Monday’s shooting of a four-year-old boy at Franklin Field’s Harambee Park was an assault on all of our children, no matter where we live or what park we frequent with our families. If this sort of atrocity can take place anywhere in our city, we are... Read more
The episodic unraveling of the full story about John J. O’Brien’s 12-year stewardship of the state’s Probation Department continues to leave citizens in the dark as to the extent of any one individual’s culpability in the mismanagement of the agency... Read more
The news this week that the MBTA has come out against a plan to route the next phase of the Neponset Greenway though its property in Mattapan Square is a deep disappointment for proponents of the Greenway and a potentially huge setback in the decades-... Read more
“The town is populous, tho’ not large, the streets broad, but the buildings old, and low; however, there is good company and a good deal of it; and a man that coveted a retreat in this world might as agreeably spend his time, and as well in Dorchester... Read more
Aside from Dorchester Day— the day-long celebration of our settlement town-turned-neighborhood that falls on June 5 this year — there is no local event that rivals Memorial Day in our community.
The day itself is, of course, a national holiday... Read more
It’s a good thing that May is Bike Month and this isn’t Bike Week here in Boston. The middle of this month has been a soggy affair and may not be the ideal time for novice two-wheelers to take to the streets.
But, fortunately, there are many... Read more
When first we heard the word that some brave American military personnel, Navy Seals all, had risked their lives to take out Osama bin Laden, there was a feeling of exhilaration. Here, in early May 2011, almost ten full years since OBL engineered the... Read more
Music Clubhouse News
This coming Thursday (5/12), our Choral group, Club Glee, will be performing two songs at our New England Women’s Leadership Awards Dinner at the Seaport World Trade Center. We would also like to congratulate... Read more
“Today, I’m very proud of myself because I’ve accomplished something that nobody else has been able to accomplish… I am really honored, frankly, to have played such a big role in hopefully getting rid of this issue.”
—Donald Trump, April 27,... Read more
Dorchester Park, the 30-acre, Olmsted-designed jewel that anchors our neighborhood to the south, has a magical quality this time of year. The buds are poking out from their winter slumber, the trees are springing back to life and kids are once again... Read more
Details of Mayor Tom Menino’s budget for the next fiscal year are just coming to light as the Reporter goes to press this week. But an early glimpse at a summary of his $2.4 billion plan indicates that the city’s budget woes are easing a bit and that... Read more