Blue Hill Corridor

Weekly road closings that started May 27 in Dorchester and Mattapan around Franklin Park and Franklin Field have riled some members of the community, who say such closures are new and unexpected. But other residents say the closings have been in place for... Read more
There has been a lot of missing teeth in the development of buildings along Blue Hill Avenue for nearly two generations, but there is hope that those gaps will be filled in as the first 8 of 30 city-owned vacant lots along the Ave. were designated for... Read more
Former Boston Police Commissioner endorses Annissa Essaibi George for Mayor By Mia McCarthy, Correspondent Former Boston Police Commissioner William Gross endorsed at-Large City Councillor Annissa Essaibi George for Mayor during an event in Mattapan on... Read more
A man who was shot last month on Blue Hill Avenue died on Sat., Sept. 19 from his injuries. He has been identified by Boston Police as 41-year-old Changa Toyloy of Boston. He was found suffering from gunshot wounds on the morning of Sun., Aug. 30 in the... Read more
Fire at 600 Blue Hill Avenue
The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire on Friday morning at 600 Blue Hill Ave., at Columbia Road, did an estimated $500,000 in damage to stores, including the Fernandez Brothers Grocery. @universalhub Blue Hill ave pic.twitter.com/... Read more
On Monday morning, a handful of brave souls, buffeted by near-hurricane gusts of icy wind, stood on the brand-new Blue Hill Avenue station platform, waiting to be among the first passengers to enjoy a new and quicker commute to South Station from Mattapan... Read more
881 Blue Hill Ave.
The Boston Licensing Board has granted a food and liquor license to a proposed 240-seat restaurant that would serve barbecue, steaks and even some vegetarian dishes on Blue Hill Avenue where it meets Harvard Street and Talbot Avenue. Partners Boris... Read more
The city of Boston’s Public Facilities board voted last week to sell two adjacent parcels of city-owned vacant land to the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, which plans to build a new 41,000- square-foot facility on the site. The sale will be... Read more
New York and Crown Fried Chicken outlets on Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road face a possible shutdown by the Boston Licensing Board after a man the feds say secretly held ownership stakes in them pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges related to... Read more
A Dedham man was arrested in New York City on Tuesday and will be charged with killing a Dorchester father inside a Mattapan barber shop last June. The defendant, William Shakespeare, 30, was indicted last year by a Suffolk County Grand Jury. He is... Read more

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