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A proposed 34-unit condominium project was the subject of an at-times contentious public meeting Monday night in Codman Square. Some residents worried that the project sited near the corner of Washington Street and Aspinwall Road was out of step with the... Read more
A collection of paintings by Dorchester-based urban landscape artist Jodie Baehre will be on display this month at Ashmont Grill, beginning with an opening reception on Monday, July 15 from 7-10:00 p.m. The exhibit will feature new work from a series... Read more
Fans who are still hungry for soccer following the conclusion of the FIFA Women’s World Cup can find plenty of action at the second annual Boston Unity Cup, a tournament set to take place this weekend, July 12-14, in South Boston’s Moakley Park. The Unity... Read more
The fourth annual Dudley Jazz Festival will take place on July 27, 2019 from 12-6 p.m. at Mary Hannon Park, 613 Dudley St. in Dorchester. The yearly festival, which was founded by local veteran musician Fred Woodard in 2016, presents some of the area’s... Read more
About 100 people assembled in the auditorium at the Brooke Charter School on American Legion Highway on Saturday to hear Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley speak at a forum that she had organized with the Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council. “Mattapan has... Read more
Mujeres Unidas Avanzando (MUA) was one of several Dorchester-based nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation earlier this month as part of a “100k for 100” initiative that saw the foundation invest $10 million in local nonprofit... Read more
The public will have a chance Monday to review plans for a 34-condominium project proposed for 3 Aspinwall Rd. near Codman Square. Developers Shanti Acquisition LLC hopes to build a 34,200-square foot building with 29 underground parking spaces at the... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on June 25 approved a 27-unit apartment building at 775 Morton St. on the corner of Wildwood Street. The vote followed some confusion caused by a shortage of board members due to holdups by city councillors on questions for... Read more
Eight Dorchester students are among the 12 Red Sox Scholars selected to receive $10,000 scholarship grants from the Red Sox Foundation this summer. The students — a group of 13 seventh graders attending Boston schools— were introduced at a pregame... Read more
Another school year in the books — another transition at the top of Boston Public Schools. Ong Monday, interim superintendent Laura Perille passed the post on to Brenda Cassellius. Cassellius — a lifelong educator and administrator — is the seventh person... Read more
The mayor’s full $3.49 billion city budget made it through the city council last week despite sharp critiques on the public schools spending plan from three councillors who voted against adopting the BPS budget. Andrea Campbell, Lydia Edwards, and... Read more
About 200 people gathered at VietAID Community Center in Fields Corner last Saturday afternoon to discuss a Boston-wide housing plan catered toward residents facing displacement. This was the third assembly in a series of five organized by Right to The... Read more
A Dorchester native has been named a finalist in the 2019 Blue Man Group Boston Drum-Off competition. 19-year-old Christina Edwards, the only female in this year’s competition, beat out 13 other semi-finalists and 44 applicants to make to the finals... Read more
Developers of the former Bayside Exposition Center site finalized their agreement to lease the 20-acre site, signing a 99-year ground lease for the UMass Boston property with an expected value of $235 million. Accordia Partners and their capital partner... Read more
Following a two-week window that saw high rates of car breaks and auto thefts, police officials from district C-11 in Dorchester are urging residents to be wary of securing their automobiles. According to Sergeant Brian Dunford, the span from June 13... Read more
This year’s Neponset RiverFest is set for Sat., July 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at DCR Neponset Park in Dorchester. The annual event celebrates the Neponset river, its surrounding parks and pedestrian paths, and the natural salt marshes and wetlands... Read more
The morning rush started and the timing of the next train from Ashmont was a mystery – but it did cost more than it did the day before. Fare increases took effect Monday morning, raising costs for MBTA riders by around 6 percent on average. Subway with a... Read more
The second annual Pear Square Art Fair will take place Saturday, July 20 from 12-8 p.m. at Richardson Park in Dorchester. After a successful inaugural event last summer, this year’s fair will feature an expanded lineup of activities and performances,... Read more
Passengers at JFK/UMass stop on Thursday were irritated about the state of the transit system. New polling says they are not alone. A WBUR poll this morning found that only 29 percent of polled voters said they approve of the way Gov Charlie Baker has... Read more
Boston-area voters are really frustrated with transportation -- and they don't like how the MBTA has been handled by state leaders, according to a new WBUR poll (topline results, crosstabs). Compared with five years ago, just 4% of survey respondents say... Read more

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