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Mayor Wu proclaimed last Wednesday, Jan.18, 2023, as Carla Tankle Day in Boston in honor of the Dorchester resident’s long-time service to the city. She has worked for several years at the Boston Transportation Department ... Read more.

A wine and cheese tasting tutorial and a Mass. General Hospital health seminar, all over Zoom. That, among other things, is what the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is offering to Greater Boston adults over the ... Read more.

A three-year-old organization, the Dropout Academy, is partnering with Roxbury Community College (RCC) in an effort aimed at helping students of color “drop out” of circumstances where “limiting thoughts” get in the way ... Read more.

The 2023 State of the City was a packed affair at the new MGM Fenway Music Hall adjacent to Fenway Park on Lansdowne Street – with Mayor Michelle Wu delivering her first address to the city, its residents, and its ... Read more.

Mayor Michelle delivered her first "State of the City" speech on Wed., Jan. 25 at the MGM Music Hall. The full text is available below, as prepared for delivery.

Good evening, Boston! Tonight we’re at the ... Read more.

Wu state of the city

Disassembled? Dismembered? Ripped from the surly bonds of City Hall? Not quite. The Boston Planning and Development Agency, a frequent campaign trail target for abolishment and reform, seems poised to continue its ... Read more.

A Monday morning brawl among eighth graders at Boston Latin Academy that left one student injured prompted four Boston city councillors to fire off a second letter to BPS Supt. Mary Skipper this week. The same group of ... Read more.

Scores of residents and professionals from the neighborhood delighted in taking a look at the renovated Pierce Building that has been painstakingly restored by the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (EDC) ... Read more.

A proposal that would place a four-story building with 24 condominium units on Coffey Street has received approval from the board of the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). The development team includes Mildot ... Read more.

I have learned a lot of lessons in my half-century in Dorchester, both as a community activist and in my 42 years running organizations, and some of these lessons are relevant to the discussion of how development happens ... Read more.

Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) officials met last Thursday with state Rep. Brandy Fluker Oakley and local residents as the agency restarts an overhaul of River Street’s Ryan playground and wading pool. ... Read more.

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center’s new affiliation with the Boston Medical Center is being hailed as a partnership that will allow the facility to refer patients for specialty services and expand “the menu of ... Read more.

UMass Boston’s Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences is set to receive $3 million for a “home care digital and simulation lab,” courtesy of the federal government.

Rep. Stephen Lynch, a South Boston ... Read more.

A former St. Brendan’s altar boy has returned to his old neighborhood to propose a retail cannabis venture for an empty storefront on Gallivan Boulevard and so far, his team has received the neighborhood’s blessing.

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The latest iteration of “Dorchester Bay City” earned plaudits from community members as the $5 billion proposal, which would remake the former Bayside Expo Center and the Santander Bank complex on Morrissey Boulevard into ... Read more.

Diustin Cruz, the owner of La Parrilla, 299 Hancock St. in Dorchester, didn't appear at a licensing hearing Tuesday on a triple shooting early on Oct. 30 in what police ... Read more.

Mayor Michelle Wu has tapped John Borders IV, a Dorchester native who previously worked for the Boston Celtics, as her new director of tourism, sports and entertainment. He started the job Monday.

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A Dorchester man faces a federal murder-for-hire charge after he allegedly paid a hit man who was really an FBI agent the first $500 installment for killing his estranged wife, who had kicked him out of their home, and ... Read more.

Skipper and Wu

An independent report from the national Council of Great City Schools (CGCS) on safety in the Boston Public Schools (BPS) recommended forming a committee of stakeholders to discuss restoring school police. The report also ... Read more.

Latoya Gayle, a St. Mark’s area resident who works for a nonprofit focused on early education and childcare issues, is considering a run for the City Council’s District 3 seat.

“I’m being encouraged to throw my hat ... Read more.

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