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We're hearing Dorchester's Ward 16 Democratic Committee made some endorsements last night, including a unanimous vote for Mayor Thomas Menino's re-election effort. The ward includes Fields Corner, down through Cedar Grove and over to the Neponset River.... Read more
Plans for a new housing development on Adams Street were presented by the Boston Redevelopment Authority at a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday evening at the Kit Clark Senior Services Center in Fields Corner. The proposed building would be built at the... Read more
Four Corners Main Streets and the United Neighborhood Association (UNA) have both fired off letters to the Inspectional Services Department and the Zoning Board of Appeal railing against what they say is the legalization of an auto repair shop at the... Read more
Person of interest: Boston Police think this man in red —shown at the Fields Corner T station on Tuesday — may be a suspect in a string of armed robberies. Police want to identify him and the woman holding an umbrella at right.Boston Police today... Read more
A kindergarten student at the John Marshall Elementary School in Dorchester has become the first Boston Public School student diagnosed with the Swine Flu, the Reporter learned this afternoon. The K-1 student, who was sent home sick from the Westville... Read more
Battleground: Fields Corner: Photo by Pete StidmanJust because Mayor Thomas Menino isn’t officially running for reelection yet doesn’t mean his competitor’s signs are safe. The first skirmish in this election’s “sign wars” has already taken... Read more
So far, outside of a few hotspots like Hendry Street, the blight of the foreclosure crisis in Dorchester has been restricted to the occasional boarded up house or messy lawn. But Vivian Girard of Fields Corner's Five Streets Civic Association is seeing... Read more
Tenant activists took to the streets Saturday in front of the Bank of America's Fields Corner branch: The group was protesting the bank's evictions of tenants in foreclosed properties. Photo by Chris Lovett. Federally-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and... Read more

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