Josh Johnson started his landscape company, J n’ J Yard Work, with his cousin Patrick Johnson when he was just 16 years old. Now, as a more seasoned entrepreneur at age 21, the Ashmont area man hopes to expand its services and secure a stand-alone... Read more
To the editor: After 382 years and the collaborative effort and support of students, parents, civic and community leaders, public officials, educators and district administration, Boston Latin School recently named its first ever black... Read more
Real estate developer James Baker is proposing a three-story commercial building for a high-profile corner of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street, featuring a first-floor neighborhood market.
The building would replace what is now a boarded up... Read more
A mixed-used development would replace an existing Lutheran church at the intersection of Talbot Avenue and Argyle Street in Ashmont if a buyer’s plans are approved.
James Baker, who has entered into an agreement to buy the site for an... Read more
Some 165 people showed up at the IBEW union hall last Wednesday evening for an open house look at the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s PLAN: Glover’s Corner study. As attendees milled around the hall, they placed post-it notes on three... Read more
On a drizzly Tuesday morning, four members of Dorchester’s State House delegation and a couple of transportation officials gathered under an overhang on the Four Corners/Geneva Avenue platform as a hulking commuter-rail train pulled into the station,... Read more
The Boston city council is choosing to further study a “just cause” eviction ordinance proposed by Mayor Martin Walsh in order to incorporate feedback from an extended meeting and community input.
The “Jim Brooks Stabilization Act,” named after... Read more
US Congressman Michael Capuano wants to give Fairmount Line commuters a free ride, at least for a short time, in the hope of raising awareness and usage along the line. He is pushing for a trial promotion along the nine-mile stretch to “anybody and... Read more
About 30 neighbors and business owners gathered at St. Mark’s Church hall on Monday night to discuss a proposed five-story, mixed use development slated for a stretch of Dorchester Avenue near Peabody Square. The building proposal is presently under... Read more
The MBTA will pump $7.9 million into a repair project that will keep its fleet of PCC trolley cars running on the Mattapan High Speed Line for “the near future” as an independent review of the line’s infrastructure continues this year. T officials say... Read more