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The crumble is real— A view of the Beades Bridge on Morrissey Boulevard this week. People are increasingly fed up with the worsening conditions and congestion on city and state roadways and on mass transit. That’s the bottom-line message of a poll... Read more
By Edward M. Cook Special to the Reporter I have a very visceral reaction to Peter Buttigieg running for president. In March 1985, I moved back to Dorchester, my childhood home, and on June 20 I was elected the co-chair of the Dorchester Gay & Lesbian... Read more
City officials and community leaders will gather in Peabody Square on Friday at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the official completion of the renovation and revitalization of the square’s east and west plazas. Greater Ashmont Main... Read more
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday celebrating the official opening of the Massachusetts Lottery’s new Columbia Point headquarters, State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg called the move from Braintree “an exciting new chapter” in the lottery’s history. “... Read more
On the same day that one of his Massachusetts colleagues threw his hat into the 2020 presidential campaign ring, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch tossed his support behind former vice president Joe Biden, who has yet to make his candidacy official. Lynch is the... Read more
After more than 10 days on picket lines, Stop & Shop workers returned to the job on Monday morning following the agreement between the unions and management on a tentative three-year deal. Details were not disclosed. The company said the deals, which... Read more
Hundreds of striking Stop & Shop workers and friends in the labor community received a pep talk Thursday afternoon from former Vice President Joe Biden, who visited Dorchester to lend his support to the workers fighting proposed reductions in health... Read more
U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley and State Senator Jamie Eldridge joined a coalition of activists who called for less military spending and more funding for education, health care and affordable housing at a ‘Tax Day Rally’ held in Dorchester on Wed.,... Read more
With key City Hall posts vacant or soon to be vacant, safe streets activists think now is the perfect time for Boston's city government to consolidate two departments into one and to more fully embrace the "Vision Zero" movement that is seeking to... Read more
Last month, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) invited public comment for the most recent design of the Dot Block proposal, which could begin construction as soon as this year. City Councillor Frank Baker is one of the key members of the... Read more

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