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The John W. McCormack Civic Association rejected two proposals to build billboards on sites visible from the Southeast Expressway Tuesday evening at the group’s monthly meeting. Members voted 15 to 13 in opposition to a proposal from the advertising... Read more
The Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) appeared this past Tuesday, May 18th at the JFK Library and Museum, where they helped celebrate the presentation of the 14th Annual Rosoff Awards, which recognize companies that have meaningful diversity, mentoring, and... Read more
The City Council has sixty days starting this week to vote on the firefighters’ arbitration award, receiving Mayor Thomas Menino’s appropriation for the deal awarded by an independent arbitrator and three analyses with different and nuanced views on the... Read more
Tails wagged and smiles beamed Saturday as four years of work came to fruition with the opening of the new Ronan Park Dog Recreation Space. Over 70 supporters accompanied about 25 canines, neighborhood residents and city officials to open the dog park to... Read more
National champs: Dorchester Chiefs celebrate their 2010 USA Hockey Tier II Under-18 championship. Top row: Coaches Scott Perry, Charlie Pero and Ross Pasquantonio. Players, left to right: Timmy Wilson, Brendan Fitzgerald, Nick Bligh, Joe Dipietro, Eric... Read more
Embracing the world of online marketing and promotion may seem like a daunting task for a nearly 60-year-old parochial school, but with the help of a group of marketing graduate students at UMass-Boston, St. Brendan’s Grammar School may be about to shake... Read more
Neponset Greenway: One of five proposed alternatives for extending the Neponset Greenway trail includes a route along the Milton side of the river. The path currently ends at Central Ave., shown above. Photo by Ed Forry The state Department of... Read more
By Reporter Staff The Reporter has learned that Boston Public Library officials are organizing a meeting for this Monday, May 24, to form a task force as they move forward with their plans to close the Lower Mills Library. The meeting is slated for 6:30 p... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a woman heard gunfire around 2:30 a.m., Sunday, at Weybosset Road, then realized she'd been hit. The woman, in a car with some friends, got herself to Carney Hospital and will survive, police said. Police said they... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports the fire, in the basement, broke out shortly before 12:30 p.m. at 59 Johnston St. No injuries were reported.
Sr. Marie Puleo: Acting president at Carney HospitalUpdated Wednesday, May 19— Dr. Daniel H. O’Leary, who has led Dorchester’s Caritas Carney Hospital for the last four years, abruptly resigned as president last Friday, May 14. His departure comes as the... Read more
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: ‘THE TRANSITIONAL ELEMENT’ Recap and analysis of the week in state government By Jim O’Sullivan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 14, 2010…….And so the defining image, so far, of this campaign has been sketched, and it is... Read more
Boston fact-finders report on Haiti's needs: Trip members included Darnell Williams of the Urban League, Herby Duverne, Sabine St. Lot, Sandy Cody, Gerald Reid, and Charlotte Golar Richie with their hosts Bob and Magalie Hyppolite and Haitian Minister... Read more
A for-profit equity firm’s proposal to acquire Caritas Christi, the Catholic hospital network that owns and operates the Carney and five other hospitals, has been formally filed with the state attorney general’s office, launching a review process that... Read more
The Dorchester Historical Society at 195 Boston St. will be open this coming Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for tours of several newly installed exhibits. Following the tours, the Society’s Annual Meeting will begin at 2 p.m. and will include a slide... Read more
The controversial Rev. Bruce Wall has long demanded a “state of emergency" be declared in Boston over homicides. This week he planned to meet with several city councillors – including Council President Michael Ross – and sing and pray outside the council... Read more
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the history-making year when John Fitzgerald Kennedy embarked on a nationwide campaign to win the nomination of his party for he Presidency. To commemorate the political events of 1960, Dorchester’s JFK Library has... Read more
A district councillor this week became the first member of the City Council to oppose the raise awarded to Boston firefighters through arbitration, as his colleagues await a pair of analyses on the matter. The 13-member City Council has been struggling... Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino’s education chief says “more than six” schools likely to be on the chopping block this year as she struggles with a budget that has rising health care costs, contains contracts up for renegotiation, and can’t depend on federal stimulus... Read more
The president and CEO of Liberty Mutual Group Chairman, Edmund “Ted” Kelly, addresses students at Pople John Paul II Catholic Academy’s Columbia Road campus. A pair of Bay State companies offered the Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy a $2 million boost... Read more


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