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The Dorchester Beach Festival planned for Saturday in Savin Hill has been cancelled, according to the Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition.
C.F. Donovan's: Sold at auction today for $875,000 to owner of McKenna's Cafe.The site of the former C. F. Donovan’s restaurant was sold Thursday morning at a sidewalk auction to the owner of McKenna’s, the café across the street, and a local financial... Read more
Marine Staff Sgt. William Lynch in family photo. Before Judy Armour and Janet Sambuceti met Roy Weaver, their most tangible connection to their uncle, Staff Sgt. William Lynch, of Dorchester and the United States Marines, was a portrait that hung in their... Read more
Inside an iceless rink on a muggy Monday afternoon, five kids shot hoops as several hundred feet away a dozen younger children played with Lego blocks. In less than an hour many of them would head outside, spreading themselves out on a small section of... Read more
MassVOTE, a civic education nonprofit, is joining up with 32 other groups in sponsoring forums with candidates running in the Fifth Suffolk and Sixth Suffolk House districts. Forums on the Second Suffolk Senate district are also planned. The details, per... Read more
Dorchester House Facilities Department (From left to right): Paul Graham, Robert Shields, Inmar Valenzuela, Brian Colomey (Absent from photo: Carol McGill, Bernard Nurse) The challenge lay before the committee: To celebrate National Health Center Week,... Read more
BC High Solar Panels: BC High's Brian Maher with the school's new solar panels.Boston College High School is taking a giant step in the green direction this summer with the installation of nearly 870 solar panels on the roofs of its buildings. The project... Read more
The Boston City Council honored Karen Miller, a pioneering African-American firefighter and resident of Dorchester during their council meeting last Wednesday. Miller was Boston’s first African-American female firefighter. “We wanted to thank [Miller] for... Read more
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

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