A lightning strike shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday caused a three-alarm fire that did an estimated $250,000 to the three-family house at 9 Alban St., the Boston Fire Department reports.

The lightning hit the third floor balcony and... Read more

A Hyde Park construction firm must pay Dorchester’s First Baptist Church over $288,000 in damages after a Suffolk Superior Court jury issued a verdict in the church’s favor this week.

The owners of the church, located at the corner of Adams St.... Read more

A top City Hall aide to Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley is switching over to the councillor’s reelection campaign. Jessica Taubner, who served as Pressley’s policy director, is on leave and will serve as Pressley’s campaign manager.

Taubner... Read more

Playgrounds in Dorchester and Mattapan will be refurbished, a Mattapan community center will be renovated, and an Uphams Corner municipal building will see its roof and gutters replaced under a City Hall five-year capital spending plan released last... Read more

The Dorchester Speaker’s Forum will present a lecture and discussion with UMass Boston Professor and noted Labor Historian James Green on Friday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Church in Ashmont. The free program comes as unions are dominating... Read more

MBTA Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man at the Ashmont busway Friday morning after he allegedly pulled his pants down and started waving his genitals at startled people waiting for a bus.

According to a police report,... Read more

ChappellA mental-health patient charged with brutally murdering a... Read more


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