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In a memo sent to the UMass Boston community on Tuesday, interim Chancellor... Read more

Our governor, Charlie Baker, tells us that he sat out the presidential election in 2016. He blanked the top of the ballot rather than vote for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. He also skipped Trump’s lightly attended inauguration in January 2017... Read more

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Councillor Ayanna Pressley and her husband Conan and stepdaughter Cora walked to the polls at the Adams Street Library on... Read more

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Higher profile races – including close contests for Suffolk County district attorney,... Read more

A few stray thoughts while we wait for the impeachment hearings to begin:

• The neighborhood is buzzing this week with word of an impending road project that is going to make significant changes to William J. Day Boulevard. In fact, the state’s... Read more

Last week, a woman posted a entry on the Originally From Dorchester page on Facebook that warned of an alleged utility scam targeting her mother, an elderly person living in Dorchester. The post did not offer specific details about where this happened... Read more

It has been a week that delivered sharply different depictions of two modern-day Bostonians, two sons of Dorchester.

One, which we like to believe is in the ascendancy, featured our... Read more

Monday morning’s news about an imminent change in command at the Boston Police Department was a “double announcement.” William “Billy” Evans, 59, will step aside... Read more

Mayor Walsh joined the celebration at the Fowler-Clark farm on Monday. Photo by Isabel Leon/Mayor's Office

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Above, Chris 'Tiger' Stockbridge with 2018 Parade Chief Marshal... Read more


This will be the first time in a number of years that I’ll get a chance to actually watch the Dorchester Day Parade. For the last dozen... Read more

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

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Above, the Treadmark building—2.0— as seen on Dorchester Avenue on... Read more

A few stray thoughts while waiting for the impeachment hearings to start…

• The field of candidates for Suffolk County DA is pretty damn impressive. Several former prosecutors are in the mix, including a Dorchester lawmaker — Evandro Carvalho—... Read more

A controversial plan to build a four-story condo complex with first-floor retail space along Washington Street in Lower Mills will be delayed for at least a few months after a city board ruled last week that the three existing properties on the site... Read more