Editorials

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

IMG_4273.jpgThe crumble is real— A view of the Beades Bridge on Morrissey Boulevard this week.

People are increasingly fed up with the worsening... Read more

Screen Shot 2019-04-23 at 9.45.50 AM.pngAn 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

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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

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Now that UMass has picked a private partner to redevelop the 20-acre... Read more

Dz9UB70X0AAIHHO.jpg-large.jpegEditor's note: MBTA officials confirm that the new Blue Hill Avenue station on the Fairmount Line will open for... Read more

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Two years ago, MBTA management commissioned a study to determine the best route forward for the Ashmont-... Read more

As if we didn’t have enough cause to hold this American president and his administration in the deepest of disdain, a new policy brief prepared by the Fenway Institute of Fenway Health was issued last week and, as you’d expect, it’s not great news. The... Read more

Mayor Walsh’s fifth State of the City speech on Tuesday night was familiar to the ears of longtime city observers. As in bygone years, the address summed up the progress of Walsh’s tenure and laid out new goals for the balance of his second term.... Read more

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One of Dorchester’s throwback barrooms—... Read more

Army Sgt. 1st Class Eric Michael Emond, who was killed in action last week along with three other US servicemen in an attack in Afghanistan, was Dorchester... Read more

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the negativity that seems to consume so much of our modern world. From victims of violence in our own backyards to those trapped in the horrific fires or mass shootings in California, there’s ample reason for despair.... Read more

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