple Cafe, which for the past year has operated out of a Jamaican dining room,... Read more

Updated Aug. 21, 2:48 p.m.

A hateful review left on the Yelp page of Ashmont cafe Zia Gianna has neighbors rallying behind the popular brunch spot. It is the first time the... Read more

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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