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National Judicial Outreach Week welcomed eight area judges, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross and members of the Boston Police Department to Volley Against Violence (VAV) at Sportsmen’s Tennis Enrichment Center (STEC) last Friday, March 1. The... Read more
Different visions for two parcels along River Street have neighbors and a developer at loggerheads in Mattapan at the inflection point of neighborhood input, idiosyncratic zoning policy, and a still-hot housing market. Tim Longden, of Northborough, hopes... Read more
Sunday was a banner day for Dorchester’s Youth Hockey program, which sent five teams to the Massachusetts Hockey tournament in Stoneham last weekend. Four of the teams skated to victories, bringing state championship titles back to Dorchester’s Devine... Read more
Travel on the MBTA’s subway and commuter rail network will cost more starting July 1 after the authority’s oversight board approved a fare-hike plan on Monday that will secure tens of millions of dollars more in revenue every year that leaders say is... Read more
As the pearl white casket with rose gold accents was borne down the steps of St. Peter’s Parish in Dorchester on Saturday, Jassy Correia’s mother followed the pallbearers, wailing in mourning. Behind her, scores of people streamed out of the church as the... Read more
A 36-year-old Dorchester man was arrested and arraigned on Monday for allegedly filming boys in the restrooms at Boston Latin School, according to US Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office. Eric Tran Thai was charged in federal court with five counts of sexual... Read more
John T. Driscoll, a longtime chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and onetime State Treasurer, died in Milton on Monday at age 93. Mr. Driscoll began his life in politics as a state representative for Ward 17 in Dorchester in the late 1950s... Read more
In describing the evolution of her musical style, Cuban pianist and vocalist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora compared her journey to that of the protagonist in the popular Paulo Coelho novel, The Alchemist. In the novel, a young Andalusian shepherd embarks on a... Read more
The owners of several key Morrissey Boulevard parcels floated a plan for two 20-plus-story towers at the former Channel 56 site at the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association’s planning commitee meeting Tuesday. Center Court Partners purchased the 2.23-... Read more
A clerk in US District Court in Boston yesterday released Eric Tran Thai to "home detention" as he awaits trial on five counts of sexual exploitation of children for the videos he allegedly took in Boston Latin School boys' rooms on at least ten occasions... Read more
Travel on the MBTA's subway and commuter rail network will cost more starting July 1 after the authority's oversight board approved a fare-hike plan Monday, securing tens of millions of dollars more in revenue every year that leaders say is necessary to... Read more
A 36-year-old Dorchester man was arrested and arraigned on Monday for allegedly filming boys in the restrooms at Boston Latin School, according to US Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office. Eric Tran Thai was charged in federal court with five counts of sexual... Read more
The NAACP announced today that Boston will host the group's 111th national convention in 2020. "Boston is home to one of the association’s earliest conferences in 1911 and the Boston Branch remains one of the strongest branches in the nation," the NAACP... Read more
At a vigil for Jassy Correia Thursday night, attendees — who ranged from family members to neighborhood folks who came to offer support for the family — held candles outside St. Peter's teen center and remembered Correia's life. "She's a princess," said... Read more
Temperatures were frigid on the Blue Hill Avenue station platform Wednesday afternoon, but the mood was celebratory as music blared, attendees cracked jokes, and city and state officials gathered to mark the official ribbon-cutting opening of the newest... Read more
Listen to this story on WBUR. The rollout of the recreational marijuana industry in Massachusetts has been slow. And it has barely begun for two important sectors: minority entrepreneurs and residents of neighborhoods that have been disproportionately... Read more
The bagpipes are getting closer, along with the dulcet tones of the Massachusetts political class, because the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast is just a few weeks off. Set for the Flynn Cruiseport in the Seaport District on March 17, State Sen. Nick Collins... Read more
University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan laid out a plan on Monday to create a new “online college” for adult students that he said could become the system’s bulwark against increasing financial pressures on college campuses caused by... Read more
The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) plans to preserve 21 units of affordable housing and build an additional 19 at two Dorchester multi-family housing facilities were given a major boost last week in the form of a $10 million... Read more
Mayor Walsh last week directed that $26 million in funding from the Department of Neighborhood Development, the Neighborhood Housing Trust, and the city’s Community Preservation Fund be put toward creating and preserving 515 units of housing in... Read more

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