When current high school seniors at the Boston Community Leadership Academy (BCLA) were recruited years ago for the new BCLA-McCormack 7-12 School on Columbia Point – they were promised that they would move onto a fully ... Read more.
Chancellor Marcelo Suárez-Orozco’s third-floor corner office on the UMass Boston campus looks out over dirt mounds surrounding a massive gash, where there once was a science building and a windswept plaza built atop a ... Read more.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB), the city’s largest youth-serving nonprofit organization, held its 2023 Annual Dinner at the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport to celebrate the organization’s staff and kick off its ... Read more.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (BGCD) has named Pooja Ika as this year’s New England Women’s Leadership Awards (NEWLA) Event Chair. The event will be held on May 15.
Ika is the founder and CEO of ... Read more.
The perils of invoking ‘character’ in citing a neighborhood’s growth
To the Editor:
“It’s out of character with the neighborhood.” How often have you heard those words in fights over new ... Read more.
Dorchester has been the focus of political conflict in Boston over the past few months. The City Council redistricting was mostly fought within our borders, and a proposal to transform a nearly empty Comfort Inn into ... Read more.
Rebuilding Together Boston, a nonprofit, recently teamed up with the builders from “This Old House” to fix up a home off Humphreys Street in Uphams Corner.
The no-cost repairs were made to the two-family home of 75 ... Read more.
Chef Kwasi Kwaa and restaurateur Biplaw Rai’s partnership project with Historic Boston, Comfort Kitchen, opened for business last Wednesday inside Uphams Corner’s historic comfort station, bringing what they call “global ... Read more.
The Blue Hill Avenue Action Plan team started its engines on Jan. 24 with the first of several monthly meetings set by city of Boston officials to discuss transportation transformation along Blue Hill Avenue. The subject ... Read more.
After eight years on the City Council passing ordinances and holding hearings, a mayoral campaign focused on telling voters that she had plans to fix the problems facing Boston, and 15 months as mayor, Mayor Wu should ... Read more.
Like many of us, I have felt so heavy, ridden with guilt, and grief-stricken over the tragedy in Duxbury that resulted in the alleged murder of three children by their mother, Lindsay Clancy, who reportedly was suffering ... Read more.
For a moment in January, talk of Marty Walsh as the new White House chief of staff was in the air. So was Marty Walsh, with no internet access.
The labor secretary was flying from London to Boston after spending a ... Read more.
‘Wicked Smart’ Surprise for Dot Kids— Boston Collegiate Charter School in Dorchester welcomed an all-star visitor on Monday when Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart visited the Mayhew Street campus to celebrate the launch ... Read more.
Nearly every day, scores of Haitian men and women, some of whom walked thousands of miles to seek asylum in the United States, make their way to a modest office in Mattapan Square, the headquarters of the nonprofit ... Read more.
A federal judge last week sentenced NOB gang leader Michael "G Fredo" Brandao, 22, to nine years in prison for his guilty plea to RICO charges.
Federal prosecutors had asked for 12 years, saying that even after ... Read more.
Days after Mayor Michelle Wu used part of her “State of the City” speech to critique the past decade of development in the city, her predecessor appeared to offer a defense of his administration’s time inside City Hall. ... Read more.
As the MBTA struggles with service delays and prepares to suspend downtown Orange Line service for three upcoming weekends to work on tracks that were part of last year's month-long end-to-end shutdown, Gov. Maura Healey ... Read more.
Education and school buildings comprised a hefty portion of Mayor Michelle Wu’s 2023 State of the City address, and one key piece involves a collaboration between Boston Public Schools (BPS) and Dorchester’s UMass Boston ... Read more.
When Dorchester native Judith Foster’s youngest son was murdered in 2013 in Charlotte, N.C, just a few months shy of his college graduation, she decided to turn her pain into purpose. Foster started taking nature walks as ... Read more.
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