St. Mark's Area

Polls open across the city at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 8 p.m., at which point results for Boston will start to trickle in on City Hall’s website ( So here’s a few numbers, provided by Mayor Thomas Menino’s press office and the... Read more
For 27 years while living across the street from the Cronin/Wainwright Park on Brent Street, Dr. Rev. Bill Loesch spent time planting flowers and trying to make it more attractive for visitors. Now, the newly renovated park he worked so hard to beautify... Read more
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
The St. Mark’s Area Civic Association met on Tuesday night and voted 11-5 to keep a referendum on a Boston casino confined to the ward in which the gambling facility would be located. The vote followed a discussion among members and a presentation from... Read more
The St. Mark’s Area Civic Association could weigh in Tuesday night on whether there should be a city-wide vote on a Boston casino. According to an agenda previewing the meeting, attendees of the monthly meeting will be polled on the issue. The association... Read more
A New Hampshire company hired to oversee renovations to a Dorchester park is facing punitive sanctions from the city of Boston for its failure to hire city and minority residents for construction jobs. The park — formerly known as Cronin/Wainwright Park... Read more
A Boston teenager was arraigned Monday in a Suffolk Superior courtroom for last October’s murder of an Adams Corner man and a subsequent double-shooting near St. Mark’s that left one man with multiple gunshot wounds. John Graham, 17, pled not guilty to... Read more
Boston Police have arrested a young man suspected of robbing two pizza delivery drivers on Monsignor Lydon Way in the last week. On the afternoon of Dec. 19, officers responded to a radio call that a Domino's Pizza employee was robbed while delivering... Read more


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