Connelly Construction is proposing a 20-unit apartment building at1857-1859 Dorchester Ave. that would replace a parking lot and a building that houses its own headquarters, three blocks north of the Ashmont T station. Read more.
The Meetinghouse Bank branch at 2250 Dorchester Ave. was held up around 10:10 a.m. by a white man, about 5'5" and wearing a black baseball hat. He may have fled by jumping in a cab and may be the same guy who held up the East Boston Savings bank branch in Andrew Square on Wednesday.
The victim died.
Shortly before 6 p.m. near Dix Street, Ed Baur reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the person's injuries.
Urban Liberty provides an update on BRA planning for development along Dorchester Avenue from Broadway to Andrew.
In the right side, around 5 p.m. at 1742 Dorchester Avenue, near Welles Avenue and Lonsdale Street, David Finnerty reports. A person driving by reported seeing a car with several bullet holes in it.
The annual neighborhood celebration wended its way up Dorchester Avenue today.
Some of the musicians prepared for the rain that mostly didn't fall: Read more.
Lauren Demarco discovered today that the pay toilet that used to sit in front of the new wing of the Copley Square library has been relocated to a lot on Dot Ave. in South Boston.
The BRA today approved the Dot Block complex, which would replace a series of low-slung storefronts and industrial buildings at Dorchester Avenue and Hancock Street with 384 apartments, 60,000 square feet of retail space and a 450-car garage.
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.
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.
Makes my morning every day as I see this from my window but I can't imagine what it is. It's facing Andrew Square off of Dot Ave by the Marr equipment rental.
The owner of Truong-Thinh Market, 1305 Dorchester Ave., is admitting he paid a number of workers less than minimum wage and made them work overtime for a lot less than they should have, the state Attorney General's office reports.
Market owner Joseph Pham has agreed to pay $84,000 in restitution to seven workers for two years' worth of inadequate wages, as well as $21,000 in fines, the attorney general's office says, adding it began an investigation this past July after workers complained. Read more.
Around 1:30 p.m. in the Bank of America parking lot, 1440 Dorchester Ave., by a black man with a long gun and wearing a bright red jacket, who rode away on a black bicycle.
Two Vietnamese restaurants on Dorchester Avenue that don't have liquor licenses face possible sanctions after police found patrons drinking beer out of tea cups last month.
Tomorrow, meanwhile, the City Council could vote on a proposal by Councilors Michelle Wu and Steve Murphy to let small restaurants in neighborhoods such as Dorchester legally let their customers bring in their own beer and wine. BYOB is currently illegal in Boston. Read more.
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