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Sleeping Moon dedicated : Joe Wheelwright spoke about his sculpture during a ceremony in 2010 Dorchester – and New England’s extended arts community – are mourning the loss of a central figure this week. Joe Wheelwright, whose sculpture “Sleeping Moon”... Read more
Erik Wm. Suter returns to the Parish of All Saints on Sunday, Oct. 2 to perform a free concert on the C. B. Fisk and Skinner organs of All Saints. Mr. Suter will perform the organ music of Maurice Duruflé, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the... Read more
The Boston Redevelopment Authority's board of directors has given its blessing to another significant mixed-use development across from Ashmont station. A proposal to build a new 64-unit apartment complex on what is now the former Odwin Learning Center at... Read more
Developers and public officials on Monday broke ground on the Ashmont Station-adjacent mixed-used development known as Ashmont TOD2. The former Ashmont Tire property has been rebranded “Treadmark,” a reference to the site’s automotive history. Gov.... Read more
Specialty food store to anchor ground level Dorchester’s newest mixed-use development will celebrate its new name and official groundbreaking next Monday in a ceremony that will include Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh. The event will serve as... Read more
Dorchester’s own All Saints Church has received a 2016 Massachusetts Historical Commission Historic Preservation Award. Secretary William F. Galvin, who serves as chairman of the commission, presented the award at a recent ceremony in the Massachusetts... Read more
A dozen historic homes and carriage barns will swing wide their doors and show off their classic detailing next Sunday for the first Dorchester House Tour in a decade. The Dorchester Historical Society has resurrected the tour, dating back to the 1970s,... Read more
Inside a re-purposed carriage house: Photo by Lianne Ames The Dorchester Reporter is proud to be the media sponsor of the Dorchester House Tour, set for Sunday, June 12 in Ashmont Hill. When Nancy Anderson bought the dusty blue carriage house on Ocean... Read more
Mary Greene, who has been an integral part of the Ashmont Nursery School since 1989, will retire this spring. Greene will be the honoree at the school’s “Under One Sky” auction and fundraiser on May 21 at the Boston Winery. One of the first family members... Read more
A proposal for a mixed-use, five-story building at 1943 Dorchester Ave. in Peabody Square faced pushback from community members at its first public airing Monday evening. Attendees at the Boston Redevelopment Authority-hosted session expressed worries... Read more

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