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Officials ceremonially broke ground on the Blue Hill Avenue commuter rail station on Monday, kicking off construction for the new Fairmount Line connection point that is expected to open in 2019.

Gathered on a drizzly morning, city and state... Read more

A new report from non-profit organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay indicates that some progress is being made to improve water quality at Dorchester’s three beaches as public... Read more

A dense new development comprising housing, a 25-room hotel, retail, parking, a swath of green space, and a refurbished marina could be coming to the MarineMax/Russo Marine site in Port Norfolk, local residents were told at a workshop last Saturday.... Read more

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston Housing Authority Administrator Bill McGonagle, and the Franklin Field community honored the late Juanda Drumgold, a longtime resident in the public housing development at a Tuesday ceremony. The Franklin Field Senior... Read more

Two Boston city councillors from Dorchester are calling for a hearing on the potential impacts of supervised injection sites in the city as the controversial idea gains mainstream attention in Massachusetts.

Councillors Annissa Essaibi-George... Read more

Shuttle buses to replace trains during off-peak times starting June 3

The Blue Hill Avenue station, now under construction, has been a long time coming. Mattapan residents held out for years waiting on the stop, the last of four... Read more

Throughout his life, newly named Mayor of Dorchester David Anderson, an operations manager for Greater Boston Management, split his time between Dorchester and Braintree, before he and his wife Jennifer decided they wanted to raise their three... Read more

Developers are soliciting community feedback on a large project porposed for the MarineMax/Russo Marine site in Port Norfolk. Neighbors have been invited to a “workshop” on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St.

The... Read more

Leaders from the city and its school system saluted 38 valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools at a luncheon on Tuesday. Of the students who were recognized, 16 hail from Dorchester.

“Today, we are celebrating an elite group of young... Read more

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