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The candidates are crisscrossing the district. They’re opening campaign headquarters on Blue Hill Avenue and Washington Street and announcing a steady stream of endorsements. But the race to replace retiring state Rep. Willie Mae Allen and to become the... Read more
Julie Burns: Julie Burns, director of Arts, Tourism and Special Events for the city.Julie Burns, who announced last week that she was resigning as the city’s director of Arts, Tourism and Special Events, was accused of racial discrimination when she fired... Read more
A Dorchester man already being tracked as a suspected arsonist was arrested Monday on charges he set a Roslindale house on fire early Monday morning, federal and city officials say. Jose Baez, 38, was arrested after a GPS unit surreptitiously placed on... Read more
Faraday FontimusAllbertrand PierreChristiana McMullenSix Dorchester teens will be performing in Berklee College of Music's 17th annual Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert on Tuesday, August 10, 7:30 p.m. Talented teens from the Boston area and Berklee... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports three men were stabbed - one critically - in a large fight that broke out Thursday night at the Saigon Seafood Restaurant, 270 Adams St. Police say one of the injured men had to be rushed to Boston Medical Center with... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a Dorchester man on charges he ran a bogus charity drive in which kids stood by an intersection asking for donations - which they had no intention of actually giving to a charity. Booking photoRodrick... Read more
How does Edward M. Kennedy Boulevard sound as the new name of Columbia Point’s Mt. Vernon Street? Peter Meade, the president and CEO of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, acknowledged that he had been approached by some... Read more
Governor Deval Patrick will sign legislation on Friday that proponents say will overhaul a criminal records system and reduce crime by easing access to jobs for former criminals. The governor is scheduled to sign the bill on Friday at 10 a.m. at the... Read more
A new pharmacy has opened for business on the ground floor of the Codman Square Health Center, which is following the lead of several other community health centers that have already captured an important market by carving out space for an in-house drug... Read more
Cornelius Thomas and his wife NancyWhen Raymond Reddick began going through his grandmother’s attic after she passed away in 1985, he stopped to look through a box of pictures. Inside were photographs of his family members going back several generations... Read more
A clarification has been attached to this article. This casino bill is no more. It has ceased to be. It has expired and gone to meet its legislative maker. It’s a stiff. Bereft of life, it rests in peace. This… is an ex-bill. At least that’s what... Read more
The Board of Directors for the ODWIN Learning Center, located in Peabody Square, voted in June to indefinitely suspend the school’s programming due to a drastic funding shortfall that threatens to shutter the adult education outpost permanently. Board... Read more
Born in Dublin and raised in Kilkenny, Ronan Tynan has sung for thousands around the world, will be performing at the Cape Cod Melody this Friday night and at the South Shore Music Circus on Saturday evening. A long-time New York City resident who was... Read more
The auction of the former home of C. F. Donovan’s, the once-popular Savin Hill restaurant, was delayed until August 12. An auction was originally set to take place on July 29 at the 112 Savin Hill Ave. site. A $20,000 deposit is necessary to enter the... Read more
The Joshua Tree, a U2 tribute band, drew a large crowd to the Dorchester Park “bowl” last Thursday (July 29). The band performed many of the Irish super-group’s hits in an evening show that last one-and-a-half hours. The concert was sponsored by the... Read more
The façade of Neponset’s Devine Ice Rink has a brand new look this summer that harkens back to the neighborhood’s not-too-distant past. A team of 10 young painters from the Mayor’s Mural Crew last month completed a colorful panoramic on the side of the... Read more
A group of Savin Hill residents fed up with the prostitution and drug dealing in the area took to the streets Tuesday night in an effort to show that crime will not be tolerated in the beachside neighborhood. The effort apparently dissuaded at least one... Read more
Air Quality StudyStarting next month, local environmental activists will be joining up with Tufts University researchers for a study on the effect of air pollution floating into communities situated next to and near the I-93 expressway. The year-long... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 3, 2010….....Speaker Robert DeLeo declared the critical-condition gambling bill still breathing Tuesday morning, as Plainridge Racecourse laid off 157 workers and blamed Gov. Deval Patrick’s refusal to support racetrack slot... Read more
Boston and state police report they are looking for this woman in connection with robberies of the City of Boston Credit Union, 1010 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester on July 28 and the First Trade Credit Union, 753 E. Broadway in South Boston on July 31.... Read more

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