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The old Bayside Expo site as viewed late last year in the middle of demolition. Bill Forry photo Last Thursday evening, the Dorchester Reporter was the first to report that hush-hush negotiations between UMass and the Kraft family to build a 20,000-seat... Read more
UMass says stadium "does not appear feasible." Updated April 28, 3:31 p.m. -- Discussions between UMass Boston and Robert Kraft's sports empire to build a professional soccer stadium on the UMass-owned Bayside site in Dorchester have officially ceased.... Read more
Rep. Capuano to underwrite the effort with campaign funds In an unusual approach to boost transit ridership, US Congressman Michael Capuano will put over $50,000 of his own campaign funds toward a two-week period of free rides along the Fairmount Line in... Read more
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester will launch an initiative this year that is aimed at lifting families out of systemic poverty with an innovative approach rooted in emerging brain science. Fueled by a $500,000 donation by philanthropist Dora Ullian... Read more
It’s called The Industry, a 140-seat lounge and restaurant serving up American comfort food and a large variety of wines and whiskeys, and it’s is on track for a summertime completion in Adams Corner. The eatery will replace Sonny’s, the longtime... Read more
Josh Johnson started his landscape company, J n’ J Yard Work, with his cousin Patrick Johnson when he was just 16 years old. Now, as a more seasoned entrepreneur at age 21, the Ashmont area man hopes to expand its services and secure a stand-alone office... Read more
To the editor: After 382 years and the collaborative effort and support of students, parents, civic and community leaders, public officials, educators and district administration, Boston Latin School recently named its first ever black administrator,... Read more
A mixed-used development would replace an existing Lutheran church at the intersection of Talbot Avenue and Argyle Street in Ashmont if a buyer’s plans are approved. James Baker, who has entered into an agreement to buy the site for an undisclosed amount... Read more
Real estate developer James Baker is proposing a three-story commercial building for a high-profile corner of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street, featuring a first-floor neighborhood market. The building would replace what is now a boarded up, defunct... Read more
Some 165 people showed up at the IBEW union hall last Wednesday evening for an open house look at the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s PLAN: Glover’s Corner study. As attendees milled around the hall, they placed post-it notes on three... Read more

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