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A rendering shows the design of a car dealership that Herb Chambers had proposed for 75 Morrissey Blvd. Chambers sold the land last month for a reported $14.5 million.

When automotive magnate Herb Chambers sold off his property at 75 Morrissey Boulevard last month, it did not come as a huge surprise. His latest plan to build a hulking Jaguar-Land Rover dealership on the site landed with a thud among... Read more

The first minutes of the June 28 fire on the top floor and roof of the Treadmark building were captured in this photo, which shows a firefighter on the roof. Polly O'Brien photo

The investigation into the cause of a six-alarm fire that destroyed parts of a new mixed-use housing complex on Dorchester Avenue last month remains incomplete this week.... Read more

Car magnate Herb Chambers has sold the former WLVI-TV studio at 75 Morrissey Blvd., a key property that is immediately adjacent to the now-vacant Boston Globe campus. Chambers sold the parcel to POB CC 75 MORRISSEY LLC, a subsidiary of the Center Court... Read more

Two of Dorchester’s most trusted and important community banks will merge under an acquisition deal announced on Monday afternoon. The parent company of East Boston Savings Bank has agreed to acquire Meetinghouse Bank – with locations in Lower Mills... Read more

Farmers markets in and around Dorchester are gearing up for the summer, with many of them looking to open in the next couple of weeks.

The Ashmont Farmers Market will be among the first to set up shop as it begins its ninth season on Friday on... Read more

Old Boston Globe plant

In the wee hours of Mon., May 12, 1958, the roar of printing presses and the revving of truck engines announced the arrival of The Globe Newspaper Co. at its new home, 135 Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester. For the previous 86 years, right up to the... Read more

Construction is plugging along on the 1,085-bed residence halls at UMass Boston, university officials told a small gathering of community members at the Campus Center last Saturday morning. The two buildings at the “gateway” to the Columbia Point... Read more

Tom English’s bar and the adjacent Dorchester Market— two longtime businesses on a prominent Dot Ave corner in Columbia-Savin Hill— are under agreement to be sold this summer with the next owner eyeing a mixed-use project for the site. The buyer is... Read more

A dense new development comprising housing, a 25-room hotel, retail, parking, a swath of green space, and a refurbished marina could be coming to the MarineMax/Russo Marine site in Port Norfolk, local residents were told at a workshop last Saturday.... Read more

Officials ceremonially broke ground on the Blue Hill Avenue commuter rail station on Monday, kicking off construction for the new Fairmount Line connection point that is expected to open in 2019.

Gathered on a drizzly morning, city and state... Read more

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