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
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
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