Companies that skip over or offer sub-par service to Dorchester and Mattapan have some explaining — and some soul-searching— to do.

A Reporter review of the... Read more

The tears that... Read more

It’s a week of mixed emotions at the Dorchester Reporter. We are saying a farewell of sorts to Barbara McDonough, who will “retire” from her day-to-day... Read more

The city of Boston desperately needs more housing – and it’s coming. Developments small, medium, and large are dominating the pages of the Reporter in unprecedented ways as homeowners and developers alike seize on a red-hot market and the potential for... Read more

Last Friday’s coordinated terror assault on the civilians of Paris sent a shudder throughout our community. Boston knows too well the pain and grief that are prompted by the sudden, violent loss of young life at the hands of murderous fanatics who... Read more

A home rule petition that will be considered this month by the Boston City Council would extend the terms of individual councillors from two to four years. The measure, introduced by Dorchester’s Frank Baker, is already being billed as a way to save... Read more