Fire on Blue Hill Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to what turned into a two-alarm fire at ... Read more.

The Boston Police Department report a woman was found shot at 15 Fermoy Heights Ave. around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Maura Healey and Jon Santiago

Gov. Maura Healey will tap Rep. Jon Santiago of Boston, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, as the state's next veterans' services secretary, Healey announced Friday morning.

Santiago recently returned from an ... Read more.

Marty Walsh is expected to start his new job as executive director of the National Hockey League Players’ Association, the union said in a statement Thursday.

Walsh, Boston’s mayor between 2014 and 2021 and before ... Read more.

Bekah Salwasser, executive vice president of the Red Sox Foundation, which she joined as its executive director in 2018, says the goal of 2023 is similar to 2022: Keep hitting it out of the park.
Last year, the ... Read more.

Boston College High School, a private Catholic school serving 1,500 students, last week submitted plans to city officials for a wellness complex on its Morrissey Boulevard/Columbia Point campus that will be attached to ... Read more.

With Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as my moral compass, I have tried to live as someone who is never an innocent bystander. That is, neither innocent nor a bystander. But also not judgmental of others. It is not that I am ... Read more.

When I close my eyes, I still smell chocolate! That was an essential aspect of life growing up in Dorchester Lower Mills in the years after World War II. Until the Walter Baker Chocolate Company was subsumed into a major ... Read more.

UMass Boston’s baseball team and Dorchester Baseball forged a unique partnership this winter, beginning last month – skill clinics every Sunday involving Dorchester kids and UMass players – and early indications are that ... Read more.

Lasell University sprinter Ariel Foster had a busy time of last week: She received her third Rookie of the Week recognition from the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC); she put time in at her two jobs; and she ... Read more.

Multiple MBTA service changes will go into effect in March for the Red Line and Mattapan trolleys as T workers install and test a new digital signal system.

During the weekends of March 4-5 and March 25-26, shuttle ... Read more.

City councillors on Wednesday narrowly voted to remove the mayor’s control of the Boston School Committee. The approved home rule petition, which would need support from mayor and State House leaders before it can become ... Read more.

Developer and restaurant owner Joey Arcari says he hopes to open a 40-seat restaurant with "full service American cuisine" in ... Read more.

Sheena Collier started out as a Boston Public Schools educator in Dorchester. Now, as CEO and founder of Boston While Black and the Collier Connection, she is focused on removing obstacles that Black Bostonians face when ... Read more.

A homeowner on Park Street and his development team came back to the Fields Corner Civic Association (FCCA) last Tuesday (Feb. 7) with a revamped project on Park Street that is larger and has more units. Bucking the usual ... Read more.

When it comes to City League indoor track and field, TechBoston Academy in Dorchester isn’t among the usual names at the top of the leaderboard. But last Tuesday (Feb. 9), the boys’ team turned heads when they took second ... Read more.

In large parts across America, last Sunday was a day to get ready for the Super Bowl that night, but for the Ashmont community, it was a day to grieve the loss of a long-vital neighborhood institution.

When first ... Read more.

Ethos Cannabis opened on Clapp Street 18 months ago as a medical marijuana dispensary, where clients must have a card obtained from a doctor and where they pay a lower rate. Today Ethos is one of several such dispensaries ... Read more.

Kosciuszko Circle, named for the Polish hero who fought for the US in the American Revolution, is one of the region’s most despised rotaries, a scene of relentless turmoil as vehicles converge there from I-93, Columbia ... Read more.

No matter how you say it, language is the key to keeping traditions and culture alive and vibrant in immigrant communities. That is particularly true for the three dominant immigrant groups in Dorchester and Mattapan who ... Read more.

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