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Boston Police arrested a suspect in a brazen early afternoon bank robbery in Dorchester Lower Mills today, and he was arrested with the help of a fleet-footed bank executive. A lone robber demanded cash from a teller at Meetinghouse Bank shortly before 2... Read more
Another week, another snub by the Menino administration toward the good people of Lower Mills and Mattapan. The mayor made a ceremonial appearance on Tuesday at the Mildred Avenue Community Center (which is in Mattapan, not Roxbury, as the mayor’s office... Read more
A federal bankruptcy filing by Steward Health Care Systems on Tuesday in Houston was approved, effectively extending the deadline for the court-approved bid and sale process for several Steward hospitals, including Carney Hospital in Dorchester. Bids are... Read more
Dozens of classic cars were on display at Dot Park’s Adams Street fields – everything from a 1946 Ford convertible to a 1950 Chevy truck (in red) to a 2012 Boss 302 speedster – as part of last Sunday’s 14th annual Dorchester Park Car Show. Hundreds of... Read more
The annual Dorchester Park Car Show took place last Sunday with dozens of classic cars on display, music from the Boston School of Musical Arts, and children’s events. The day also commemorated the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted, the renowned... Read more
For women who are able and willing, and they are increasing in number, there’s no place like home when it comes to giving birth to their bundles of joy. To some, the notion no doubt is a throwback to another time, or maybe a risky decision, but for more... Read more
Within the first hour of practice this spring, Coach Tony Cardoso noticed there was something different about his Valeo FC Boston soccer team – a new vibe had settled over the team, one that has taken them on a winning ride through regional qualifying... Read more
Rendering by Spalding Tougias Architects.
A North End developer has filed updated plans to replace an equipment-rental place and a vacant house at 1161-1169 Adams St. in Dorchester Lower Mills with a five-story, 29-unit condo building - with 29 parking spaces. The plans by William Caulder's 6M... Read more
A sunset ceremony and celebration will be held in Lower Mills on Friday, June 10 as a landmark sign atop the former Walter Baker Chocolate Factory Administration building — which has been recently refurbished and re-wired— is re-lit for the first time in... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan by the Gavin Foundation of South Boston to turn the former St. Gregory convent at 2200 Dorchester Ave. in Lower Mills into a 30-bed halfway house for women trying to recover from substance... Read more


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