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The outrage of Codman Square residents who recently learned Popeyes was building an outlet where it had been denied permission two years ago could lead to new regulations that require companies to notify neighbors of even proposed projects that meet all... Read more
As state representatives prepare to vote to regulate and tax short-term rentals, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is withdrawing his own plan to govern the industry in the city, citing a need for more time to refine it. In a letter to the Boston City Council... Read more
Boston Police officers were in the right place at the right time to lend a helping hand to the city’s newest resident on Tuesday morning. According to Area C-11 Captain Tim Connolly, at about 4:30 a.m., Officers Butler and Carey were conducting an... Read more
The city of Boston’s Public Facilities board voted last week to sell two adjacent parcels of city-owned vacant land to the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, which plans to build a new 41,000- square-foot facility on the site. The sale will be... Read more
The TechBoston Academy’s boys basketball team travelled to Springfield for “a business trip” on Saturday. And as promised, they handled business. The Bears capped off a dominant postseason with an emphatic 78-40 win over Taconic to capture their first... Read more
Transit police say they arrested a man and a woman at the Uphams Corner MBTA station last Monday night (March 12) who were engaged in sexual activity on a walkway to the northbound platform. Dorchester residents Alfred Roach, 55, and Iyoki Ortiz, 34,... Read more
Repair work on a pedestrian bridge near Pope’s Hill will result in a lane closure on the southbound side of Morrissey Boulevard this week. The lane closure started Monday at 9 .m. and ends each day at 5 a.m., according to the state’s Department of... Read more
The BC High hockey team rallied in the dying moments of regulation to tie the score at one goal each in the Super 8 final on Sunday at TD Garden, then, less than two minutes into overtime, defeated Pope Francis High of Springfield for the state title when... Read more
Clam Point native got the start in Huskies' spring training game vs. Red Sox Having just rubbed shoulders with big leaguers at spring training, 19 year-old Dorchester resident Henry Ennen is poised to begin his college baseball career this season at... Read more
Thanks to a strong second-half performance from senior Walter Dew-Hollis, Tech Boston Academy defeated North Andover 65-57 in the Divison 2 state semifinals Wednesday night, earning the chance to play for the state championship Saturday in Springfield.... Read more
Another week, another few names in contention for a busy election season in Suffolk County. Rachael Rollins, of Roxbury, former chief legal council for Massport and former Assistant US Attorney, pulled papers March 9 to seek the open Suffolk County... Read more
Rachael Rollins has joined the field of candidates hoping to succeed Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley in the open race for the top prosecutorial position in Boston. A Roxbury resident, Rollins has led the legal departments of major transportation... Read more
A power outage at the South Shore facility that produces the print edition of the Reporter is causing a significant delay in circulating this week's edition. The issue is expected to be resolved today (Thursday), but we do not expect the editions to... Read more
The 12th annual Dorchester Chili Cook-off saw DotOut claim the prize for Best In Show on Sunday afternoon at the IBEW Local 103 Hall. This year’s competition had more than 20 local civic groups, associations, and businesses submit their own chilis in... Read more
UMass Boston will honor Jane Money, founding artistic and education director of the Boston City Singers, with the Robert H. Quinn Award for Outstanding Community Leadership at the university’s annual Community Breakfast on Thur., March 29. Former State... Read more
Frank McCourt is perhaps best known for his gripping 1996 memoir, “Angela’s Ashes.”  Detailing the harshness of his upbringing in Limerick, the book remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 100 weeks and was honored with multiple awards,... Read more
As St. Patrick’s Day 2018 nears, the “wearing of the green” will hold sway in Boston and environs. Still, amid all the genuine or faux pride on display in pubs, along parades, and as part of all other manner of revelry, it’s a sure bet that a great many... Read more
The Fairmount Line is primed to be on the front end of a major commuter rail improvement, according to a new, in-depth report that advocates for an improved “regional rail” network. The sweeping report by the non-profit TransitMatters calls for a long-... Read more
Amid growing outcry over mass shootings across the nation, US Sen. Ed Markey said on Monday that he will file a bill aimed at preventing gun violence that will use Massachusetts laws as a model for the federal level. The Making America Safe and Secure (... Read more
Two additional teenagers have been charged with murder for the death of Chad O’Connor, a 17-year-old who was beaten and shot to death on Kenwood Street on Jan. 14. Malik Albert of Dorchester and Rodney Gamble of Lynn, both 17, were arraigned on Monday... Read more

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