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By adamg - 12/5/23 - 5:27 pm
Rendering of 22 Freeman St.

Rendering of project on lot that touches Fields Corner Red Line stop by Hue Architecture.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a five-story building with 14 studio apartments on a lot that ends at a wall for the Fields Corner Red Line stop in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/23 - 1:41 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a request from Saigon Chicken House, 223 Adams St. in Dorchester, to buy the beer-and-wine license from a defunct South End Thai place. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/23 - 5:29 pm
Lahens on surveillance camera

Suspect during one of the robberies, from the FBI affidavit.

A Dorchester man who held up a series of stores at knifepoint this past spring, less than three months after he was released from a a 30-month sentence for armed robberies in New York City, now faces up to 20 years in federal prison if convicted, authorities say. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/23 - 9:37 am
Rendering of proposed 1420 Dorchester Ave.

Rendering by RODE Architects.

The owner of 1420 Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester, until recently home to a 7-Eleven, has filed plans with the BPDA to build a four-story, 41-unit residential building with 33 underground parking spaces and a tree. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/23 - 9:58 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports some Fields Corner merchants have asked BTD to look at installing meters as a way of freeing up some spaces from day-long freeloaders who park, then get on the Red Line.

By adamg - 4/14/23 - 10:52 am
Woman wanted for assault with a knife

Transit Police report they are looking for a woman they say got into an argument with somebody and pulled out a knife on a Red Line train lumbering between Ashmont and Fields Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/23 - 9:42 am

The MBTA reports things are back to what passes for hunky dory on the Red Line now that they've disposed of a train with a "mechanical problem" at Fields Corner, so the governor should have no problems as she takes a ride on the Red Line at 12:30 to show her concern about T issues - from Park Street to South Station, from which she is supposed to walk to the T operations center on High Street, which, based on the continuing extra time between trains on the Red Line, is still understaffed.

By adamg - 12/22/22 - 10:03 am

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury woman on charges she stabbed another woman in the stomach during a fight at Geneva Avenue and Park Street in Dorchester around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/22 - 10:53 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports.

By adamg - 10/23/22 - 10:36 pm

Update: Victim identified as Christian Thistle-Kavanaugh, 21, of Dorchester.

A man was shot at 482 Geneva Ave., near Charles Street, shortly before 10:30 p.m. Boston Police report he was taken to a local hospital, where he died, in Boston's third murder of the weekend. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/22 - 5:56 pm

A Dorchester man told by police to leave the Little Saigon Cultural District's Night Market on Dorchester Avenue Saturday night for being drunk returned an hour later and grabbed a child by the shoulders and kissed the little kid, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/22 - 9:31 pm

A man who had been released on probation just two weeks ago rather than going to jail for a series of crimes in Fields Corner was back in court today for arraignment on a variety of charges stemming from a car crash at Morrissey Boulevard and Freeport Street yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 12:17 pm
Annie Le at licensing-board hearing

Annie Le makes the case for a liquor license.

As the pandemic decimated the restaurant business, Home.Stead Bakery and Cafe in Fields Corner gave up its liquor license to try to save some money. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/22 - 5:27 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports a guy who was arrested last month for allegedly breaking into a Dot. Avenue restaurant and other places was released on bail and is now back to criming up Fields Corner.

By adamg - 2/28/22 - 10:04 am

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man they say ended an argument that began on a train heading to Ashmont by stabbing his opponent in the stomach as the train pulled into Fields Corner shortly before 11:45 p.m on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/21 - 12:13 am
Recovered saxophone

Transit Police report they've recovered the saxophone stolen from a BPS student at Fields Corner last month. They add:

A 59 year old male resident of Dorchester will face charges relative to this incident.

By adamg - 11/12/21 - 9:29 am
Sax thief

Before and after pics via Transit PD.

Transit Police are seeking the public's help to find a guy who stole a high-school student's $3,000 saxophone as she waited for an outbound Red Line train at Fields Corner last month. Read more.

By adamg - 10/22/21 - 11:14 am
Arrest in Fields Corner

Suspect arrested. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man at his Geneva Avenue store on charges related to the $500,000 in stolen merchandise they say he was selling out of the shop. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/21 - 11:26 am

The Dorchester Reporter surveys the making of Little Saigon, the stretch of Dorchester Avenue in Fields Corner that is now on its third generation of Vietnamese-American residents.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 10:01 pm
Rendering of proposed 1320 Dorchester Ave.

Rendering by Choo & Co.

Developer Robert Raimondi today filed plans with the BPDA to replace a small commercial building and a parking lot at 1320 Dorchester Ave., at Ellsworth Street, with a six-story building with 80 studio apartments. Read more.

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