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The Honorable Serge Georges, Jr., a Dorchester native who currently sits as an associate justice at the Dorchester Division of Boston Municipal Court, will be nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker to join the state’s Supreme Judicial Court, according to the... Read more
Lower Mills resident William O'Connell, a World War Two veteran, past president of the Boston Teacher's Union and longtime advocate for Dorchester Park, has died at age 92. Mr. O'Connell was the treasurer of the Dorchester Park Association (DPA) and a key... Read more
Community members will have the chance next week to hear the latest updates, voice comments, and ask questions at several virtual public comment sessions concerning development and planning projects in Dorchester.  Dorchester Bay City: Mon. Nov. 16, 6 p.m... Read more
Another 1.3 million people are projected to cast their ballots on Tuesday, and when added to the 2.3 million people who have already voted the anticpated turnout would set a new record during an intense and unusual presidential election cycle. Secretary... Read more
Tenants in a 207-unit apartment complex on Morton Street in Mattapan announced this week that they have signed an agreement with their landlord that will protect them from large rent increases over the next five years. The Morton Village apartment... Read more
Cedar Grove Cemetery greenhouse opened for sales on Sunday The greenhouse at Cedar Grove Cemetery opened Sunday afternoon, just in time for Mother’s Day. The greenhouse— which sells plants and flowers— will remain open daily from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30p.m. The... Read more
Gov. Baker on Friday signed a bill enabling some restaurants during the ongoing state of emergency to include beer and wine sales with food takeout/delivery orders and pushing the tax-filing deadline to July 15. The restaurant provision in the bill... Read more
Housing activists continue to field urgent calls from tenants facing imminent eviction orders, even though a court-ordered pause on such removals will continue through mid-April. Meanwhile, as legislation to halt all evictions during the COVID-19... Read more
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh defended his decision to cancel Sunday's St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and said the city's progress in containing the virus will determine whether the Boston Marathon is run next... Read more
Body includes one from Dorchester Mayor Martin Walsh today announced five appointments to Boston’s newly-commissioned Cannabis Board, which will review all of the city’s applicants for marijuana licenses. One of the appointed board representatives hails... Read more

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