In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested for leading an "illegal" demonstration in Birmingham, Alabama. A group of white clergymen who nominally supported full "civil rights for negroes" took King to task for his provocative actions.

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(Publisher Ed Forry first wrote these words in 2005. It is a sentiment that bears being repeated, we believe. Here's to a great 2008.)

It was a wonderful holiday meal, an evening out with special friends in a North End restaurant. The festive... Read more

We received a Christmas letter from one of our neighbors, Seater Margaret O'Hara. With her permission, we are pleased to share it with our readers.- Ed Forry

For some time now I have been contemplating on what our Christmas letter should focus... Read more

This article originally appeared on page 2 of the June 24, 2004 edition of the Dorchester Reporter.

Boston’s bogeyman made a return trip to town this past week. Not to worry, though; the tabloid press and political establishment... Read more

Recently, the City of Boston Public Health Commission published advertisements in this newspaper giving notice of a public health issue. One of the ads addressed "Residents of North Dorchester", the other "Residents of South Dorchester."

We... Read more