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State Rep. Nick Collins has filed three state budget amendments related to UMass operations that he said were intended to help close the Boston campus’ budget gap and ensure that no state funds would be used for private college acquisitions. Ultimately... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh has endorsed US Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts Seventh Congressional District where the ten-term incumbent is facing a challenge from Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley. Standing... Read more
Proposed apartment building on Dorchester Avenue.
The Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday approved a developer's proposal to replace the Tom English Bar and the Dorchester Market with a five-story apartment complex - with room for the market, but not the bar, to move back into. Adam Sarbaugh wants to... Read more
City Council President Andrea Campbell is calling for a hearing to examine diversity in law enforcement and public safety agencies. She plans to file a hearing order at the weekly council meeting on Wed., April 25. Campbell said in a statement that the... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday it was not going to hear Raymond White's appeal of his conviction on two first-degree murder convictions for the 1971 deaths of two security guards at a Columbia Road supermarket - at least not yet. The court ruled... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh is endorsing US Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts Seventh Congressional District, where the 10-term incumbent is facing a challenge from City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley. In a statement... Read more
Members of the Wahlberg family unveiled a new Wahlburgers food truck at the South Bay Center on Thursday, heralding the opening of the national fast food chain’s first ever Dorchester location. Brothers Donnie, Paul, Bob, and their mother Alma Wahlberg... Read more
Anger and resentment that had been simmering among UMass Boston students and staff for the past week, since UMass Amherst announced a deal to purchase a 74-acre Mt. Ida site, erupted Wednesday at a public meeting on campus attended by hundreds. State Rep... Read more
Interim Chancellor Barry Mills last week announced that the University of Massachusetts Boston will give $5,000 Krystle Campbell Scholarships to two women majoring in management at the university. In a noontime ceremony in Krystle’s hometown of Medford,... Read more
After 27 years of service in the priesthood and nearly two decades of work with people suffering from addiction, Father Joe White maintains that his work essentially comes to down to “responding to folks that are hurting.” This core value of empathy, he... Read more
Dorchester resident Stan McLaren, who leads the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, has joined the board of directors at Carney Hospital. “Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center and Carney Hospital both serve the same community with many of our... Read more
John Falvey of Dorchester, a 1987 graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, Braintree, was inducted into the school’s Academic Hall of Fame during the Bishops’ Ball Gala at the Lantana’s in Randolph on April 7. Falvey was one of four academic and... Read more
The Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (VietAID) will host a special program on Sat., April 28 at 6 p.m. at their headquarters on Charles Street in Fields Corner. It will feature Bao Nguyen, the former mayor of Garden Grove, California, who... Read more
A Dorchester woman who was struck by an errant bullet and left paralyzed at age 3 was the guest speaker at a remarkable youth basketball event at UMass Boston on Tuesday. The 10th annual Basketball for Peace Tournament, organized by Suffolk County... Read more
Linda Champion, who has worked as a prosecutor and a real estate lawyer, is seeking the Suffolk County District Attorney post to refocus the office’s resources on prosecuting violent crimes and financial misdeeds while advocating for leniency around... Read more
Nicole Juanita Da Silva, who teaches ESL and ELA at Boston International High School in Dorchester, has been recognized as one of the city’s best educators by the Boston Public Schools, the city of Boston, and the Boston Teachers Union. Ten teachers in... Read more
In his $3.29 billion FY2019 budget proposal — up 4.3 percent over last year — Mayor Martin Walsh says he plans to sink investments into bolstering city services, notably, among other items, an $80 million allocation toward repairing the Long Island Bridge... Read more
Hundreds of volunteers gathered on Sunday at IBEW Local 103 in Dorchester to celebrate One Boston Day, a city-sponsored commemoration of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that seeks to channel the “Boston Strong” ethos into a citywide day of service.... Read more
UMass Boston’s interim chancellor, Barry Mills, has moved to ease anxieties and boost morale on the Dorchester campus as a controversy over UMass Amherst’s planned acquisition of Mount Ida College embroiled the statewide university system. Mills, who... Read more
Catherine and Veronica Anne Droser — sisters who grew up in Dorchester near Ashmont station— ran the Boston Marathon as members of Team MR8. The Drosers were among the 100 runners who together helped to raise over $1 million for the Martin Richard... Read more

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