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Michael Patrick Murphy knows that history is cyclical. The South Shore native spent the formative part of his adolescence in South Boston and Dorchester, attending Boston College High School and UMass Boston. At that time, running from the late ‘80s... Read more
Codman Academy Charter Public School has always felt like a place where good things are happening. That was my impression when I first walked through its front doors 15 years ago and was warmly greeted by two young students. As I would learn, this wasn’... Read more
It was raining last Saturday morning, but Molly Ryan didn’t notice. She was already underwater. At 7:30 a.m., the Fields Corner resident hopped into the ocean with 21 other solo swimmers to take on this year’s Boston Light Swim (BLS), an 8-mile open-water... Read more
Six green-thumbed Dorchester residents were among the winners in the Mayor’s 22nd Garden Contest, an event that recognizes gardeners whose plantings have helped beautify Boston’s neighborhoods. Errol and Jan Uys won first place for their shade garden;... Read more
The state has appointed a new receiver for the Paul A. Dever Elementary School: former Boston Public Schools commissioner and Boston Latin School headmaster Michael Contompasis. The long-struggling Dever is a Level 5 underperforming school on Columbia... Read more
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held an outdoor workshop on Tues., July 31, at three sites in Savin Hill and the Glover’s Corner neighborhood to give residents and passersby their chance to talk about what the village could look like in... Read more
Framed under a dusky purple sky and sandwiched between three-deckers near Four Corners, the vacant lot was out of place in the urban landscape surrounding it. Mounds of dirt and woodchips created rolling hills. Raised beds, fanned out like rays of... Read more
It’s a primary rematch in the 12th Suffolk District, with incumbent state Rep. Dan Cullinane pointing to five years of legislative advocacy for the community and a hefty bank of support from other elected officials while challenger Jovan Lacet is railing... Read more
Dorchester based coffee shop chain Flat Black Coffee announced through their Twitter account Wednesday that their retail space by Peabody Square, currently housed inside Eastern Bank, has closed and moved to their Lower Mills location at 1170 Washington... Read more
There was no love lost between Secretary of State William Galvin and Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim who squared off in a tense half-hour television debate on Tuesday evening, trading verbal punches and innuendo as the two battle in a Democratic turf war... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting Frederick O. Reynoso, 26, of Roslindale, on charges he shot Abran Castillo of Everett to death on Claybourne Street on June 5. Reynoso was formally charged with both murder and armed robbery for the incident... Read more
Under a white tent in City Hall Plaza Tuesday, the MBTA set up a mockup of the new Red Line car scheduled to hit the tracks for testing by March of next year. Before letting the public take its tour of the train car, Gov. Charlie Baker and Secretary of... Read more
The deadline to register to vote in the September 4 state primary election is tomorrow— Wednesday, August 15. Boston residents can check their voter status and register online. Eligible absentee voters may request a ballot by mail or vote in person in... Read more
Three men were shot, one fatally, this morning on Deering Road in Mattapan. Police responded to the shooting at 27 Deering Rd. at about 9:48 a.m., a Boston Police spokesperson said. Of the three victims, two received non-life threatening injuries and... Read more
The woman who was the recipient of a hate-filled tirade by a Dorchester man that was caught on video earlier this month in Adams Village is hoping to turn her experience into a movement for peace and inclusion. NeNe Judge, a Roslindale resident who, along... Read more
On Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. antique vehicles will sparkle like gems in historic Dorchester Park for the Sixth Annual Classic Car Show. On display will be cars and trucks many visitors will remember from their youth and some that were in use... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, 55, was fatally shot around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday inside 201 Manchester St., near Cedar Street. Identified by family as Alexander Allen, the victim was a supervisor and longtime employee of Boston’s Department... Read more
I-93 north and south off-ramps will also be closed during these times The drawbridge over the Neponset River on Granite Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours on Sunday, August 12, as well as Monday, August 13, according to... Read more
The state has appointed a new receiver for the Paul A. Dever Elementary School: former Boston Public Schools commissioner and Boston Latin School headmaster Michael Contompasis. Long-struggling, the Dever is a Level 5 underperforming school on Columbia... Read more
Two Dorchester restaurants will be offering the same good food at a discounted price through Dine Out Boston this year, happening from August 5th - 10th, and August 12th - 17th. Both dbar (1236 Dorchester Ave.) and Venezia (20 Ericsson St.) will be... Read more

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