Boston Police report that around 11 p.m. on Sunday, a woman was robbed and then sexually attacked at knifepoint at Dorchester Avenue and Harbor View Street in Dorchester.
The suspect is described as black, in his 20s with a medium build, short black curly hair, and a small amount of facial hair. He was wearing dark clothing and may have fled on foot in the direction of Sydney Street.
UPDATE: Suspects arrested.
The Dunkin' Donuts at 1580 Dorchester Ave. was held up at gunpoint around 10:25 p.m., by a bald black man in his late 30s or early 40s - which is the same description given for the suspect in armed robberies this morning at the nearby McDonald's and outside the Fields Corner T stop.
An NKOTB reference, Dunkin' Donuts and keno all in one corner store, on Dot. Ave. near Columbia Road.
Max Falkowitz journeys up from Queens in pursuit of the perfect bowl of pho on Dorchester "Boulevard:"
On a mission to find the bowl of pho most likely to send you wandering naked through the desert, I downed a one at every Dorchester Vietnamese restaurant that put it on their menu. I was principally in pursuit of balance: the pho that nailed lipsmacking stock without tasting cloying ...
H/t Wecome to Dot.
The BRA this month begins a formal look at ways to spur "transit-oriented" residential development along Dorchester Avenue in South Boston and Washington Street from Forest Hills to Columbus Avenue in Egleston Square. Read more.
Architects for developer Demetrios Dasco have released renderings of his proposed DotBlock, 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, a 450-car garage and a large pedestrian walkway parallel to Dot. Ave.
The Dorchester Reporter reports the developers behind the proposed Dot Block at Dot. Ave. and Hancock Street are now asking for BRA approval to build 420 apartments, thanks to their acquisition of some more land.
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.
The Boston Business Journal reports a developer wants to turn five acres of industrial land at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue into a mixed-use development with 700 housing units in eight buildings, one 17 stories tall.
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.
Jason Cincotta's Evergreen Property Group has filed plans with the BRA to replace a parking lot at 248 Dorchester Ave. with a 6-story, 33-unit apartment building that would feature retail space at ground level, large enough for a restaurant.
The Boston Licensing Board today gave Maria Market, 779 Dorchester Ave. in the Polish Triangle, a license to begin selling beer and wine as owner John Nguyen tries to transform it into more of an "urban market" servicing a neighborhood going upscale.
The Dorchester Avenue cafe that inspired the effort to get more liquor licenses for Boston today won approval to offer alcoholic drinks with its meals.
Dot 2 Dot Cafe co-owner Karen Henry-Garrett has said the liquor license would mean she could start serving dinner regularly at the 1739 Dorchester Ave. restaurant.
For the second time in three months, Nhung Nguyen went before the Boston Licensing Board for permission to reopen her VN Express Cafe at 1616 Dot. Ave.
This time, however, she appeared without her husband, Khanh, who was the reason the board rejected her application to serve food in August, citing both illegal gambling at the Chinese restaurant that used to be there - when Khanh Nguyen worked there - and his inability to completely own up to a criminal past that included a conviction on gun charges in the early 1990s.
Two complaints this fine fall morning from citizens trying to catch some winks early on a Saturday morning. First, on Alger Street, a resident complains about guys slicing up train tracks. Train tracks? Train tracks.
7:30 on Saturday morning and there is a private crew on Alger street in South Boston . With no permits . Using saws to cut up railroad tracks. No respect for this neighborhood or the people who live here. Enough already!!!
UPDATE: Suffolk County prosecutors charge Charley shot his victim after he had grabbed money from the register.
Boston Police report arresting Jarris Charley, 21, on charges he robbed the D&D convenience store and shot the owner last night.
Police say his victim is expected to survive.