Three entrepreneurs hoping to replace the old Ashmont Grill at 555 Talbot Ave. at Dorchester Avenue with a seafood restaurant say they could begin "soft opening" next month, with a more formal grand opening in May. The Boston Licensing Board decides... Read more
The former Ashmont Grill site at 555 Talbot Ave. has sold to a South Boston developer who has tapped The Lobzter King catering company as the new tenant to open a full-service restaurant – a Black-owned venture that will be known as ‘The Mix.’ Mark Little... Read more
The FBI on Friday arrested former Transit Police sergeant David Finnerty, 47, of Rutland, for his alleged role in helping one of his underlings cover up the way that officer used a baton to beat a homeless man at the Ashmont T station - and then arrest... Read more
A large fight among TechBoston Academy students that started on the basketball court in Roberts Playground near Armandine and Washington streets ended with at least two students stabbed and another under arrest. Police initially responded around 2:45 p.m... Read more
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


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