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Since 1983 the All Dorchester Sports League has brought together different types of athletes from across the city.  The league— headquartered at Casey Town Field in Fields Corner— was created to introduce people of a variety of different races and... Read more
The two men who represent Dorchester and Mattapan in the US House of Representatives offered stinging rebukes of President Barack Obama’s decision to use military force against Libya this week. Ninth district Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) blasted... Read more
Aspiring superstars who attend the Dorchester Boys and Girls Club’s Music Clubhouse had a special treat Tuesday evening: a jam session with Grammy winners Tom Hamilton, bassist for Aerosmith, and Berklee alumnus, drummer and producer, Swiss Chris. The... Read more
Intramural Basketball League Championships The 4-team Girls Low Rim division, the 6-team Boys Low Rim division and the 4-team 14&U Co-ed divisions of Intramural Basketball wrapped up their respective 2011 seasons over the past two weeks. In the Girls... Read more
We have four issues drifting about in the backwaters of a wayward mind looking to be thrashed out: The wages of the NFL fiasco: Put it this way. They’re beginning to look incalculable. You want nasty? Try the tirade of the San Diego Chargers’ player rep,... Read more
Boston Public Library trustees have signed off on a $39.3 million budget that does not include branch closures or layoffs, but that does call for shuttering the Copley branch on Sundays. The Wednesday morning vote comes nearly a year after the trustees... Read more
Port Norfolk connectionA group of four graduate students from Tufts University will lead a community meeting on Saturday morning in Port Norfolk to discuss possible connections between the Neponset Greenway trail and the Boston Harborwalk. The Tufts... Read more
UPDATED (12:37 p.m.)— Secretary of State William Galvin issued a statement this afternoon indicating that census figures released today that showed Boston losing more than 14,000 people over the last decade were "erroneous." Galvin says the correct... Read more
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch: On a trip to Afghanistan in FebruaryCongressman Stephen Lynch is speaking out forcefully against the US intervention in Libya this week. Lynch, who represents parts of Dorchester as the Ninth district US representative, was... Read more
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch: On a trip to Afghanistan in FebruaryCongressman Stephen Lynch is speaking out forcefully against the US intervention in Libya this week. Lynch, who represents parts of Dorchester as the Ninth district, was the featured guest... Read more
This article was reported by Stephen Kurkjian, Rachel Zarrell, and Gal Tziperman Lotan, and written by Kurkjian. Moments after the buzzer sounded ending classes for the day, a dozen Harbor Middle School students burst through the doors connecting the... Read more
The Leahy-Holloran Community Center is a beehive of activity on nearly every day of the week — from a popular pre-school to yoga classes for adults. Photo by Gal Tziperman LotanThe squeals of delight from the roomful of children during school hours echoed... Read more
Tito Jackson, a former aide to Gov. Deval Patrick, won ousted City Councillor Chuck Turner’s seat in a landslide Tuesday, as 8.4 percent of registered voters in District 7 turned out to choose him over the former civilian homicide investigator Cornell... Read more
Lower Mills residents pelted Massachusetts Water Resources Authority officials on Tuesday night with questions after learning additional details about an upcoming water main rehabilitation project that is expected to make for a difficult spring and summer... Read more
Boston has seen some legendary rivalries: The Red Sox and Yankees. The Bruins and Les Canadiens. Latin School and English High. Harvard and Yale.Cross-town partners; Ed Merritt and Dick Gavegnano. Photo by Ed Forry Then there’s South Boston and East... Read more
The Boston School Department is still trying to figure out what to do with two of its elementary schools in Dorchester, one that is slated for closure this year and another that has been closed for years. Dorchester’s Emily Fifield Elementary School is... Read more
Senator Jack HartFreshman U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is on a nationwide book tour and Gov. Deval Patrick, fresh off a trip to Israel and the United Kingdom, is about to embark on one. But both will be heading to South Boston this weekend for the neighborhood’s... Read more
Officers from the area B-3 police station held a monthly community meeting at the Mattapan Public Library on Tuesday evening. The event marked the station’s first public meeting since November 2010. Meetings in January and February were cancelled due to... Read more
Fine Arts Program The Arts program has concluded the Spring Registration and will begin a 6-week series of classes this week. On Monday afternoons at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. there will be Beginner Photography classes (pre-registration required). This will be... Read more
Tito Jackson: Now councillor-elect after a big victory tonight.Dorchester's Tito Jackson, who was the heavy favorite to win the vacant district 7 seat since the day he stepped into the race, is now Councillor-elect Tito Jackson. Jackson, who most recently... Read more


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