Attorney William F. Kennedy of Dorchester received the Catholic Charities 2017 Justice and Compassion Award last week for his inspirational leadership and solidarity with the most at-risk and underserved members of the Greater Boston community. Kennedy... Read more
The beachside McConnell Playground in Savin Hill will see $3 million in improvements in a city-funded project that could start early next year. On Tuesday evening, neighbors convened for the first in a series of meetings aimed at soliciting input on... Read more
More than 58,000 Haitians living in the United States, including 4,700 in Massachusetts, will have their temporary immigration protections extended for six months, a timeframe some Bay State officials said Monday is not long enough.
Haitian... Read more
The latest stretch of the Neponset River Greenway is now open to the public, connecting Pope John Paul Park II and Mattapan Square and filling in a long-missing link in the biking and pedestrian trail.
The trail opened at 5 p.m. last Friday... Read more
Scores of Bostonians traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend to watch as the name of a son of Dorchester was added to a memorial on the National Mall dedicated to fallen law enforcement personnel.
Ricky Dever was a Suffolk County Sheriff’s... Read more
A proposal to move and restore a historic Grampian Way home and convert the structure to a seven-condominium building was met with concern and some pushback at a Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association planning meeting last week.
Longtime resident... Read more
The future of one of the city’s most prominent redevelopment sites— the 16-acre Boston Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard—is again in limbo after the latest agreement to sell the newspaper plant and offices collapsed.
The Globe reported the... Read more
A tunnel cap that sits above the Red Line tracks as they run underground through Dorchester from Fields Corner to Ashmont station may see a new life as a biker and pedestrian greenway.
At the Greater Ashmont Main Street’s annual meeting on... Read more
An upcoming deadline to renew a temporary residency program affecting more than 50,000 Haitians in the US has sparked a flurry of action by city and state representatives. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was originally granted to Haitian immigrants... Read more