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Beginning Wednesday, May 24 and continuing through Tuesday, May 30, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) says it “will likely implement temporary overnight detours and/or roadway closures along Morrissey Boulevard in the City of Boston... Read more

Scores of Bostonians traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend to watch as the name of a son of Dorchester was added to a memorial on the National Mall dedicated to fallen law enforcement personnel.

Ricky Dever was a Suffolk County Sheriff’s... Read more

A five-alarm fire tore through a Mattapan three-decker on a warm Thursday night, displacing 19 people and causing half a million dollars in damage, Boston fire officials said.

Firefighters responded at 7:47 p.m. to 41 Evelyn St. to... Read more

A tunnel cap that sits above the Red Line tracks as they run underground through Dorchester from Fields Corner to Ashmont station may see a new life as a biker and pedestrian greenway.

At the Greater Ashmont Main Street’s annual meeting on... Read more

An upcoming deadline to renew a temporary residency program affecting more than 50,000 Haitians in the US has sparked a flurry of action by city and state representatives. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was originally granted to Haitian immigrants... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man was found shot around 10:55 p.m. on Saturday outside 10 Nottingham St. and was declared dead at the scene.

Also over the weekend, somebody shot at a couple in a car next to the park on Downer Avenue... Read more

Underused industrial parcels and generally underdeveloped swaths of land along a mile-long stretch of Dorchester Avenue are prime for new planning, residents and city officials agreed during a tour of the PLAN: Glover’s Corner sites last week.

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Two weeks of free riders on the Fairmount Line kicked off on Monday, a bid to boost ridership on the only commuter rail line to operate entirely within Boston.

A group of elected officials and activists stood outside Morton Street station in... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man in his 20s was shot around 9:45 p.m. on Friday at 46 Rexford St. in Mattapan. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

The victim was the fourth person to be murdered in Boston on Friday.... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man was fatally stabbed around 10:20 p.m. on Friday at 5 Groom St.

The man, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.


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