Mayor Walsh’s proposed FY ’17 budget includes a five-year capital plan that outlines some much-needed infrastructure improvements in Dorchester and Mattapan. The plan lays out intentions, not hard and fast promises to deliver funding. But it... Read more

The Reporter Newspapers is relocating to new space within the same office building on Columbia Point this weekend. Our address will remain the same: 150 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester MA, 02125. However, our suite address will change from 120 to 560. Due... Read more

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate opened on Columbia Point a year ago this week with a presidential visit and high hopes befitting a building that bears the name of one of the nation’s great political leaders of the 20th... Read more

The state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation is planning a public meeting on Mon.,March 28 to kick off what will likely be a year-long effort to design an eventual reconstruction of Morrissey Boulevard.

The meeting will take place at... Read more

State transportation officials have a difficult job balancing the needs of aging infrastructure with the fiscal realities of the state budget. But sometimes, decision-makers make things harder than they need to be.

Such is the case when it... Read more

A Boston Globe editorial this week advised the state’s unenrolled voters to pull a Republican ballot in the March 1... Read more

Companies that skip over or offer sub-par service to Dorchester and Mattapan have some explaining — and some soul-searching— to do.

A Reporter review of the... Read more