Ashmont

By - 8/12/16 - 12:06 pm
Missing screwdriver signs in Dorchester

One man's search for his missing screwdriver in Ashmont is expanding, as Jennifer shows us. At least now we know it's a tool, not a drink, that disappeared.

By - 8/8/16 - 9:44 am
Person wants his screwdriver back in Dorchester

Brett reports this sign, posted on Dot. Ave. by the Peabody Square fire house, is "one of the most Dorchester things I've ever seen."

By - 7/18/16 - 5:16 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line's Ashmont branch due to signal problems at Ashmont.

By - 4/20/16 - 9:43 am

Anulfo Baez introduces us to the new mural at 1720 Dorchester Ave., by Marcelo Ment, finishing up a residency at Brandeis:

A member of the first generation of graffiti artists in Rio do Janeiro, Marcelo Ment's work has been widely published in books and catalogs. Ment's murals can be seen on the streets of many cities around the world, including those of Rio do Janeiro, Los Angeles, Miami and now Boston.

By - 4/9/16 - 8:05 pm

Boston Police have released two photos of the suspect in a sexual attack at Ashmont and Florida streets on March 27. Read more.

By - 4/8/16 - 4:20 pm

Great Spaces shows us the demolition of the former Ashmont Tire building across from the T stop today. Read more.

By - 3/22/16 - 5:56 pm
Proposed apartment building near Ashmont MBTA station in Dorchester

Architect's rendering of 1943 Dorchester Ave.

A developer and a neighborhood business group have filed plans with the BRA for a 64-unit apartment building across from the Ashmont T stop in Dorchester. Read more.

By - 1/22/16 - 9:20 am
Anxious ad on the MBTA Orange Line

Only when wondering if the Orange Line will get me to work on time ...

Forest Hills became the end of the line in more ways than one for one Orange Line train. Also, a Mattapan trolley exhaled its last at Ashmont. The T reports both lines are now moving again.

By - 1/5/16 - 9:47 am

It's buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass because of track ish at Savin Hill.

By - 10/14/15 - 7:58 am

Around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 8/31/15 - 3:03 pm

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

By - 8/28/15 - 10:35 pm

Boston Police report charging Tyshawn Pereira of Mattapan, 21, with the July 11 murder of Jean Louis on Bailey Street. Read more.

By - 7/12/15 - 10:08 am

UPDATE, Monday, 7:20 a.m.

Boston Police report a man shot on Bailey Street at Dorchester Avenue Saturday evening died.

The man was shot shortly before 6 p.m., police say. He appeared at the Carney Hospital with another man, also bleeding. That man was treated and released for a laceration. The more seriously injured man, shot to the chest, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he died, police say.

By - 6/11/15 - 7:58 am

A man walking to the Ashmont T stop on Bailey Street around 5 a.m. Wednesday was shot by somebody who first demanded his phone and wallet, according to a posting by C-11 police on a neighborhood mailing list. Read more.

By - 5/5/15 - 5:35 pm

A man already in prison for violating conditions of probation on a gun charge is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow on charges he shot Julien Printemps of Mattapan to death on Jan. 26, 2014 outside the Tedeschi shop on Dorchester Avenue, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 4/2/15 - 8:09 am
Proposed Harmon Apartments on Dorchester Avenue

Architect's rendering.

The Boston Home, which provides treatment for people with advanced neurological diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, wants to build a 39-unit apartment building on its property at 2049 Dorchester Ave.

By - 2/26/15 - 6:14 pm
Ashmont project approved

The BRA board of directors today approved a six-story esidential building with 81 units on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Carruth and the Ashmont T station.

The building, which will also have ground-level retail space, will have 53 units marketed as affordable on what is now the home of Ashmont Tire, under plans by developer Trinity Financial. The project will have 44 parking spaces and storage space for 81 bicycles.

By - 2/17/15 - 3:27 pm

The T just announced it's restored service between JFK/UMass and Ashmont. Braintree? That's another story.

By - 1/23/15 - 7:41 am
Wanted for failed bank robbery in Dorchester

Boston Police report they are looking for a 50-something man who tried holding up the Eastern Bank branch at 1906 Dorchester Ave. on Jan. 9.

Police say the man gave a teller a note demanding money, but then took it back and left without any money.

By - 1/4/15 - 11:07 am

Two teens who robbed two women - and pistol whipped one of them - near Ashmont station early this morning were arrested not long after when police activated the tracking app on one of the phones.