Savin Hill

With a number of large projects in the pipeline around Mount Vernon Street and Morrissey Boulevard, the city’s inconsistent application of the Columbia Point Master Plan was once more a source of neighborhood frustration as a Boston Redevelopment... Read more
Over five generations, the Russell family built landing crafts to storm the beaches in World War II and hydrogen tanks for the space program. Richard Russell even engineered and supervised the construction of the foundation of one of Boston’s most iconic... Read more
Kosciuszko Circle: Even on a 'good' day, the rotary at the northern end of Morrissey Boulevard is a challenge for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Griffin Connolly photoThe long-sought project to reconstruct Morrissey Boulevard remains under way, if... Read more
Savin Hill Hole: Formerly Bulldogs— soon to be filled by a new condo complex. Bill Forry photoThe clock is ticking down to midnight for the infamous Savin Hill “hole.” A building that once housed the Bulldogs bar room has been gone for decades now—... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting three men on charges they held up the Pleasant View Market, Savin Hill Avenue and Pleasant Street at gunpoint on Wednesday evening. Two were wearing GPS ankle braclets from earlier gun arrests, the Suffolk... Read more
The Boston Police Department says a man has tried to get two women into his vehicle and chased a third over the past month near the Savin Hill T station. All of the incidents happened between 5:30 and 6 a.m., most recently on Friday, police say, adding... Read more
A notoriously blighted storefront on an otherwise bustling Savin Hill block has been seized by the city of Boston, the Reporter has learned. The long-vacant eyesore at the prominent intersection of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street was secured this... Read more
Suspect under arrest on Pleasant Street
A man on his way to work around 10 p.m. on Monday was robbed by two men in white plastic masks after he had exited the Savin Hill station. Police stopped and arrested two suspects, one with a realistic-looking but non-functional starter's pistol, around... Read more
Dorchester residents gathered Wednesday night for a public safety meeting addressing a churn of low level crime and specifically prompted by an attack on night of Sept. 27, in which a woman on Harbor View Street was robbed and sexually assaulted at... Read more
Public safety and ongoing development took top billing at at Monday’s monthly Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association meeting. The civic association, in coordination with City Councillor Frank Baker’s office and Boston Police, will hold a public safety... Read more


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