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A new collaboration between UMass Boston and the Boston Community Leadership Academy (BCLA)/McCormack 7-12 School just got a lot sweeter for one graduating senior this year with a new scholarship fund at UMass Boston established exclusively for future... Read more
A man was carjacked at Harbor Point late Wednesday afternoon by somebody who had contacted him over SnapChat, allegedly to buy sneakers from him, according to an alert sent out by UMass Boston police. According to the bulletin, the victim pulled up in his... Read more
The Boston Public School district and the Wu administration will be asking for state money to help with the funding of either a new school or a renovated school complex on what is now the McCormack School campus on Dorchester’s Columbia Point that is in... Read more
Martin Richard Field House rendering
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by the Martin Richard Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester for a three-story field house on Mt. Vernon Street in Dorchester that will include everything from basketball courts and... Read more
Activists who object to the proposed Dorchester Bay City project on Columbia Point delivered a petition to Mayor Michelle Wu’s office on Tuesday that asks for a six-month slowdown in the development’s review. The online petition, circulated by the group... Read more
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Two local nonprofits, The Martin Richard Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester, on Wednesday filed with city officials their joint proposal for a 75,000 square-foot family-focused facility in Columbia Point. The move kickstarts the city’... Read more
State workers over the weekend demolished rusted stairs which were located near the JFK/UMass MBTA station and the focus of a death investigation. David K. Jones, a Boston University professor, fell to his death from the stairs on Saturday, Sept. 11.... Read more
It's not the first time there's been a big tent set up outside the Codman Square Health Center on Washington Street. But, in the past the tent has been set up to house one of Dorchester's biggest parties of the year: the Men of Boston Cook for Women's... Read more
After interviewing 11 candidates, members of the UMass Boston Chancellor Search Committee plan to meet next week and could then select finalists for the post. Identities of candidates become public at the finalist stage, and the committee said in a... Read more
The University of Massachusetts Building Authority today issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek a private developer for the historic Calf Pasture Pumping Station and an adjacent site on Columbia Point. The ten-acres are the latest section of the... Read more


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