Two men were arraigned this morning in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy on a Dorchester street last summer.

Curtis Ashford was fatally injured when a gunman— allegedly Zontre Mack, 19, of ... Read more.

The city’s development boom is leading to an increase in the number of residential units in buildings big and small, as City Hall hopes to alleviate a housing crisis driven by supply outstripping demand across the region ... Read more.

The Dorchester Holiday Celebration Committee and the city made nine tree-lighting stops throughout the neighborhood last Saturday night, Nov. 26, with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, Mayor Michelle Wu, and several other special ... Read more.

The board of the Boston Planning and Development Agency recently signed off on a five-story residential building behind the Jeremiah Burke High School in Dorchester. The development at 66 Geneva Ave., approved on Nov. 17 ... Read more.

The developer who in 2021 proposed a new six-story building across four parcels of land on Dorchester Avenue has reduced the number of residential units and added ground-floor commercial space.

The project, located ... Read more.

Dr. Tim Gibson was working a shift at Winchester Hospital when he saw a 7-week-old baby with RSV struggling to breathe. The child needed intensive care. But these days, pediatric ICUs in Massachusetts are usually full. “ ... Read more.

Roughly 6,503 miles separates the northern stretch of Dorchester Avenue from Doha, the capital city in the tiny Persian Gulf nation state of Qatar. There’s an eight-hour time difference, to boot.

But over the last ... Read more.

When Dorchester native Kenny Perry was attending Hyde Park High School in the 1970s, he started training to be a chef. That decision led to a 46-year career in the food industry, with the last 20 being his own company – ... Read more.

This fall, the Harvard Club in Back Bay sponsored an event to celebrate 50 years of women’s competitive sports under the Title IX legislation. The occasion also involved a reunion of two pioneering female athletes and, as ... Read more.

President Biden is becoming something of a regular in Massachusetts. The White House announced Tuesday morning that Biden, who spent Thanksgiving week on Nantucket with his extended family, will be in Boston on Friday to ... Read more.

A workforce training center focused on jobs in the life sciences is expected to open next year inside the former Boston Globe headquarters at 135 Morrissey Boulevard, according to a joint announcement by the Massachusetts ... Read more.

Two men and a woman were arrested earlier this week during a raid on a River Street apartment in which federal, state and local investigators found 100 pounds of fentanyl powder and pills, three industrial pill-press ... Read more.

A recent guest speaker at Madison Park Vocational and Technical High School had two 9mm firearms stolen out of his personal car while it was parked on school property.

On the date of the incident, Friday, Nov. 18, ... Read more.

To the Editor:

As a lifelong resident of Dorchester, I have always taken great pride in telling people where I was from and still call home. I grew up with so many great people of strong moral and patriotic ... Read more.

Boston Public Schools refers a disproportionate number of Black and Latino boys and English language learners to special education, increasing the likelihood they will be placed in separate environments that restrict ... Read more.

Under questioning from city councillors, Boston Public Schools officials who oversee athletics programs say they’ve seen improvement in areas they superintend but acknowledge there is more to do.

Councillors Erin ... Read more.

Cristina Todesco, a theatrical set designer, wasn’t too concerned when she first found out her Dorchester studio was going up for sale. But with a big developer sniffing around, she began to feel uneasy. It was 2019, the ... Read more.

I have just returned from eight days campaigning in Southwest Georgia for a candidate for state rep and friend, Joyce Barlow. I have been working with her on a team in that part of Georgia’s Black Belt since the 2020 ... Read more.

Gov. Baker last on Friday continued his lame-duck streak of recommending pardons and commutations, proposing that a convicted murderer once sentenced to death after killing two people in Dorchester be made eligible for ... Read more.

MBTA officials are continuing to discover structural issues with JFK/UMass station, a key transit hub located in Dorchester’s Columbia-Savin Hill neighborhood. They've also discovered similar issues at the Savin Hill MBTA ... Read more.

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