Savin Hill

Last Camp?: A Native American encampment atop Savin Hill was depicted in this photo taken by James Stark in 1884. Stark was the president of the Dorchester Historical Society. The photograph was published in a 1907 Dorchester Day celebrations book... Read more
Joe Chaisson: Civic watchdog was an important voice for decades in Columbia-Savin Hill. A Savin Hill native whose name became synonymous with opposition to the proliferation of billboards across the neighborhood died on Aug. 26 after a lengthy fight... Read more
View from the Boston Globe's roof: Sale to potential buyer fell through in February. The Boston Globe’s property on Morrissey Boulevard is still for sale— but is not being aggressively marketed at the moment as the newspaper focuses first on relocating... Read more
Update: Sat., Feb. 21, 8:20 p.m.— Church and school officials— with assistance from the city of Boston— have devised a plan to resume classes for St. John Paul II Catholic Academy's Columbia campus in the wake of a devastating flood that left large... Read more
A longtime manufacturing plant a stone's throw from Savin Hill T Station is now on the market after an August sale to an out-of-state company, the Reporter has learned. James Russell Engineering Works Inc., located at the corner of Dorchester Ave. and... Read more
The Boston Globe has taken a big early step away from Morrissey Boulevard as it continues to arrange its leave-taking of the property it moved to 56 years ago. On Tuesday, the newspaper’s chief executive officer, Mike Sheehan, told staff members via... Read more
A pair of shootings on Tuesday afternoon and evening left two men with serious injuries and triggered a major police response on two ends of Dorchester Avenue. In the first incident, 30-year-old Keldon Liverpool was shot in the head next to the CVS store... Read more
Yet another development could be on the horizon in Savin Hill. The Spire building at 65 Bay Street, adjacent to Savin Hill MBTA station, is on the market for $13.9 million. The parcel was listed online this week as an “ideal redevelopment site,”... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more

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