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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

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.

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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.

By adamg - 10/2/20 - 1:42 pm
Architect's rendering of the apartment building

Rendering of apartment building by Choo & Co.

Developers Patrick Mahoney, Michael Moore, Seamus Moore and Patrick Costello this week proposed a four-story apartment building with 25 units and a separate four-story building with 11 condos on Dorchester Avenue on either side of King Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/20 - 1:57 pm

The BPDA board is urging the Zoning Board of Appeal to reject a proposed Amazon "last mile" distribution center off Dorchester Avenue in South Boston because it doesn't fit with a city vision of a Dorchester Avenue as a walkable district of largely residential buildings to replace the current stretch of low-rise commercial and industrial buildings between Broadway and Andrew Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 12:03 am
Wanted Kia

Boston Police have released a photo of the car with which somebody ran down Qualan Powell and then left him to die at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Ashmont Street Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:37 pm
Boston investigators try to figure out fatal Ashmont crash

BPD investigators try to figure out the fatal crash. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports the driver of a green Kia Sportage is being sought for hitting a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square and then driving away as the man lay dying Saturday night Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/20 - 7:20 pm
Architect's rendering of 1813 Dorchester Ave.

Architect's rendering.

Developer Mark Kennedy today filed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, 28-unit residential building with ground-floor retail space at 1813 Dorchester Ave., across from Edwin Street, a few blocks north of the Ashmont T stop - the first new development proposal along the street since the start of the pandemic. Read more.

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