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The Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association this week considered a number of small development proposals and began to tackle in earnest how best to leverage the existing Columbia Point Master Plan in the face of major developments on the peninsula.... Read more
Over five generations, the Russell family built landing crafts to storm the beaches in World War II and hydrogen tanks for the space program. Richard Russell even engineered and supervised the construction of the foundation of one of Boston’s most iconic... Read more
Dorchester architects Eric Robinson and Kevin Deabler have become practiced hands at designing developments suited for a neighborhood bursting with growth, their work today a far cry from the small-scale projects that first integrated them into their... Read more
Editor's Note: A BRA-sponsored public meeting on the DOT Block proposal will be held tonight (Feb. 23) from 6-8 p.m. at the Paul R. McLaughlin Youth Center, 1135 Dorchester Ave. Contact Gary Uter, BRA project manager at 617-918-4457 or Gary.Uter@Boston.... Read more
A Dorchester Avenue grocery store and its owner will pay more than $100,000 in restitution and fines for underpaying employees. Truong-Thinh Market, Inc. and its president, Joseph Pham, have agreed to pay more than $84,000 in restitution to workers and... Read more
Public safety and ongoing development took top billing at at Monday’s monthly Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association meeting. The civic association, in coordination with City Councillor Frank Baker’s office and Boston Police, will hold a public safety... Read more
Two longtime Dorchester tire businesses have formed an alliance this summer. Dorchester Tire Service and Ashmont Tire are now being managed by a single entity, according to Gary Saks of Dorchester Tire Service, based at 1160 Dorchester Ave. The move comes... Read more
Update: Sat., Feb. 21, 8:20 p.m.— Church and school officials— with assistance from the city of Boston— have devised a plan to resume classes for St. John Paul II Catholic Academy's Columbia campus in the wake of a devastating flood that left large... Read more
It is the winter that won’t let us up. Last week’s Blizzard of 2015, a two-day event, was the opening act of a week-long series of storms that as of Wednesday had dumped a record 40.5 inches of snow onto the city. The snow, coupled with cold temperatures... Read more
A longtime manufacturing plant a stone's throw from Savin Hill T Station is now on the market after an August sale to an out-of-state company, the Reporter has learned. James Russell Engineering Works Inc., located at the corner of Dorchester Ave. and... Read more


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