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The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will host a five-day celebration over Memorial Day weekend to mark the slain president’s 100th birthday. John F. Kennedy, who was born in Brookline and had deep maternal ties to Dorchester, would have... Read more

Attorney William F. Kennedy of Dorchester received the Catholic Charities 2017 Justice and Compassion Award last week for his inspirational leadership and solidarity with the most at-risk and underserved members of the Greater Boston community. Kennedy... Read more

The beachside McConnell Playground in Savin Hill will see $3 million in improvements in a city-funded project that could start early next year. On Tuesday evening, neighbors convened for the first in a series of meetings aimed at soliciting input on... Read more

Hong Kong billionaire Gerald Chan has purchased another sizeable chunk of property in Dorchester, acquiring the Spire Printing Company site last Friday, according to city records.

Gadoni LLC, an arm of Chan’s Morningside Group,... Read more

Glover’s Corner ‘visioning’ keys in on affordability

How best to preserve neighborhood diversity and housing equity while also accommodating ongoing and much-needed growth consumed the conversation at a Glover’s Corner visioning... Read more

More than 58,000 Haitians living in the United States, including 4,700 in Massachusetts, will have their temporary immigration protections extended for six months, a timeframe some Bay State officials said Monday is not long enough.

Haitian... Read more

The latest stretch of the Neponset River Greenway is now open to the public, connecting Pope John Paul Park II and Mattapan Square and filling in a long-missing link in the biking and pedestrian trail.

The trail opened at 5 p.m. last Friday... Read more

Scores of Bostonians traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend to watch as the name of a son of Dorchester was added to a memorial on the National Mall dedicated to fallen law enforcement personnel.

Ricky Dever was a Suffolk County Sheriff’s... Read more

A proposal to move and restore a historic Grampian Way home and convert the structure to a seven-condominium building was met with concern and some pushback at a Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association planning meeting last week.

Longtime resident... Read more

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