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A year-long project to improve the George Wall Playground at Dorchester Park is complete and the space is now open to the public following a $626,000 renovation. The work was funded by Mayor Walsh’s Capital Improvement Plan and Youth Lead the Change, the... Read more
The news that it only took one week for the US to add one million new cases of COVID was reported alongside the news that Moderna, the Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company, posted preliminary data indicating that their vaccine reduced transmission of... Read more
To the Editor: Some may ask: Why, amid a lethal pandemic, a racial revolution, economic insecurity, and the horrific realization that normal may never be normal again, would the removal of the name Faneuil Hall from a public building be so crucial to... Read more
Morrissey Boulevard is going to flood every few weeks when there’s an especially high tide or a storm surge. It’s what happens when you build a low-lying motorway through the middle of a body of water—in this case, Dorchester Bay. We can decide to simply... Read more
Boston is experiencing another spike in fresh Covid-19 cases, a grim marker that Mayor Walsh warned on Tuesday could get worse in the coming days and weeks. The city notched its single largest one-day total since June on Nov. 12 and Monday of this week... Read more
Serge Georges, Jr., who currently sits as an associate justice at the Dorchester Division of Boston Municipal Court, was nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday to join the Supreme Judicial Court. The son of immigrants from Haiti who was raised on... Read more
Stakeholder buy-ins seen as crucial Some 100 people logged on to a virtual meeting on Monday as the principals from Accordia Partners LLC delved into transportation and infrastructure specifics for their massive Dorchester Bay City development along the... Read more
Activists joined at-large City Councillor Michelle Wu on Monday on the edge of a flooded-out Morrissey Boulevard to press for her version of a climate resiliency plan that she has dubbed the Boston Green New Deal. Wu, who has announced that she is... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker agreed Tuesday that long lines at COVID-19 testing sites are an issue and said his administration is talking to the federal government and others about ways that Massachusetts could soon expand testing capacity, provide access to new... Read more
The Honorable Serge Georges, Jr., a Dorchester native who currently sits as an associate justice at the Dorchester Division of Boston Municipal Court, will be nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker to join the state’s Supreme Judicial Court, according to the... Read more
Serge Georges, Jr., a Dorchester native who currently sits as an associate justice at the Dorchester Division of Boston Municipal Court, will be nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker to join the state’s Supreme Judicial Court, according to the State House News... Read more
Update: Trish Simpson has been located and is safe, according to Boston Police. The Boston Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate a missing 24-year-old woman last seen in Jamaica Plain on Sunday evening. Trish Simpson is 24-years-old... Read more
Boston will make $6.3 million available to small businesses in the city affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and related recession, Mayor Martin Walsh's office announced Friday. The money, supported by CARES Act funding and donations, will be distributed... Read more
At a time of heightened economic anxiety for local families, many of whom are struggling to pay rent or put food on the table, Dorchester-based non-profit United Senergy is organizing a holiday toy drive this year from November 16 through December 18 with... Read more
Lower Mills resident William O'Connell, a World War Two veteran, past president of the Boston Teacher's Union and longtime advocate for Dorchester Park, has died at age 92. Mr. O'Connell was the treasurer of the Dorchester Park Association (DPA) and a key... Read more
State officials want almost all districts that fall outside of the highest COVID-19 risk designation to bring students back for fully in-person learning, but Boston is not yet ready to take that step, Mayor Martin Walsh said Thursday. The bulk of... Read more
Mayor Walsh moved ahead with today with a three-pronged approach to reform the Boston Police Department, following recommendations from a task force he commissioned last summer in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis.... Read more
Mayor speaks out against proposed cuts to MBTA service Boston logged its single largest one-day total of fresh COVID-19 cases since June today, a grim marker that Mayor Martin Walsh warned could get worse in coming days and weeks. During a press... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh signed an ordinance today that requires landlord to provide basic information about tenant rights and resources when they file a notice to quit to residents.The Housing Stability Notification Act was signed during a virtual meeting as... Read more
Pipefitters Local 537 made a donation of $20,000 to the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to address an increased demand for food aid among families hit hardest by impacts of covid-19. “We know how important it is to help families in need, especially right... Read more

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