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(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

City officials and community leaders will gather in Peabody Square on Friday at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the official completion of the renovation and revitalization of the square’s east and west plazas.

Greater Ashmont... Read more

With key City Hall posts vacant or soon to be vacant, safe streets activists think now is the perfect time for Boston's city government to consolidate two departments into one and to more fully embrace the "Vision Zero" movement that is seeking to... Read more

The new owners of the former First Parish Dorchester Manse at 29 High St. unveiled their proposal to turn the property into a 60-unit condo complex at Wednesday night’s Meetinghouse Hill Civic Association meeting.

The plan would restore the 19th... Read more

On Tuesday morning, the 22-year-old man shuffled his way to a podium inside Dorchester Court’s First Session. His legs were in iron shackles, his hands in cuffs. Dressed in a t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers, he had come to court from a holding cell just... Read more

Last month, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) invited public comment for the... Read more

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