Editorials

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Mayor Walsh joined the celebration at the Fowler-Clark farm on Monday. Photo by Isabel Leon/Mayor's Office

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This will be the first time in a number of years that I’ll get a chance to actually watch the Dorchester Day Parade. For the last dozen... Read more

A striking new granite memorial honoring the memory of two Dorchester men who gave their lives defending the public will be dedicated in a ceremony at 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, May 6, at Neponset II Park. The memorial to the late Trooper Mark S.... Read more

Screen Shot 2018-04-25 at 1.11.06 PM.pngAbove, the Treadmark building—2.0— as seen on Dorchester Avenue on Monday... Read more

A few stray thoughts while waiting for the impeachment hearings to start…

• The field of candidates for Suffolk County DA is pretty damn impressive. Several former prosecutors are in the mix, including a Dorchester lawmaker — Evandro Carvalho—... Read more

A controversial plan to build a four-story condo complex with first-floor retail space along Washington Street in Lower Mills will be delayed for at least a few months after a city board ruled last week that the three existing properties on the site... Read more

The Boston Red Sox, who have initiated a public process to change the name of Yawkey Way, are getting plenty of push back from prominent apologists for the late Red Sox owner... Read more

Is building an aerial gondola over the streets of Boston’s Seaport district a good idea? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn’t.

But, whatever its merits or shortfalls, we hope that Boston’s political, business, and media leaders will slow their roll on... Read more

Traffic in and around Dorchester ground to a halt for hours at a time over the last week as Morrissey Boulevard’s chronic and worsening propensity to flood during extreme high tides and stormy weather triggered massive congestion.

There’s only... Read more

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A video showing portions of a verbal confrontation between a white Boston Police officer and a black pedestrian on Charles... Read more

For some 70 years, members of the Hynes family gave Dorchester cachet in the worlds of politics and the media.

In 1947, then Boston City Clerk John B. Hynes, a Dorchester resident, became acting mayor when the legendary James Michael Curley was... Read more

A Sunday afternoon message on the official Boston Police Department Twitter page sparked a quick-moving controversy and subsequent apologies from city brass this week. The episode should also prompt the public to ask a fundamental question about the... Read more

Mayor Walsh and his team opened a new front in the city’s campaign to build more housing for the rapidly growing population of Boston— and it’s one that could directly impact Dorchester in the coming years.

The administration announced last... Read more

A bill sponsored by Dorchester state Rep. Evandro Carvalho that would amend state law to prevent the self-inflicted death of a prisoner from vacating that person’s conviction was the subject of an emotional hearing on Beacon Hill this week.

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