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Angelie McGrath, left, and Jha'Niyla Tinker were crowned Young Miss Dorchester and Little Miss Dorchester respectively last Saturday during an event held at First Parish Dorchester.

The contest— organized by City Councillor Annissa Essaibi-... Read more

The Massachusetts State Senate is assembling its annual budget this week, considering more than 1,110 amendments to the $42.7 billion bill that made it through the upper chamber this month. Among the local amendments on the table are some that are... Read more

Ed Forry and Bill Forry are the featured speakers at the Dorchester Historical Society’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. The father/son duo, Associate Publisher and Publisher/Editor, respectively, of the Dorchester Reporter, will tell the... Read more

City Councillor Frank Baker lent a hand to members of the Dorchester Park Association and representatives of the Armenia Tree Project in a tree-planting ceremony Tuesday morning in Dorchester Park.

The event commemorated the 25th anniversary of... Read more

For the last year, the only things visibly moving on Morrissey Boulevard have been cars and a few bicycles, at least when the flood-prone roadway isn’t inundated with seawater and left impassable.

A state-led effort to redesign the critical... Read more

(Editor's Note: This article was first published by WBUR 90.9FM on May 2. The Reporter and WBUR have a partnership in which the two news organizations share content and resources.... Read more

About 40 people—mothers, children, seniors, recent college graduates—crammed into a meeting room in Fowler Clark Epstein Farm farmhouse on Norfolk Street last Saturday afternoon for a workshop on growing food at home with limited space, one of a number... Read more

Roughly six months after a vandal targeted the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Morrissey Boulevard, the site has been outfitted with a security camera to deter... Read more

Preparations for the annual Dorchester Day Parade on Sun., June 2, are well under way as a committee of volunteers is meeting monthly to plan the event and related fundraisers. This year’s parade is the 115th in Dorchester Day history, according to... Read more

Now in its fifth year, the Dot Pot street hockey tournament — set to take place at Neponset’s Garvey Park on the weekend of May 25-27— is growing to include more teams. Two dozen clubs — each with 5... Read more

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