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Ed Forry, the co-founder and longtime publisher of the Reporter, was treated for minor injuries sustained when he was assaulted and robbed by an unknown assailant in Dorchester Park on Sunday afternoon. Forry, 69, was walking alone through the park in the... Read more
Soul City Band Comes to Dot Park: The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS outdoor summer concert series comes to Dorchester Park on Thursday, July 31 with the Soul City Band. The free show starts at 7 p.m. The stage will be located on the... Read more
A woman was hit by a white pickup truck shortly after 5 a.m. on Saturday at Washington and River streets. Kevin Wiles, who photographed the scene, reports she was taken to Carney Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The Boston Police Department... Read more
Bridge replacement work to shut section Aug 8-17 For ten days next month – from Aug. 8 to Aug. 17 – the well-traveled section of Morton Street above the railroad tracks and near the Norfolk Street intersection will be closed to traffic as the state lays... Read more
Ventura Park’s playground equipment and baseball field are about to get a major upgrade, thanks to a $250,000 shot of state funding promoted by two Dorchester legislators. The money, earmarked by state Rep. Daniel Cullinane and state Sen. Linda Dorcena... Read more
Carney Residents: Ten newly-minted doctors began working as residents in Carney Hospital’s Family Medicine department last week— a major boost in capacity for Dorchester’s key health care facility. Photo by John Gillooly Ten new doctors began their three... Read more
An emerging plan to build a multi-story condominium complex along a key stretch of Washington Street in Lower Mills is getting re-vamped this week after civic and merchant leaders pushed back against an initial proposal that they said was too tall and... Read more
A Brighton-based charter school that focuses on a “music-infused education” will move into the old Laboure College building on the campus of Carney Hospital this summer with plans to open for classes in September. The Conservatory Lab Charter School will... Read more
Workers have begun reconstructing sidewalks on both sides of Gallivan Boulevard from Adams Vllage east to Neponset Circle as part of a $900,000 MassDOT project to resurface the boulevard along a two-mile stretch from Morton Street to Interstate 93 at... Read more

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