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
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
Updated 3:21 p.m., June 29
Ashmont station re-opened for Red Line, trolley service; Dorchester Avenue remains closed between Gallivan and Peabody Square
The... Read more
A man was shot on Ashmont Street near the intersection of Ocean Street on Wednesday morning, police said.
The call came in at 9:52 a.m. for a male shot, according to police spokeswoman Myeshia Henderson, and the victim was transported to an... Read more
The yellow siding was gone. The two chimneys were gone. The only distinctive exterior marker remaining at 45 Alban St. last week was the front porch, its delicate white columns intact as workers busied themselves on the stripped shell of the late 19th... Read more