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The newest class of Operation Exit, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s intensive career preparation program for at-risk young adults, has achieved a high-water mark of success for the program. On Wednesday evening, Mayor Martin J. Walsh planned to join... Read more
Black Nativity opens in Boston on December 2 for three consecutive weekends, with 12 performances through December 18 at the Paramount Center in Boston. The textured and delicate voices of children and the sonorous voices of adults have enthralled Boston... Read more
In Savin Hill, the bellwether precinct where Clinton supporters outmatched Trump, 897-302, a steady trickle of voters walked up the dark steps to vote in the Cristo Rey high school library on Tuesday evening. Some said they felt prepared, having done... Read more
Seeking new approaches to the old challenge of providing services at home to those who have served in the military, Gov. Charlie Baker last Friday created an Advisory Council on Veterans’ Services. “This is a different age and a different time, and it’s... Read more
The boys soccer team from Dorchester’s Jeremiah E. Burke High School will play for a shot at the state championship today in a Division 3 semi-final match-up with Marblehead High School. The Burke boys— led by second year coaching duo Patrick Mudie and... Read more
Three people who got into an argument with Chaz Burton at a Mattapan party in March began punching him and when that wasn't enough, pulled wooden stakes out of the ground with which to beat him before one of them took out a gun and shot Burton in the... Read more
Voters in Dorchester and Mattapan voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton, for legalized marijuana, for a surcharge on property taxes, and to keep a lid on charter schools in an election that saw a large turnout across city neighborhoods that exceeded... Read more
A pedestrian was struck by a car yesterday in Codman Square and remains in serious condition, police said. The vehicle hit the adult man at the corner of Norfolk and Withington streets at about 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Police said the driver stayed at the... Read more
Businessman Donald Trump stunned the nation and the world Tuesday, upsetting Democrat Hillary Clinton and positioning himself to become the 45th president of the United States in January. With a divided electorate, Trump surged to victory by racking up... Read more
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would be president Clinton in a walk if Boston— and Dorchester and Mattapan voters— were the only voters. The former Secretary of State is— as expected— cruising to a lopsided win in the Democrat-dominated capital city... Read more
Turnout is heavy at Dorchester polling stations as voters turn out to cast ballots in the presidential election. As of 6 p.m., city officials say that more than half of registered voters— 54.7 percent— have cast their ballot. The city is on pace to... Read more
More than 1 million people cast their ballots during Massachusetts' first early voting period, according to Secretary of State William Galvin, who predicted that over 3 million people will vote in this year's presidential and state election. Speaking to... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot around 12:40 a.m., Saturday, at 2 Bentham Rd. Officers responding to a report of gunfire there did not find a victim. Police say the man managed to get himself to Carney Hospital. He was transferred to... Read more
The illegal rooming house occupied by several moderate-to-high-risk sex offenders on Milton Avenue in Dorchester was the subject of intense discussion at a neighborhood meeting last week. While community members sought to understand why they were not... Read more
A state plan to beautify and fortify Morrissey Boulevard is getting both up and down reactions from neighborhood residents who’ve studied the conceptual designs, according to a Reporter look at public comments submitted to the Department of Conservation... Read more
A 36-year-old mother walking along Washington Street was shot and killed on Saturday afternoon in a broad daylight incident that also left a teenager wounded. Benine Andre was fatally shot just before 2:30 p.m. as she walked to work in the vicinity of... Read more
Faith leaders teamed with Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday in Dorchester to make a final appeal to voters to reject legal marijuana, painting the ballot campaign as one about commercialization more than legalization and portraying... Read more
There are 192,133 new registered voters in Massachusetts since the last presidential election, with three of the state’s 14 counties responsible for more than half of the increase. As of Oct. 19, 2016, 4,534,974 people are registered to vote in... Read more
At Tuesday evening’s Hancock Street Civic Association meeting, Kevin Maguire from Oxbow Urban gave an update on a number of city-owned parcels being privately developed into homeownership units. The presentation focused on three parcels in the Hancock... Read more
So, it seems that a Dorchester King has turned out to be the Queen Bee of the latest family-friendly production at the Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT). Dot teen Journey King is inspiring local audiences as she stars in the title role of the current WFT... Read more

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