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The international community is speaking out against the Dominican Republic’s reckless immigration crackdown that is targeting people of Haitian descent. Editorial boards, human rights groups, and a few key political leaders here in the United States —... Read more
It has been a good week for proponents of bringing the 2024 Olympic Games to Boston.
For starters, the latest iteration of the organization’s proposal —... Read more
It took some nine years for the wheels of justice to catch up with one of this city’s most notorious real estate con men. But, justice finally prevailed last week in the case of Michael David Scott, a now 51-year-old from Mansfield who ravaged the... Read more
Jack Doherty’s near-fatal heart attack is nearly eighteen months in the rear-view mirror, a fact for which he, his family and friends are grateful. The Dorchester businessman and Hingham resident had the chance to tell his story recently to a crowded... Read more
More than 250 volunteers and civic leaders helped in the rehabilitation of seven sites in Boston’s neighborhoods – including two homes in Dorchester – last Saturday as part of “National Rebuilding Month.” The effort was organized by Rebuilding Together... Read more
Columbia Point is in the headlines a lot these days. From the new Kennedy Institute for the US Senate to a proposal to use its land for an Olympic Village, the peninsula is a popular spot.
It wasn’t always the case. Once known as the Calf... Read more
Justice was served last week at the federal courthouse when the surviving Boston Marathon bomber was convicted of murdering our young neighbor, Martin Richard, and three other people — and maiming scores more— on Patriots Day in 2013. The outcome was... Read more
For three months now, it has been the one question that has vexed local observers — including those of us at the Reporter— more than any other: How much will it cost state taxpayers to fix local roads and MBTA stations (such as the JFK-UMass station... Read more