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Nam Pham (center) with Gov.-elect Charlie BakerCome inauguration day, longtime VietAID executive director and Fields Corner mainstay Nam Pham will leave his post at VietAID for a role in the Baker administration. Pham will serve as the assistant secretary... Read more
A Spanish sculptor has been selected to create a permanent art display in a plaza near the Town Field playground in Fields Corner. A ten-member committee has awarded the commission to Juanjo Novella, whose "Freedom's Home" submission was one of 144... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more
A trio of artists— each hoping to win a competition for the chance to create a new sculpture inside Town Field in Fields Corner— displayed models of their proposed works at a community meeting on Monday evening at the Vietnamese-American Community Center... Read more
The American Planning Association (APA) likes what it sees happening in Fields Corner and has named the Dorchester community one of this year’s 10 greatest neighborhoods in America in recognition specifically for its residential diversity, citing the... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board has rejected acouple's request to let them turn an old Chinese restaurant into a new Vietnamese place, because of the husband's criminal past and his failure to fully own up to it at a board hearing this week. The board rarely... Read more
Anh Hong It’s common knowledge among Bostonian Vietnamese and increasingly Dorchester’s worst kept secret: one may not find better, more authentic Vietnamese food elsewhere than here in the Dot. Indeed Dorchester is home to one of the fastest growing... Read more
Now you can tour the state-of-the art Fields Corner Business Lab without ever having to leave your desk. Local photographer Mike Ritter partnered with Google to begin photographing businesses for Google Business View, which takes Google’s Street View... Read more
A diverse cross-section of the Dorchester community turned out to celebrate and honor three of our own serving in the armed forces in Afghanistan at the neighborhood’s National Night Out festivities at Town Field Park in Fields Corner on Tuesday night. “... Read more
When Marcy Goldstein-Gelb hears something described as a “freak accident,” a buzzer goes off in her head. Executive director of the Dorchester-based Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH), Goldstein-Gelb said many accidents... Read more

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