A new park next to Talbot Avenue station, a playground adjacent to the Henderson School, and extensive repairs to the steeple at Codman Square’s Second Church lead the latest round of Community Preservation Act grants awarded by the City of Boston. A... Read more
Hints on how the governor was going to approach the “reopening” of the economy were mounting last week. On Thursday, a Boston Globe article by staff members Shirley Leung and Larry Edelman noted that “a growing number of scientists, economists, and... Read more
The first phase of Gov. Charlie Baker’s statewide reopening protocols allows for houses of worship to open right away. But in Boston, that doesn’t mean that churches are ready— or willing— to swing open their doors. At least, not yet. Some Catholic... Read more
Three guns and ammunition
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a local man on gun charges for the three illegal weapons and ammunition they say officers found in his apartment - where they initially went while following a blood trail after a knife fight in the parking... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was fatally shot at 45 Bernard St, near Browning Avenue, around noon on Monday. Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470 or... Read more
Massachusetts is on its way to reopening the state's economy with a detailed plan Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to unveil on Monday under which construction projects can resume immediately and some businesses can reopen on May 25 with public health... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot outside 45 Bellevue St. around 7 p.m. on Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Writers sometimes wonder if their opinions are even read, let alone provoke reactions. My column last week on Baby Boomers potentially being left out of the plans to re-start the economy seemed to strike a nerve, especially with the Boomers themselves.... Read more
One in 10 Bostonians Has Been Exposed: About 90 percent of Bostonians have not been exposed to the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, an antibody study conducted by the city and Massachusetts General Hospital found. Mayor Martin Walsh and the hospital... Read more
State Rep. Liz Miranda is on the mend after testing positive for COVID-19 on May 1. The 39-year-old lawmaker, who has represented the 5th Suffolk District since Jan. 2019, talked to the Reporter this week about her experience with the virus, health... Read more
On Thursday, a group of kids from Dorchester Boys and Girls Club were treated to a Zoom conversation with Boston Celtic center Tacko Fall in the latest installation of DotTalks, the club's virtual celebrity speaker series. The series is designed to "... Read more
With nine suspected cases of a newly identified pediatric condition in Massachusetts that may be connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel on Thursday alerted health care providers to be on the lookout and ordered them... Read more
Warning that “time is running out” as they face a growing and “insurmountable debt,” two Catholic priests who lead St. Brendan and St. Ann parishes will ask Cardinal Sean O’Malley to merge the two Neponset parishes, while preserving both churches, under a... Read more
There are almost one hundred lawsuits pending against the Trump Administration as it does its best to recklessly dismantle America’s common-sense public health and environmental protections. In addition to taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic by... Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing global suffering, pain, and loss of life. It is changing how we live, work, and get around, and having a growing impact on our economy. This public health crisis has forced us to physically distance from one another at a... Read more
Over the last several months, we have all been inundated with ever-evolving information, statistics, and restrictions to keep ourselves, family, friends, and community safe and healthy. But from the point of view of a veterinarian and newly appointed... Read more
Julio Salado, a first generation Dominican-American born and raised in Fields Corner, specializes in training older adults, helping them regain mobility, restore balance, and reap the various mental health benefits associated with exercise. At a time when... Read more
“Passing Exchange,” a new audiovisual project released last month by Mattapan rapper Kadeem, begins with an audio recording ripped from a French documentary about Harlem in the 1960s. In the clip, the subject of the interview discusses black power in... Read more
Multi-faceted firm says Dot community ‘mirrors our values’ One of Dorchester’s largest private employers is a Port Norfolk-based company that was founded in 1969 by two men, Bill “Sully” Sullivan and John “Mac” McLaughlin, who gave it their names:... Read more
It would be "incredibly irresponsible" to send everyone back to work at the same time, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday, pushing back against critics who have accused him of moving too slowly to restart the state's economy as he simultaneously tries to... Read more


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