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Four-alarm fire damages two houses on Nightingale Street

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started at 16 Nightingale St. shortly before 7:45 a.m. spread to 12 Nightingale St. and went to four alarms before firefighters were able to bring it ...

A TakeOut Holiday: Some Dot eateries craft T Day menus

As temperatures continue to drop and the holiday season approaches, some local restaurateurs are offering to cook Thanksgiving dinner themselves as part of a takeout special catering to folks social ...

Editorial: Morrissey Boulevard fix requires more political will, effort

Morrissey Boulevard is going to flood every few weeks when there’s an especially high tide or a storm surge. It’s what happens when you build a low-lying motorway through the middle of a body of water ...

Free outdoor HIV rapid-testing clinics offered at Health Centers

Harbor Health will continue to offer free outdoor HIV Rapid Testing Clinics in November and December at its Dorchester community health centers. The free, fast, and confidential clinics are open to ...

Three-alarm fire hits carriage house, three decker on Robinson Street

The department says the fire started in a carriage house behind the three decker but that the fire also did some damage to the house itself. Spraying down hot spots (Photo by BFD) ...

Budd on track as chief justice in a move that 'transcends history'

Baker’s pick to serve as the top court’s next chief justice, said last week she wants to use the post to ensure that everyone has a voice “and to see that justice is done.” In talking with members of ...

Dot Park playground reopens following extensive renovations

A year-long project to improve the George Wall Playground at Dorchester Park is complete and the space is now open to the public following a $626,000 renovation. The work was funded by Mayor Walsh’s ...

Baker to nominate Dot court’s Georges for SJC seat

Charlie Baker to join the state’s Supreme Judicial Court, according to the State House News Service. Citing a source within the Baker administration, the news service said Baker and Lt. Gov. Polito ...

Dot's JocCole Burton appointed to city's Board of Examiners for building licenses

JocCole “JC” Burton of Dorchester has been named a member of the city of Boston’s Board of Examiners (BOE), a three-member panel appointed by the mayor that issues licenses to qualified builders.

Commentary: Good news on the Covid scene, but 'we're still on the highway--don't take your seat belts off'

The news that it only took one week for the US to add one million new cases of COVID was reported alongside the news that Moderna, the Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company, posted preliminary data ...

Tracking the buildout of Bay City

Some 100 people logged on to a virtual meeting on Monday as the principals from Accordia Partners LLC delved into transportation and infrastructure specifics for their massive Dorchester Bay City ...

Dot court’s Judge Georges to be nominated for Supreme Judicial Court

Serge Georges, Jr., a Dorchester native who currently sits as an associate justice at the Dorchester Division of Boston Municipal Court, will be nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker to join the state’s ...