By - 10/20/15 - 8:48 pm

Boston Metro reports on what it says is Dorchester's first single-family home to sell for seven figures - in the over-the-bridge part of Savin Hill.

By - 10/20/15 - 12:31 pm

Frustrated residents of two narrow Fields Corner streets today asked the Boston Licensing Board to revoke Fields Station Liquor's license over what they said is an unending stream of delivery trucks that block their street, fill their lungs with toxic disesel fumes, block their driveways and create a public-safety menace because emergency vehicles can't get down the street while they're making deliveries. Read more.

By - 10/19/15 - 5:49 pm
Epiphany School proposal in Dorchester

The Epiphany School has proposed a new building wrapped around the old Industrial School for Girls on Centre Street that would let it expand a teacher residency program and add a greenhouse and outdoor gardening area for its students. Read more.

By - 10/17/15 - 10:38 pm

The Red Cross reports ten people were made homeless by a fire around 3 p.m. at 35 Harbor View St.

The Red Cross provided all with emergency funds for food and shelter where needed, since their dwellings sustained major damage and the power was turned off. All were also provided with blankets and comfort kits which include toiletries.

By - 10/15/15 - 10:13 pm

Around 10:10 p.m. on Havelock Street, near Blue Hill Avenue.

By - 10/15/15 - 9:20 am

Ari Ofsevit makes the case that adding electric wires and buying electric-powered cars would make a lot more sense on the only in-city commuter-rail line than the individual diesel cars the T proposed buying until the governor put the kibosh on them: Electrification would be cheaper in the long run and the trains would get to and from downtown faster.

By - 10/14/15 - 4:12 pm

Robert Richardson, 61, of Dorchester, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow on charges he raped a young teen whom he had taken under his wing in 1993, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/14/15 - 11:23 am

Proposed purchasers of Sonny's, 750 Adams St. in Dorchester, who include a manager at the recently shuttered Littlest Bar, say they are planning extensive renovations that will result in a similar neighborhood bar. Read more.

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

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

By - 10/13/15 - 8:04 pm
Proposed expansion of Holiday Inn in Dorchester

Architect's vision.

The Holiday Inn Express off the Southeast Expressway in Dorchester is seeking BRA permission to add 60 rooms for budget-conscious visitors to Boston. Read more.

By - 10/9/15 - 10:10 pm

Around 10 p.m. on West Tremlett Street near Herbert Street.

By - 10/8/15 - 3:21 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Gregory McCoy, 26, on charges he killed Fritz Philogene in a crash at Norwell Street and Talbot Avenue in May, then ran away, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/8/15 - 12:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on early planning for a possible luxury complex at what is now a marina at Port Norfolk, next to the Venezia.

By - 10/8/15 - 11:52 am

The Southampton/Crosstown Safety Task Force met this morning to survey the mounting problem of drug addicts discarding ever growing numbers of needles in the streets and on the sidewalks of the Newmarket Square area - home to a number of programs for drug addicts and the homeless.

A landscaper working the grounds of a hotel in the area recently got pricked by a needle. Read more.

By - 10/7/15 - 11:06 am

State Police report a woman with a suspended license drove into a cruiser in Kosciuszko Circle around 2:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 10/6/15 - 6:38 am

Michael Anderson, 46, of Framingham, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his participation in a scheme to flip condos in Dorchester and Roxbury during the recession, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/5/15 - 6:31 am

Around 2:40 a.m. at Harvard and Paxton streets, per Stanley Staco.

By - 10/3/15 - 3:45 pm

A Boston hazardous-waste collection effort at UMass Boston was interrupted around 1 p.m. when somebody brought in "some chemicals that required immediate attention," the Boston Fire Department reports.

We found nitrocellulose, ether and picric acid were dropped off by a family of a retired doctor.

By - 10/2/15 - 6:18 pm

Around 6:10 p.m. behind 5 Ames Way. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.