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Dorchester, MA 02124, USA

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Loan plan helps seniors, disabled stay in their homes

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:50:43 -0800

Life-changing, home saving ramp on Whitman Street Yvonne Ellison has lived in her home on Whitman Street near Codman Square for 35 years. A 65-year-old divorcee, she has raised four boys here on a quiet, dead-end side street near Dorchester High School. It was a perfect spot, she says, sitting, as it does, across the street from her parents, who owned the single-family house before selling it to ...

Monday, December 15: Happening Hoods

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:09:39 -0800

Tonight we visit four neighborhoods well worth a visit.

‘Anti-displacement’ forum draws crowd to Codman Square

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:04:11 -0800

Eliza Dewey, Special to the Reporter On Sunday night, community members from around Boston gathered at Dorchester’s Global Ministries Church on Washington Street for an “anti-displacement event” to discuss trends in rent levels, real estate prices, and affordable housing availability that organizers said were squeezing out low- and moderate-income residents with long-time roots in the area. read ...

'Time' names Ebola fighters as 2014 Person of the Year

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:32:50 -0800

Time Magazine has announced that the Ebola fighters are the Time's Person of The Year for 2014.

Legislation ‘Mistake’ Could Heavily Impact Small Mass. Wineries and Cider Makers

Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:56:32 -0800

On Jan. 1, 2015 a new law takes effect that limits small farm wineries and cider makers in Massachusetts from selling directly to retailers. Legislators say it’s a mistake, but producers are still worried that large portions of their business will get lost in wholesale distribution.

Mark Wahlberg Urges A Massachusetts Parole Board To Pardon His 1988 Assault Conviction Because He's Turned His Life ...

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:38:01 -0800

Mark Wahlberg is trying to get off from this scot-free! Back in 1988, the actor was a troubled 16-year-old living in Dorchester, MA, when he attacked a man with a wooden stick while trying to steal two cases of alcohol from a convenience store. He also punched another man in the face while running away from the [...]

Kevin F. Callahan, OFD, at 68; long-time BMC clerk-magistrate

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 03:48:46 -0800

Tom Mulvoy, Associate Editor Kevin F. Callahan, a graduate of Dorchester (Samoset Street, adjacent to the St. Mark’s parish grounds) who settled with his family in Hanson, died on Monday at home after a seven-year confrontation with leukemia and its relentless effects. He was 68. Mr. Callahan was the son of the late Joseph and Eleanor Callahan, whose four active and sociable boys were familiar ...

Anti-gentrification event at Global Ministries Christian Church

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 07:33:11 -0800

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 4:30pm Rents going up? Can’t afford to buy? Come learn about gentrification and hear from Boston residents and organizations fighting to stop it Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Global Ministries Christian Church 670 Washington Street, (Codman Square) Dorchester, MA (10 minute walk from the Shawmut Stop on the Red Line) For more information, contact: Michael Jacoby Brown ...

Team MR8 names roster for 2015 Boston Marathon team

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:48:12 -0800

The Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation ( Team MR8 ) has named 59 runners to its roster for the 2015 BAA Boston Marathon. The Dorchester-based non-profit was formed by the parents of eight-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed when one of two bombs exploded at the marathon's finish line on Patriots Day, 2013. read more

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