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After several years of false starts, the Bowdoin-Geneva community gathered on Monday morning to celebrate the successful development and opening of a new mixed-use building development at the corner of Bowdoin and Topliff ... Read more.

An interactive arts exhibition, focused on local Southeast Asian people who have faced deportation from the U.S., will be on display in Fields Corner’s Town Field Park on Saturday.

The free event takes place the ... Read more.

Mayor Michelle Wu lauded Pine Street Inn, a nonprofit that serves as the largest homelessness program provider in the region, as it weighs turning Morrissey Boulevard’s Comfort Inn into permanent, supportive housing for ... Read more.

Pho Hoa, the oldest Vietnamese restaurant in Dorchester, will be celebrating its 30th anniversary this Saturday, September 24, during the "Open Streets Boston" event on Dorchester Avenue.

The Pho Hoa celebration ... Read more.

After a few misfires, difficulties, and lots of planning, the long-awaited Four Corners Plaza development is about ready for construction to begin, with shovels in the ground perhaps has soon as October.

The Codman ... Read more.

Boston’s own Margo Thunder, above, headlined the Franklin Park Coalition’s second annual Jazz and R&B Festival last Saturday (Sept. 17). The lineup included Fred Woodard, Wali Ali, and Mike Rollins. Angie Dickerson, ... Read more.

American voters are very concerned about the state of our democracy.  An NPR/Ipsos poll indicated that 64 percent of Americans believe that our democracy is “in crisis and at risk of failing.” The Quinnipiac poll says 67 ... Read more.

The Uphams Corner Main Streets and a host of other partners held an artistic extravaganza in Uphams Corner last Saturday afternoon that celebrated the area’s Arts and Innovation District designation. The event included ... Read more.

The Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council (GMNC) hosted its second block-by-block neighborhood planning session for Blue Hill Avenue on Mon., Sept. 12, with the controversial related topics of parking and parking meters ... Read more.

Adam G. Hinds, a Massachusetts state senator and former United Nations negotiator, will be the new chief executive officer and executive director of Dorchester’s Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate ... Read more.

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center has partnered with a non-profit development agency to reignite an old plan that would rebuild the Blue Hill Avenue health center, but this time with housing above two new ... Read more.

When gunshots ring out on a Boston street, the intensity of the scene, with its police lights, crime tape, and news helicopters, drives a highly emotional reaction that can take over life for those involved in the ... Read more.

Dorchester Avenue will be on Saturday the location of the city’s third “Open Streets” day this year, with the weather forecasted to be 67 and sunny.

Stretching for 2.1 miles, between Freeport Street and Gallivan ... Read more.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Maura Healey this week endorsed 5th Suffolk state Rep. nominee Chris Worrell, who is facing independent Roy Owens, a perennial candidate, in the Nov. 8 general election.

Worrell is ... Read more.

With more new train cars on the tracks and the elimination of six "slow zones," the MBTA declared its 30-day Orange Line shutdown "successful" and reopened service to passengers at 5:16 a.m. Monday with trains departing ... Read more.

A key bridge that links Dorchester and South Boston that closed in June will remain shut down through early November as work continues to replace the aging MBTA-owned span that carries people and cars over Red Line and ... Read more.

Life didn’t seem worth living for Beth Fournier after a devastating illness that left her paralyzed, blind, and using a wheelchair before the age of 30. Candidly, she said, she wanted to die.

Then, after she ... Read more.

Is there something in the water in Ward 17, perhaps the Neponset River that flows by it? The district, which includes Lower Mills, and parts of Codman Square and Mattapan, has been home to mayors (2), attorney generals (3 ... Read more.

A well-known mixed-use development company purchased the CVS property on Dorchester Avenue in Lower Mills for $9.5 million in mid-August, but officials at the firm said that while it is a key piece of real estate, they ... Read more.

As another cold New England winter approaches, city officials are urging seniors to take up an opportunity to replace their heating systems while the weather’s still warm.

Richard O’Brien, deputy director of the ... Read more.

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