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Dot Day 2011: (l-r) Council president Steve Murphy, Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry (with daughter Madeline), US Sen. Scott Brown, Sen. Jack Hart, Chief Marshal John Connor, Patrick Kulakowski, Commanding Officer of the USS Carr, Mayor Tom Menino, City... Read more
A lightning strike shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday caused a three-alarm fire that did an estimated $250,000 to the three-family house at 9 Alban St., the Boston Fire Department reports. The lightning hit the third floor balcony and the fire quickly... Read more
A Hyde Park construction firm must pay Dorchester’s First Baptist Church over $288,000 in damages after a Suffolk Superior Court jury issued a verdict in the church’s favor this week. The owners of the church, located at the corner of Adams St. and... Read more
A top City Hall aide to Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley is switching over to the councillor’s reelection campaign. Jessica Taubner, who served as Pressley’s policy director, is on leave and will serve as Pressley’s campaign manager. Taubner worked on... Read more
Adrianne Page, 11, posed for a photo with actor Kevin James at her aunt Stephanie Page’s home on Ashmont Hill last Thursday night. James was at the home to shoot a scene of the film “Here Comes the Boom.” Photo courtesy Stephanie Page Though it’s... Read more
Playgrounds in Dorchester and Mattapan will be refurbished, a Mattapan community center will be renovated, and an Uphams Corner municipal building will see its roof and gutters replaced under a City Hall five-year capital spending plan released last week... Read more
The Dorchester Speaker’s Forum will present a lecture and discussion with UMass Boston Professor and noted Labor Historian James Green on Friday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Church in Ashmont. The free program comes as unions are dominating... Read more
Jack Pelletier: Click to expand.A newly opened bicycle shop is hoping to become a hub of activity for bicycling enthusiasts in the Ashmont neighborhood. “I think the time is right for a shop in the area, and with the changes in Peabody Square,” it’s a... Read more

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