Dorchester Lower Mills

By - 2/28/15 - 4:19 pm
Ice fishing on the Neponset River in Dorchester

A roving UHub photographer who happened to be at the 88 Wharf building in Milton this afternoon watched a couple of guys settle in on the Dorchester side of the Neponset River for some ice fishing.

By - 2/20/15 - 3:01 pm
Fast response snow removal in Dorchester

Kevin spotted this mostly buried snow-removal ad in the Baker Square condo complex in Dorchester Lower Mills today.

By - 1/13/15 - 2:22 pm

Lawyers for the owners of the Lower Mills Pub on Dorchester Avenue are hoping the Boston Licensing Board gives them a couple months to unravel a tangled skein of legal issues left when longtime co-owner Nicholas Byrne died after a long illness five years ago, so that they can sell the bar to a prominent Boston restaurant operator.

At a hearing before the board today,... Read more

By - 11/7/14 - 12:55 pm

The Dorchester Reporter updates us on the latest in the shooting of a father of three Tuesday night.

By - 11/4/14 - 5:28 pm

Around 5 p.m. in front of the library and the CVS on Dorchester Avenue at Richmond Street. The victim's injuries were serious enough to have the homicide unit called in.

Lauren Dezenski at the Dorchester Reporter reports the victim was shot in the head. She adds voting continues at the library - but voters are being directed to an alley entrance behind Ester.... Read more

By - 10/6/14 - 8:05 am

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a teenager it says held up the Meetinghouse Bank branch at 2250 Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester Lower Mills around 3:15 p.m. last Monday.

This is the same branch where the bank president chased after another robber the month before.

Last week's robber is described as 18-20, about 5'2" with strawberry blond hair and blue... Read more

By - 9/7/14 - 6:25 am

Dorchester Park hosts its annual antique car show and family picnic. Car show starts at 10. Food court and music from 10-4. Family games and rides with Clydesdale horses start at noon. For full event details visit

By - 9/5/14 - 9:54 am

The Dorchester Reporter interviews Meetinghouse Bank President Tony Paciulli on running after the guy who'd just robbed the bank's Lower Mills branch last week.

By - 8/28/14 - 9:15 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that when some guy robbed the Lower Mills branch of Meetinghouse Bank this afternoon, the bank president sprung into action and ran after the guy, managing to get a punch in before police arrived.

By - 7/12/14 - 10:11 am

Kevin Wiles and Boston EMS Incidents report a woman was hit by a white pickup around 5 a.m. at River and Washington streets.

Wiles reports she was pronounced dead at Carney Hospital. Boston Police report she was 32.... Read more

By - 6/10/14 - 10:27 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed in the stomach around 10 p.m. at the Star Market at River and Washington streets. Police are looking for a woman seen running from the scene.

By - 6/2/14 - 9:48 am

The RTN Federal Credit Union branch at 1205 Adams St. was held up shortly after 9:30 a.m.

By - 1/9/14 - 8:37 am
Neponset River in Dorchester Lower Mills

Brian MacLean photographed the Neponset River in Lower Mills yesterday.

Copyright Brian MacLean. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/11/13 - 12:07 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owners of the Ledge, 2261 Dorchester Ave., sell the place - and its valuable liquor license - to a Dorchester resident who plans to remake it as a neighborhood, family-focused restaurant.

Eleanor Arpino, general manager of Davio's in Park Square for 12 years, wants to turn the Ledge into ester, which she said would serve... Read more

By - 7/3/13 - 7:16 pm

Neponset at Lower Mills

Brian MacLean captured the Neponset at Lower Mills the other day.

Copyright Brian MacLean. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 12/17/12 - 12:25 pm

Milton, Boston and MBTA police are looking for a woman who held up the Citizens Bank branch at 40 Adams St. in Milton shortly after noon. The woman, described as black, tall and wearing a head scarf, showed a note to a teller. She was last spotted on foot heading across the bridge into Dorchester.

By - 4/19/12 - 5:13 pm

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us to a cash mob tomorrow afternoon.

Cash Mob Dorchester Facebook page.

By - 2/22/12 - 7:56 pm
Neponset brush fire

Neponset brush fire. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters are in the brush along the Neponset behind Ventura Street in Dorchester Lower Mills, battling a large brush fire.

UPDATE: The Boston Fire Department reports the blaze took six engine companies, two ladder companies and two specialized brush-fire units, along with several hundred feet of hose laid into the marshes, to put out.... Read more

By - 1/5/12 - 4:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that for the second time in less than two weeks, an ATM stolen from the South Shore has wound up on Richmond Street. Like the first time, the ATM had been stripped of all its cash.

By - 12/23/11 - 9:58 am

Curbside delivery. Photo by the Dorchester Reporter.Curbside delivery. Photo courtesy Dorchester Reporter.

The Dorchester Reporter reports Richmond Street residents awoken by a loud clank early this morning looked outside to see an ATM lying on the curb. District C-11 reports it's looking for anybody... Read more