A proposed four story mixed-use development on Bowdoin Street was discussed last Thursday night at a public meeting that drew roughly thirty people to the St. Peter’s Teen Center, where several residents raised their concerns about the potential... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday announced funding for 10 affordable housing developments across Boston, a nearly $22 million investment to preserve or produce 602 housing units. Dorchester and Mattapan projects account for half of these approvals,... Read more
A Zoning Board of Appeals decision that has green-lighted the demolition of a single-family home to clear the way for a three-story building with six apartments in Ashmont has caused waves in community meetings throughout Dorchester, with residents... Read more
Neighbors can get their first in-depth look at plans for a new four-story, mixed use development planned for 191-195 Bowdoin St. at a public meeting set for Thursday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. The building proposed by the Vietnamese American Initiative... Read more
The Boston Tax Help Coalition will inaugurate its 16th season this Friday (Jan. 27) with an event at Dot House Health featuring remarks from Mayor Martin Walsh. The coalition provides free tax preparation workshops and one-on-one credit- and wealth-... Read more
A city of Boston initiative aimed at building new, affordable homes on city-owned lots across Dorchester and Mattapan is accelerating this year and officials are encouraging first-time buyers to begin preparing to ensure a chance at the income-... Read more
The Fairmount Line has seen significant performance improvements in recent months, according to data provided by the company that runs the MBTA’s commuter rail service. Fairmount’s on-time and on-schedule rating was 97 percent in December, making it... Read more
The MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted Monday to pay a Boston-based construction firm $16.97 million to build a new Fairmount Line station in Mattapan. The Blue Hill Avenue station — slated to open in 2019— will be built by workers... Read more
The owner of a Dorchester-based construction firm hopes to demolish his existing office building near Peabody Square and replace it with a five-story mixed-use complex with 20 apartments.
The initial plans for the project, which will trigger a... Read more
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