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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 some the... Read more
Dot Day 2009The 2009 Dot Day Parade drew tens of thousands to a sun-drenched Dorchester Ave. yesterday for the annual celebration of all things, well, Dorchester. Above, Chris Lovett captured the scene near Lower Mills. Adam Gaffin has more photos from... Read more
This weekend, the big Dorchester Day parade will bring thousands onto our neighborhood streets in celebration of the great values and history of our community. The big parade steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday from Lower Mills, following Dot from our southern... Read more
Flags along the Ave.Despite allegations to the contrary made on a local blog, last week’s display of some 400 Vietnamese and American flags which sprouted on scores of Vietnamese-owned businesses across the neighborhood was the work of a volunteer... Read more
Copeland Surgical Center launch: Dr. Martin Williams, Carney Hospital's chief of surgery, speaks at the official launch.Officials and staff of  Dorchester’s Carney Hospital gathered last week for the official dedication of the hospital’s new Copeland... 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
Nearly a month after an evening shootout sent bullets buzzing through a typically peaceful Columbia-Savin Hill sidestreet, Boston Police returned to the scene last night and arrested two men while executing a search warrant. View Larger Map Christopher... Read more

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