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U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be making her first appearance in the annual Dorchester Day Parade on Sunday, where she'll be joined by her chief rival Scott Brown. Warren will be marching in the third division, while Brown will be in the... Read more
Mark di Suvero’s sculpture “Sunflowers for Vincent” is the latest public art added to UMass-Boston’s Arts on the Point collection. The 7-ton piece was installed on the Columbia point campus on December 15. Dorchester’s impressive collection of public art... Read more
Salad days may be ahead for the Boston Globe. A greenhouse aimed at providing 954 pounds of greens to staffers would be built on the Globe’s concrete roof under a plan presented to the newspaper’s neighbors on Monday night. A representative of LightEffect... Read more
The Boston Water and Sewer Commission will transfer ownership of the Calf Pasture Pump Station on Columbia Point to UMass Boston in exchange for $2.1 million over 15 years in scholarships to Boston Public School students, under an agreement announced... Read more
A three-alarm fire that broke out around 3 a.m. on Tuesday at 40 Westwind Rd. left an elderly man dead and sent four residents and one firefighter to the hospital, the Boston Fire Department reports. Two MBTA buses were brought in to shelter other... Read more
District 7 City Councillor Tito Jackson would not have to move or give up his seat on the City Council, according to a draft map featuring redrawn political boundaries for the city's 9 district council seats. Jackson's colleague, Michael Ross, isn't as... Read more
Morrissey tide warning A message board run by the state's Highway Division warned of an impending "Wicked High Tide" that is likely to cause lane restrictions or outright closures on Morrissey Boulevard over the next few days. The boulevard - which runs... Read more
Polls opened at 7 a.m. across the city, with two races on the ballot in Dorchester's District 3: Two men are vying to succeed retiring City Councillor Maureen Feeney and seven-person field is fighting for the four City Council At-Large slots. The two top... Read more
Two sitting Boston city councillors may be forced to move from their current homes or give up their seats due to Boston population shifts that could transform the boundaries of their current districts. That's one possibility that was raised at a... Read more

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