About 30 people attended meeting held at UMass Boston Members of the state-run Morrissey Boulevard Commission discussed climate resiliency options for the boulevard’s re-design during its second public meeting on Tuesday evening at UMass Boston. The... Read more
Rendering of proposed 164 Savin Hill Ave.
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by Pauline and Tony King of 164 Savin Hill Ave. in Dorchester to enlarge their single-family home into a three-condo building. Pauline King and her son's plans call for adding a three-story addition to... Read more
The housing market pendulum that swung low in Boston’s poorest neighborhoods during the Great Recession has swung back and held steady, with a new wave of investors chasing profits and capitalizing on a tight regional supply, according to a new report by... Read more
New street sign on Woodrow Ave. honors his legacy Of all places, a military posting on the outskirts of London during the late 1950s was where the late Bishop Hurshel Langham found his calling to preach the gospel and live out a life in the ministry. That... Read more
Amidst an atmosphere pulsating with festive enthusiasm and camaraderie, Dorchester’s Pope John Paul Park II came alive last Saturday as hundreds of runners converged at the edge of the Neponset River for the Dorchester Running Club’s annual Halfway to Dot... Read more
On Dec 13, 2022 – one year ago this week – City of Boston officials gathered at the Franklin Park Overlook to launch the Franklin Park Action Plan. Between line dancing led by Boston Rhythm Riders and photo ops with community members, Mayor Michelle Wu... Read more
The Edward M. Kennedy (EMK) Institute for the US Senate on Dorchester’s Columbia Point was the setting on Tuesday for a four-hour program that served as a commemorative celebration of the monumental 1998 breakthrough that resulted in relative peace in the... Read more
Jan. 1 is typically a busy day at the city’s only public waterfront amenity, as scores of “Brownies” brave what are normally frigid temps to take a New Year’s plunge into Dorchester Bay. But this year’s traditional swim won’t have the benefit of using the... Read more
After years of trying for more liquor licenses, Boston is on the verge of getting five more - one for the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner and four for the Bolling Building in Nubian Square. The State Senate on Thursday gave its final approval to a measure... Read more
Dorchester Avenue will be on Saturday the location of the city’s third “Open Streets” day this year, with the weather forecasted to be 67 and sunny. Stretching for 2.1 miles, between Freeport Street and Gallivan Boulevard, the avenue is closing to... Read more


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