Lower Mills

Gallivan Boulevard bank robbery suspect
The Boston Police Department reports the Santander Bank branch at 780 Gallivan Blvd. was held up Monday afternoon by a man who demanded a teller hand over "all the large bills." After she handed over money, around 1:15 p.m., the man left and ran down... Read more
The third annual Dorchester Park Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day is set for Sunday, Sept. 13 at Dorchester Park. Cars will be on display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the Adams Street entrance to the park. All antique and classic cars are invited to... Read more
An alert Dorchester resident’s curiosity led to an unusual political discovery, after she found that her Adams Street housing complex was incorrectly assigned to District 3 instead of District 4. The discrepancy has been acknowledged by city officials,... Read more
Mayor Walsh and several city councilors on Wednesday supported plans by a group that includes veteran restaurateur Brian O'Donnell and Dropkick Murphys frontman Ken Casey to breathe new life into the Lower Mills Pub. Representatives from the mayor's... Read more
Meetinghouse Bank in Lower Mills will host a special program for potential home buyers on Thursday evening. The event— "Purchasing a Home in Boston: Programs to Help Make It Happen"— will be held from 6:30- 8p.m. at the Lower Mills Library, 27 Richmond... Read more
A team of buyers that includes Dropkick Murphy’s front-man Ken Casey plans to buy the Lower Mills Pub this month in a long-rumored deal that would bring new ownership— and likely, a kitchen and new look— to one of Dorchester Avenue’s last remaining old-... Read more
Man seemed unsure; police say that he had note ready for tellers A man who made two self-aborted attempts to rob Meetinghouse Bank on Tuesday was arrested by Boston Police, who later found that the suspect had hidden a note demanding money in his... Read more
The owners of the Lower Mills Pub say they have an agreement sell the Dorchester Avenue bar to a prominent Boston restaurant operator. But first they need the Boston Licensing Board to give them eight weeks to unravel a tangled skein of legal issues left... Read more
Police are chasing a new lead in the Lower Mills shooting on Election Day that has puzzled both the community and investigators. Police hope a newly identified motor vehicle that was near the CVS parking lot on Dorchester Avenue and Richmond Street will... Read more
Lower Mills public safety meeting on Nov. 10, 2014: Image courtesy Rep. Cullinane's office Neighbors looking for answers in an Election Day shooting outside of Lower Mills Library received few new details about the ongoing investigation less than a week... Read more


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