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The consequences for Milton voters rejecting a zoning reform plan did not end with losing state grant funding: the town now faces a legal complaint from Attorney General Andrea Campbell.

Campbell on Tuesday filed a ... Read more.

Charles D. Ferris, a lawyer who led the FCC during the Carter administration after helping to enact landmark civil rights legislation as counsel to US Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, died on Feb. 16 at his home in ... Read more.

BPDA will a virtual public meeting on the proposed “Article 80 Modernization” project, which city officials say will “improve the way the city reviews new development projects.” The meeting will be held ... Read more.

The city of Boston is moving ahead with a controversial plan to implement a center-running bus lane on Blue Hill Avenue as part of a massive re-design that Mayor Wu and other policy leaders say will positively transform ... Read more.

Attorney General Andrea Campbell says her office is thinking nationally but acting locally when it comes to setting priorities and protecting citizens in Massachusetts. In an interview with the Reporter on Monday, the ... Read more.

At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, four Dorchester residents with the Boston Latin Girls Varsity Ice Hockey team, were set to take the ice and launch their Division I MIAA playoff journey against Andover at the Breakaway Ice Center ... Read more.

Dorchester hockey standout Finn Kelly might have had a “leapfrog” season last year for the Archbishop Williams High School (AWHS) boys’ team, but this year it has been a quantum leap as the junior forward has already ... Read more.

Rendering of front and rear of proposed Dorset Street condo building

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday rejected plans to replace a one-family house with a six-unit condo building and to create a rear parking lot for that and an existing three-family home on ... Read more.

Attorney General Andrea Campbell said on Monday that her office intends to “hold folks accountable” for the financial crisis at Steward Health ... Read more.

Dorchester Youth Hockey will host a Girls Hockey Night this Friday night (March 1) from 7 to 8:30 at Devine Rink on Morrissey Boulevard n Neponset. Coaches Katie Nolan, Patrice Geurard, Lily Galvin, and Maisie Whalen ( ... Read more.

Hospital execs ‘no-shows’ at city council hearing

Little more than thirteen years ago, Dr. Ralph de la Torre was a rising star.

In 2010, the cardiac surgeon turned executive was ... Read more.

Dorchester’s Jeremiah Burke High School boys’ basketball team was looking for a three-peat in the City League Championships last Thursday (Feb. 22) at the Madison Park gymnasium, but a tough Charlestown team under Coach ... Read more.

As we continue into 2024 – a year that marks the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of public schools in the city through busing – Boston has a unique opportunity to be a leader in embracing an issue that cities and ... Read more.

Dorchester Market is expected to re-open within the next three months in a new space at the corner of East Cottage Street and Dorchester Avenue, according to the property owner, Peter Sarbaugh, who briefed members of the ... Read more.

A pair of programs that seek to pivot Section 8 tenants into new homeowners are gaining traction, according to Boston Housing Authority officials who hope more qualified residents will tap into the opportunities this year ... Read more.

For many in Boston, the story of “busing” begins in September 1974 with the explosive clash over mandatory desegregation of the city’s public schools. In the barrage of electrifying news reports, with angry white faces ... Read more.

Susie King Taylor led a remarkable life. Born into slavery in ante-bellum Georgia, she served as a Union Army nurse, caring for wounded and dying soldiers in the Civil War, although she was never properly compensated for ... Read more.

The year 2024 marks fifty years since a federal court order was issued by US Judge W. Arthur Garrity mandating school desegregation in Boston which resulted in busing. While that decision sent shockwaves through Boston ... Read more.

Gov. Healey’s executive order to implement skills-based hiring in Massachusetts is a landmark decision, particularly impactful for organizations like G{Code}, based in Dorchester. As its executive director, I have seen ... Read more.

Steward Health Care's landlord said Wednesday that Steward hospitals have drawn significant interest from other potential operators, the latest hint that facilities might soon be transferred away from the financially ... Read more.

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