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
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... 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... 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... 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
On a drizzly Tuesday morning, four members of Dorchester’s State House delegation and a couple of transportation officials gathered under an overhang on the Four Corners/Geneva Avenue platform as a hulking commuter-rail train pulled into the station,... Read more
The Boston city council is choosing to further study a “just cause” eviction ordinance proposed by Mayor Martin Walsh in order to incorporate feedback from an extended meeting and community input.
The “Jim Brooks Stabilization Act,” named after... Read more
About 30 neighbors and business owners gathered at St. Mark’s Church hall on Monday night to discuss a proposed five-story, mixed use development slated for a stretch of Dorchester Avenue near Peabody Square. The building proposal is presently under... Read more