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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.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 1:49 pm
1121 Dorchester Avenue rendering

1121 Dorchester Ave. rendering by RODE Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved two new housing developments - one with room for restaurant - a couple blocks apart in the Glover's Corner stretch of Dorchester Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 4:43 pm
View across Dorchester Avenue

Rendeirng with work by Elkus Manfredi, ZGF and Cookfox.

National Development of Newton has filed plans to replace a Gold's Gym and a series of Marr Rigging warehouses at 323-365 Dorchester Ave. with four buildings - two with residential units and two outfitted to support the life-sciences labs and offices that are the current hotness in Boston development. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Shawn Murphy, 49, of Brockton, for a shooting on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Ashmont T station, that sent another man to the hospital around 9:30 p.m. on March 4.

Police say the BPD fugitive unit, US marshals and Brockton Police arrested Murphy in Brockton around 5:45 a.m. today.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 3/10/21 - 1:20 pm

The Dorchester Day Parade Committee announced today that, for the second year in a row, it's canceled the June parade down Dot Ave. due to Covid-19.

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By adamg - 3/5/21 - 9:26 am

National Development of Newton yesterday told the BPDA it plans to file plans soon to replace a series of warehouses between F.W. Webb and Benjamin Moore on Dorchester Avenue, near Old Colony Avenue, with a four-building development - two buildings with 345 residential units and two buildings with 674,500 square feet of commercial space. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 9:37 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Dorchester Avenue near Ashmont Street. The homicide unit was called in just in case, due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 9:54 pm

A Milton woman was arraigned today on charges of attempted murder and reckless endangerment of a child for the way prosecutors say she abandoned her newborn son in a trash barrel outside Pat's Pizza a few doors down and not long after she gave birth to him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 10:25 am
Car crash at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue

Magdalena spotted this three-car crash at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue around 10:15 a.m. Another view. And then the ambulances arrived.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 2:53 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the incident this afternoon outside Pat's Pizza on Dorchester Avenue.

By adamg - 2/24/21 - 3:37 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of a Roslindale restaurant that specializes in shaken seafood in a bag expand into Dorchester by taking over a Vietnamese seafood place on Dorchester Avenue that closed due to Covid-19 last year. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 5:08 pm
Crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Cinnamngrl.

A person was stabbed around 3:40 p.m. in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Gibson Street. The person's injuries were severe enough to have the homicide unit summoned, just in case.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 2:22 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed Fields Corner apartment building

Rendering by Placetailor.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved developer Travis Lee's plans for a 29-unit apartment building at 1463-1469 Dorchester Avenue, next to the Fields Corner T stop, in which all the units will be rented as affordable and ownership of which local residents will be able to buy into. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/20 - 10:01 am
Traffic cones set out by bicyclist to protect bike lane in Dorchester

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint demanding that the crossing guard at Dorchester Avenue and Columbia Road stop removing the traffic cones somebody put there to try to protect bicyclists in the bike lane turning from Dot Ave. onto Columbia: Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/20 - 2:19 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to re-open Venice Pizza at Savin Hill and Dorchester avenues. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/20 - 9:51 pm

Eddy's, 1607 Dorchester Ave. at Melville Ave., held up around 9:40 p.m. by a man in a gray hoodie with blue and red stripped sleeves.

By adamg - 11/19/20 - 1:23 pm

An attorney for Amazon told the Zoning Board of Appeal this week it's withdrawing its plans for a new "last mile" distribution center along a strip of Dorchester Avenue in South Boston where the city had been hoping developers would build large amounts of housing. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man wanted in multiple armed robberies thanks to the way an Amazon driver left his phone in his van while making a delivery yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/20 - 4:07 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Cafe Polonia on Dorchester Avenue has closed for good. Baltic European Deli, across the street, however, remains open.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 8:57 am
Firetruck inside Codman Square Bank of America

Engine 52 in Bank of America. Photo by Aaron Zaubi.

A fire crew responding to a fire at Charlie's House of Pizza, 1740 Dorchester Ave., crashed into a car and then the Bank of America in Codman Square early this morning. Read more.

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