Adams Corner

John and Anne Lydon intend to bring a touch of Ireland’s West Coast to Dorchester’s most identifiably Irish business district by early next year. The couple, who own and manage the gateway commercial building at 512 Gallivan Blvd., are busy supervising... Read more
Hundreds of family, friends, and acquaintances gathered at Florian Hall last Sunday (Oct. 2) for a benefit to support the Moore family of Lower Mills. The family’s patriarch, Ciarán Moore, is recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered in a vicious... Read more
 A victim of violence
A year ago, Ciaran Moore was a man on the go – a construction foreman who loved Irish hurling and the 12 Bens Tavern and was living in Lower Mills with his wife and fully involved in raising three active children. A violent incident in the early morning... Read more
Updated, April 12. The Boston Licensing Board concluded that the American Legion Old Dorchester Post 65 at 500 Gallivan Blvd in Adams Corner could not have foreseen that one member would suddenly punch another into unconsciousness on Dec. 27, leaving him... Read more
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


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