City officials and community leaders will gather in Peabody Square on Friday at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the official completion of the renovation and revitalization of the square’s east and west plazas.
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At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday celebrating the official opening of the Massachusetts Lottery’s new Columbia Point headquarters, State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg called the move from Braintree “an exciting new chapter” in the lottery’s history... Read more
After more than 10 days on picket lines, Stop & Shop workers returned to the job on Monday morning following the agreement between the unions and management on a tentative three-year deal. Details were not disclosed.
The company said the... Read more
The new owners of the former First Parish Dorchester Manse at 29 High St. unveiled their proposal to turn the property into a 60-unit condo complex at Wednesday night’s Meetinghouse Hill Civic Association meeting.
The plan would restore the 19th... Read more
Dorchester Brewing Company, the go-to craft beer bar and brewery on Massachusetts Avenue, is expanding to incorporate more tasting room, a restaurant, a glass greenhouse and a roof deck. The $3 million endeavor broke ground on April 2 and should be... Read more
An ownership change will soon result in a branding change at the Rite Aid store at 1100 Dorchester Ave. The store and pharmacy at the corner of Savin Hill Avenue will be switching to a Walgreens as part of a sale of select Rite Aid stores to the rival... Read more
Upon entering Ripple Cafe in Peabody Square, customers see a framed black and white photograph of Ashmont Station dated from July 10, 1923. The scene is unrecognizable: a small stone building nestled amid a grove of trees, set beside a pair of railroad... Read more
Lofty goals for setting affordable housing requirements and limiting displacement in the Glover’s Corner planning area are admirable, Mayor Martin Walsh told activists during a community dinner last week, but impractical unless there are new channels... Read more