Several Dorchester-based product vendors and the Mather School Parent Council have teamed up to offer a holiday gift box that helps to support local businesses and the school at the same time. Jane Donaghey, president of the Mather Parent Council, said... Read more
Work to repurpose the former Boston Globe headquarters hit a key milestone on Thursday as the developers behind the BEAT announced that life science, medical and high-tech companies will start occupying the building this coming spring. The opening comes... Read more
UMass officials are issuing a request for proposals for the redevelopment of the Calf Pasture Pumping Station and another parcel, currently used for parking at the Boston campus, in Dorchester’s Columbia Point. UMass on Friday announced that it has tapped... Read more
The five major mayoral candidates on Thursday laid out how they would handle coronavirus-driven changes to the Greater Boston economy and avoid creating another neighborhood like the Seaport. The candidates appeared before nearly 150 people inside the... Read more
The development team behind the massive Dorchester Bay City project on Columbia Point’s waterfront made a $10 million commitment this week to fuel a homeownership fund run by the Dorchester-based Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA). The money... Read more
The developer behind a proposal to overhaul 1.3 acres and add three new buildings behind Dorchester’s South Bay shopping area has pulled back on building heights and housing density. The project’s total number of planned residential units now stands at... Read more
The new Price Rite supermarket — which opens today in Fields Corner— signals the return of a grocery market operated by a family with roots in the neighborhood that go back to the 1940s. The Slawsby family, which operates grocery stores in Roxbury,... Read more
Carney Hospital has a new leader. Karen Ahearn, RN, has assumed the duties of interim president of the 159-bed Dorchester hospital. She takes over for now from Tom Sands, Carney’s president since 2018. Sands has taken a new position as president of... Read more
Community members will have the chance next week to hear the latest updates, voice comments, and ask questions at several virtual public comment sessions concerning development and planning projects in Dorchester.  Dorchester Bay City: Mon. Nov. 16, 6 p.m... Read more
CNA Stores, the Amesbury-based cannabis retailer hoping to open an establishment at 540 Gallivan Blvd. in Dorchester, will host a virtual “Ask CNA Stores” event on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for Dorchester residents who are 21 years or... Read more


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