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With over 400 people in attendance, WORK Inc. celebrated its annual awards night at IBEW Hall on June 14, honoring supporters, staff, and individuals who excelled throughout the year. WORK Inc. is an organization whose mission is to ensure that all... Read more
Rep. Russell Holmes of Boston took sides in the Congressional race between US Rep. Michael Capuano and Boston City Councillor Ayanna Pressley last week, announcing his support for Pressley. “Throughout the eight years I’ve worked with Councilor Pressley... Read more
Mark Rooney will be a candidate for the 4th District seat on the Governor’s Council now held by Christopher Iannella, who is running for reelection in the Democratic primary on Sept. 4. Rooney, a South Boston resident, works for Eversource and is a... Read more
Applications for the latest round of Boston’s Neighborhood Slow Streets program are now available, as neighborhoods from the first batch start to see movement from the city to make their chaotic intersections and unmarked crossings safer for cars,... Read more
Drew Wallace, who served in Afghanistan as a Marine sergeant and is a now a Boston firefighter, listened as the cheers rang out at Fenway Park last month on Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) Day honoring him at a “Hats Off to Heroes” celebration for his service... Read more
The title of the new book – “The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down” – pretty much captures the spirited life of its main character, the Irish American boxer and onetime world championship contender, Sean Mannion. On Sat., June 23, an overflow gathering... Read more
Coming soon: A time to wake up your taste buds. The place: home.stead bakery in Fields Corner. The date: July 14, when a pop-up of food samples to be offered by a new Fields Corner restaurant will take over the popular cafe from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The... Read more
The seafood restaurant Bait to Plate opened its doors at 1504 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner on June 12, right on time for the summer season, its menu offering crowd-pleasers like fish and chips and New England lobster rolls. “We get a fresh shipment of... Read more
City officials are pushing back against rumors that Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is planning to leave the department to lead Boston College’s police force. Citing unnamed sources, WBZ reported last Thursday that the Evans, who joined the BPD... Read more
Armandine Street fire.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 2:55 a.m. on Sunday to 126 Armandine St. for what became a two-alarm fire. The department reports the fire displaced ten residents. One firefighter was taken to the hospital with injuries not... Read more
The third annual Dudley Jazz Festival will take place on Saturday, July 28 from 12-6 p.m. at Mary Hannon Park, 613 Dudley St., Dorchester. The rain location will be The Bruce Bolling Building 2nd floor, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury. This year’s program... Read more
The Bay State cannabis market will likely reach around $1.8 billion and it will take years to develop the cultivation infrastructure necessary to meet the demand, according to a business executive in the emerging field. “It’s going to take time,” Tim... Read more
An opening reception for a new exhibit of portraits and stories of Mattapan residents was held June 14 at the public library branch on Blue Hill Avenue. The “Real People, Real Stories: Mattapan” exhibit features photos made by Jennifer Wadell alongside... Read more
After eight weeks of training, 16 students of Dorchester’s Community Academy of Science and Health (CASH), graduated from IMPACT:Ability’s abuse-prevention program at a cheer-filled celebration on June 13. All of the students live with some degree of... Read more
It has been a year since a devastating six-alarm fire ravaged the Treadmark building at Ashmont, and after some demolition of the original structure, the six-story building – with its promise of 51 affordable rental units and 32 condominiums – has risen... Read more
Two youth soccer teams from Dorchester will travel to Northern Ireland next month to compete in an international tournament in Derry where they compete with teams from England, Ireland, Finland, Germany, and Africa, to name a few. In total, 34 youngsters... Read more
For residents of the small Port Norfolk peninsula, a chief concern with the proposed Neponset Wharf project is the integrity of the shoreline and construction impacts on marine life. While those issues took center stage at a public meeting on Monday, a... Read more
A “celebration of life” service for the late Rev. Bill Loesch will be held in Codman Square next month, according to his family. Rev. Loesch, a civic leader in and around Codman Square since the 1970s, died at his home on Brent Street on June 17 after a... Read more
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will resign this week, leaving the post he has held for the past three years. In a statement issued late Friday afternoon (June 22), Chang said, “I am in active negotiations with the Boston School Committee... Read more
He’s re-assembling a pipe organ at home Outside of their day-to-day professions, many people pursue so-called passion projects. Some tinker with antique cars. Some build model planes or train sets. And some re-assemble pipe organs. In his home on Ashmont... Read more

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