Uphams Corner

Columbia Billiard Co., 558 Columbia Rd., has trouble with a capital T and is currently shut as its new owner awaits word from the Boston Licensing Board both on a series of violations found in a February inspection and its requests for the licenses it... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports officers investigating two separate reports of gunfire arrested two men with loaded guns on Saturday - one of whom had his guns fall down his pants to the ground. A third man was arrested in another incident Saturday... Read more
At Tuesday evening’s Hancock Street Civic Association meeting, Kevin Maguire from Oxbow Urban gave an update on a number of city-owned parcels being privately developed into homeownership units. The presentation focused on three parcels in the Hancock... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved liquor licenses for three restaurants in Dorchester, but denied requests for licenses in the South Bay Town Center mall still under construction. Among the winners: Kriola on Hancock Street in Uphams Corner... Read more
Authorities are investigating the cause of a bizarre incident on Bakersfield Street last week involving dozens of birds that fell dead or dying from the trees. A cat also died after apparently interacting with them on the quiet sidestreet near Uphams... Read more
Boston Police report a man and a woman were shot around 12:05 a.m., Saturday, at 6 Dudley Terrace, off Dudley Street. The man was pronounced dead at the scene; the woman was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.
Nestled beneath towering trees beside the Dorchester North Burying Ground sits a small, gray-sided building once used to shelter riders awaiting the next streetcar along Columbia Road. The streetcars no longer come by, but if plans work out, the long-... Read more
Businesses and residents abutting 114B Stoughton St. may have had no idea what the strange packages entering and exiting the hair-braiding salon contained, but smoked fish likely would not have topped the guessing list. Earlier this month, the city’s... Read more
A staple on the city’s distressed properties list, 139 Stoughton St. has long been the subject of complaints from abutters. But hope is in sight for the neighbors: The flagstone-faced residence is now being rehabilitated through the Neighborhood Homes... Read more
Boston Police responding to a call of a person with a gun this morning ended up confiscating four replica guns — including two that resembled black assault rifles—brandished by a group of teens driving around Bowdoin-Geneva and Uphams Corner and shooting... Read more


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