As it is every year, the Dorchester Day parade was a microcosm of the cultures and backgrounds that make up the city's largest neighborhood. Read more.
Boston Police report they are hunting a man who grabbed the entire cash register at Maria's Market, 1760 Dorchester Ave. around 4:35 p.m. on May 2.
If the guy looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4335 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
The Board of Appeals today approved plans for a 159-room hotel on Dorchester Avenue near where it crosses the South Boston Haul Road - and Track 61, which is the last remaining rail link between the Northeast Corridor and the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.
The Board of Appeals today approved a developer's proposal to replace the Tom English Bar and the Dorchester Market with a five-story apartment complex - with room for the market, but not the bar, to move back into. Read more.
Two developers have filed plans with the BPDA to replace the two-story Andrew Square Auto Glass garage on Dorchester Avenue where it runs into Boston Street with a 25-unit apartment building. Read more.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plans to replace a small junkyard at 1837-1841 Dorchester Ave. with a four-story building with ten apartments and a small space for a business. Read more.
Boston firefighters called to douse a blaze at 1129 Dorchester Ave. this afternoon made an unusual rescue: Two iguanas. Read more.
Developer Adam Sarbaugh has filed his plans to replace the Tom English Bar and the Dorchester Market on Dorchester Avenue at East Cottage Street with a five-story apartment complex - with room for the market, but not the bar, to move back into. Read more.
The 7-Eleven at 1886 Dorchester Ave., near Ashmont station, was held up at gunpoint shortly after 9 p.m. by a slim black man wearing a black ski mask and a black jacket over blue jeans.
Between roughly 7:30 and 8 p.m. a gas station at 1707 Dorchester Ave., near Centre, and a laundromat at 1828 Dorchester Ave., near Edwin, were held up by three guys with the same description: Black male teens in hoodies, armed with guns.
The three returned to the laundromat around 8:45 p.m., after police had left, and held it up again.
The Papa John's at 1242 Dorchester Ave., just north of Hancock, was held up shortly before 11 p.m. by a man with a gun, described as white or Hispanic, 5'5" to 5"7" and wearing a red, white and black hat, a black mask and a black jacket with a hood.
Fields Corner Main Street shows us the sunset over Dorchester Avenue tonight.
Hilary Detmold was among the group of people who held a vigil on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square in Dorchester this evening.
UPDATE, 6:50 p.m. Heavy fire still burning on top floor and roof in the mainly wooden building.
A fire reported around 2:30 p.m. in the Treadmark condo and apartment building that had been nearing completion at 1971-1977 Dorchester Ave., went to six alarms, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.
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