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A public meeting is planned for this month to discuss the latest proposal for new housing on Geneva Avenue. The project — dubbed “Bedrock Geneva”— will convert what is now a single-family homeon an oversized lot into a five-story building with 27 units... Read more

Community health centers are edging ever closer to a “funding cliff” that would severely limit their ability to provide critical local care services, and US Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week leveled a sharp critique at congressional Republicans who she... Read more

A campaign to create a permanent, public monument in Boston to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. appears to be gaining momentum. A committee led by business leader Paul English and Rev. Liz Walker and backed by the Walsh administration intends to raise... Read more

Community activists brought a Glover’s Corner planning meeting to a dramatic halt on Wednesday night, interrupting the city-led transportation discussion to speak out about displacement and call for a moratorium until they were satisfied that the... Read more

In a blog post published today on the official Madison Square Garden website, current New York Ranger and Dorchester native Kevin Hayes relates... Read more

Greater Ashmont Main Street is crowdfunding for projects to beautify and enhance the Peabody Square plazas near the Ashmont T station. The fundraising campaign kicked off on Nov. 5 and seeks $25,000 in donations to qualify for matching grants.

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It’s rare to find any project that generates near unanimity among civic leaders. But that’s the dynamic right now in the Port Norfolk section of Dorchester, where... Read more

The UMass Building Authority has received 16 responses to its Request For Information (RFI) regarding the prominent Bayside parcel on Columbia Point, university officials said Friday. Several developers are already actively involved in real estate... Read more

Hundreds of people gathered in Fields Corner on Sunday to watch as a colorful new mural celebrating the city’s Vietnamese community was unveiled on the side of Pho Hoà Restaurant on Dorchester Avenue.

The crowd buzzed over music, ate food, and... 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.

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