A group representing Dorchester’s Polish Triangle is taking a stand against a proposed additional methadone clinic in the area, a facility they say is not needed and undermines the quality of life for residents.

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A one-alarm fire at 74 Corona St. displaced four people early Tuesday, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire, reported around 4:10 a.m., was caused by a short circuit in the basement that spread to the first ... Read more.

Crews worked through the night to contain and clean up a gasoline spill from a tanker truck whose driver managed to bust open valves on its side, sending more than 1,000 gallons of gas into the street and Dorchester Bay, ... Read more.

The Boston Fire Department arson squad is investigating a fire reported around 12:50 p.m. at 195 Norfolk St. because of witness reports somebody may have thrown something into the building just before the flames erupted ... Read more.

Police are search for four men, all armed with handguns, who burst into a home on Ellington Street around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday.

Police are looking for a black Toyota Matrix, with a license plate that starts with ... Read more.

Few teenagers know for certain what they want to be when they grow up.

For the students who graduated from the ICAN Medical Scholars program on Bowdoin Street last Saturday, the answer is getting clearer.

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What started as a celebration last year that coincided with the 350th birthday of the James Blake House, the oldest house in the city of Boston, is this year an event to celebrate the roots of anyone who has familial ... Read more.

The superintendent-in-chief of the Boston Police Department is calling on the state’s representatives in Washington D.C. to change federal law and allow for sober homes to be regulated.

Superintendent Daniel ... Read more.

A 24-member advisory group of residents, business leaders, institutional representatives, developers and nonprofit organizations has been selected by Mayor Thomas Menino to assist in the Fairmount Indigo Planning ... Read more.

District 3 Councillor Frank Baker says he’s undecided about whether to have a citywide vote on an East Boston casino or limit a referendum to the neighborhood in which Suffolk Downs hopes to build its proposed gambling ... Read more.

With one notable exception, Dorchester’s three beaches fared well in the first yearly “Water Quality Report Card” released last month to assess and compare beach conditions around the region.

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The region’s transportation future will be the focus of a forum tomorrow night at All Saints Church. The discussion, hosted by the Dorchester Speakers Forum, will feature two former state Secretaries of Transportation, ... Read more.

Uphams Corner, a neighborhood struggling with vacant storefronts, is receiving another influx of cash, this time from a national consortium of foundations, banks and federal agencies aimed at making the historic Strand ... Read more.

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 13, 2012….Casino backers and opponents would be required to electronically disclose ballot campaign spending to the state under a bill supported by Secretary of State William Galvin and filed by ... Read more.

Carl Benoit, 23, of Bellevue Street was one of five men indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury for his alleged participation in a Charlestown crack and heroin ring, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. ... Read more.

The Boston Police Department reports two men were shot around 12:40 Saturday outside 5 Ballou Ave.

Police found one man, 24, there, and had him transported to Boston Medical Center. A second man, 25, got himself to ... Read more.

Residents from around the neighborhood enjoyed the 108th Dot Day parade, packed with marching ... Read more.

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