If there is any upside to our summer of discontent on the Red Line, perhaps it could be this: Some long-suffering MBTA customers are beating a path to the Fairmount Line. While the commuter rail line offers less frequent departures— there’s an average... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker and his team are taking heat this week from normally friendly quarters over a familiar, but suddenly more urgent problem: the MBTA. Last Tuesday’s derailment at JFK-UMass station underscored the fragile nature of our region’s transit... Read more
The ribbon cutting scene outside the Treadmark building last Friday, June 7. Bill Forry... Read more
Today— June 6— is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the massive offensive by Allied forces in WWII to liberate France and, ultimately, all of Europe, from Nazi occupation and oppression.
The beaches and hedgerows of Normandy can seem, at times,... Read more
Photo by Chris Lovett
The Dot Day parade and the people who put it all together did our neighborhood... Read more
The Reporter has been covering Boston’s biggest neighborhood since 1983. We have more readers than ever— mainly thanks to our website, DotNews.com,... Read more
Memorial Day 2018 in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Chris Lovett photo
Monday’s observation of Memorial Day in Dorchester’s... Read more
Project D.E.E.P. participants were photographed at Monday night's 23rd... Read more
The Boston Red Sox should have politely declined an invitation to attend a World Series championship celebration at the Trump White House. In accepting it, the organization put its players— and fans— in the awkward and unfair position of choosing sides... Read more
The crumble is real— A view of the Beades Bridge on Morrissey Boulevard this week.
People are increasingly fed up with the worsening... Read more
An aerial view of Columbia Point shows Fallon Pier circled at right. Boston Harbor... Read more
On Tuesday morning, the 22-year-old man shuffled his way to a podium inside Dorchester Court’s First Session. His legs were in iron shackles, his hands in cuffs. Dressed in a t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers, he had come to court from a holding cell just... Read more
Image courtesy: @reillyhay
“When you’re Downtown, but your debit card’s... Read more
Mark S. Charbonnier died in 1994. There’s a whole generation of Dorchester people who weren’t here to witness the trauma of his death and the outpouring of support for his family that followed.
So, it’s no surprise that this weekend’s Charbo’s... Read more
The gruesome murder of 23-year-old Jassy Correia— a young woman who was raised near Uphams Corner, attended school in Fields Corner with extensive family ties across the neighborhood — will not likely be recorded as a Dorchester homicide. But, like so... Read more