Editorials

An advisory group charged with advising the city and state on development priorities along the Fairmount Commuter rail corridor will meet for the first time this week. The group, convened by the BRA and picked from an applicant pool by the Mayor’s... Read more

Our good neighbors on the other side of the Neponset River are having a big celebration this weekend: the town of Milton this year is observing its 350th anniversary and three days of events are scheduled.

Officially, it’s Milton’s “... Read more

For generations of people with roots in Boston’s biggest and best neighborhood, this Sunday is the official start of summer. But it’s much more than just a seasonal marker. Dorchester Day is our day.

Modern-day Dorchester is a hard place for... Read more

The ambitious project to restore and improve Dorchester’s first and oldest church building — First Parish on Meetinghouse Hill— is making impressive progress this season. The big news from last Saturday evening’s annual dinner to support the... Read more

A 67-year-old woman who lives near Dorchester’s Four Corners neighborhood went public this week with a beef that many Dorchester home and car owners can relate to. Evelyn Cartwright, who lives on Strathcona Road, told CBS-Boston that she’s fighting... Read more

The Red Sox and Mass General Hospital are sponsoring the “Run to Home Base,” a 9k run to benefit veterans and their families, on May 20 at Fenway Park, and all participants will finish up by crossing home plate in the historic ball yard.

Local... Read more

The owners of Carney Hospital this week appointed a new person to run Dorchester’s only hospital. But, in doing so, they also sent ominous signals about the tone and direction of... Read more

At mid-morning last Friday, Steward Health Care System Chief Operating Officer Josh Putter arrived in Lower Mills for a meeting with Carney Hospital president Bill Walczak.

Sources say that the two met privately for a brief time in the hospital’... Read more

There’s nothing terribly groundbreaking about the new e-mail alert system that Dorchester City Councillor Frank Baker rolled out last month. In fact, e-mail has been used in a piecemeal way for years in parts of Dorchester to help arm neighbors with... Read more

This week’s news that an investment group wants to convert four Washington Street properties into a “sober living” campus for veterans has been met with skepticism and resistance from merchants and neighbors in Lower Mills. There is good reason for... Read more

The Pee Wee A team’s players and coaches of the Dorchester Youth Hockey league put an exclamation point on an outstanding (32-1-1) season on Sunday by beating a Springfield squad to win the state championship in their division. The “grinders and... Read more

The Patrick administration and its legislative allies on Beacon Hill are once again pinning the future of the long-delayed Neponset Greenway expansion on winning a federal grant worth almost $12 million.

The state’s application for the federal... Read more

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