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Developers are soliciting community feedback on a large project porposed for the MarineMax/Russo Marine site in Port Norfolk. Neighbors have been invited to a “workshop” on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St. The project calls... Read more
Leaders from the city and its school system saluted 38 valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools at a luncheon on Tuesday. Of the students who were recognized, 16 hail from Dorchester. “Today, we are celebrating an elite group of young people,” said... Read more
2017 Dot Day Parade— Sunday, June 4: Starts at Dot Ave and Richmond Street The 2017 Dorchester Day Parade is Sunday, June 4— starting at 1 p.m. from the corner of Dorchester Avenue and Richmond Street in Lower Mills. Watch the Reporter for a full parade... Read more
Hong Kong billionaire Gerald Chan has purchased another sizeable chunk of property in Dorchester, acquiring the Spire Printing Company site last Friday, according to city records. Gadoni LLC, an arm of Chan’s Morningside Group, closed on a $17 million... Read more
Glover’s Corner ‘visioning’ keys in on affordability How best to preserve neighborhood diversity and housing equity while also accommodating ongoing and much-needed growth consumed the conversation at a Glover’s Corner visioning session last week. The... Read more
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will host a five-day celebration over Memorial Day weekend to mark the slain president’s 100th birthday. John F. Kennedy, who was born in Brookline and had deep maternal ties to Dorchester, would have... Read more
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
Capt. Benjamin Stone, Jr. statue at Grand Army of the Republic burial plot in Cedar Grove Cemetery On Monday, a small group of Dorchester war veterans and their families will gather around a granite statue that has stood as a silent sentinel inside this... 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 how... 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 nationals were... Read more

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