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Two men and a woman were arrested earlier this week during a raid on a River Street apartment in which federal, state and local investigators found 100 pounds of fentanyl powder and pills, three industrial pill-press ... Read more.

A recent guest speaker at Madison Park Vocational and Technical High School had two 9mm firearms stolen out of his personal car while it was parked on school property.

On the date of the incident, Friday, Nov. 18, ... Read more.

I have just returned from eight days campaigning in Southwest Georgia for a candidate for state rep and friend, Joyce Barlow. I have been working with her on a team in that part of Georgia’s Black Belt since the 2020 ... Read more.

Boston Public Schools refers a disproportionate number of Black and Latino boys and English language learners to special education, increasing the likelihood they will be placed in separate environments that restrict ... Read more.

Gov. Baker last on Friday continued his lame-duck streak of recommending pardons and commutations, proposing that a convicted murderer once sentenced to death after killing two people in Dorchester be made eligible for ... Read more.

To the Editor:

As a lifelong resident of Dorchester, I have always taken great pride in telling people where I was from and still call home. I grew up with so many great people of strong moral and patriotic ... Read more.

Under questioning from city councillors, Boston Public Schools officials who oversee athletics programs say they’ve seen improvement in areas they superintend but acknowledge there is more to do.

Councillors Erin ... Read more.

Cristina Todesco, a theatrical set designer, wasn’t too concerned when she first found out her Dorchester studio was going up for sale. But with a big developer sniffing around, she began to feel uneasy. It was 2019, the ... Read more.

MBTA officials are continuing to discover structural issues with JFK/UMass station, a key transit hub located in Dorchester’s Columbia-Savin Hill neighborhood. They've also discovered similar issues at the Savin Hill MBTA ... Read more.

The Mattapan Square Main Streets has been revived with new leadership that is going to canvass the community to re-imagine and re-brand the area for businesses and residents.

With Black Fridays and Small Business ... Read more.

6:15 a.m. - Rise and attempt to shine. Find way to kitchen without falling over sleeping animals on the dark, narrow, back stairs. Remove cold, dead fowl from refrigerator and give it a sponge bath, remembering to remove ... Read more.

The rehabilitation of 150 abandoned and unkempt lots that have sustained blight throughout sections of the city over the last 40 years – Dorchester and Mattapan are home to about 70 of them – will soon provide profitable ... Read more.

The rehabilitation of 150 abandoned and unkempt lots that have sustained blight throughout sections of the city over the last 40 years – Dorchester and Mattapan are home to about 70 of them – will soon provide profitable ... Read more.

Hundreds of families, friends, and teammates of Thomas Lucas, 12, came out last Wednesday night at the Devine Rink for a fundraiser to support him and the Lucas family as the young man battles through treatments for non- ... Read more.

George Huynh will leave the mayor’s office next month to take over as the new executive director of VietAID, according to the Charles Street-based organization’s board of directors. He starts the new position on Dec. 1 ... Read more.

“I want to say something beautiful about Dorchester with your portraits.”

That’s the simple, but lovely sentiment behind Mike Ritter’s ‘Beautiful Dot’ photo project, which he staged at six Boston Public Library ... Read more.

Many years ago, the only experience most people in Dorchester and Mattapan had with turkeys was on the last Thursday of November, and those specimens usually came frozen and ready for the oven.

While the gobblers ... Read more.

The development team behind residential towers and lab space planned for Morrissey Blvd. south of the JFK/UMass MBTA station fielded questions virtual style last Wednesday from a community advisory group about their plans ... Read more.

New Jersey-based Michaels Organization, the developer behind 800 Morrissey, a project comprising a six-story building with 229 residences rising up next to Boston Bowl, says it has reached an agreement in principle with ... Read more.

Thelma D. Burns, a longtime community activist, nurse, advocate and volunteer, has died. She was 85. Her family announced her passing in a Facebook post the next day.

“It is with heavy hearts that we share the news ... Read more.

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