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Here’s what Gov. Baker had to say about the Boston mayoral race

When Gov. Charlie Baker sailed to reelection in 2018, he nearly won the city of Boston, a bastion of Democrats. Baker and his fellow Republican, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, came in just 3,897 votes (49 ...

As sea levels rise, city may find stormwater has nowhere to go

So does everyone at the commission, the city department that ensures clean water comes out of the faucet, wastewater goes to a treatment plant, and rainwater doesn’t flood your street. For the most ...

All aboard: Covid vaccinations being offered to riders of the Fairmount Line

This station stands in the heart of a community that has certainly been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 and has certainly still not gotten the vaccinations it needs,” Holmes said. Ryan Coholan ...

Nonprofit gets $400k for medical interpreter work

Found in Translation, a Dorchester-based nonprofit, has received a $400,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation, to be spread over 10 years, that will allow it to continue training low-income, ...

Amazon offers $25k assist to ADSL programs

All Dorchester Sports and Leadership (ADSL) received $25,000 in funding and equipment donations from Amazon last weekend. The gift included a collection of new bats, balls, slow pitch machines, and ...

ZBA approves proposal for Four Corners Plaza; 32 units and 3 townhouses

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a 32-unit apartment building and three townhouses along Bowdoin Street at Bowdoin Avenue. All of the units in the Codman Square Neighborhood Development ...

Developer pares residential plan for South Bay, Newmarket

The developer behind a proposal to overhaul 1.3 acres and add three new buildings behind Dorchester’s South Bay shopping area has pulled back on building heights and housing density. The project’s ...

Roxbury Prep's principal selected as Red Sox MVE

Ijeoma Duru, the principal of Roxbury Prep’s Lower Campus in Hyde Park, was honored by the Red Sox as a “Most Valuable Educator” on May 29 during a pregame ceremony. Duru, who grew up in Dorchester, ...

Men's Health Summit to honor Dot's Hunt, 7 others at Sat. event

Dorchester’s Jim Hunt III will be one of the honorees at a Men’s Health Summit set for this weekend in Roxbury. Whittier Street Health Center is hosting the free event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.

ZBA okays pot shop for Blue Hill Avenue

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Monday approved plans for a cannabis store at 879-881 Blue Hill Ave. across from Talbot Avenue. Shayne Cranmore will use more than 3,000 square feet in the building, ...

Janey seeks applicants for 2 school panel seats

Acting Mayor Kim Janey is looking for applicants to fill two seats on the city’s seven-member school committee left vacant after a pair of resignations earlier this month. Committee chair Alexandra ...

Editorial: Getting particular on the dangers of highway pollution

Now, new research suggests, the long-term impacts of the highway and the traffic that constantly churns through our neighborhood is far more sinister in nature. On Tuesday, a discussion of just how ...