Last week, a woman posted a entry on the Originally From Dorchester page on Facebook that warned of an alleged utility scam targeting her mother, an elderly person living in Dorchester. The post did not offer specific details about where this happened... Read more
It has been a week that delivered sharply different depictions of two modern-day Bostonians, two sons of Dorchester.
One, which we like to believe is in the ascendancy, featured our... Read more
Monday morning’s news about an imminent change in command at the Boston Police Department was a “double announcement.” William “Billy” Evans, 59, will step aside... Read more
Mayor Walsh joined the celebration at the Fowler-Clark farm on Monday. Photo by Isabel Leon/Mayor's Office
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Above, Chris 'Tiger' Stockbridge with 2018 Parade Chief Marshal... Read more
This will be the first time in a number of years that I’ll get a chance to actually watch the Dorchester Day Parade. For the last dozen... Read more
A striking new granite memorial honoring the memory of two Dorchester men who gave their lives defending the public will be dedicated in a ceremony at 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, May 6, at Neponset II Park. The memorial to the late Trooper Mark S.... Read more
Above, the Treadmark building—2.0— as seen on Dorchester Avenue on... Read more
A few stray thoughts while waiting for the impeachment hearings to start…
• The field of candidates for Suffolk County DA is pretty damn impressive. Several former prosecutors are in the mix, including a Dorchester lawmaker — Evandro Carvalho—... Read more
A controversial plan to build a four-story condo complex with first-floor retail space along Washington Street in Lower Mills will be delayed for at least a few months after a city board ruled last week that the three existing properties on the site... Read more
Is building an aerial gondola over the streets of Boston’s Seaport district a good idea? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn’t.
But, whatever its merits or shortfalls, we hope that Boston’s political, business, and media leaders will slow their roll on... Read more
Traffic in and around Dorchester ground to a halt for hours at a time over the last week as Morrissey Boulevard’s chronic and worsening propensity to flood during extreme high tides and stormy weather triggered massive congestion.
There’s only... Read more
A video showing portions of a verbal confrontation between a white Boston Police officer and a black pedestrian on Charles... Read more
For some 70 years, members of the Hynes family gave Dorchester cachet in the worlds of politics and the media.
In 1947, then Boston City Clerk John B. Hynes, a Dorchester resident, became acting mayor when the legendary James Michael Curley was... Read more