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Plan to replace Freeport Tavern with apartments wins approval

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a developer's plans to replace the Freeport Tavern on Morrissey Boulevard with 219 apartments - some 110 of them studios. "That's a very large number of ...

Senior citizen shot to death on Olney Street

The Boston Police Department reports a woman in her mid-70s was shot at 19 Olney St. shortly before 6 p.m. on Saturday. The woman was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Latest plan for Port Norfolk redevelopment well-received

Nearly four years after a development team first submitted a letter of intent to construct a complex of buildings on the Port Norfolk waterfront, they may finally be moving ahead with community ...

Have fur, will travel: One bear's journey through Dot's hamlets

It was more than a week ago when we first spotted what our family has dubbed “Dorchester’s Travelling Teddy” somewhere on the other side of the neighborhood from our house, if I recall correctly – on ...

Report flags needs of entrepreneurs of color

Massachusetts must increase entrepreneurship among people of color to help counteract a years-long decline in the number of new startups launching annually, and achieving that goal will require ...

Price Rite market open for shoppers in Fields Corner mall

The new Price Rite supermarket — which opens today in Fields Corner— signals the return of a grocery market operated by a family with roots in the neighborhood that go back to the 1940s. The Slawsby ...

Taste of Dorchester to benefit housing alliance on April 29

The 13th annual Taste of Dorchester fundraiser event will take place in a virtual format on Thursday, April 29 from 7-8 p.m. The annual event organized by Dorchester-based nonprofit Massachusetts ...

Carney pivots to enhanced surgeries

Renee Felton CSR, Supervisor in Sterile processing; Leeann Glynn, Surgical Technician OR; Raghuveer Muppavarapu, MD; Martin Williams, MD; Kellie Gouveia MSM, BSN, RN, Senior Director, Perioperative ...

Boys & Girls Club cites three standout members

The Dorchester Boys & Girls Club staff members agree that there’s something special about Jamil Boykin, Kate McGrath, and Anthony Curioso, a trio of 17-year-old veterans of the program, and they’ve ...

A congresswoman, a state rep, a city councillor speak up for minimum wage for tipped workers

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, state Rep. Brandy Fluker-Oakley, and Boston City Councillor Lydia Edwards expressed support for a minimum wage for tipped workers at a virtual Women’s History month ...

BC High honors student athlete fighting cancer

Boston College High School last week hosted a celebration of friendship, support, and love honoring senior soccer star Anatoliy Berezyuk, who has been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer since ...

Small businesses can get 'tech makeover' from Comcast

Comcast RISE has provided more than 700 businesses—including more than 20 in Boston’s neighborhoods — with technology makeovers from Comcast Business, or media campaigns, creative production or ...