Boston Harbor Now is partnering with other organizations to close-out the summer with outdoor activities and free vaccinations at its Carson Beach Summer Send-Off on Saturday, Sept. 11.
At the event, the nonprofit ... Read more.
Mid-morning on September 11, 2001, was a turn-the-page moment for the nation and the neighborhood. This week, as we look back as a people at the calamitous terrorist attack and its immediate aftermath, it’s instructive to ... Read more.
It’s coming down to the wire for Boston’s preliminary election, though absentee and early voting are now in effect. It is called a “preliminary” election, rather than a primary, because it is non-partisan, which means ... Read more.
Ayanna Polk of Dorchester was among those who gathered at the Boston Public Garden on Aug. 26 to mark Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment was added to the US Constitution after ... Read more.
Five BPS graduates from Dorchester will receive the Thomas M. Menino Scholarship, a prestigious four-year, full-tuition scholarship awarded to high school seniors graduating from Boston Public Schools. And, 16 Dorchester ... Read more.
City Councillor Annissa Essaibi George is distancing herself from one of the two super PACs supporting her mayoral candidacy, saying she’s “not happy” about its ties to former President Donald Trump.
Super PACs, ... Read more.
The federal government on Wednesday proposed adding the portion of the Neponset River that winds through Milton, Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park to the list of the nation's most serious uncontrolled or abandoned ... Read more.
In a city that seems to move faster and faster by the day, two Dorchester neighborhoods are happy to have slowed things down a bit.
More than two years ago, the Neighborhood Slow Streets program had its birth as a ... Read more.
Dorchester remains Boston’s largest neighborhood after adding nearly 8,000 new residents in the last ten years, the most in the city’s neighborhoods, according to an analysis from Boston planning officials based on US ... Read more.
Boston Uncornered, a Dorchester-based nonprofit organization that works to reduce gang violence and connect at-risk youth with opportunities, has named Francisco “Tito” SantosSilva as its new executive director.
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While the City of Boston’s overall population grew by 9.4 percent in Census 2020, the 0-17 youth demographic declined again to just 15 percent citywide. Dorchester and Mattapan, however, continue to be home to a bigger- ... Read more.
The vacant lot on the corner of Washington and Bradlee Streets in Four Corners has sat dormant under the ownership of the City of Boston for more than a generation, but after getting approved for development by the Zoning ... Read more.
With few barbs, mayoral candidates talk education issues, police funding
As polls indicate a good number of Boston voters remain undecided, the five major candidates running for mayor largely kept ... Read more.
‘Emergency’ relocates juniors and seniors to vacant Endicott building
When Boston Public Schools (BPS) students returned to the classroom for a new school term this week, most of them knew where ... Read more.
Eight candidates are running for the City Council’s District 7 seat, with Acting Mayor Kim Janey running for a full four-year term instead of re-election to the council. The candidates will appear on the Sept. 14 ballot ... Read more.
Sheriff Steve Tompkins is throwing his support behind Leonard Lee for District 4 city council.
Lee is one of nine men and women seeking to replace Andrea Campbell in the district seat, which includes parts of ... Read more.
The DJ spoke in a slow baritone as several dozen people gathered Saturday on the street corner across from the MBTA station and next to a cell phone store on Blue Hill Avenue.
“Mattapan, are you ready for a new ... Read more.
The super PAC led by former Boston police commissioner William Gross is up on TV with an ad that touts Annissa Essaibi George for mayor. The ad lists police unions and New Balance chairman James Davis among its top donors ... Read more.
South End state Rep. Jon Santiago is throwing his vote to Acting Mayor Kim Janey after ending his mayoral campaign in July.
The State House lawmaker, who is also a Boston Medical Center physician, plans to formally ... Read more.
A radio ad from a super PAC backing Acting Mayor Kim Janey is drawing criticism from its target, District 4 Councillor Andrea Campbell, and causing a firefight between the two mayoral campaigns.
Linked to the hotel ... Read more.
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