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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.