A range of options for re-designing the Morrissey Boulevard corridor were presented at a public meeting of the Morrissey Boulevard Commission last Thursday night (May 2) at Boston College High School in front of a crowd of roughly 70 people, with another... Read more
Officials in charge of a city-led project aimed at protecting Dorchester and South Boston from flood waters associated with rising sea levels will host a pair of public meetings, including an in-person tour, over the next week. And while the two events... Read more
A quiet transformation is happening on some of Boston’s many vacant lots with the help of hardworking neighbors and the Boston Food Forest Coalition, a nonprofit community land trust that is working to turn empty patches of land into vibrant gardens,... Read more
In letter, board members say Wu administration ‘disregards’ their oversight role on projects In a communication addressed to Mayor Wu that is rife with potential consequences for development in Boston, including the controversial renovations proposal at... Read more
Recently the Healey administration’s Department of Public Health (DPH) announced it was hosting five invitation-only virtual meetings with hospitals, community health centers, and others in communities where Steward hospitals are located. The meetings,... Read more
The St. Brendan’s Church and School community held a well-attended $10K raffle fundraiser in Florian Hall last Friday night (March 8) – with entertainment and plenty of socializing to accompany the big raffle. Beyond just having a good time, the event was... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a developer's plans to rehab the former St. Matthew convent at 43-45 Stanton St. in Dorchester and add a four-story addition in its rear to create 14 condos. Two of the units in the new structure, proposed by... Read more
Rendering of front and rear of proposed Dorset Street condo building
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday rejected plans to replace a one-family house with a six-unit condo building and to create a rear parking lot for that and an existing three-family home on Dorset Street in large part because the proposed eight-space... Read more
Attorney General Andrea Campbell said on Monday that her office intends to “hold folks accountable” for the financial crisis at Steward Health Care that threatens the stability of the state’s public health system. The Mattapan Democrat, who lives just... Read more
A proposal by St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children to expand their footprint on Jones Hill and offer new housing for low-income families won approval from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on Thursday. The project will include... Read more


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