A dozen historic homes and carriage barns will swing wide their doors and show off their classic detailing next Sunday for the first Dorchester House Tour in a decade. The Dorchester Historical Society has resurrected the tour, dating back to the 1970s... Read more

Mary Greene, who has been an integral part of the Ashmont Nursery School since 1989, will retire this spring. Greene will be the honoree at the school’s “Under One Sky” auction and fundraiser on May 21 at the Boston Winery.

One of the first... Read more

A proposal for a mixed-use, five-story building at 1943 Dorchester Ave. in Peabody Square faced pushback from community members at its first public airing Monday evening.

Attendees at the Boston Redevelopment Authority-hosted session... Read more

The former home of a nursing school across from Ashmont Station will be razed to make room for a five-story apartment complex aimed at “middle-income” residents with a first-floor commercial space under a plan filed with the Boston Redevelopment... Read more

Two longtime Dorchester tire businesses have formed an alliance this summer.

Dorchester Tire Service and Ashmont Tire are now being managed by a single entity, according to Gary Saks of Dorchester Tire Service, based at 1160 Dorchester Ave. The... Read more

A Mattapan man was ordered held without bail Monday on charges he murdered Jean Louis, 20, and injured a teenager on Bailey Street on July 11.

Among the evidence against Tyshawn Pereira, 21: Tracking data from the GPS device he was wearing as a... Read more

Boston Police report charging Tyshawn Pereira of Mattapan, 21, with the July 11 murder of Jean Louis on Bailey Street. Two other men, Michael Johnson-McNeil, 19, and and Bobby Robinson-Gilmere, 21, both of Dorchester, were charged as accessories after... Read more


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