Linda Dorcena Forry

Boston’s Olympic flame–or the aspiration to light it in the summer of 2024–was extinguished on Monday afternoon when the US Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 announced that they would be jointly ending Boston’s bid to host the Games.

Members of... Read more

A bill filed in the Legislature last month would create a seven-member commission charged with ensuring that Boston’s bid process to become the 2024 Summer Olympics host city “be transparent and accountable to the people of the commonwealth,” according... Read more

The 2009 Dorchester Day parade was one to remember. Perfect weather, inspired floats and a great turnout along Dorchester Avenue made this a day many in the community won't soon forget. The Reporter was there with video camera in hand to capture... Read more

State lawmakers in the Dorchester delegation are calling for the state insurance commissioner to delay rules that they say will put insurance agents who serve urban areas out of business. Lawmakers, including state Reps. Marty Walsh and Linda Dorcena... Read more

A Dorchester lawmaker is back atop a Beacon Hill committee for the first time in four years, as newly-crowned House Speaker Robert DeLeo announced the re-shuffling of committee assignments.

State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry, a backer of DeLeo... Read more

The resignation of House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, an avowed opponent of casino gambling, was barely official last week before eyes on Beacon Hill turned to the renewed potential of bringing three casinos to the Bay State.

DiMasi's successor,... Read more

When House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi was up for re-election earlier this month, Dorchester lawmakers united behind him. Three weeks later, the Dorchester delegation appeared divided over who should be DiMasi's successor after the thirty-year... Read more

Members of the Dorchester delegation stood squarely behind state House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi's re-election bid earlier this month as ethics questions cast a cloud over his close associates.

Local lawmakers, all fellow Democrats, said DiMasi... Read more

Preserving education. Reforming of the criminal offender information system. Protecting local aid to cities and towns.

Those are some of the issues facing lawmakers as they prepare to kick off another two-year session. And those are just the... Read more

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