A 70 year-old Winthrop man who was arrested this week for driving around the city with illegal an assault weapon and accessories has to surrender all of his firearms under an order from a Dorchester Municipal Court judge. Stephen J. White was taken into... Read more
A House bill proposed by State Rep. Evandro Carvalho that would instruct the MBTA to run more frequent trains on the Fairmount Line over a two year period has cleared an important hurdle at the State House. Carvalho's bill, H2723, was reported favorably... Read more
The press room was a cavern. The newsroom was rubble. The boardrooms and executive suites sat empty. The Boston Globe’s former headquarters were silent aside from the patter of dozens of feet trekking through on a final neighborhood tour before interior... Read more
More than 100 people gathered at St. Teresa’s of Calcutta church hall on Saturday for the 12th annual Dorchester St. Patrick’s Day Brunch. The annual event, hosted by the Brett family, doubles both as a fundraiser for the Mary Ann Brett Food Pantry and an... Read more
Members of Dorchester’s Vietnamese community just returned from a 10-day charitable mission across Vietnam to deliver bikes to impoverished school children. Phuong “Phoenix” Bui, who runs The Foundation for the Children of Vietnam, traveled with her... Read more
Three candidates running in a special election for the state Senate’s First Suffolk seat spoke at a panel discussion organized by more than 20 civic associations on Monday evening at the First Parish Church. The event drew an audience of about 40 people... Read more
As the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and residents butt heads over the possible conversion of existing MBTA billboards to digital displays and the proposed installations of smaller digital screens by MBTA stations, legislation is moving... Read more
Rachael Rollins is the latest candidate to join the field vying to replace Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley in the midst of a broader push for criminal justice overhaul. With posts in prosecution, defense, management, private practice, advocacy and... Read more
Editor’s Note, March 26: A story that was published in the March 22 edition of the Reporter — "Report shows jump in students living in private Dorchester housing" — has been withdrawn by Reporter editors today because the city of Boston's 2017-2018... Read more
The outrage of Codman Square residents who recently learned Popeyes was building an outlet where it had been denied permission two years ago could lead to new regulations that require companies to notify neighbors of even proposed projects that meet all... Read more
As state representatives prepare to vote to regulate and tax short-term rentals, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is withdrawing his own plan to govern the industry in the city, citing a need for more time to refine it. In a letter to the Boston City Council... Read more
Boston Police officers were in the right place at the right time to lend a helping hand to the city’s newest resident on Tuesday morning. According to Area C-11 Captain Tim Connolly, at about 4:30 a.m., Officers Butler and Carey were conducting an... Read more
The city of Boston’s Public Facilities board voted last week to sell two adjacent parcels of city-owned vacant land to the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, which plans to build a new 41,000- square-foot facility on the site. The sale will be... Read more
The TechBoston Academy’s boys basketball team travelled to Springfield for “a business trip” on Saturday. And as promised, they handled business. The Bears capped off a dominant postseason with an emphatic 78-40 win over Taconic to capture their first... Read more
Transit police say they arrested a man and a woman at the Uphams Corner MBTA station last Monday night (March 12) who were engaged in sexual activity on a walkway to the northbound platform. Dorchester residents Alfred Roach, 55, and Iyoki Ortiz, 34,... Read more
Repair work on a pedestrian bridge near Pope’s Hill will result in a lane closure on the southbound side of Morrissey Boulevard this week. The lane closure started Monday at 9 .m. and ends each day at 5 a.m., according to the state’s Department of... Read more
The BC High hockey team rallied in the dying moments of regulation to tie the score at one goal each in the Super 8 final on Sunday at TD Garden, then, less than two minutes into overtime, defeated Pope Francis High of Springfield for the state title when... Read more
Clam Point native got the start in Huskies' spring training game vs. Red Sox Having just rubbed shoulders with big leaguers at spring training, 19 year-old Dorchester resident Henry Ennen is poised to begin his college baseball career this season at... Read more
Thanks to a strong second-half performance from senior Walter Dew-Hollis, Tech Boston Academy defeated North Andover 65-57 in the Divison 2 state semifinals Wednesday night, earning the chance to play for the state championship Saturday in Springfield.... Read more
Another week, another few names in contention for a busy election season in Suffolk County. Rachael Rollins, of Roxbury, former chief legal council for Massport and former Assistant US Attorney, pulled papers March 9 to seek the open Suffolk County... Read more


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