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On an ancient hill in Dorchester, all signs pointed to the future Monday when city officials broke ground on what is only Boston’s second new fire station in 40 years. The new Meetinghouse Hill Fire Station got underway late last year with construction... Read more
Rendering of proposed Church Street three decker
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a new three deckers on what are now vacant lots on Church Street at Fifield Street and Fowler Street, but rejected one proposed to go behind an existing three decker on Homes Avenue. The board unanimously... Read more
22 High St. rendering
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved South Boston developer Ricky Beliveau's plans for a 15 condos atop a 15-car garage at 22 High St. on Dorchester's Meeting House Hill. The building will have roof decks. Roughly 11,000 square feet of the 17,... Read more
Proposed 22 High St. condos
A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a single-family home at 22 High St. in Dorchester with a $4.2-million, 15-unit condo building, across the street from where another developer wants to replace a different single-family home with a 23-... Read more
After conducting an archeological exploration over the past few days, Boston city officials have concluded the sinkhole that opened up in Ronan Park last weekend is most likely a historic well dating back to the 19th century. City archeologist Joe Bagley... Read more
A large sinkhole that opened up on Ronan Park hillside over the weekend has been cordoned off for safety while officials explore what caused the cavity and consider next steps in the repair process. The hole was first reported Sunday afternoon, after... Read more
Officials on Wednesday night arrested and charged a 17-year-old from Dorchester for the fatal daylight shooting of an 18-year-old in Dorchester in the afternoon. The suspect is being charged as a juvenile, his name has not been released. The accused... Read more
An investigation is underway following the fatal shooting of a teenager in broad daylight on Wednesday afternoon in Dorchester. Police initially responded to an emergency call of shots fired at around 12:11 p.m near 6 Cameron St., where they found a male... Read more
A young man was shot and later died at a Boston hospital last Wednesday night (Jan. 22) after a shooting incident unfolded on Juliette St. near Ronan Park. Boston Police say they were alerted to the gunfire by the Shot Spotter system around 7:14 p.m. An... Read more
The new owners of the former First Parish Dorchester Manse at 29 High St. unveiled their proposal to turn the property into a 60-unit condo complex at Wednesday night’s Meetinghouse Hill Civic Association meeting. The plan would restore the 19th century... Read more


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