Students returning for the first day of school were greeted with a rousing welcome from neighborhood men who lined the entryway of the Mattahunt Elementary in Mattapan this morning. The event — inspired by similar events across the US— was intended to "... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh and his administration have an opportunity to flip their disappointment over the demise of the Boston 2024 bid into a robust, thoughtful, and efficient execution of large-scale redevelopment in Boston. But rather than focus first on... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man shot on Bailey Street at Dorchester Avenue Saturday evening died. The man was shot shortly before 6 p.m., police say. He appeared at the Carney Hospital with another man, also bleeding. That man was treated and... Read more
A rendering of the future J. Donald Monan, SJ Park, a baseball complex that will be shared by BC High, UMass Boston and the community. Image courtesy Stantec/UMass Boston/BC High In a big boost for baseball players and fans of all ages in Dorchester and... Read more
The Saint William's Dorchester Fund will be holding its fifth annual Scholarship Awards & Social Evening on Thursday, May 14 at the Phillips Banquet Facility, 780 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester. The event begins at 7:15p.m. with a social hour, to be... Read more
Mather School project: The plan for the Mather School property, showing location of proposed Green Space improvements (outlined in white at upper left).A new green space and permanent public art project is being considered for the Mather Elementary School... Read more
An aerial view of the Columbia Point area shows the property owned by the Boston Teachers Union in a red box. Image courtesy BTU/Tetra Tech, Inc. Boston 2024 talking with some stakeholders; but no meeting yet with Teachers Union Columbia Point –... Read more
In the wake of the roof collapse at the Bayside Exp Center last week, UMass Boston will speed up its long-planned demolition of the partly collapsed building to make way in the short term for more parking spaces for students and faculty. The building,... Read more
Epiphany: A rendering of the proposed Epiphany School building, shown adjacent to an existing historic building at 232 Centre St. The Epiphany School has purchased land on Centre Street near the Henderson School for a new building and a new program for... Read more
The Boston Public Schools will partner with the Gavin Foundation and UMass Boston to run a new school-based drug prevention program that will be piloted at Dorchester’s own McCormack Middle School. The program— Too Good for Drugs— takes aim at alcohol,... Read more


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