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At a groundbreaking ceremony at Mattapan’s Olmsted Green development site on Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced $72 million in state funding for 25 housing projects across the Bay State, eight of them in Boston. In addition to Olmsted Green, another... Read more

Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, set Americans on edge over the weekend as officials in Boston cast a wary eye on a rally planned for Boston Common this Saturday.

In a letter Monday, anti-racism groups called upon Boston Mayor Marty Walsh... Read more

Now that the Boston Globe has moved its offices downtown and its printing presses to Taunton, its old 16-acre headquarters on Morrissey Boulevard sits nearly empty, although the New York Times is still being printed there and delivery trucks are still... Read more

Boston is exceeding its housing goals, bolstered by new concentrations of affordable middle-income stock in some of its least affordable neighborhoods, according to two recent city reviews. While slower, progress is substantial outside of the city core... Read more

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s Citywide Concert Series comes to Dorchester Park on Thursday, August 3 with a performance by Sweet Tooth and the Sugarbabies.

The seven-person band— made up of students from Berklee College of Music... Read more

I commend the Department of Conservation and Recreation for planning modern upgrades for Morrissey Boulevard (MB). However, in my opinion,... Read more

Fabienne Eliacin, left, with Robert Kraft

On June 8, in a ceremonial luncheon hosted by the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) Board Member Fabienne Eliacin was selected for the 2017 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award,... Read more

The first minutes of the June 28 fire on the top floor and roof of the Treadmark building were captured in this photo, which shows a firefighter on the roof. Polly O'Brien photo

The investigation into the cause of a six-alarm fire that destroyed parts of a new mixed-use housing complex on Dorchester Avenue last month remains incomplete this week.... Read more

With bike lanes, roadway widths, and signaling a bit more defined this time around, the Morrissey Boulevard redesign is at about 25 percent, Department of Conservation and Recreation officials told community members at a reasonably well attended... Read more

Farmers markets in and around Dorchester are gearing up for the summer, with many of them looking to open in the next couple of weeks.

The Ashmont Farmers Market will be among the first to set up shop as it begins its ninth season on Friday on... Read more

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