Community members and housing experts engaged in a discussion on development and Dorchester’s trajectory during a wide-ranging forum in the basement hall of St Mark’s Church on Tuesday night. Faced with housing pressures coming to bear on the... Read more
Dorchester’s own Donna Latson Gittens, the founder and CEO of MORE Advertising, threw out the first pitch at Monday night’s series-opener between the Red Sox and the Orioles.
Gittens, a native of Boston and longtime resident of Ashmont Hill,... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more