With Boston voters still months away from turning their attention to it, the roster of candidates for the municipal elections this fall is sorting itself out, with mayoral and city council candidates turning in signatures in time for the May 24... Read more
Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced his budget for the next fiscal year Wednesday, aiming to balance spiking costs with continued services in the city's first ever $2 billion spending plan.
While the city has looked recently for ways to bolster its... Read more
David Crowley won't mind if it rains. No matter the weather on June 5, David will step out on the Avenue, smiling from ear to ear. The next Mayor of Dorchester is simply excited to march, and wave, and, for that day, have all eyes on him.
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A string of recently-scheduled debates will give voters in Dorchester, Mattapan, Milton, and Hyde Park a chance to hear from the candidates to replace former House Speaker Thomas Finneran. Three events, set for Feb.16, Feb. 22, and March 10, are thus... Read more
Both of Dorchester's long-serving city councillors are facing prospective opponents in the fall, as Charles Yancey has drawn a challenger and Maureen Feeney may be in the crosshairs.
Jaha "Jay" Hughes, a landscaper from York Street in the... Read more
Badnarik and who? What is the Green-Rainbow Party? And where's Ralph?
Should Dorchester voters be able to tear themselves away from the aftermath of the World Series - win or lose - to vote on November 2, next Tuesday, they'll find a ballot... Read more
This article originally appeared on page 2 of the June 24, 2004 edition of the Dorchester Reporter.
Boston’s bogeyman made a return trip to town this past week. Not to worry, though; the tabloid press and political establishment... Read more
This year's Dorchester Day Parade, set for Sunday, June 6 at 1 p.m., is shaping up to be one of the biggest in years, according to organizers who will mark the 100th anniversary of the first-ever Dorchester Day, held in 1904 in Savin Hill.
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Marty Walsh was going fishing, right there in the basement of St. Brendan's. He baited the hook with budget cuts and cast for a bite with a line about "controversial issues." He waited, eyeing the crowd of mostly middle-aged and elderly, socially... Read more
The hierarchy of the American Catholic Church - which last weekend issued a call for all Catholics to join a jihad against gay marriage in Massachusetts - says that the Supreme Judicial Court's historic ruling is a "national tragedy."
And, from... Read more