A striking new granite memorial honoring the memory of two Dorchester men who gave their lives defending the public will be dedicated in a ceremony at 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, May 6, at Neponset II Park. The memorial to the late Trooper Mark S.... Read more
DotBlock demo imminent – Work on Dot Block is plugging along, developers say. This mixed-used project is set to transform a 4-acre block of Glover’s Corner with about 362 units, 450 parking spaces, and approximately 37,000 square feet... Read more
This train is making local stops.
That was the message from House budget-writers to the MBTA when it comes to erecting billboards and similar outdoor ad space that the cash-hungry T views as a revenue-generator and others see as an eyesore.... Read more
Above, the Treadmark building—2.0— as seen on Dorchester Avenue on Monday... Read more
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved the proposed $200 million redevelopment of the former Boston Globe headquarters at 135 Morrissey Blvd. into an “urban innovation campus” at its monthly board meeting Thursday.
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In Dorchester, it’s a bittersweet day. We remember those we lost five years ago, particularly eight-year-old Martin Richard, whose message of peace and kindness lives on through the good works of his family and the people whom they inspire.
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A permitting loophole that allowed a developer to build on a former city-owned lot once considered “unbuildable” has prompted the city to take a fresh look at how it monitors and sells off similar parcels citywide.
The lot in question— a 3,529... Read more
Early on the evening of Sat., March 31, some three dozen community activists, students, lawyers, and concerned neighbors gathered on quiet Elmont Street in Dorchester to protest Wells Fargo’s decision to sell a family’s home to a developer rather than... Read more
The five candidates for Suffolk District Attorney took similar positions on issues ranging from reducing the number of people who go through the criminal system to protecting law-abiding immigrants from ICE at a forum at English High School sponsored... Read more
Boston teen-agers have until April 13 to apply for the 2018-2019 Mayor's Youth Council, a group of 85 high school-aged youth “committed to improving their communities and empowering other young people in the city.”
The number of youths... Read more