Savin Hill

Real estate developer James Baker is proposing a three-story commercial building for a high-profile corner of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street, featuring a first-floor neighborhood market. The building would replace what is now a boarded up, defunct... Read more
State Police report a man suffered serious injuries, and the driver minor injuries, when their car crashed around 12:20 a.m. on Saturday in the turnaround in front of the Boston Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard. The passenger, a 27-year-old man, was not... Read more
Update- Feb. 2— : Sadly, Boston Police tell the Reporter that Mr. Carson was discovered at a home in Roxbury and is deceased. His obituary appears in today's Boston Globe. Boston Police are asking for the public's help to find a Dorchester man who was... Read more
The Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association this week considered a number of small development proposals and began to tackle in earnest how best to leverage the existing Columbia Point Master Plan in the face of major developments on the peninsula.... Read more
Members of the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association planning committee like the design but worry about the density of a 21-unit building proposal that would replace the Scally & Trayers Funeral Home on Pleasant Street. The planning committee gave... Read more
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


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