Bob Scannell celebrated his 35th anniversary as the leader of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester on May 26.

Bob Scannell was hired out of college as executive director of the then called Colonel Daniel Marr ... Read more.

The owner of a Fields Corner convenience store was arrested last week and charged with allegedly bribing a state Lottery official in a scheme to cash in $5,600 worth of winning tickets that did not belong to him.

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Boston Police, in particular the department’s BPD Youth Violence Strike Force, were kept very busy over a 90-minute stretch on the Monday holiday dealing with two instances of firearms-related activity, one of which ... Read more.

The Ashmont-Adams section of Dorchester will host the first-ever Dorchfest music festival on Dot Day Eve, Sat., June 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, which is being co-hosted by the Ashmont-Adams Neighborhood ... Read more.

After a two-year pandemic-prompted hiatus, the Dorchester Day Parade will journey up Dorchester Avenue once again this Sunday, June 5. The march, which starts at 1 p.m. in Lower Mills, follows a three-mile course up the ... Read more.

Jha’Niyla Tinker, 2019’s Little Miss Dorchester, and Angie McGrath, that year’s Young Miss Dorchester, likely hold the distinction of having served in their roles for the longest of any Young Miss or Little Miss.

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A $20 million pilot to retrofit three-deckers and other multi-family homes for energy efficiency is included in the latest round of federal funding before the Boston City Council.

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On Memorial Day, Josh Nagy and his dad, Carl Nagy-Koechlin of Carruth Street, set off on a 3,600-mile cross-country bicycle trip from Anacortes, Washington. They will spend the next 8 weeks riding through Washington, ... Read more.

The Boston Police Department report a man was fatally stabbed at 4 Beauford Lane, off Dacia Street, shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday upheld Dwayne Moore's conviction for murdering four people - including a ... Read more.

The Dorchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial community came together at midday on Monday to commemorate the 35th annual Memorial Day services and the 80 American service members from the neighborhood who lost their lives in ... Read more.

With the nation gripped in a partisan divide, a coalition that includes Dorchester's Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is launching a series of Oxford-style debates, starting with a one-hour ... Read more.

The housing crisis in Boston is often seen very clearly in the number of homeless individuals on the streets in various parts of the city, but the greater number of homeless – that being families and children – are mostly ... Read more.

Since 2004, an average of more than 100 local newspapers have shuttered in the US per year. This has left thousands of communities without any news organization to monitor the actions of local and state government. ... Read more.

There were tears of joy and simultaneous calls to action by community members last Friday as Gov. Baker and Cardinal Sean O’Malley joined Mattapan leaders at a groundbreaking event for Morton Station Village, a four-story ... Read more.

A group of excited neighbors and partners gathered on Blue Hill Avenue on Monday afternoon (May 23) for the grand opening of Unity Park, a 5,000 square-foot community space owned by Lena Park Community Development Corp. ... Read more.

With a backlog of police-involved shooting investigations left unfinished by former Suffolk District Attorney A Rachael Rollins, her successor, Kevin Hayden, is moving to clear out nine pending police-involved shooting ... Read more.

Two men, one 69 and the other 47, were beaten by a group of teenagers just outside the entrance to Shawmut MBTA station shortly before noon on Monday, according to Transit Police who responded to the scene. The assaults ... Read more.

A 32-year-old Dorchester man has been accused of using a 3D printer in his Columbia Road home to manufacture guns and ammo that law enforcement officials say were meant to be trafficked on the streets of Boston.

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For the 41st time, owners of homes across Ashmont took stock of their possessions and set some of them in their yards last Saturday for bargain hunters on the prowl at the annual Ashmont Hill Yard Sale. Sarah Alcorn, top ... Read more.

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