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Two weeks of free riders on the Fairmount Line kicked off on Monday, a bid to boost ridership on the only commuter rail line to operate entirely within Boston.

A group of elected officials and activists stood outside Morton Street station in... Read more

As they milled around a parking lot on the Fort Point Channel on Monday morning, state and city officials used phrases like "global landmark" and "iconic location" to describe the office building that is expected to soon rise above the pavement.

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Dorchester’s own Donna Latson Gittens, the founder and CEO of MORE Advertising, threw out the first pitch at Monday night’s series-opener between the Red Sox and the Orioles.

Gittens, a native of Boston and longtime resident of Ashmont Hill,... Read more

Community members and housing experts engaged in a discussion on development and Dorchester’s trajectory during a wide-ranging forum in the basement hall of St Mark’s Church on Tuesday night. Faced with housing pressures coming to bear on the... Read more

UMass says stadium "does not appear feasible."

Updated April 28, 3:31 p.m. -- Discussions between UMass Boston and Robert Kraft's sports empire to build a professional soccer stadium on the UMass-owned Bayside site in Dorchester... Read more

Rep. Capuano to underwrite the effort with campaign funds

In an unusual approach to boost transit ridership, US Congressman Michael Capuano will put over $50,000 of his own campaign funds toward a two-week period of free rides... Read more

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester will launch an initiative this year that is aimed at lifting families out of systemic poverty with an innovative approach rooted in emerging brain science. Fueled by a $500,000 donation by philanthropist Dora... Read more

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