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Boston City Councillors Ed Flynn and Kim Janey will be hosting a hearing next week to discuss public health disparities in communities of color in the City of Boston. The hearing will take place next Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Boston City Council’s... Read more
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins is defending his decision to terminate the county’s contract to house prisoners detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The move comes as Tompkins announced plans to “reallocate” space the Suffolk... Read more
The Curley Community Center in South Boston – known to many as the L Street Bathhouse – will likely close for up to 18 months beginning as soon as next fall as the 80-year-old beachfront property undergoes a $15 million renovation designed to modernize... Read more
Last Sunday, the Mattapan Patriots played the Hyde Park Cowboys on the pristine AstroTurf field at Almont Park. Around noon, between games, city and state officials, led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, joined the players on the field alongside civic leaders to... Read more
Two well-respected Dorchester institutions have joined forces to plan a new, $30 million indoor sports and community center that would be built on what is now a little-used field next to the McCormack Middle School on Columbia Point. The Boys and Girls... Read more
Meeting Monday at the facility (6 p.m.) The Curley Community Center on Columbia Road in South Boston, known as “L Street” in local parlance, has been budgeted for a $15 million renovation, but the details of what the work will entail, how long it will... Read more
The summer recess has given way to what will undoubtedly be a very busy fall season for civic leaders in Dorchester and Mattapan. The re-development of the Bayside Expo property looms as the biggest item on the local agenda, but it will be just one... Read more
City Council President Andrea Campbell has called for the creation of a full-time Inspector General position to “root out corruption” in city government as a still-unfolding federal bribery investigation has triggered the resignation of a key zoning board... Read more
Accordia Partners launches outreach effort Members of the development team that will transform the UMass-owned Bayside parcel on Columbia Point in the coming years introduced themselves to the membership of the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association on... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter's Dot Day edition includes a special section devoted to this year's parade and celebrations. The parade starts on Sunday (June 2) at 1 p.m. at the corner of Dorchester Avenue and Richmond Street in Lower Mills and follows a route... Read more

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