Architect's rendering of 233 Hancock St.
The Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant Street, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery. Benjie and Dan Moll would... Read more
Carney Hospital has earned high marks for patient care again from The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization. For the third time in four years, Carney has been ranked as a “top general hospital,” one of just 44 in the nation to earn... Read more
Aiming for the construction of 135,000 new housing units by 2025, the Baker administration on Monday heralded $10 million in incentives to encourage cities and towns to promote development within their borders. Gov. Charlie Baker also proposed legislation... Read more
District 4 City Councillor Andrea Campbell announced last Saturday that she has secured the support of all of her colleagues to be the next president of the Boston City Council. When her fellow councillors vote her into the presidency in January, Campbell... Read more
A Suffolk County grand jury on Friday indicted four people in connection with a murder on the Southeast Expressway and another in a Dorchester house: The alleged murderer and his mother, sister and a Boston cop, who are accused of trying to help him evade... Read more
Former state Sen. Brian Joyce was arrested Monday and charged in a federal indictment, the FBI said. Joyce, a Milton Democrat, did not seek re-election last year after the launch of a federal probe into his alleged actions in the Senate to benefit his... Read more
Glendale Street fire
The Boston Fire Department reports ten people were displaced by a fire at 16 Glendale St. in Dorchester Thursday night. Firefighters responded around 9 p.m. to the fire, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage. There were no injuries, the department... Read more
Boston Police issued a call for help in finding a 28 year-old Boston man who is described as a "suspect" in the Oct. 29 shooting death of a South Boston man in Columbia Point. The victim, 30 year-old Davis Cole, was found shot to death outside 7 Peninsula... Read more
It’s officially the season to celebrate: snow is in the forecast and various holiday parties are popping up all over the neighborhood (and beyond). It’s a great time to join your friends and neighbors to celebrate all the wintery happenings- even with... Read more
Boston Baroque will present its fifth annual free community concert at the Strand Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. The ensemble, which has been nominated for three Grammy awards, will perform a program including Handel’s Gloria, Handel’s Water Music... Read more
Madison Park Technical Vocational High School’s executive director, Kevin McCaskill, was placed on paid leave Monday, leaving the Roxbury school to be run in his absence by assistant headmaster Brett Dickens. This move is the latest episode of leadership... Read more
The Boston City Singers will celebrate the holidays with free community concerts in Dorchester and Jamaica Plain this month. The organization’s annual Winter Stars concert will feature songs of hope and joy from around the world performed by children from... Read more
The Laboure Center of South Boston has launched the Boston Snow Angels, a program that will pair volunteers from the neighborhood with elderly and disabled residents in order to assist them with snow removal over the winter months. The program aims to... Read more
In a statement to the Reporter on Wednesday, state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, who represents the 1st Suffolk District, which includes Dorchester, South Boston, Mattapan, and parts of Hyde Park, said, “This is a difficult time for the Senate yet an even... Read more
Boston City Singers runs several choir programs through it’s Dorchester-based organization, from Kodaly Singing Classes for grade 2, Training Chorus for grades 3 to 5; Cantare for grades 6 through 12; and Harmony for grades 9 through 12. The Singers also... Read more
The Metropolitan Mayors Coalition of Greater Boston on Tuesday announced a partnership to address the regional housing crisis, coinciding with a report showing slow construction progress outside of Boston, even as the greater metro area continues to feel... Read more
The Massachusetts Senate initiated an Ethics Committee investigation on Monday night into its now former president Sen. Stanley Rosenberg in a dramatic day of upheaval that saw Worcester Democrat Harriette Chandler installed as the body’s acting president... Read more
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has wrapped up its outreach to key local civic groups over the long-awaited Morrissey Boulevard renovation, but a comment period remains open until Mon., Dec. 18, for the public to offer feedback... Read more
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has wrapped up its outreach to key local civic groups over the long-awaited Morrissey Boulevard renovation, but a comment period remains open until Mon., Dec. 18, for the public to offer feedback... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh celebrated the graduation of 22 EMT recruits and recognized seven other EMTs who recently received promotions in a ceremony at Faneuil Hall last Friday. The graduates, who had been state-certified prior to hire, completed an additional... Read more


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