Dr. Azzie Young: Mattapan Community Health Center President and CEO is shown this week on the third floor patio of the health center’s new home in Mattapan Square. The health center has moved into its sparkling new facility in recent weeks and will... Read more
Mt. Vernon concept: A non-profit aligned with Corcoran Jennison envisons narrowing a wide Mt. Vernon St. and installing a “cycle track” for bicyclists. Executives at Corcoran Jennison Companies are planning the construction of a six-story apartment... Read more
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown on Thursday traveled into the heart of deeply blue Dorchester, sitting down with a friendly audience of blue collar workers at an excavation company’s headquarters near Fields Corner. “Even if you’re an ardent Democrat, he hasn’t... Read more
CW Price: Above, Sen. Jack Hart welcomed the retailer to Dorchester on Thursday morning. Photo by Ed ForryA clothing retailer opened its doors in the Fields Corner shopping mall today, filling a gaping hole in the business district and a valuable niche... Read more
Labouré College on Tuesday finalized a deal to purchase the former Aquinas College property in Milton. Sources confirmed to the Reporter on Monday that officials from the private Catholic college, which is adjacent to Carney Hospital on Dorchester Ave.,... Read more
A bill that would require temporary worker placement agencies to provide workers with a basic statement of benefits to protect against abuses sits before the Senate after the House passed the bill 123-28 on Wednesday. Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry said the... Read more
Sonjia Williams: Project Runway designer hails from Mattapan.A Mattapan native is taking a star turn on TV’s most well-known fashion-themed reality show. Sonjia Williams, 27, has already built a strong following in Boston and New York with her clothing... Read more
A vacant eyesore at the prominent intersection of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street may finally get a new lease on life in the coming months. A convenience store magnate has entered into a long-term lease agreement with the building’s owner, Anthony... Read more
Favorite Restaurant Survey 2012We want to hear from our readers about their current Dot Favs when it comes to eating out in the neighborhood. The Reporter is preparing its first-ever Dorchester's Favorite Restaurant survey. And we want your nominations... Read more
The Patriot Ledger reported this week that Wahlburgers, the popular eatery in the Hingham Shipyard, is looking to expand to a second location somewhere in the Greater Boston area. The restaurant is an aptly named venture of the Dorchester neighborhood’s... Read more


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