It has been a good week for proponents of bringing the 2024 Olympic Games to Boston.

For starters, the latest iteration of the organization’s proposal —... Read more

It took some nine years for the wheels of justice to catch up with one of this city’s most notorious real estate con men. But, justice finally prevailed last week in the case of Michael David Scott, a now 51-year-old from Mansfield who ravaged the... Read more

Jack Doherty’s near-fatal heart attack is nearly eighteen months in the rear-view mirror, a fact for which he, his family and friends are grateful. The Dorchester businessman and Hingham resident had the chance to tell his story recently to a crowded... Read more

More than 250 volunteers and civic leaders helped in the rehabilitation of seven sites in Boston’s neighborhoods – including two homes in Dorchester – last Saturday as part of “National Rebuilding Month.” The effort was organized by Rebuilding Together... Read more

Columbia Point is in the headlines a lot these days. From the new Kennedy Institute for the US Senate to a proposal to use its land for an Olympic Village, the peninsula is a popular spot.

It wasn’t always the case. Once known as the Calf... Read more

Justice was served last week at the federal courthouse when the surviving Boston Marathon bomber was convicted of murdering our young neighbor, Martin Richard, and three other people — and maiming scores more— on Patriots Day in 2013. The outcome was... Read more

For three months now, it has been the one question that has vexed local observers — including those of us at the Reporter— more than any other: How much will it cost state taxpayers to fix local roads and MBTA stations (such as the JFK-UMass station... Read more

Dorchester Day falls every year on the first Sunday of June. But, as longtime denizens of this town-turned-neighborhood well know, the name itself is a bit of a misnomer. In point of fact, it should probably be referred to as “Dorchester Season.”

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Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympics is an intriguing — and increasingly— complicated proposition for residents of this neighborhood. If the city wins the Games, it’s likely that the Olympic Village will be sited on Dorchester’s Columbia Point on what is... Read more