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.
The city today announced a pilot program in which workers at businesses in the Main street districts in Nubian Square, Hyde/Jackson Square in Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, East Boston and Fields Corner can sign up for CharlieCards preloaded with $60 of value and two-month Bluebikes passes. Read more.
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.
A Suffolk Superior Court judge this week ordered Anthony Nicholes, 50, continue to be held without bail on a second-degree murder charge for the stabbing death of Onell Colon on Adams Street in Dorchester on July 3. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a man they say used a box cutter to hold up somebody on Adams Street in Dorchester last night - only to find the victim had just a quarter - and then punched another person who refused to give him any money at all. Read more.
A man charged with fatally stabbing Onell Colon at the Domino's on Adams Street in Dorchester on July 3 was tracked to Long Beach, CA, where, Boston Police report, Boston and Long Beach officers arrested him on Friday. Read more.
A small group of Trump supporters protested at an event to commemorate the end of slavery today at Town Field Park in Fields Corner. They were drowned out and the Juneteenth speakers continued their speeches. One of the Trumpies was escorted away by police. Read more.
An officer whose partner was trying to stop a man who had repeatedly stabbed another on Adams Street late Monday shot the man in the thigh when he turned his knife towards the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said at the scene: 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.