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A recreational marijuana shop may be coming to Mattapan, with a new proposal for a Blue Hill Avenue storefront aired at a packed public meeting on Tuesday evening. Jody Mendoza, who told the Reporter she has been a small business owner in the Boston area... Read more
A man who'd been creeping on a group of woman at dbar followed one into the restroom and sexually assaulted her after she came out of a stall the night of July 21, a BPD officer told the Boston Licensing Board on Tuesday. BPD Officer Paul Delaney said a... Read more
The Dorchester Eagles Pop Warner football team lost to a squad from Georgia on Sunday in the first round of the 62nd Pop Warner Super Bowl at Disney World in Orlando. The Eagles, led by head coach Lenny Thomas, struggled to contain the Milton (Ga.)... Read more
A 19-year-old sitting in the back of a car on Norwell Street near Washington Street was shot around 7:10 p.m. on Friday. The driver got him to Codman Square, where police found the man at Norfolk Street and Talbot Avenue - right outside the Great Hall,... Read more
A recreational marijuana shop may be coming to Mattapan, with a new proposal on Blue Hill Avenue set for a public meeting on Tuesday evening. Jody Mendoza, who told the Reporter she has been a small business owner in the Boston area since 2005, and her... Read more
A Herb Chambers car dealership is set to move into a property on Morrissey Boulevard that up until recently housed a J.D. Byrider used car business, according to the company. Herb Chambers Companies plans to move their Herb Chambers Honda branch, which... Read more
A former Dorchester resident has been killed in action in Afghanistan. Army Sgt. 1st Class Eric Michael Emond was one of three American servicemen killed in a roadside bombing Tuesday, according to the Department of Defense. Emond grew up in Fall River,... Read more
This Sunday, December 2, the Dorchester Eagles Pop Warner football team will again compete in the 62nd annual Pop Warner Super Bowl at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The Division I Varsity Eagles, a crew of neighborhood kids ages 12 to 14, will play... Read more
A city-led gathering of neighbors, ostensibly called to begin general discussions on planning for the vulnerable Port Norfolk peninsula with the threat of climate change on the horizon, focused mostly on worries sparked by a proposed development on the... Read more
As a group he re-established last year amid reports of a rise in anti-Semitic incidents across New England continues its work, Gov. Charlie Baker last week sent four recommendations from the group to police chiefs and encouraged law enforcement to adopt... Read more
While hundreds braved the cold rain and snow last Tuesday for the chance to legally buy marijuana, the Cannabis Control Commission was back to work processing more than a dozen additional cannabis business applications as it continues to ramp up the... Read more
City Councillor and Congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley has thrown her support to US. Rep. Nancy Pelosi whose bid to retake the speaker’s chair in the next Congress has met with opposition from some in the Democratic caucus on Capitol Hill. In a... Read more
UMass Boston is nearing completion on its utility corridor and expects to begin construction on its grassy quad this winter, according to a presentation shown during a Nov. 8 meeting on the campus. The meeting was intended to update the public on the 25-... Read more
After a legal threat and a prolonged negotiation, Boston Public Schools officials this month committed to a new regime of student discipline: The district will no longer suspend students in kindergarten, first, and second grades. WBUR reporting found... Read more
The Central Boston Elder Services Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Dorchester resident Michael A. Vance as its new Chief Executive Officer. A Mattapan native, Vance joined ABCD as an Assistant Director at the Mattapan Family Service... Read more
As a kid growing up in Fields Corner, Olivia Irving says her dreams were a lot like those of other children her age. “Like most kids, I wanted to be a professional athlete when I grew up,” she said. “Unfortunately, I’ve been the same height since I was in... Read more
Dorchester-based classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan will perform works from his latest album, a collection of guitar arrangements of works by famed composer John Cage, in a concert on Sat., Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Street Church near... Read more
“Recite the first four bars of Biggie’s 1994 hit ‘Juicy.’” This was among the first questions posed to contestants in the opening round of JeoparDMC, a hip-hop trivia game held last Sunday night at the Dorchester Brewing Company. Bakari JB, a Roxbury-... Read more
State Auditor Suzanne Bump says the Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter School in Dorchester needs to improve its financial oversight policies. The agency found in an audit released last Monday (Nov. 19) several instances of questionable spending... Read more
Construction on the building that formerly housed the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station is finally underway, signaling that the end of a five year-long effort to convert the neglected and long-vacant structure into a cafe/bike repair shop is near.... Read more

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