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Dorchester Avenue will be on Saturday the location of the city’s third “Open Streets” day this year, with the weather forecasted to be 67 and sunny.

Stretching for 2.1 miles, between Freeport Street and Gallivan ... Read more.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Maura Healey this week endorsed 5th Suffolk state Rep. nominee Chris Worrell, who is facing independent Roy Owens, a perennial candidate, in the Nov. 8 general election.

Worrell is ... Read more.

With more new train cars on the tracks and the elimination of six "slow zones," the MBTA declared its 30-day Orange Line shutdown "successful" and reopened service to passengers at 5:16 a.m. Monday with trains departing ... Read more.

A key bridge that links Dorchester and South Boston that closed in June will remain shut down through early November as work continues to replace the aging MBTA-owned span that carries people and cars over Red Line and ... Read more.

Life didn’t seem worth living for Beth Fournier after a devastating illness that left her paralyzed, blind, and using a wheelchair before the age of 30. Candidly, she said, she wanted to die.

Then, after she ... Read more.

A well-known mixed-use development company purchased the CVS property on Dorchester Avenue in Lower Mills for $9.5 million in mid-August, but officials at the firm said that while it is a key piece of real estate, they ... Read more.

As another cold New England winter approaches, city officials are urging seniors to take up an opportunity to replace their heating systems while the weather’s still warm.

Richard O’Brien, deputy director of the ... Read more.

Is there something in the water in Ward 17, perhaps the Neponset River that flows by it? The district, which includes Lower Mills, and parts of Codman Square and Mattapan, has been home to mayors (2), attorney generals (3 ... Read more.

The City Council voted 9-3 for a home rule petition that would make Boston eligible to apply to participate in a pilot program allowing cities and towns to restrict new buildings or major renovations from using fossil ... Read more.

Five of Hyde Park Councillor Ricardo Arroyo’s colleagues on Wednesday asked for him to be reinstated as chair of committees overseeing redistricting efforts and government operations.

City Council President Ed ... Read more.

A 14-year-old Boston Latin School student was struck by a moving train at Shawmut station on Wednesday afternoon.

According to MBTA Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan, the male victim is alive and ... Read more.

The annual Dorchester Park Car Show took place last Sunday with dozens of classic cars on display, music from the Boston School of Musical Arts, and children’s events.

The day also commemorated the 200th birthday ... Read more.

A group of neighbors and the owners of the Boston Bowl property on Morrissey Boulevard are in “wait and see” mode this month as an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) reviews an appeal to convert an existing static sign on the ... Read more.

There is no truth to rumors that a popular spray deck water feature at Ryan Playground on River Street will be closed permanently, according to state Rep. Brandy Fluker Oakley.

“I’m going to kill the rumor,” she ... Read more.

A student was stabbed — allegedly by another student—inside Jeremiah E. Burke High School on Monday morning, according to Boston Police. The victim’s wounds were reportedly non-life-threatening. As part of their ... Read more.

It was the weekend before primary election day, and one of the Democratic candidates for Suffolk County district attorney, City Councillor Ricardo Arroyo, was caught in a rip tide of retracted endorsements. For voters ... Read more.

Some of Dorchester’s shoreline is expected to receive a boost amid the ongoing development boom with the establishment of a trust geared toward funding preservation and climate mitigation costs.

Gov. Baker this ... Read more.

City Hall plans to challenge the US Census Bureau’s population count for Boston, saying the federal effort missed college students and the foreign-born population, as well as people inside correctional facilities.

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With Dorchester Bay behind him, President Biden on Monday outlined plans to “end cancer as we know it,” pitching the possibility of a vaccine instead of “grueling chemo” treatments.

The city and state’s political ... Read more.

State Rep. Russell Holmes was re-elected on Tuesday as he dominated his Democratic challenger Haris Hassan Hardaway, winning 75 percent of the vote in the Sixth Suffolk district, which includes sections of Dorchester, ... Read more.

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