Amidst an atmosphere pulsating with festive enthusiasm and camaraderie, Dorchester’s Pope John Paul Park II came alive last Saturday as hundreds of runners converged at the edge of the Neponset River for the Dorchester Running Club’s annual Halfway to Dot... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by Rainbow Adult Day Health Care Center to open a new facility at 60-64 Hill Top St. in Dorchester. Rainbow, which already operates several of its facilities in the Boston area, including one on... Read more
Pine Street Inn, the largest homeless services provider in New England, is looking to team up with a developer to convert the Comfort Inn on Morrissey Boulevard into permanent, supportive housing aimed at formerly homeless people. Pine Street Inn and The... Read more
A state trooper acquitted last year on assault-and-battery charges for a 2018 fight outside Dorchester's Dorset Hall that left a woman with a broken leg is suing State Police for back pay and lost benefits for the 26 months he was on unpaid suspension... Read more
After strong pushback from neighbors, a team that hoped to site a 3,000-square-foot retail cannabis store in a key commercial building in Adams Corner is now eyeing a location closer to Neponset Circle. CNA Stores, Inc., a company based in Amesbury, MA,... Read more
Now in its fifth year, the Dot Pot street hockey tournament — set to take place at Neponset’s Garvey Park on the weekend of May 25-27— is growing to include more teams. Two dozen clubs — each with 5 skaters and a goalie— will play in the charity event,... Read more
A manager at Dorset Hall, 367 Neponset Ave., says the restaurant has taken several steps to keep sometimes boisterous patrons from disturbing residents of nearby homes at closing time. Her comments came at a Boston Licensing Board hearing on Tuesday on a... Read more
Neponset Cafe, one of Dorchester’s newest eateries, is quickly making a name for itself in the area’s crowded Vietnamese restaurant scene. The family-owned business, which opened its doors in September in what was for many years a pizzeria, is operated by... Read more
An early-morning fire has caused major damage to a home at 550 Ashmont St. in Dorchester. Firefighters were called to the scene at 2:18 a.m. by a neighbor, according to the BFD's Twitter feed. One resident was safely evacuated. The two-alarm blaze caused... Read more
A free Thursday night movie series will open at Pope John Paul II Park in Neponset on Thurs., Aug. 9 with a screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at dusk. The films continue on Aug. 16 (Coco), Aug. 23 (Beauty and the Beast), and Aug. 30 (Thor:... Read more


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