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In celebration of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) week, Steward Health Care hosted the second annual EMS Stewards of the Community Award ceremony on May 22 at the Tirrell Room in Quincy. Boston-based Steward, which operates nine hospitals across... Read more
Dorchester will celebrate its present-day diversity and rich history on Sunday with the traditional Dorchester Day Parade which will begin at 1 p.m. on Dorchester Avenue in Lower Mills, at Richmond Street. It continues up the avenue to Columbia Road. The... Read more
It’s a cornucopia of vintage dishware, eclectic clothing, trinkets, and furniture, and wooden skis laid out across a lawn. People wander up and down the hills of the neighborhood’s streets with paintings tucked beneath their arms and books in hand as the... Read more
Saying some on their Dorchester campus feel ignored, University of Massachusetts Boston students, faculty and staff on Wednesday made a series of asks to UMass trustees. "We feel as though we've been shouting into a void," UMass Boston student Maddi... Read more
Stephen Butler, a former Navy SEAL and Dorchester native, was the keynote speaker at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The following are excerpts from Butler’s remarks. I grew up right up the street from here. I went to St. Brendan’s... Read more
Dorchester Day brings another batch of fresh College Hype t-shirts to rock on the avenue this Sunday. The neighborhood’s premier apparel company has been a fixture of Dorchester Days and a source of local pride for over three decades. Founded in 1987,... Read more
The Neponset Rowing Club and Friends of Milton Crew will host a free “Learn to Row” event at Milton Landing near 88 Wharf from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 in honor of National Learn to Row Day. Christine Fiske, a member of the board of... Read more
The environmental advocacy organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released their annual analysis of water quality this week along with a report analyzing data collected from Metropolitan Area public beaches in 2017. The results revealed the total 2017... Read more
Dorchester observed Memorial Day this morning with solemn ceremonies at Cedar Grove Cemetery that featured a hometown hero as keynote speaker. Ex-Navy Seal and Dorchester native Stephen Butler delivered the main address at a ceremony following the... Read more
(Updated, Sun., May 27)— A 40 year-old man was killed on Morton Street on Friday night in a hit-and-run collision— and now State Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle believed to be involved. The victim — identified as Pierre Desir— was found in... Read more
The Cambridge Police Department report arresting Jean Griffin, 41, of Corwin Street in Fields Corner, on a variety of charges - including armed assault to murder - for an incident May 20 in which several rounds were fired into a second-story residence... Read more
Excitement is building as organizers make their final preparations for the annual Dorchester Day parade, set for Sunday, June 3. The parade— which has its roots in observances dating back more than a century and has been ongoing in present form since 1963... Read more
In today’s schools, teachers are often required to go above and beyond their duties to students in the classroom. Last Wednesday, three staff members at the Richard J. Murphy K-8 School in Dorchester, in guiding a lost child to safety through the streets... Read more
Boston officials and the family of Martin Richard accepted a $70,000 donation from the Skanska development company last week to assist in the completion of Martin’s Park, the waterfront, fully-accessible park now under construction in South Boston. Work... Read more
Developers of the large mixed-use condo proposal for a prominent stretch of Washington Street in Lower Mills are facing at least two city-run public meetings in the near future as they push for final approval of the project. In the meantime, they have... Read more
Attorney David Perry’s addiction has been marked in various courtrooms for more than a decade. Although he became a symbol of addiction recovery success, charges for which he appeared in court Monday shatter that. Among other things, a 34-count indictment... Read more
This year’s Memorial Day celebration will feature a hometown hero as keynote speaker. Ex-Navy Seal and Dorchester native Stephen Butler will deliver the main address at a ceremony following the Memorial Day Parade next Monday morning, May 28, at Cedar... Read more
While incumbent US Rep. Michael Capuano shores up his support with endorsements from high-profile federal elected officials of color, City Councillor Ayanna Pressley is going on the offensive in her quest for the congressional seat the incumbent has held... Read more
Police arrested two young men on Monday afternoon after a chaotic shooting and attempted carjacking was reported in the St. Mark’s Area just before 4:30 p.m. Police were called to the scene by witnesses whose quick relay of information led to the... Read more
A 23 year-old West Roxbury man whose driving negligence caused a violent collision in 2013 that led to the eventual death of Dorchester father and put a second young man in a wheelchair was properly convicted, according to the state’s Appeals Court. In a... Read more

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