The Reporter recommends the following positions on the four questions that will appear on state ballots on Nov. 4.

Question 1—A move to eliminate the current indexing of the gas tax would hamper the capacity of the state and city to... Read more

For the better part of the 20th century, Dorchester and Mattapan had a strong identification as a Roman Catholic enclave. At the beginning of the Civil War, there were no Catholic churches in the town of Dorchester. But from 1850 to 1870, the... Read more

There has been a good deal of change within Dorchester’s Catholic parishes in recent years and churchgoers here should expect to see more of the same in the coming months. Earlier this year, St. Brendan and St. Ann parishes were officially joined as a... Read more

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans and Savin Hill’s own Mike Christopher are among the 20 people picked to run in the New York City Marathon this fall on behalf of The Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, known as Team MR8. The Dorchester-based... Read more