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Developers hoping to build a four-story condo complex in Lower Mills on the current site of the John G. Molloy Funeral Home will need to earn renewed support of their proposal from residents and local activists who expect to hear a revised plan from the... Read more
A new bureau within the Boston Police Department has been created to focus on community engagement and a newly promoted superintendent — Nora Baston — has been named to head it up. Mayor Martin Walsh and Commissioner William Gross made the announcement on... Read more
The Boston YIMBY (“Yes In My Backyard”) movement may be feeling it has a little more visibility after a three-day conference based in Roxbury wrapped up on Sunday with municipal leaders throwing their support behind pro-housing policies looking to... Read more
Walsh asks resolution; costs pile up A dispute between National Grid and its workers is having an impact on local developers, with delays in gas service pushing project completion dates into next year and frustrating builders left in the lurch.The... Read more
The owners of the former Channel 56 property on Morrissey Boulevard are weighing the concept of razing the old television studio building and erecting two towers housing 758 apartments in its place. The buildings — if the plan proceeds— would add a... Read more
Boston’s faster than expected population growth prompted the city to re-assess its housing goals, the Walsh administration announced Wednesday, as it raised the planned number of new units to be completed in 2030 from 53,000 to 69,000. The change in... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday tapped a 24-year veteran of the Suffolk County District Attorney's office who has prosecuted some of the county's most serious violent crimes to serve out the last few months of resigning District Attorney Dan Conley's term.... Read more
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren held on to a strong lead over her two challengers in a new poll out Tuesday, landing 27 points ahead of Republican candidate Geoff Diehl. In the WBUR/MassINC survey of 506 likely voters, 55 percent said they would vote for the... Read more
Having cut the number of dropped bus trips almost in half in the last three months, MBTA officials on Monday detailed for its board what the agency has done and is planning to do to address what its general manager called "the biggest single thing" the T... Read more
The non-profit organization Boston for Dominica (BfD) invites Dorchester residents to support their fundraiser ‘Sail for Dominica’ event on Sunday, September 23 aboard the Seaport Elite Yacht. The ‘Sail for Dominica’ fundraiser will benefit Dominica’s... Read more
Federal, state, and city officials gathered outside the Curley Community Center in South Boston today to brief the public about recent and developing improvements to William J. Day Boulevard, including a pilot program that will use speed humps as “traffic... Read more
The Lower Mills Civic Association received a visit from the new Carney Hospital president at its first meeting of the fall season on Tuesday evening at St. Gregory’s auditorium. The meeting — which drew about 40 people– included a briefing on a yearlong... Read more
If the recent publicity from the US Open has piqued your interest in tennis, Sportsman’s Tennis and Enrichment Center has some great fall programming set up for your family. From Junior Tennis to Adult Fitness Classes, there’s something for every age... Read more
Twice in the past three weeks, the Supreme Judicial Court has overturned first-degree murder convictions for cases in Dorchester over what it said were errors by the trial judges in not pressing prosecutors to prove they were not trying to bar prospective... Read more
The entrance to The Phoenix, which looks out on a row of food packing warehouses east of the South Bay Center, is an unremarkable glass door that’s easy to open. But because of what’s behind it, everyone familiar with the site knows it as “The Five... Read more
Dorchester’s Linda Dorcena Forry is one of six newly named members of the Board of Directors of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate this week. Forry, 44, a former state senator and state representative, is the vice president... Read more
Clevis Murray has been working on his game, hoping to improve his chances of making the NBA – as a journalist, not a player. The Dorchester native and Suffolk University senior got a bit closer to his goal this summer, gaining valuable experience covering... Read more
The latest chapter in the long saga of 96 Milton Ave. came to the Zoning Board of Appeal last Tuesday, and the board denied the owner’s proposed changes to the three-decker, recommending that he go back to the community. Owner Kelvin Sanders and his Last... Read more
This month’s primary election included a busy lineup of campaigns for state and federal posts, one of which was the 4th Suffolk state representative slot left open when Nick Collins moved over to the Senate in a special election earlier this year. South... Read more
The parking lot of Boston Police Department C-11’s Gibson Street station house was cleared of patrol cars and filled with the families and friends of police officers last Saturday (Sept. 15) for the third annual Memorial Wall dedication ceremony and... Read more

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