Running a Catholic parish in Dorchester is no easy task, even for an experienced manager and priest. Now try running three city parishes at the same time.

That’s what Fr. Jack Ahern, 63, has done masterfully since he took charge at Dorchester’s... Read more

Sunday’s Dorchester Day Parade will be our community’s 53rd scheduled parade since 1963, when a committee of veterans and civic leaders revived the traditional march, which had been allowed lapsed in the aftermath of the Second World War.

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It may seem like just another mixed-use development in a city skyline cluttered with cranes. But this week’s news that the MBTA has finally awarded rights to lease and build on several parcels it owns next to the Mattapan Square T station is a big deal... Read more

One of Dorchester’s most important institutions is marking its 20th year this week. Project D.E.E.P., the Dorchester Educational Enrichment Program based at the Leahy-Holloran Community Center, will celebrate this milestone at its annual Volunteer and... Read more

Mayor Walsh’s proposed FY ’17 budget includes a five-year capital plan that outlines some much-needed infrastructure improvements in Dorchester and Mattapan. The plan lays out intentions, not hard and fast promises to deliver funding. But it... Read more

The Reporter Newspapers is relocating to new space within the same office building on Columbia Point this weekend. Our address will remain the same: 150 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester MA, 02125. However, our suite address will change from 120 to 560. Due... Read more

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate opened on Columbia Point a year ago this week with a presidential visit and high hopes befitting a building that bears the name of one of the nation’s great political leaders of the 20th... Read more

The state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation is planning a public meeting on Mon.,March 28 to kick off what will likely be a year-long effort to design an eventual reconstruction of Morrissey Boulevard.

The meeting will take place at... Read more