A victim of violence

A year ago, Ciaran Moore was a man on the go – a construction foreman who loved Irish hurling and the 12 Bens Tavern and was living in Lower Mills with his wife and fully involved in raising three active children.

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Hundreds packed Dorchester’s Murphy School earlier this week to speak out on Pine Street Inn’s proposal to turn the hotel across the street into permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless people.

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The hard-working people of Massachusetts don’t have to be reminded about the pain of inflation. A trip to the supermarket demonstrates the sharply rising price of food, which is forcing most of us to tighten belts and ... Read more.

Roca, the Chelsea-based nonprofit focused on violence intervention, had spent years planning to move its Boston headquarters on Albany Street to a new location.

The agency works with young men and women who are ... Read more.

With an eye toward getting to a hearing before the Boston Cannabis Board (BCB) next month, the team behind a proposed adult-use cannabis dispensary at 538 River St. in Mattapan Square held its final community meeting on ... Read more.

A 2.1 mile stretch of Dorchester Avenue was “open to people” but not cars on Saturday morning as thousands turned out for the last in a series of Open Street Boston events organized by the city of Boston this year. The ... Read more.

Congratulations to the Biden Administration, several major social media services, the US Conference of Mayors, the Anti-Defamation League, and other organizations for joining forces to combat the spread of extremist ... Read more.

Boston saw a "fairly large influx" of migrants over the summer that underscored the need for resources at the municipal level, Mayor Michelle Wu said Tuesday.

Casting Boston as "a city that is a hub for services," ... Read more.

When he was growing up in 1950s South Carolina, a young man named Willie Hicks Sr. wanted to be a doctor, but being a Black man there in those days, he found that few colleges were interested in training him, and that ... Read more.

Leaders of the sports and political world gathered in the Boston Seaport on Sept. 19 for its annual Celebration of Milestones event and raised $500,000 for Boston Uncornered, an organization with an innovative approach to ... Read more.

Dorchester native Latoyia Edwards, Emmy Award-winning anchor on NBC 10 Boston and NECN, will be one or seven prominent Boston leaders honored for their professional and civic contributions to the city on Oct. 8, when ... Read more.

Longtime Dorchester resident Joyce Linehan, who worked as a top aide to former mayor, and neighbor, Marty Walsh, has joined the Massachusetts College of Art and Design as assistant to the president for special projects. ... Read more.

The long fight over a digital billboard conversion in the parking lot of Boston Bowl on Morrissey Boulevard looks to have cleared the lane and the pins are falling in the direction of the project’s proponents.

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An uptick in reports of open-air drug use in and around a state-owned park in Neponset has prompted increased State Police patrols at the site, according to state Rep. Dan Hunt. The park, which includes McMorrow ... Read more.

A few stray thoughts while waiting for the first frost of the season:

• By most accounts, Saturday’s ‘Open Streets’ event on Dorchester Avenue was a success. The event shut down Dot Ave to vehicular traffic from 9 ... Read more.

Mayor Wu presser

As a city councillor, Michelle Wu clashed with Mayor Marty Walsh over Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeal, a powerful city entity that is able to, as she put it in 2019, “interpret the rules for development and decide who can ... Read more.

Mayor Michelle Wu’s “Vision for Boston’s Urban Forest” is an impressive document. The plan, at 237 pages, has specific goals, cites best practices from other cities, and has a system of evaluation toward the goal of ... Read more.

As the 13-member City Council is grappling with redrawing the boundaries of the nine council districts, a process that plays out every ten years, Hyde Park Councillor Ricardo Arroyo has proposed a map that would put parts ... Read more.

The HBO series focused on Julia Child, the famous chef, is back again with film crews in Dorchester this week.

Parking restrictions go into effect from Wednesday, Sept. 28 to Friday, Sept. 30 as the show films part ... Read more.

Joshua Teixeira was only 2 when Nardo Lopes fatally stabbed Bobby Mendes in 1995, setting off years of murderous violence in Dorchester's Cape Verdean community.

That violence and the lure of profits from ... Read more.

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