Ann M. Walsh, a former head of an education nonprofit who worked for City Councillor At-Large John Connolly, on Thursday became the latest candidate to join the field of District 3 candidates running to succeed outgoing ... Read more.

When President Biden named Jim Brett last year to the Presidential Committee for People with Disabilities, the appointment continued a commitment that Brett has been living with for most of his life. This spring, Biden ... Read more.

If anyone needs a soft spot to sit on during the Dorchester Day Parade, or for any of the other upcoming community events, look no farther than the sidewalks. There’s no shortage of mattresses littering the main ... Read more.

In 1923, Hyman Levenbaum opened for business in Fields Corner with a stated goal of servicing all comers – individuals, families, and businesses – with their insurance needs.

In 2023, Hyman’s grandson, Alan ... Read more.

Less than one percent of the United States population serves in the armed forces today, but one hundred percent of Tim and Courtney (Burke) Murray’s sons have signed on to serve in the military— each of them just after ... Read more.

Last month, Ellen Gilmore sent a message to our newsroom: “My mother, Elaine Gilmore, who will be celebrating a big birthday, decided that she wanted to give her grandchildren a tour of important places in Dorchester ... Read more.

The 1970s prepared me for the issues we face in the current era.  The Wall Street Journal has confirmed that office landlords across the country are filing abatements, seeking relief from their property tax assessments ... Read more.

As the first residents of the long-awaited Dot Block apartment complex begin to lug furniture and belongings into their new apartments, the developer, Samuels & Associates, believes they will find a living community ... Read more.

Fiona Weir, a nurse at Boston Medical Center and a resident of Dorchester was presented as the 2023 Rose of Tralee for Boston and New England at the Irish Cultural Centre of Boston on May 13. She was selected for the ... Read more.

As I reflect on my grandfather living to 100, thoughts flood my mind with the recipe for living a long and healthy life. He lived in Boston for more than 50 years after moving to the US from the Cape Verde Islands for ... Read more.

Dorchester’s Epiphany School celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala event that was held on May 12 at the Boston Public Library. Over 250 people attended the event.

Launched in 1998, Epiphany has always ... Read more.

Dot Block, the large mixed-use community along Dorchester Avenue near Glover’s Corner, is set to welcome its first residential tenants in a couple of weeks. When they move in, they’ll be close neighbors of the two ... Read more.

You can never know Dorchester well enough, especially on deadline.

Ed Forry learned that lesson again, on his tenth time as publisher and editor of the Dorchester Day supplement to the weekly Dorchester Argus- ... Read more.

City Hall

In the end, it came down to one precinct in Mattapan.

In a 10-2 vote on the political boundaries of the nine district seats, councillors late last week agreed to keep Ward 14-Precinct 14, which includes Wellington ... Read more.

Boston EMS held its annual awards banquet in-person for the first time since 2019 at the Venezia Restaurant in Dorchester on May 24. More than 100 Boston EMS personnel were honored for their bravery, dedication, and ... Read more.

The Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center (HSNHC) last Friday filed plans with the Boston Planning and Development Agency for a revamp of its Blue Hill Avenue campus. On the same day, the health center learned that ... Read more.

The Boston School Committee voted last Wednesday (May 24) to approve the merger of Dorchester’s Pauline A. Shaw Elementary School with the Charles H. Taylor Elementary School in Mattapan. The schools are located off ... Read more.

District 3

District 3 will get a new city councillor this year. Whoever it is will also get new district boundaries, and the voters and constituents within them

The City Council passed, and Mayor Wu last week signed off on a ... Read more.

What started as a way to help kids connect to their culture during recess has become baton twirling and dancing journey for Estrella Tropicales dance team, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year while also ... Read more.

Scurrying bargain hunters and eager front-yard shopkeepers couldn’t be held at bay by oncoming rain a week ago Saturday (May 20) for the Ashmont Hill Yard Sale, a neighborhood tradition in its 43rd year.

Items and ... Read more.

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