Over five generations, the Russell family built landing crafts to storm the beaches in World War II and hydrogen tanks for the space program. Richard Russell even engineered and supervised the construction of the foundation of one of Boston’s most... Read more
Filmmakers continue to shoot scenes for an untitled film at multiple locations along Ashmont Street near Peabody Square this week.
The movie, which is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow, known for her 2009 Academy Award winning... Read more
Dorchester’s Joe O’Malley is the new General Manager of Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston’s beloved hub for locals and tourists flocking into the city every summer finding all things food, shopping and fun.
O’Malley, 34, jumped into the job in... Read more
The Mayor’s Mural Crew has completed work on large piece of art at the corner of St. Marks Road and Dorchester Avenue this summer that will serve as a tip-of-the-straw-hat to a Dorchester native who played a starring role in one of cinema’s most iconic... Read more
Residents want to see healthy, smoke-free apartments, award-winning design elements and — critically— a family-friendly, fine dining restaurant included in a mixed-use development now on the drawing board for Mattapan Square. A development team led by... Read more
Terrance Roberson sat motionless in the front seat of his friend’s black 2001 Honda Civic as fire trucks and police vehicles encircled the car, sirens blaring. Phone wires and electricity cables hissed on the roof over his head and snaked down the... Read more
MBTA riders can expect shuttle buses to replace train service on the Red Line for nine weekends beginning in September and running through December as winter resiliency work takes place, MBTA officials said last week.
The MBTA... Read more
The newest brewery on the block has some Dorchester faces at the helm, Dorchester teams behind it, and “Dorchester” thrown up on metal script across its facade for good measure.
The Dorchester Brewing Company celebrated its ribbon cutting... Read more
They used to brush silently past one another, scurrying straight-eyed toward a table of familiar faces.
But now at the Codman Square Health Center dining room, employees mix freely with Codman Academy students who share the facilities, many of... Read more
Mice, cockroaches, mold, shut-off heat, no electricity, jammed doors, open gasoline canisters. This is what we live with, said the tenants of several dilapidated Dorchester and Mattapan properties as they loudly protested on Monday evening week against... Read more