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On the wall opposite the medical supplies in Debbie Doherty’s office at Jeremiah Burke High School there is an array of photos. One shows a former student – now a colleague – playing college soccer. Another shows a student whom Doherty took into her home... Read more
More than 200 Black women leaders past and present will be honored with street pole banners along Blue Hill Avenue (from Quincy Street to Franklin Park), Washington Street, and Seaver Street in Grove Hall this summer in what organizers say will be the... Read more
The late, and legendary, college basketball coach John Thompson for decades relied on his team’s relentless defensive skills to run even the most talented offensive opponents out of the gym. That same formula – stifling defense – has ignited the Jeremiah... 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 a heavy favorite to replace state Rep.... Read more
Rendering of proposed Church Street three decker
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a new three deckers on what are now vacant lots on Church Street at Fifield Street and Fowler Street, but rejected one proposed to go behind an existing three decker on Homes Avenue. The board unanimously... Read more
Rendering of proposed 66 Geneva Ave. condo builidng
Restaurant owner and developer Solmon Chowdhury has filed plans to replace the building that now houses the New Faith Missionary Baptist Church, across from Burke High School at 66 Geneva Ave., with a five-story, 50-unit condo building. In a filing with... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved entrepreneurs' plans to turn a dilapidated Blue Hill Avenue building into a home-delivery marijuana service that will use three unmarked vans to ferry orders to customers. Unlike in the past, when board... Read more
A Nigerian man living in Grove Hall who pretended to be a dashing American soldier so he could worm his way into the hearts of lonely women online and swindle them now faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit mail... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that Yonan Guerrero, 16, of Dorchester, was stabbed during a large fight on Blue Hill Avenue, near Seaver Street on Saturday afternoon. After being stabbed outside 575 Blue Hill Ave. around 4:50 p.m., he was taken to a... Read more
A Mattapan teen was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he murdered Treshawn Boyd at Washington and Normandy streets in Grove Hall Saturday night. Daventy Walker, 18, was arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Thursday - on... Read more


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