Three city councilors say they city should use some of the money the city's getting from the feds to help out the owners of taxi medallions, whom they say have been decimated by unfair competition from Uber and Lyft. Councilors Kendra Lara (Jamaica Plain... Read more
Several businesses along Dorchester Avenue have been hit hard by a wave of graffiti targeting their properties in recent weeks, an uptick that is prompting at least one company to re-consider its plans to open for business. The rash of “tagging” has been... Read more
Arthur Jemison will become director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency on May 23, as the agency’s board of directors voted him into the post during its May meeting. Jemison – a former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development official... Read more
Activists who object to the proposed Dorchester Bay City project on Columbia Point delivered a petition to Mayor Michelle Wu’s office on Tuesday that asks for a six-month slowdown in the development’s review. The online petition, circulated by the group... Read more
Biotech behind the BEAT
The team behind the redevelopment of the former Boston Globe headquarters is planning to add a building to its Morrissey Boulevard property. Officials from Beacon Capital Partners and Nordblom Company met with Savin Hill neighbors last week inside the... Read more
A key player in the Field Corner Vietnamese eatery scene and the Boston Little Saigon district, Anh Hong Restaurant, closed its doors suddenly on Dec. 29, citing landlord issues that could not be overcome despite ongoing negotiations since September.... Read more
There has been a lot of missing teeth in the development of buildings along Blue Hill Avenue for nearly two generations, but there is hope that those gaps will be filled in as the first 8 of 30 city-owned vacant lots along the Ave. were designated for... Read more
Developers behind the $5 billion effort to transform 36 acres on Columbia Point into “Dorchester Bay City” notified city officials this week of a new parcel they plan to roll into the project and offered details about their plans to use that space for a... Read more
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


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