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Shuttle buses will run on the Ashmont and Braintree branches of the Red Line, up to JFK/UMass Station as the MBTA works to repair tracks. Signal and power upgrades are also in the mix, according to the T's website.

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If you're old enough to drive, you're old enough to vote, the majority of Boston city councillors decided Wednesday, bringing 16-and 17-year-olds one step closer to enfranchisement in the city.

By a 9-4 vote, ... Read more.

Mayor Michelle Wu, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, and several other elected officials and friends dropped by Shirley Shillingford’s Pantry in Mattapan on Sat., Nov. 19. to help with the big turkey distribution that serves ... Read more.

With the everyday challenges most families are facing this year, combating food insecurity was a top priority for the teams at The Sarkis Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate and NextDine Hospitality, who together provided ... Read more.

YouthConnect, a Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) program, in partnership with the Boston Police Department, held its 11th annual YouthConnect Fall Partnership Breakfast on Thur., Nov. 17, at the Renaissance Boston ... Read more.

While the confluence of homelessness and substance use in Boston’s “Mass. and Cass” area persists, Mayor Wu argued on Monday that conditions on the ground have improved dramatically in the year since she took office. ... Read more.

In a ceremony commemorating the start of Massachusetts’s annual Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month on Nov. 21, US Rep. Ayanna Pressley announced that she had introduced a Congressional resolution to bring the ... Read more.

When she was growing up in Ireland, the first thing Mary Swanton remembered hearing about from American tourists was something called a three-decker. “My Dad was a tour driver and Dad and Mom often had us play our musical ... Read more.

Eight men and women from Dorchester and Mattapan were honored for their quiet, but effective leadership at the Nov. 18 “Hidden Heroes and Sheroes” event held at a packed Black Box Theatre at Codman Academy. The annual ... Read more.

Two men were arraigned this morning in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy on a Dorchester street last summer.

Curtis Ashford was fatally injured when a gunman— allegedly Zontre Mack, 19, of ... Read more.

The city’s development boom is leading to an increase in the number of residential units in buildings big and small, as City Hall hopes to alleviate a housing crisis driven by supply outstripping demand across the region ... Read more.

The Dorchester Holiday Celebration Committee and the city made nine tree-lighting stops throughout the neighborhood last Saturday night, Nov. 26, with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, Mayor Michelle Wu, and several other special ... Read more.

The board of the Boston Planning and Development Agency recently signed off on a five-story residential building behind the Jeremiah Burke High School in Dorchester. The development at 66 Geneva Ave., approved on Nov. 17 ... Read more.

The developer who in 2021 proposed a new six-story building across four parcels of land on Dorchester Avenue has reduced the number of residential units and added ground-floor commercial space.

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Dr. Tim Gibson was working a shift at Winchester Hospital when he saw a 7-week-old baby with RSV struggling to breathe. The child needed intensive care. But these days, pediatric ICUs in Massachusetts are usually full. “ ... Read more.

Roughly 6,503 miles separates the northern stretch of Dorchester Avenue from Doha, the capital city in the tiny Persian Gulf nation state of Qatar. There’s an eight-hour time difference, to boot.

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When Dorchester native Kenny Perry was attending Hyde Park High School in the 1970s, he started training to be a chef. That decision led to a 46-year career in the food industry, with the last 20 being his own company – ... Read more.

This fall, the Harvard Club in Back Bay sponsored an event to celebrate 50 years of women’s competitive sports under the Title IX legislation. The occasion also involved a reunion of two pioneering female athletes and, as ... Read more.

President Biden is becoming something of a regular in Massachusetts. The White House announced Tuesday morning that Biden, who spent Thanksgiving week on Nantucket with his extended family, will be in Boston on Friday to ... Read more.

A workforce training center focused on jobs in the life sciences is expected to open next year inside the former Boston Globe headquarters at 135 Morrissey Boulevard, according to a joint announcement by the Massachusetts ... Read more.

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