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The development team for Dot Block, a large mixed-use project heading for Glover’s Corner, filed a notice of project change this week. The revised project expands the amount of green space in return for an underground parking structure and a reduction... Read more

On board, riders offer opinions on the revamp

After they heard on Monday about the ten-year preliminary plan to phase out the 70-... Read more

An upgrade is in the works for Codman Square Park, and after a presentation by the design team Tuesday evening in Codman Academy’s black box theater, residents in the neighborhood have a better idea of what that vision might look like.

Over the... Read more

State Rep. Liz Miranda (5th Suffolk) and city officials say they've brokered a deal between Uphams House of Pizza on Columbia Road and a teenager who got into a beef with an employee there that could calm a tense situation that had spread into the... Read more

Patsy works for Food and Nutrition Service in the US Department of Agriculture. It’s a federal job that she’s held for 40 years.

On Wednesday, she came to the Holy Tabernacle Church near Grove Hall in Dorchester to get food.

Patsy, who... Read more

Patsy works for Food and Nutrition Service in the US Department of Agriculture. It’s a federal job that she’s held for 40 years.

On Wednesday, she came to the Holy Tabernacle Church near Grove Hall in Dorchester to get food.

Patsy, who... Read more

A cadre of Dorchester civic, main streets, and health center leaders gathered Monday night for a discussion where they would have the opportunity to query city and state and city officials about the nuts and bolts of how the new cannabis industry might... Read more

Mayor Walsh’s fifth State of the City speech on Tuesday night was familiar to the ears of longtime city observers. As in bygone years, the address summed up the progress of Walsh’s tenure and laid out new goals for the balance of his second term.... Read more

Vietnamese-Americans say a Trump administration move toward deporting some Vietnamese political refugees who came to the country in the aftermath of the Vietnam War has left a pall of uncertainty and fear in Dorchester’s Southeast Asian community.... Read more

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the negativity that seems to consume so much of our modern world. From victims of violence in our own backyards to those trapped in the horrific fires or mass shootings in California, there’s ample reason for despair.... Read more

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