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The city’s Environment Department will hold its second virtual open house on heat resilience on Wednesday as it continues its work to mitigate the impacts of global warming. The workshop will be an opportunity to highlight existing heat relief measures,... Read more
On Wednesday, 12-year-old Journey Johnson stepped onto the train platform at Blue Hill Ave. station with a freshly stamped vaccine card in hand and big plans to celebrate the start of an immunized summer vacation: Coffee ice-cream, she said, her “absolute... Read more
For five Massachusetts adults and another five Bay State adolescents, the COVID-19 vaccine will prove to be an extra lucky shot. The Baker administration will partner with Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and the Massachusetts Lottery to launch a "VaxMillions"... Read more
The metallic rush of steel percussion ­– the instrumentation of Hyde Park’s Branches Steel Orchestra – swelled as hundreds of people descended on Walker Playground on Tuesday evening for the final leg of the March for George and Justice. The rally at the... Read more
After strong pushback from neighbors, a team that hoped to site a 3,000-square-foot retail cannabis store in a key commercial building in Adams Corner is now eyeing a location closer to Neponset Circle. CNA Stores, Inc., a company based in Amesbury, MA,... Read more
Morrissey Boulevard is going to flood every few weeks when there’s an especially high tide or a storm surge. It’s what happens when you build a low-lying motorway through the middle of a body of water—in this case, Dorchester Bay. We can decide to simply... Read more
The Honorable Serge Georges, Jr., a Dorchester native who currently sits as an associate justice at the Dorchester Division of Boston Municipal Court, will be nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker to join the state’s Supreme Judicial Court, according to the... Read more
Lower Mills resident William O'Connell, a World War Two veteran, past president of the Boston Teacher's Union and longtime advocate for Dorchester Park, has died at age 92. Mr. O'Connell was the treasurer of the Dorchester Park Association (DPA) and a key... Read more
Community members will have the chance next week to hear the latest updates, voice comments, and ask questions at several virtual public comment sessions concerning development and planning projects in Dorchester.  Dorchester Bay City: Mon. Nov. 16, 6 p.m... Read more
Another 1.3 million people are projected to cast their ballots on Tuesday, and when added to the 2.3 million people who have already voted the anticpated turnout would set a new record during an intense and unusual presidential election cycle. Secretary... Read more

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