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Red Line commuters who have waited through years of Ashmont Station construction for a back entrance to the subway to reopen will have to trek around the station for another year and a half – at least.

The Radford Lane entrance to the station... Read more

“Hey, you want some art with those artichokes?”
Last Friday, a 9 foot-tall papier-mâché giraffe made by kids in the Dot Art greeted customers who flocked to the opening of the brand new farmers market in Peabody
Square/ Ashmont... Read more

A Mattapan man with a record for sexual offenses was arrested at Ashmont station this morning after a T inspector allegedly saw him following a female passenger while performing a lewd act.

According to a police report, Jerome Reed... Read more

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man who allegedly boarded a bus armed with a semi-automatic weapon at Ashmont station this afternoon.

Dereck Gray, 28, was arrested on a bus on Talbot Avenue after they received a tip a guy... Read more

Haven't ridden the Mattapan trolley line in a while? Here's a You Tube refresher...

A Dorchester poet who used her writing skills to cope with a series of miscarriages has just won New Women's Voices Prize in Poetry from Finishing Line Press for "Hawk Weather," her first poetry chapbook. The title poem by Anna Ross celebrates the... Read more

Suzy Orman, a personal finance pundit, was on national TV a while back suggesting that in these tough economic times people should stop eating out and stop drinking fancy lattes.  Her advice was to brown bag a lunch and to make your coffee at home. ... Read more

The Dorchester leg of the Red Line will be shut down again this weekend as workers continue construction at Ashmont Station. The two-day hiatus will be repeated for a final weekend on April 4 and 5. Buses along Dorchester Avenue will replace train... Read more

Walking through the neighborhood for better health in this city-sponsored program.

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