A long-term planning project aimed at spurring business and housing growth in Mattapan is set to begin a new round of activity this year, with a newly organized committee of residents and merchants now in place and charged with implementing an "action... Read more
Officials from Mt. Washington Bank this week detailed their plans for a new branch office in Codman Square that is being hailed as a major investment along a forlorn stretch of Talbot Avenue. The $4 million project began late last month with the... Read more
For front row seats to the battle over Ballot Question One, an initiative that would create a new category of liquor licenses allowing grocery stores to sell wine, look no farther than Morrissey Boulevard.
On Columbia Point, Harbor Point Liquors... Read more
The next phase in the redevelopment of the Baker Chocolate plant on the Neponset River will finally begin this fall, according to the Boston development firm that has controlled the property for much of the last decade. The long-delayed project... Read more
Frothy, occasionally bitter, and ever-percolating.
Relations between local civic groups and would-be developers? Maybe, but more immediately in Adams Corner, those words could describe the future wares of what is now a Sovereign Bank.
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From November 20, 2003
Chris Stanley held a cardboard cup of coffee and skirted a rusted Camry as it pulled into the parking lot. Stanley looked across the intersection and counted the telephone poles, traffic light poles, and street... Read more
A group of local Boston firefighters will be wiping their brows before a hot flame on Saturday. And the only equipment they will need are a barbecue fork and plenty of charcoal to keep the flames roaring atop the old-fashioned outdoor grill.
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Dutch Maid Bakery is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week. For many Dorchester residents, the bakery has gone unnoticed, tucked away in the Alsen Mapes Industrial Park in Fields Corner. However, many residents have probably bought a Dutch Maid... Read more
After 42 years in business in Dorchester, a favorite neighborhood destination has closed its doors for good. Brigham's, the restaurant and ice cream parlor that has been a mainstay next to Star Market at 90 River Street, shut down on Saturday, Jan.... Read more