Dorchester has a local voice on the Zoning Board of Appeals with the March appointment of real estate agent Craig Galvin. The 47-year-old Dorchester native spoke to the Reporter on Tuesday about his experience on the city board that gives approval to... Read more
Anh Nguyen, the new director of the Bowdoin-Geneva Main Street organization, is accustomed to working in communities where poverty and disinvestment have become systemic problems. Prior to taking the Dorchester posting in August, Nguyen was living and... Read more
A proposal to build a housing complex at 123 Hamilton St. for formerly homeless people run by the Pine Street Inn came under scrutiny from neighbors at a city-led meeting on Tuesday night. The plan would raze a long-vacant warehouse, widely viewed as... Read more
Addressing a business breakfast crowd Tuesday morning, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh celebrated the success of his city's economy, but concluded that benefits are not reaching enough Bostonians and vowed to tackle racial and economic inequity in the city... Read more
A group of leaders that includes civil rights champion and former mayoral candidate Mel King issued a tough rebuke of Mayor Marty Walsh and his administration’s re-boot of the Boston Redevelopment Authority in a... Read more
May this letter be received by the People of Boston as a call to action to claim ownership of the development process in their neighborhoods with the formation of independent resident boards,elected by the people of the neighborhood, that closely... Read more
You don’t have the BRA to kick around any more.
Starting today, if you are so inclined, you’ll have to get used to a longer, slightly wonkier acronym as your city government nemesis: the BPDA, which stands for... Read more
The majority of those who spoke on a proposed 18-unit condominium on River Street in Mattapan objected to the project’s density and neighborhood fit at a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)-hosted meeting Thursday night.
George Tsolirides, the... Read more
Supreme Liquors, a family-run business that has been serving Dorchester since 1934, is in its fourth month of offering a new and improved look – and earning booming sales – at its Gallivan Boulevard store in the wake of an ambitious renovation project... Read more
The opening of a small taqueria on Dot Ave., proposed by the owners of the Lower Mills Tavern, received a hearty blessing from the Lower Mills Civic Association at its monthly meeting on Tuesday night, teeing up the restaurateurs to make their pitch to... Read more