The South Bay Town Center project expects to finish its first two buildings in early November, marking the first completion milestone in the sprawling mixed-use development, according to a schedule update presented to the John W. McCormack Civic... Read more
Former state Rep. Marie St. Fleur was sworn in and attended her first meeting as a member of the Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday. Along with the six other members of the board, St. Fleur heard requests for change in occupancy, interior and exterior... Read more
Dorchester resident Laurie Martinelli raised $6,000 for The Boston Home biking from Bar Harbor, ME to Seattle, WA. This was Martinelli’s first cross-country biking trip. In total, Martinelli biked more than 4,300 miles over a ten-week period. The trip was... Read more
Dorchester residents Milka Exantus and Patricia Hayden traveled with a delegation of union members to Washington, D.C. last month to discuss healthcare priorities with the state’s delegation, including Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren. Exantus and... Read more
Mary Hopkins celebrated her 90th birthday on Sun., Oct. 15, at the McKeon Post in Dorchester accompanied by more than 150 friends and family who turned out for the event, which included traditional Irish accordion music played by her nephews Paudie and... Read more
The Boston Public Health Commission has assembled its first ever Health Equity Advisory Committee—a board of 10 Boston residents from seven neighborhoods committed to advancing healthcare equity throughout the city. The committee is comprised of... Read more
Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed Mayor Martin Walsh in his bid for re-election on Sunday at a campaign rally at Doyle’s Pub in Jamaica Plain. Warren called Walsh “a dear friend and a fierce fighter for the people of Boston” who shares “basic values that... Read more
The Boston Planning and Development Board (BPDA) last week approved a 36-unit mixed-use project at 233 Hancock St. Developers ARX Urban, through their 233 Hancock LLC, have filed plans to construct a 29,465-square foot, five-story building on a Glover’s... Read more
Partner groups behind a proposed “Dorchester Greenway,” envisioned to transform the Red Line tunnel cap that runs from Park Street just up from Fields Corner to Talbot Avenue at Ashmont, are asking community members via a six-question survey to offer... Read more
St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children in Dorchester accepted the largest, single corporate gift in its history last week: Amazon donated $1 million to the organization that is housed in the old St. Margaret’s Hospital campus atop Jones Hill. St. Mary’s... Read more
Last Friday, under a cloudless sky, more than 80 volunteers showed up bright and early to a home on Radcliffe Street in Dorchester that belongs to Suheil Campbell, a single mother of two whose husband, Cpl. Edgardo Zayas, was killed in action in Iraq.... Read more
In a clean Port Norfolk loft, backed by exposed brick and brightly lit by the afternoon sunshine, 26-year-old Lindsay Tia Reilly is working to help Boston’s young professionals become a bit better dressed. The Quincy native’s style lounge, The Cue, has... Read more
The archdiocese of Boston has taken preliminary steps to redevelop the St. Christopher’s church property on Columbia Point into a complex that could include dorms intended to house students from the neighboring UMass Boston campus. The planning—... Read more
Halloween is Tues., Oct. 31 but there are plenty of opportunities to get in the spooky spirit before then in Dorchester, Mattapan and beyond. Cedar Grove Cemetery Annual Harvest Festival The gold standard for Dot Halloween fun. Sun., Oct. 29 from 1-3 p.... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal has approved a developer's plan to replace a long shuttered commercial building and two houses with two buildings -- one with nine condominium units and another to rejuvenate the Savin Hill Avenue at Sydney Street intersection... Read more
A man in his 20s was fatally shot inside a Holiday Inn Express hotel room by the South Bay shopping center early Tuesday morning, police said. Officers responded at about 4:15 am. to a fifth floor room in the 69 Boston St. building, where they found the... Read more
The UMass Building Authority has received 16 responses to its Request For Information (RFI) regarding the prominent Bayside parcel on Columbia Point, university officials said Friday. Several developers are already actively involved in real estate around... Read more
The interim chancellor at UMass Boston plans to step down at the end of this academic year and hopes the urban campus will be able to secure a "world-class leader" to take over in time for the 2018-2019 academic year. In a letter, Barry Mills said the... Read more
Fenway moguls say goodbye to John Farrell Two straight AL East titles by the Red Sox with John Farrell at the helm weren’t anywhere near enough for the moguls at Fenway Park. They fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after the team bowed to... Read more
A building on the Carney Hospital campus that once served as housing and offices for hospital administrators will be torn down this fall. The structure, which sits adjacent to Dorchester Park at the southern end of the hospital campus, has been vacant... Read more


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