Savin Hill

Castlerock Street house damaged by fire
The Boston Fire Department reports responded to 15 Castlerock St. at 2:50 a.m. on Friday for what turned into a three-alarm fire. The residents - four adults and two children - were evacuated safely. One cat on a ledge was rescued, but another died in the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that two women were stabbed at 26 Taft St. in Dorchester shortly before 12:25 p.m. on Sunday. One woman was declared dead at the scene; the second was taken to the hospital, where she died. Two children were removed... Read more
A man was shot to death at 16 Hubbardston Rd., a normally quiet residential side street off Savin Hill Avenue, around 1:15 a.m. on Sunday. The victim— an adult man who has not yet been named by Boston Police— was found suffering from multiple gun shot... Read more
The owners of the Savin Bar and Kitchen and the Flats on Savin are seeking to change the use of their ground floor commercial space to restaurant space, adding another eating establishment to an increasingly bustling Savin Hill junction. Ken Osherow,... Read more
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved the proposed $200 million redevelopment of the former Boston Globe headquarters at 135 Morrissey Blvd. into an “urban innovation campus” at its monthly board meeting Thursday. Nordblom Co. plans... Read more
Boston firefighters quickly knocked down a small blaze in a Savin Hill apartment building next to the Boys and Girls Club on Monday afternoon. Smoke poured from a second story apartment in 1129 Dorchester Ave. at about 1 p.m., Boston Fire Department... Read more
Updated Dec. 21, 12:07 p.m. with completed sale price Third time is apparently the charm. The Boston Globe’s former headquarters on Morrissey Boulevard have been sold for $81 million to Burlington-based development company Nordblom Co., in partnership... Read more
Developers of the former Boston Globe headquarters have submitted a letter of intent to the city’s planning agency, announcing plans for a multi-purpose building that would include area improvements to better connectivity between Columbia Point and Savin... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal has approved a developer's plan to replace a long shuttered commercial building and two houses with two buildings -- one with nine condominium units and another to rejuvenate the Savin Hill Avenue at Sydney Street intersection... Read more
The development company that has agreed to buy the former Boston Globe complex on Morrissey Boulevard is proposing to renovate and re-use the existing newspaper facility as a hub for high-tech jobs, including robotics. Todd Fremont-Smith, senior vice... Read more

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