Solmon and Rokeya Chowdhury, who own the Shanti restaurants on Dorchester Avenue and in Roslindale Square and Kendall Square, alerted their customers today that they've temporarily closed the restaurants: Read more.
Boston Police report a man already wanted on gun, drug and domestic-violence charges now faces robbery and assault and battery charges for an incident Wednesday afternoon at Dorchester Avenue and Hancock Street. Read more.
National Development yesterday filed detailed plans and renderings of its proposed 21-story, $210-million residential, office and retail building at 323-345 Dorchester Ave., the first of several buildings it hopes to build on the roughly 5.4 acres it owns on that side of Dorchester Avenue, near the intersection with Old Colony Avenue. Read more.
WBZ reports a guy walked into Ngoc Lloi Jewelry, 1391 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner, Monday night, asked to see some jewelry, then took out a hammer and smashed a jewelry case and helped himself to about $50,000 in jewelry.
A Newton developer says it will soon file plans with the BPDA for a 21-story building with 265 residential units, offices and ground-floor retail space at 323-345 Dorchester Ave., next to the F.W. Webb building, the first step in turning at least ten acres of land now used for low-rise industrial and commercial buildings into a new mixed-use area. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say approached the driver of another car with whom he had just crashed and displayed a handgun in a threatening manner, around 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.
Avoid Lower Mills area if you can. Dot Ave at Gallivan Blvd is filled with smoke; Morton St blocked by police where Morton and Gallivan merge. At least three buildings burned according to reports. Many fire departments from all over metro area are heading to the fire or already there.
The BPDA board today approved changes to the four-acre Dot Block project to add more apartments - with less parking - at a meeting at which BPDA officials acknowledged that protesting Dorchester residents have a point about displacement in the surrounding area, even if they disagreed that Dot Block has anything to do with that. Read more.