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Where can I begin to tell about what Bill Russell meant to me and my generation of Boston basketball fans?

When Russell arrived in Boston just before Christmas day in 1956, he had won gold with the USA team in the ... Read more.

In 2017, 15-year-old Dorchester pals Aidan Devlin and Thomas Donahue, who liked to play what they call “arena football” in the street hockey court at Garvey Park in Neponset, organized the first Neponset Bowl, a youth-led ... Read more.

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (center) joined state attorney general candidate Andrea Campbell (right) to celebrate the opening of Campbell’s campaign headquarters on Talbot Avenue in Codman Square before setting off on a ... Read more.

Community groups can apply now for the next round of Community Preservation Act (CPA) grants through the city of Boston, which plans to award almost $39 million for projects involving affordable housing, historic ... Read more.

A 15-year-old boy was shot to death outside 28 Ellington St. in Dorchester on Wed., July 27. Boston Police responded to the scene around 7:25 p.m. The victim— Curtis Ashford, Jr.— was taken to a local hospital, where he ... Read more.

A bill that would borrow and spend $11.3 billion on Massachusetts transportation projects survived the last-minute frenzy of deal-making on Beacon Hill over the weekend and into Monday, with a number of Dorchester ... Read more.

The current posting system for Massachusetts ocean beaches is fundamentally flawed and needs to be fixed

Last week, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay issued a report on beach postings on the ... Read more.

A controversial proposal to transform a longtime auto body shop next to the Shawmut Red Line station into an apartment complex will move forward into a city review process with one less obstacle in its way.

The ... Read more.

Seven buildings filled with labs, offices, commercial and retail space alongside housing and below-grade parking would be sited on Morrissey Blvd. properties between the former Boston Globe headquarters and the JFK/UMass ... Read more.

In September, a series of free arts, music, and food-based events in Dorchester will bring the art experience out of the galleries and into neighborhood establishments.

Jodie Baehre, an urban landscape artist and ... Read more.

Although the Commonwealth Museum has a small footprint to work with, wedged as it is between the JFK Presidential Library and the UMass Boston campus, it nonetheless packs centuries of history, and some of Massachusetts’ ... Read more.

Are you a commuter who uses the Red Line to get home on weekday nights? If so, plan accordingly.

Shuttle buses will replace Red Line train service between JFK-UMass and Braintree for several days in August while ... Read more.

The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved a beer-and-wine license for the Dorchester Market, which with any luck will move back next spring into the space it vacated on Dorchester Avenue at East Cottage Street to ... Read more.

Mayor Michelle Wu, Boston’s Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Skating Club of Boston welcomed children and guests to kick off the ... Read more.

Boston Police Capt. Shawn Burns, the newly installed commander of the Area C-11 police district, makes it a point to get out of his Gibson Street office every day for a walk that lets him see what’s going on with his own ... Read more.

For women who are able and willing, and they are increasing in number, there’s no place like home when it comes to giving birth to their bundles of joy.

To some, the notion no doubt is a throwback to another time, ... Read more.

The Boston Police Department reports a teen was shot outside ... Read more.

To the Editor:
We are writing to let you know that St. Christopher’s Parish continues to serve numerous people of various ethnic backgrounds of nationality, particularly the local Spanish community, as well as many ... Read more.

Segments of the Neponset River, once considered a dumping ground for industrial companies looking to offload raw sewage and pollutants, have received water quality grades of B and C+ from three Boston watershed groups. ... Read more.

The 12th annual Mattapan on Wheels took place last Saturday morning at Ryan Playground on River Street. More than 100 cyclists from Mattapan, Dorchester and other communities joined in to make one of three rides – a ... Read more.

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