Ashmont

Construction has begun on a vacant lot next to Ashmont Station this week after the property was purchased in late September by Dorchester-based developer Doug George, who purchased the property for $4.75 million. The property at 1970 Dorchester Ave. is... Read more
A person was shot and killed on Van Winkle Street in Dorchester on Wednesday afternoon. According to Boston Police, the male victim was hit by gunfire just after 5 p.m. near Dorchester Avenue and the dead-end side street near Ashmont station. "On arrival... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday upheld Shaquille Brown's conviction for murdering Christopher Austin on Ashmont Street in 2017. The ruling means Brown will spend the rest of his life in prison. The state's highest court acknowledged arguments from... Read more
Put together face painting, hot dogs, slush, a few games, add a team of high-flying circus aerialists, then mix in a grill, a beer garden, and plenty of ice cream, and what do you have? An Ashmont Block Party. Put on last Saturday by the Greater Ashmont... Read more
Half naked man sought for Red Line incident
The Transit Police Department is looking for a man it says got on the Red Line at Ashmont around 10:50 a.m. on April 21, took off his pants and underwear and proceeded to "commit a lewd act." Police add "this was done in full view of other passengers... Read more
Rendering of proposed building
A five-story, 26-unit apartment building proposed for 1809-1813B Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester was rejected Tuesday because it failed to get enough votes from the Zoning Board of Appeal. The board voted 3-2 to support Mark Kennedy's plans to replace his... Read more
It has been nearly ten years since Vince Droser’s sudden death from a heart attack in his home on Barrington Road. The passing of the 55-year-old New York native stunned the Dorchester community, particularly the tight-knit Ashmont-Adams Village... Read more
The Transit Police Department reports arresting a Hyde Park man and say they are looking for other men for an attack and robbery at Ashmont station around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say Julius Tolbert, 47, of Hyde Park, was among a group of men who... Read more
Rendering by Rode Architects of proposed building
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a developer's plan to replace Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 500 Talbot Ave. at Argyle Street, with a four-story apartment building. JPA Development Co. of Braintree will reserve about 2,000 square feet of... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved Linval Chambers's proposal to re-fit a long vacant chiropractor's office at 1 Peabody Square into his fourth Flames restaurant. But while Chambers had told neighbors and the mayor's office that he would offer... Read more

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