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The seventh annual St. Williams Dorchester Fund scholarships were presented on Sunday to five neighborhood students with musical abilities who are heading to college in the fall. The awards ­– including checks for $1,000 – were handed out at the... Read more

Underused industrial parcels and generally underdeveloped swaths of land along a mile-long stretch of Dorchester Avenue are prime for new planning, residents and city officials agreed during a tour of the PLAN: Glover’s Corner sites last week.

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A program aimed at boosting spirits among elderly residents in city housing developments has become a popular attraction at the Lower Mills Apartments. Twice a week, student volunteers from across the world show up at the 2262 Dorchester Ave.to call... Read more

Two weeks of free riders on the Fairmount Line kicked off on Monday, a bid to boost ridership on the only commuter rail line to operate entirely within Boston.

A group of elected officials and activists stood outside Morton Street station in... Read more

The 15-acre stretch along the banks of the Neponset River has long ridden the razor’s edge of becoming a dumping place for hazardous waste, home to gas tanks, a docking site for natural gas tankers, or adjacent to a proposed site of a stadium for the... Read more

Dorchester’s annual observation of Memorial Day will have a distinctly Irish accent this year. The keynote speaker of the time-honored ceremony in Cedar Grove Cemetery on May 29 will be Brigadier General Peter O’Halloran, who has serves with the Irish... Read more

Community members and housing experts engaged in a discussion on development and Dorchester’s trajectory during a wide-ranging forum in the basement hall of St Mark’s Church on Tuesday night. Faced with housing pressures coming to bear on the... Read more

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and her son, Jack Schlossberg, will present the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award to President Barack Obama on Sunday, May 7 as part of the centennial celebration of John F. Kennedy’s birth. Former First Lady... Read more

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