There has been plenty of negative attention heaped on digital delivery companies that have skipped over Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury. After media scrutiny— and a high-profile push from Mayor Martin Walsh — Amazon says it will begin servicing parts... Read more
Two major Dorchester developments, DOT Block in Glover’s Corner and the South Bay Town Center expansion, are on the agenda at the Boston Redevelopment Authority/EDIC Board monthly meeting tonight (May 12).
DOT Block, which includes 362 units of... Read more
Almost 30 years ago, the newly formed Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative took a bold step to make housing affordable in the devastated strip between Uphams Corner and Dudley Square. Last Wednesday, more than 100 people filled Codman Square’s Great... Read more
Making use of the $525,000 bike-sharing grant awarded to Boston in April by the Barr Foundation, Hubway will install 10 new stations in Roxbury and Dorchester, Mayor Martin Walsh announced last week.
The bike-sharing service will seek community... Read more
The Feeney brothers, Greg and Brendan, who operate a private utility contractor company in Dorchester, have been investing in their work force through a training program conducted at Bunker Hill Community College. The two-year course, which trains... Read more
Community leaders pushed back forcefully against a detox facility proposed by the nonprofit Bay Cove Human Services for 43 Freeport St. at the monthly meeting of the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association Monday night, citing concerns about the center’s... Read more
More than 600 volunteers affiliated with Comcast descended on Codman Square last Saturday as part of Comcast Cares Day, a company-wide volunteer effort. The Dorchester work included painting and clean up projects at Tech Boston, Lee Academy, Roberts... Read more
The city’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) has announced a newly revamped rental registration ordinance that will require all privately owned rental units to be registered with the city of Boston on an annual basis.
According to ISD... Read more
Chronic health issues plague Dorchester at higher rates than the Boston average, according to a 2015 community health needs assessment overseen by DotHouse Health. The survey, which was presented at a forum last Thursday, cited barriers to adequate... Read more