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Steward Health Care's landlord said Wednesday that Steward hospitals have drawn significant interest from other potential operators, the latest hint that facilities might soon be transferred away from the financially ... Read more.

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy (ENC) and 15 citizens from Boston and Brookline filed a lawsuit on Tuesday in Suffolk Superior Civil Court to stop a proposal to renovate White Stadium in Franklin Park – a plan they ... Read more.

Prince Hall was flush in a sea of red sweaters, shirts, and hats, with sides of dancing and healthy helpings of socializing as hundreds of seniors from Dorchester and Mattapan gathered last Friday (Feb. 16) in Grove Hall ... Read more.

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) on Blue Hill Avenue is encouraging residents who have been impacted by recent pharmacy closures to take advantage of their services.

US Sen. Ed Markey, Sen. ... Read more.

Educators at Neighborhood House Charter School (NHCS) in Dorchester have voted to unionize their workforce and align with the Boston Teachers Union. The union will include teachers, social workers, speech language ... Read more.

Following a two-year investigation into gang violence in Boston, more than 40 members and associates of the Heath Street gang were charged last week in federal court with racketeering conspiracy, drug trafficking, ... Read more.

Nearly 130 years after abolitionist, orator, and newspaper publisher Frederick Douglass addressed state lawmakers, the Senate unveiled a bust in the branch’s chamber honoring his legacy during a ceremony last week.

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Dancing instructor Michael Winward visits the Standish Village Lower Mills community regularly to teach dance through the Steps in Time program, which aims to spread joy through social dance by approaching dance as a ... Read more.

Darnell Billings, who has been a member of the METCO Board of Directors since 2017, is the group’s new board chairman. An associate broker at Keller Williams Realty Boston, Billings is a Boston native who was a METCO ... Read more.

The Crispus Attucks Children’s Center (CACC)in Dorchester’s Grove Hall has received a $50,000 grant from The Boston Foundation to provide early childhood education for children, including children of recent immigrants, ... Read more.

Feb. 7 marked National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC) along with other community partners participated in a panel discussion held at the Spoke Art Center in downtown Boston, ... Read more.

BPDA will host two public meetings on the proposed “Article 80 Modernization” project, which city officials say will “improve the way the city reviews new development projects.” The first meeting is set ... Read more.

The early voting period runs from this Saturday (Feb. 24) to next Friday (March 1), and as long as you are registered to vote, you can return your ballot at any convenient ballot box.

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Boston City Council President Ruthzee Louijeuene has been appointed to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Local Government Advisory Committee, where she will be one of four members on the national committee ... Read more.

Leaders from 16 non-profit organizations that will split more than $352,000 in funds contributed by the owners of the Dot Block development gathered last week to highlight the grants, which were awarded through a process ... Read more.

The deadline to nominate a local small business for the city’s Legacy Business Program has been extended to this Friday (Feb. 23). This is the second year that the mayor’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion ( ... Read more.

Escalating her administration's response to a potential health care crisis, Gov. Maura Healey on Tuesday suggested Steward Health Care transfer its Massachusetts hospitals— including Dorchester's Carney Hospital— to new ... Read more.

A proposal by St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children to expand their footprint on Jones Hill and offer new housing for low-income families won approval from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on Thursday ... Read more.

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board yesterday approved a revision to an already-approved project at 3 Aspinwall Rd. in Dorchester that will add 11 additional units and a fifth floor to the building. ... Read more.

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