Ashmont

By - 7/21/17 - 10:39 am

Boston Police are asking for help to find the people who ransacked and vandalized the Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center, 950 Blue Hill Ave., sometime late Sunday or early Monday: Read more.

By - 7/13/17 - 9:10 am

"Minor" delays on that branch of the Red Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 7/6/17 - 3:38 pm

A deceased train at Ashmont means "moderate" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA advises.

By - 6/29/17 - 10:57 am
Foam on Dorchester Avenue from Treadmark fire

Foam coated Dot. Ave - and helped dampen stubborn fire. Photo by BFD.

BFD Commissioner Joseph Finn said this morning that a key part of the investigation into the multi-alarm fire that heavily damaged a residential building nearing completion is whether the sprinkler system failed or wasn't turned on. Read more.

By - 4/13/17 - 5:17 pm

And said deceased train is causing "moderate" delays northbound, the T reports.

By - 2/13/17 - 5:36 pm
John Gearty

Transit Police report arresting a Cambridge man they say put on an angry show just outside the Ashmont T station during yesterday's storm.

Police say John Gearty, 29, was in the process of being ejected from the station around 4:30 p.m. for being loud and obnoxious "for no legitimate reason," when he decided to crank things up a notch: Read more.

By - 2/10/17 - 9:54 am

The T says service was pretty durn good on the four subway lines thanks to all the investments in things like new third rails and plows and dispatch centers.

So far this morning, the T has reported Red Line problems that include dead trains at South Station and near Ashmont, signal and switch problems on the Braintree branch and at Park Street. Green Line trolleys ran even slower than usual on the C line.

But as of 9:50 a.m., the T says everything's back to normal.

By - 1/24/17 - 10:32 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals this morning approved a developer's plans to replace a single-family home on Fuller Street near Dorchester Avenue with a three-story building with six apartments.

In its 6-2 vote, the board did set two provisos for 20 Fuller St: Read more.

By - 12/26/16 - 5:18 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays due to a train that's refusing to move at Ashmont.

By - 12/10/16 - 1:25 pm
Dorchester coyote

Welcome to Dot looked out his kitchen window this morning to see an Acme customer padding along his backyard.

By - 12/2/16 - 8:44 am

The T reported only "minor" delays when an outbound Ashmont train kicked the bucket around 6:45 a.m.

By - 10/4/16 - 9:34 am
Bus stopped in middle of Dorchester Avenue in Ashmont

Welcome to Dot reports northbound traffic on Dot. Ave. came to a complete halt in Ashmont thanks to this stupid bus driver - except for the occasional driver who tried swinging round and driving on the other side of the street.

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.