The Wu administration’s push to secure state funds for a new “world-class” school building to house the controversial proposed merger of the Shaw and Taylor Elementary Schools has brought some push-back from parents and ... Read more.
City officials are seeking local input on mitigation measures for rising sea levels that are expected to hit Dorchester’s nearly 10-mile coastal waterfront in the coming years.
The Boston Planning and Development ... Read more.
Krystle Brown recalls a childhood filled with housing instability. Before that, Brown’s mother, who grew up and lived in Fields Corner from the 1950s through the 1970s, struggled to get by. That sense of restlessness is ... Read more.
Seventeen students at Cristo Rey Boston High School were inducted into the National Honor Society on March 9. They were nominated and selected based on the National Honor Society’s four pillars of academic excellence: ... Read more.
The Irish Pastoral Centre in Adams Village held its annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon at Florian Hall last Friday (March 17), with a sold-out crowd taking in the afternoon event. Hundreds of folks, dressed head to toe in ... Read more.
Owners of income-restricted buildings in Dorchester and Mattapan will be able to apply for up to $50,000 per unit for “deep energy retrofits” as part of the Wu administration’s efforts to cut back on greenhouse-gas ... Read more.
After listening closely to the keynote speakers at the seventh Black Veterans Appreciation Brunch at Florian Hall on Feb. 27, William deLuze said he had limited knowledge of military contributions from African Americans ... Read more.
Sixty years ago, the United States Supreme Court established the right to counsel across the nation, and that monumental decision was supposed to create a just and fair legal system for everyone – no matter their wealth. ... Read more.
There’s no “imminent” plan to close Carney Hospital, Dorchester’s primary health care facility. At least that’s the latest word from Stan McLaren, the man who currently manages the hospital’s day-to-day operations as its ... Read more.
The Boston Arts Academy (BAA) Foundation hosted its annual “Champion Reception” last week, honoring Mayor Michelle Wu and former acting mayor Kim Janey as this year’s recipients for embodying the school’s commitment to ... Read more.
Leveraging brotherly love and a good working relationship, 5th Suffolk District state Rep. Chris Worrell and District 4 City Councillor Brian Worrell opened their resource office at 5 Erie St. last Saturday afternoon. ... Read more.
St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children last week celebrated the opening of its new early childhood facility, the Carolyn Lynch Children’s Center, which means to offer affordable and accessible childcare to families ... Read more.
Great Blue Hill sits majestically in the distance beyond the aptly named Blue Hill Avenue, but for many residents of Dorchester and Mattapan, the 7,000-acre reservation below the 635-foot mountain is a place they know ... Read more.
Feds charge Blue Hill Avenue pizzeria owner used violence, threats against his underpaid, overworked immigrant staff
Tania Fernandes Anderson, who chairs the City Council’s Ways & Means Committee, told members of the Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council (GMNC) early this month that the city bureaucracy moves too slowly in ... Read more.
Eric Lindsey and the team from Lindsey & Associates Realty hosted a First Time Homebuyers event at Venezia Restaurant Function Hall in Dorchester last Saturday (March 11) that featured a brunch, local real estate ... Read more.
Anthony Ellison was a prosecutor working in Dorchester District Court in the late 1990s when he first met the defense attorney Arnold “Arnie” Abelow. “I was having a good day as a prosecutor,” he recalled, coasting ... Read more.
Anupam Raj teaches first-year physics at Excel High School in South Boston, and thanks to a pilot program launched by the Wu administration, the 27-year-old from India will be able to continue doing so in Boston for ... Read more.
It was with great sadness that I read of the death of former ambassador, congressman, and state representative Brian Donnelly. Brian was a powerhouse congressman (1979-93) who always worked behind the scenes and delivered ... Read more.
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