There are so many reasons why people do not have health insurance. It is not offered through my employer, it is so expensive, I don't know how to get it on my own... Are any of these really worth the penalty? It is now a law in Massachusetts for all residents to have health insurance. I am sure a lot of people got hit with the tax penalty in April if you did not have proof of health insurance for 2008. The fee that you may be forced to pay in April 2010 may be more than $1,000 depending on your situation. Why throw this money away? Read more
DotOUT is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies who live and work in Dorchester. The group hosts social events and civic activities, endorses political candidates, and supports charitable causes to improve the quality of life in Dorchester.
For more information, visit www.dotout.org.
Updated: A 45 year-old man was struck by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of Dudley Street and Columbia Road on Tuesday night at 11 p.m. The victim, who has not been identified, is in â€œseriousâ€ condition with head trauma at Boston Medical Center, according to Boston Police.
Police are now asking for the publicâ€™s help in finding the car and its driver. The suspectâ€™s car is described as a white Honda Accord coupe.
Elaine Driscoll, a spokesperson for the Boston Police Department, said that the car would have sustained damage in the incident. Read more
Apr. 10, 2009
>Through a maze of warehouse hallways and a shadowy set of stairs lies one of Dorchester's best kept secrets: its very own orchestra hall. Though perhaps not traditional by most musical standards, Grealish Boxing Club's orchestral qualities cannot be denied. Read more
The man who has been asked to pioneer a new management model for three very different Catholic parishes likes to be called, simply, "Fr. Jack."
It even says so on his business card. Read more
All committee meetings are held at the UCMS
office, 594 Columbia Rd., #302, buzzer #6, Dor., and
open to the public: Design Committee at 6:30 on, the
first Tues. of each month; Economic Restructuring
Committee, at 4:30 p.m. on second Thurs. of each
month; and the Promotion Committee at 6:30 p.m.
on the fourth Tues. of each month. Info: 617-265-0363
Uphams Corner stakeholders began imagining the future of the former St. Kevin's Parish property with a brainstorming session held last week, mulling over a number of concepts including new educational institutions, shops and restaurants, and green space.
The Archdiocese of Boston recently put the Columbia Road complex up for sale after closing the school last year. Though it has no obligation to consider the community's vision for the space when choosing a developer, participants hope the Archdiocese will factor their ideas into its decision. Read more
Don't worry: Simon Cowell won't be on hand to critique your skills or lack thereof. But, if you think you've got the vocal chops to take the stage with Ruben Studdard, your big break may be here. Read more