Ashmont

The former home of a nursing school across from Ashmont Station will be razed to make room for a five-story apartment complex aimed at “middle-income” residents with a first-floor commercial space under a plan filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority... Read more
A public toilet in Copley Sq. could be Ashmont-bound.If you want it, the potty will come. A new public toilet could be installed near Ashmont station as part of a citywide “street furniture” project— if neighbors ask for it. About 20 area residents... Read more
A rendering of the Ashmont Tire development. Courtesy the architectural teamThe developers of a six-story mixed-use project proposed for Dorchester Avenue on the current site of Ashmont Tire have their funding in place and will now move ahead on marketing... 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
A Mattapan man was ordered held without bail Monday on charges he murdered Jean Louis, 20, and injured a teenager on Bailey Street on July 11. Among the evidence against Tyshawn Pereira, 21: Tracking data from the GPS device he was wearing as a condition... Read more
Boston Police report charging Tyshawn Pereira of Mattapan, 21, with the July 11 murder of Jean Louis on Bailey Street. Two other men, Michael Johnson-McNeil, 19, and and Bobby Robinson-Gilmere, 21, both of Dorchester, were charged as accessories after the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man shot on Bailey Street at Dorchester Avenue Saturday evening died. The man was shot shortly before 6 p.m., police say. He appeared at the Carney Hospital with another man, also bleeding. That man was treated and... Read more
As Mayor Martin Walsh rolled out his first report on progress toward the his housing goals for 2030 on Wednesday, the head of neighborhood development reiterated the need for "compromise" in an embattled Ashmont housing development. In the first three... Read more
A federal jury convicted a Dorchester man this week for the brutal attack and robbery of a U.S. postal carrier in December 2013. The brazen attack on Bailey Street left the postman with a non-fatal gunshot wound to the arm. Prosecutors proved that Keyon... Read more

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