Adams Corner

The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday gave Kenneth Blasi permission to buy out his brother Joseph and re-open Blasi Cafe, 762 Adams St. in Dorchester. The restaurant and bar, which the Blasi brothers each held a 50% share in, has been closed since a two-... Read more
CNA Stores, the Amesbury-based cannabis retailer hoping to open an establishment at 540 Gallivan Blvd. in Dorchester, will host a virtual “Ask CNA Stores” event on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for Dorchester residents who are 21 years or... Read more
The Thomas J. Kenny School will add a 6th grade for the 2020-2021 school year, the school's parent council announced Friday. Parents and advocates pushed for the expansion to the Oakton Avenue elementary school, which serves students in kindergarten... Read more
A 31-year-old Dorchester man was found guilty Tuesday of murdering a young man in the parking lot of the Gallivan Boulevard McDonald’s in April 2017. Jurors returned a first-degree murder verdict against Deonarine Ganga for shooting and killing Joey... Read more
A 54-year-old Dorchester man who was arrested for disorderly conduct last Friday night after going on a belligerent, racist rant against two strangers near Adams Corner could face more serious, civil rights charges, according to Boston Police. Paul... Read more
Pedestrian struck on Dorchester Avenue is expected to survive, police say (Updated—Aug. 7)— A motorist struck a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue on Friday night (Aug. 3) near Ashmont station and then fled from the scene, leaving the victim— described as an... Read more
Adams Street fire
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 2:34 a.m. to a block of stores and offices at 756-762 Adams St. The two-alarm fire was confined to the second floor, but it caused extensive smoke damage to the first-floor shops, the department... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Friday acquitted Brian McElhinney, 24, on a charge of manslaughter for the 2016 death of Brian Hingston of Quincy on Adams Street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Prosecutors charged that McElhinney... Read more
Update: Mary O'Shea has been located and is safe.—Editor The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating 55-year-old Mary O’Shea of Dorchester. In a post today on the department's website it read: "O'Shea is approximately 5’09”,... Read more
Boston Police have charged a 29 year-old Dorchester man with murder for a brazen shooting on Granite Avenue that police say followed a traffic dispute near the McDonald's restaurant on the afternoon of April 13. The victim, Joey DeBarros, 21, was shot... Read more

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