With a number of large projects in the pipeline around Mount Vernon Street and Morrissey Boulevard, the city’s inconsistent application of the Columbia Point Master Plan was once more a source of neighborhood frustration as a Boston Redevelopment... Read more
Boston is well on its way to exceeding Mayor Martin Walsh’s stated goal for the creation of new housing units set back in 2014, according to the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND), which released figures this week showing that the city... Read more
An attempt to rezone two parcels of Cedar Grove Cemetery land abutting Granite Avenue was put on hold on at a zoning hearing Wednesday after neighbors and Zoning Commission members aired concerns about the future use of the land.
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September 5th marks 122 years since Labor Day became a federal holiday.
Since then, we have gone to the polls 30 times to vote for president, always keeping in mind a candidate’s dedication to protecting workers.
Today, as we prepare to... Read more
Dorchester developer Douglas George is proposing a large residential development for a swath of Massachusetts Avenue occupied until recently by a car dealership and industrial firms.
The Development company Roseclair Boston, LLC, for which... Read more
A newly published Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) report that examines residential and employment patterns— and related commuter flows— in Greater Boston reveals some interesting statistics about Dorchester and Mattapan.... Read more
Contractors have begun work on a $500,000 public works project in Mattapan Square. The 800-foot median strip along Blue Hill Avenue between River and Babson streets will be rebuilt and lined with plantings supported by a new irrigation system. Large... Read more
As the fall semester nears, a pair of UMass Boston construction projects principally aimed at relocating utility infrastructure on Columbia Point remain in progress this month. Part of the work— along the perimeter road on the eastern side of the... Read more
Nestled beneath towering trees beside the Dorchester North Burying Ground sits a small, gray-sided building once used to shelter riders awaiting the next streetcar along Columbia Road. The streetcars no longer come by, but if plans work out, the long-... Read more