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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
IBEW Local 103 as a partner of the Boston Red Sox will operate as an official drop-off location for the annual Baseball Tomorrow Fund equipment drive, in support of Kids Gear for Baseball. Kids Gear for Baseball is a non-profit organization that collects... Read more
This July will mark the 50th year of the Boston Neighborhood Basketball League (BNBL), the oldest municipal basketball league in the country and a summertime fixture for families across the city. Charlie Conners, a Dorchester native and the city’s Parks... Read more
Traffic delays expected near campus UMass Boston’s commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday of this week will mark a return to the Dorchester campus after several years of being held off-site due to construction on its Columbia Point grounds. It... Read more
This article first appeared on WBUR 90.9FM on May 23. For some of the seventh graders from the Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, last Thursday was their first time inside the Museum of Fine Arts. The field trip was a... Read more
Angelie McGrath, left, and Jha'Niyla Tinker were crowned Young Miss Dorchester and Little Miss Dorchester respectively last Saturday during an event held at First Parish Dorchester. The contest— organized by City Councillor Annissa Essaibi-George and her... Read more
The Massachusetts State Senate is assembling its annual budget this week, considering more than 1,110 amendments to the $42.7 billion bill that made it through the upper chamber this month. Among the local amendments on the table are some that are... Read more
Ed Forry and Bill Forry are the featured speakers at the Dorchester Historical Society’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. The father/son duo, Associate Publisher and Publisher/Editor, respectively, of the Dorchester Reporter, will tell the... Read more
City Councillor Frank Baker lent a hand to members of the Dorchester Park Association and representatives of the Armenia Tree Project in a tree-planting ceremony Tuesday morning in Dorchester Park. The event commemorated the 25th anniversary of the... Read more
For the last year, the only things visibly moving on Morrissey Boulevard have been cars and a few bicycles, at least when the flood-prone roadway isn’t inundated with seawater and left impassable. A state-led effort to redesign the critical coastal... Read more

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