Editorials

The tears that... Read more

It’s a week of mixed emotions at the Dorchester Reporter. We are saying a farewell of sorts to Barbara McDonough, who will “retire” from her day-to-day... Read more

The city of Boston desperately needs more housing – and it’s coming. Developments small, medium, and large are dominating the pages of the Reporter in unprecedented ways as homeowners and developers alike seize on a red-hot market and the potential for... Read more

Last Friday’s coordinated terror assault on the civilians of Paris sent a shudder throughout our community. Boston knows too well the pain and grief that are prompted by the sudden, violent loss of young life at the hands of murderous fanatics who... Read more

A home rule petition that will be considered this month by the Boston City Council would extend the terms of individual councillors from two to four years. The measure, introduced by Dorchester’s Frank Baker, is already being billed as a way to save... Read more

Andrea Campbell and Annissa Essaibi-George, two women from our neighborhood, will join the Boston City Council next year thanks to their impressive victories on Tuesday. In doing so, they will double the number of women councillors and bring youthful... Read more

The pace of change in this corner of the city may best be described as break-neck. The indicators are around every corner: Longtime businesses are being sold in Adams Corner — including Sonny’s and Gerard’s. The new owners promise to make renewed and... Read more

Would you like to help pick out Dorchester’s next piece of public art?
Here’s your chance: Earlier this year, The Mather School community put out a call to artists to create a permanent public art installation outside the school building on... Read more

Catholic education remains an essential element in our neighborhood’s school system, which has been strengthened in recent years by the innovation of the Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy and its four campuses.

The academy system has... Read more

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