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The McCormack Civic Association is inviting people who live in the Polish Triangle to participate in its holiday home decorating contest this weekend. Judges from the association will evaluate homes starting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday evening (Dec. 16)... Read more
It has been nearly ten years since Vince Droser’s sudden death from a heart attack in his home on Barrington Road. The passing of the 55-year-old New York native stunned the Dorchester community, particularly the tight-knit Ashmont-Adams Village... Read more
Joe Zinck, a Vietnam War veteran, former Boston Police Lt. Detective and a civic leader in Dorchester for four decades, died on Wed., Nov. 20 after an illness. Zinck was a driving force behind the creation of the Dorchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial on... Read more
At a community meeting hosted by the Boston Planning and Development agency (BPDA) last week, associates with the Herb Chambers Companies presented plans for a new four-story headquarters setup for their Honda dealership that opened earlier this year at... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a recreational dispensary at 1292 Blue Hill Ave., between Fessenden and Evelyn streets. The 5-1 vote means the proposal by Jody Mendoza Pekala and Carlos Castillo will be the latest to be tossed on a pile of... Read more
City Council President Andrea Campbell is organizing an event for later this month that is expected to attract hundreds of civic leaders from the city’s neighborhoods for informed discussions about their efforts in making things happen in their local... Read more
City Council President Andrea Campbell is organizing an event for later this month that is expected to attract hundreds of civic leaders from the city’s neighborhoods for informed discussions about their efforts in making things happen in their local... Read more
To the Editor: Imagine my surprise when I called the pharmacy department at the Walgreens located at 130 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester and heard the automated announcement after I had I placed my prescription refills: “This store will be closing on Nov. 5.... Read more
A high-profile commercial space along the Morrissey Boulevard corridor near Victory Road will be taken over by the Georgia-based national retailer Floor & Décor, a self-styled multi-channel American specialty realtor of hard surface flooring and... Read more
State Senator Nick Collins and Rep. David Biele filed legislation on Friday, Oct. 18 to advance an expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) in South Boston. The expansion is intended to consolidate the city’s major convention... Read more

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