The Massachusetts Appeals Court on Monday upheld Odell Sanders's conviction for a July 25, 2018 gunfire attack on an Audi on Norfolk Street that ... Read more.

A military contractor and a landlord on a desolate industrial dead end sandwiched between the Expressway and the Red Line and commuter-rail tracks are suing the Zoning ... Read more.

Gov Baker Steve Poftak

Responding to a call from US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for “new leadership” at the MBTA, Gov. Charlie Baker defended the public transit agency’s officials and said they should stay.

Asked whether she was calling for ... Read more.

Twenty-five grassroots organizations across Boston, including nine in Dorchester, have received a total of $100,000 in grants from the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Advancement (BMA), which was launched by Mayor Michelle ... Read more.

The topic on Thurs., July 28, was the Blue Hill Avenue redesign and the reconfiguration of Mattapan Square, but the format wasn’t a typical lecture-and-listen session, and the location wasn’t a school cafeteria.

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On May 30, my 18-year-old son Josh and I set out from a beach in Anacortes, Washington, on a cross-country bicycle ride back to our home in Dorchester. After traveling 3,551 miles through 9 states and one Canadian ... Read more.

“James Dean” and “Marilyn” haven’t missed a thing that has happened on their corner of Dorchester Avenue for the last 34 years, but passersby would struggle to get them to say anything about what they’ve seen.

That ... Read more.

Mary Skipper

Boston has made an offer to the next superintendent of its schools. All that remains is for her to accept.

Highlights of the draft contract were provided by Boston School Committee chair Jeri Robinson Wednesday ... Read more.

A state trooper acquitted last year on assault-and-battery charges for a 2018 fight outside Dorchester's Dorset Hall that left a woman with a broken leg is suing State Police for back pay and lost benefits for the 26 ... Read more.

Lacrosse is often seen locally as a sport exclusive to elite private schools and suburban enclaves, with most young people in the neighborhood found on the football field at Franklin Field or Almont Park, or basketball ... Read more.

After a long and contentious history with Popeye’s Chicken and its lease on a potential location in Codman Square, the property owner and community are turning the page on the saga: Antoinette Rodney, and her broker, ... Read more.

Last month, after more than a year of bargaining, the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) and Boston Public Schools (BPS) reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. One of the items that the BTU was holding out for - and ... Read more.

More than four years after the U.S. Supreme Court said that states could legalize sports wagering, Massachusetts did just that when Gov. Charlie Baker signed a sports betting bill Wednesday afternoon, shifting public ... Read more.

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday “new leadership” is needed at the MBTA as the public transit agency readies a month-long shutdown of its Orange Line, with an overlapping closure of the Green Line.

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One Democrat hoping to win the office believes the attorney general should "absolutely" consider action against the MBTA amid a string of debilitating failures, and candidates in the race also want to ramp up enforcement ... Read more.

Dorchester lost one of its most generous and loyal sons this week. Robert L. Marr died on Monday after a brief illness. He was 86.

Bob was the son of Colonel Daniel Marr, the namesake of the original Boys and ... Read more.

Louis Mandarini III worked college summers on the construction sites of TD Garden, then known as the FleetCenter, and the Big Dig during the highway project’s salad days, before costs rose to $24 billion.

He grew ... Read more.

Boston is a city with no shortage of historically and culturally significant sites, but perspectives on which places have earned those designations rarely bubble up from the community at large, especially the young. ... Read more.

After a string of early-morning after-hours parties last spring at Sam’s Spot caterers on Dorchester Avenue in Fields Corner – with at least one party that may or may not have included a shooting incident – the city’s ... Read more.

A 2021 roadside dispute between a 33-year-old Hispanic Black man and an off-duty Transit Police officer is shaking up the 2022 race for Suffolk County district attorney.

The Boston Globe reported last Saturday that ... Read more.

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