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Boston College High School last week hosted a celebration of friendship, support, and love honoring senior soccer star Anatoliy Berezyuk, who has been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer since his diagnosis in December 2020. The outdoor,... Read more
As the mayor’s race shifted into a new gear this week with the entrance of acting Mayor Kim Janey into the four-year fray, newly-released reports show how much money the candidates raised last month to finance their campaigns. Councillor Andrea Campbell... Read more
Visitors making their way along the Neponset Greenway this spring may have wondered why there is a new above-ground pipe running along the trail. It’s part of an ongoing project helmed by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) to repair an... Read more
A review of 2021 statistics released by the Boston Police Department on Monday suggest that reported crime incidents are down 25 percent citywide compared to the same time frame last year— and even more precipitously in three of the four police districts... Read more
Kim Janey, the Roxbury city councillor who has been serving as acting mayor for two weeks following the resignation of Martin Walsh, will seek a four-year term this fall, ending speculation about whether she will try to keep the job and joining five other... Read more
As a first-generation American growing up in Fields Corner, Carolyn Nguyen had no idea that she would one day be building rocket launch systems for Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’s space exploration company. However, she did enjoy dissembling the Barbies her... Read more
The new Price Rite supermarket — which opens today in Fields Corner— signals the return of a grocery market operated by a family with roots in the neighborhood that go back to the 1940s. The Slawsby family, which operates grocery stores in Roxbury,... Read more
It's official: Boston's acting mayor wants to drop "the acting" and be your mayor for a full four years. Kim Janey announced her candidacy for a full term in the fall election during a three-minute and 19 second video released this morning that ends with... Read more
It's official: Boston's acting mayor wants to drop "the acting" and be your mayor for a full four years. Kim Janey announced her candidacy for a full term in the fall election during a three-minute and 19 second video released this morning that ends with... Read more
Dorchester Brewing Company will release a new beer on Friday honoring the late Travis Roy, a Boston University hockey player who tragically had his career cut short by a spinal cord injury just seconds into his first game in 1995. Roy passed away on... Read more
The Strand Theatre opened as a vaccination clinic this morning as part of an ongoing partnership between Uphams Corner Health Center (UCHC) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital intended to provide Covid-19 vaccines to some of the hardest-hit communities in... Read more
John Barros raised more than $215,000 in his first month as a mayoral candidate, according to a report of his campaign activity that will be posted today at the Office of Campaign and Political Finance website. Among the notable names who chipped in:... Read more
One former state senator is already running for governor on the Democratic side of the ticket, and now a current member of the Senate says she is “seriously considering” a campaign for the corner office next year when Gov. Baker’s second term expires. Sen... Read more
Carla Monteiro, a social worker and Dorchester native, announced her candidacy for at-large city council on Saturday afternoon at the Blarney Stone in Fields Corner. Monteiro, 38, described herself as a first-generation Cape Verdean, a single mom, and a... Read more
Last September, the real estate developer Accordia Partners LLC submitted plans to the Boston Planning Development Agency (BPDA) to create “Dorchester Bay City” (DBC), a mixed-use project featuring nearly six million square feet of new building –roughly... Read more
We stand at a turning point as the nation struggles to fully recover from the havoc Covid-19 has inflicted on the economy. We have a unique opportunity and an obligation to not just bring back jobs, but to establish well-paying ones that would help to... Read more
New, first-of-its-kind research looking at Suffolk County criminal cases has found that declining to prosecute some low-level offenses can actually lead to less crime. Researchers from three universities analyzed 67,553 misdemeanor cases in Boston,... Read more
A new state-of-the-art outdoor gorilla habitat will open this summer at the Franklin Park Zoo. The $8.1 million exhibit, funded by anonymous donors, will comprise more than 360,000 cubic feet of space, including a mix of real and fabricated trees, a... Read more
A Boston clergyman who was arrested last year amid allegations of child rape was indicted last week after a grand jury inquiry in Suffolk Superior Court. George Swain, 71, will be arraigned next month for seven counts of rape of a child and five counts of... Read more
After resisting calls to change course for months, the MBTA embarked on a mission Monday to reverse service cuts across all modes in the coming months by using hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid. The T’s Fiscal and Management Control... Read more

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