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Last month, about a dozen student-artists from a Cambridge-based program called The Hip Hop Transformation sat in a room surrounded by friends and family and listened to a 23-track double album, the final product of a six-week music-making session. As 17-... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday released an update to Boston’s Climate Action Plan, which he says will accelerate efforts towards carbon neutrality. The move is specifically aimed at cutting carbon emissions from Boston’s buildings, the single greatest... Read more
The proposal to build a $30 million indoor sports and community center on what is currently a field beside the McCormack Middle School on Columbia Point was presented to the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association meeting on Monday night. The tenor of the... Read more
About 40 people gathered at the intersection of Kane and Bellevue streets on Sunday for the unveiling of a “hero square” marker in the name of Sgt. Victor Gemelli, a Dorchester man who was killed in action in 1944 during the Second World War. Sgt.... Read more
The second installation of the 2019-2020 Dot Jazz Series, featuring the Fred Woodard Collective, will take place on Thursday (Oct. 10) at All Saints’ Peabody Hall. The guitarist Fred Woodard is a veteran of Boston’s jazz scene as well as the presenter... Read more
Anthony Paciulli spent most of his adult life managing community banks, helping people to organize their finances and buy their first homes. These days, after retiring from leadership roles in banking and mortgage businesses, he has discovered a new... Read more
In last month’s preliminary city council election, incumbent at-large City Councillor Annissa Essaibi-George enjoyed consistent support citywide as she secured a strong second place finish behind Michelle Wu. Now, less than a month away from the Nov. 5... Read more
Their specific requests varied, but the roughly half-dozen mayors and state lawmakers who addressed the MBTA’s oversight board on Monday all echoed a common theme: Expanding service and connectivity on the commuter rail will bring significant benefits for... Read more
The 18th annual Dorchester Open Studios event will take place next Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The yearly celebration, presented this year by Dorchester Artists and Friends (DAF) in partnership with Friends of the... Read more
State Police report arresting Dwyarrn Burton, 26, on charges he randomly attacked a woman on the Neponset Trail near Ryan Playground in Mattapan last month. Burton was already facing charges for an August 5 groping attack at North Station on the Green... Read more
This Wednesday evening, two Dorchester residents will strap on their gloves, lace up their sneakers, and step into the ring with a common goal: to knock out cancer. Erin O’Neill, 28, and Megan Walsh, 27, will be participants in Belles of the Brawl VII,... Read more
The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced Friday that the agency will implement various inbound and outbound lane closures along Morrissey Boulevard between Neponset Circle to Freeport Street from Tuesday, October 8 through Thursday,... Read more
Councillor Michelle Wu today called on the City of Boston to abolish the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) in a new report titled “Fixing Boston’s Broken Development Process: Why & How to Abolish the BPDA.” Wu's report, available for... Read more
The city of Boston has a new plan for addressing the long-standing public health crisis in and around Newmarket Square, according to Mayor Marty Walsh and other city officials who briefed reporters on the strategy on Thursday. Dubbed “Melnea Cass/Mass Ave... Read more
Julia Mejia, who finished fifth in last week’s City Council preliminary election, got a boost today from four other candidates who did not make it onto the November ballot. Priscilla Flint-Banks, Domingos DaRosa, William King and Michel Denis endorsed... Read more
This Sunday, October 6, a hero square will be dedicated in honor of Victor M. Gemelli, a Dorchester resident and sergeant in the U.S. army who served in World War II and was killed in action in Germany on October 21, 1944. For the heroism displayed in... Read more
Between the walls of Codman Square Library’s community room, the 15 or so people formed a circle and opened up about their experiences with trauma and resilience. The circle was one of four activities in last Saturday’s community listening session for the... Read more
Adults with a high school degree or the equivalent who want to break into the tech industry can apply for training through Apprenti’s IT training programs, now in partnership with the state government and educational institutes, including the Benjamin... Read more
Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III was shown the welcome mat by IBEW Local 103, Boston’s electricians and technicians union, during his visit to its Dorchester campus on Monday. “We stand here this morning to formally announce that Local 103 has officially... Read more

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