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By adamg - 7/1/22 - 10:01 am

The Polish-American Club on Boston Street and a Norwell billboard company yesterday sued the Zoning Board of Appeal over its rejection of a plan to build an electronic billboard aimed at motorists on the neighboring Southeast Expressway. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 1:41 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to couple the erection of a digital billboard in the backyard of the Polish-American Citizens Club on Boston Street, overlooking the Expressway, with the elimination of three existing billboards elsewhere in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/21 - 10:02 pm
Flag thief

Surveillance photo via BPD

Boston Police have released photos of the man they say vandalized the flagpole at the Polish American Club, 82 Boston St. in Dorchester and fled with the American flag that had been flying on it, around 4:10 p.m. on Saturday.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:39 pm

Boston Police report Andronique Dos Santos, 23, of Dorchester, was shot to death at the Holiday Inn Express, 69 Boston St. in Dorchester, around 12:20 p.m. on July 22.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 2:18 pm

Boston Police report arresting two teens, both about 14, after an attack and robbery at Boston and Howell streets in Dorchester around 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/19 - 2:54 pm

Boston firefighters responded to 143 Boston St. around 2:40 p.m. for a fire - which they knocked down about ten minutes later.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police are thanking bystanders who helped them save the lives of two men yesterday - one of whom was getting ready to throw himself in front of a Needham Line train in Roslindale, the other of whom was trying to throw himself from an overpass onto the Expressway in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 2:53 pm

Developer Charles Batchelder of Waltham wants to replace an old industrial building on Boston Street and a garage on Enterprise St. with a five-story residential building with commercial space on the ground floor - and to extend a road that now runs through the new South Bay mall to Boston Street. Read more.

By adamg - 12/28/18 - 10:16 am

Boston Police report a man was attacked and held up at gunpoint "by a group of males and a female," at Boston and Howell streets around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/18 - 4:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say backed into a cruiser, injuring the officer inside, and then drove right into an officer trying to get him to stop on Boston Street in Dorchester this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/18 - 2:38 pm

Boston Police credit EMTs for detaining one of two suspects in an early morning break in at a Boston Street convenience store. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/18 - 9:08 am
Boston Street fire remains

A three-alarm fire early this morning caused an estimated $1.25 million in damage to two three-deckers on Boston Street and sent one firefighter to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/17 - 12:02 pm

Death Investigation 69 Boston Street-Suspect 5

Boston Police report they are looking for a fifth man for the Oct. 17 murder of Joshua Briggs in a room at the Holiday Inn Express on Boston Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/16 - 12:05 pm

The South End Forum reports the company that wanted to keep its check-cashing place at Mass. Ave. and Tremont Street open 24 hours has told the mayor's office, nah, just kidding, they'll keep closing at midnight. But the group adds:

They will however pursue a proposal for a 24/7 operation at their Edward Everett Square location at Boston Street in Dorchester.

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