Ali Noorani, the executive director of the National Immigration Forum is returning to Dorchester for a reading from his new book “There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration.”

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As spring settles in across Dorchester, a flurry of organizing has begun again in anticipation of the annual Neponset River cleanup on April 29. A collaboration between the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Neponset River... Read more

Volunteers pitch-in, recall victims on One Boston Day

More than 100 people gathered in Peabody Square last Saturday to mark One Boston Day and share a moment of silence with the Richard family, whose 8-year-old son Martin lost... Read more

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester will launch an initiative this year that is aimed at lifting families out of systemic poverty with an innovative approach rooted in emerging brain science. Fueled by a $500,000 donation by philanthropist Dora... Read more

Participation in Massachusetts Democratic Party affairs has amped up since November, party officials say, bringing uncharacteristically high numbers to ward meetings and spurring an influx of new delegates.

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UMass Boston has a special connection with Krystle Campbell, who was killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The Medford woman attended UMass Boston from 2005-2007 and received a degree posthumously.

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Separately, Rep. Lynch weighs in on Trump’s Syrian missile strike

National issues consumed the conversation at a town hall meeting hosted by US Congressman Michael Capuano in Mattapan on Monday, with the congressman fielding... Read more

Peggie O’Neil-Mirabile was working at Dorchester’s Murphy School in 2011 when she was struck in the head by one of her students. The injury turned out to be a blessing in disguise as it inadvertently led to the discovery of two brain aneurysms at age... Read more

One Boston Day will be observed in the city next Saturday, April 15— the fourth anniversary of the bombings that killed three and maimed scores of spectators and runners at the Boston Marathon in 2013. The annual commemoration was declared in 2015.... Read more

State law enforcement officials have the "inherent" authority to arrest and hold immigrants scheduled for deportation, a Department of Justice attorney argued in court on Tuesday.

The Supreme Judicial Court has called into question... Read more


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