The Dorchester Kayak Club is led by John Larson, shown above paddling beneath a bridge on the Neponset River near Lower Mills
Equipped with six kayaks, a small cargo van, and an intense love for Dorchester’s natural beauty, John Larson is on a mission: He wants to unite Dorchester residents through kayaking. The 62-year-old Larson goes out on the Neponset River once or twice a... Read more
Repairs continue after roadway plate got caught on moveable span The drawbridge that carries Morrissey Boulevard over the inlet between Dorchester Bay and Savin Hill Bay became stuck on Sunday evening, causing severe traffic delays that took a few hours... Read more
Owners seek to re-develop prime property; other businesses thrive A landmark Morrissey Boulevard dining and function facility will shut its doors permanently this month. The Phillips Old Colony House and Freeport Tavern will cease operations on Jan. 15,... Read more
Updated: Boston Police reported on Friday that Ms. Bynoe was found and is safe. Boston Police are asking for the public's help to locate an elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and was last seen on Wednesday evening. Evelyn Rosita Bynoe, 81... Read more
Kosciuszko Circle: Even on a 'good' day, the rotary at the northern end of Morrissey Boulevard is a challenge for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Griffin Connolly photoThe long-sought project to reconstruct Morrissey Boulevard remains under way, if... Read more
Dorchester will be getting a sparkling new addition next week with the opening of Dorset Hall, a 5,300-square-foot restaurant and bar on Neponset Avenue. The restaurant, which sits on the site of the former Boston Party Rental building at 367 Neponset... Read more
When Mary Ann Nagle was working in her grandparents’ candy shop as a child, she and her siblings were mostly scraping candy residue from huge sheets. Among those candies were a mainstay treat of roasted nuts, gooey caramel, and rich chocolate: the... Read more
A proposed Neponset Avenue housing project won approval from Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals last week despite strong opposition from abutters, a neighboring civic group, and an array of politicians. The controversial project – the planned demolition of... Read more
East Boston Savings Bank opened a new branch office at 960 Morrissey Blvd last Monday, Oct. 5. It is the 28th location for the rapidly-growing bank franchise. In ribbon-cutting ceremonies, bank chairman and CEO Richard Gavegnano said: “We look forward to... Read more
State Police report a Dorchester man suffered serious injuries yesterday when a woman from Quincy hit and drove over him as they were both traveling around Neponset Circle around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The victim, 46, was taken to Boston Medical Center with... Read more


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