Crisscrossing Dorchester and Mattapan, an attentive traveler can still pick out the movie houses that dotted the neighborhoods from the 1910s into the 1980s. One by one, they closed over the years, victims of the onset of television and dropping ticket... Read more
The Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant Street, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery.
Benjie and Dan... Read more
Carney Hospital has earned high marks for patient care again from The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization. For the third time in four years, Carney has been ranked as a “top general hospital,” one of just 44 in the nation to earn... Read more
Community activists brought a Glover’s Corner planning meeting to a dramatic halt on Wednesday night, interrupting the city-led transportation discussion to speak out about displacement and call for a moratorium until they were satisfied that the... Read more
The Boston City Council voted unanimously today in favor of a proposal that would ban single-use plastic shopping bags at checkout lines and instate a 5 cent fine for thicker multiple-use plastic bags if shoppers fail to bring a reusable bag to... Read more
224 Boston Street, a Dorchester restaurant that has been a popular destination for three decades, has been sold to a new owner, who, his real estate broker said, expects to keep the eatery open under the same name.
Eric Aulenback, co-owner of... Read more
It’s rare to find any project that generates near unanimity among civic leaders. But that’s the dynamic right now in the Port Norfolk section of Dorchester, where... Read more
The development company that has agreed to buy the former Boston Globe complex on Morrissey Boulevard is proposing to renovate and re-use the existing newspaper facility as a hub for high-tech jobs, including robotics.
Todd Fremont-Smith,... Read more