Our Guide to Boston Neighborhood Status Symbols

From where to vacation to driving the right car, here’s how to make your neighbors green with envy.

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Firefighters Battled Frigid Temps During Dorchester Fire Saturday Night

A colony of icicles has replaced the flames that engulfed a multi-family home in Dorchester on Saturday night, making the structure look like it would […]


The “Bomb Cyclone” Brought Flooding, Rivers of Ice and Slush to Boston

As the powerful “bomb cyclone” battered the region with powerful winds, thundersnow boomed, and high tide rolled in, Boston and other coastal areas saw roads […]

Home & Property

These Are the Most Expensive Single-Family Homes in Dorchester

There’s no question Dorchester is quite a different place than it was just 15 years ago. Sparkling new condos and townhouses fetch upwards of $1 million, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Community Activists Are Bringing a Huge Mural to Fields Corner in Dorchester

Leaving your mark on the world is one of those ineffable goals that most of us have in life. Will people remember us when we’re […]

Arts & Entertainment

Dorchester: Intimate Date Night Ideas in Boston’s Biggest Neighborhood

Welcome to our Date Night series! Each week, we’ll share a new set of recommendations for you and your sweetheart. It’s Boston’s most populous neighborhood, home […]

Home & Property

These Are the Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Dorchester

Dorchester consistently ranks as one of Boston’s most affordable neighborhoods, though for how long that continues remains to be seen. Beyond its moderately priced three-decker units, […]


Ellen Surprised a Dorchester DJ and Youth Volunteer with a New Car

Dorchester’s own Mike Boston got the surprise of his life this week when TV’s Ellen Degeneres showed up at his South Boston office and gave him […]


A Massachusetts Educator Won the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award

According to the Council of Chief State School Officers, no one teaches ninth grade humanities—or anything, basically—as well as Dorchester high school teacher Sydney Chaffee, their […]


Walsh Officials Secretly Negotiated with Bob Kraft on Soccer Stadium, Critics Say

Local electeds have blasted the Walsh administration’s “behind-closed-door discussion” with UMass officials and New England Revolution owner Robert Kraft, over plans to build a soccer stadium […]


Charlie Baker Says Bob Kraft’s Dorchester Revs Stadium Could Be ‘Terrific’

You don’t often see Gov. Charlie Baker lend his stamp of approval without months of careful consideration, calculation, or your garden variety waiting-for-someone-else-to-step-in-it. (Remember, Baker […]

Arts & Entertainment

Hamilton Stars Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom, Jr. to Perform at EMK Institute

Two stars from the Broadway juggernaut Hamilton will reunite in Dorchester this fall. Daveed Diggs, who portrayed Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette in […]


Instacart Rolls Into Dorchester, Mattapan and More Neighborhoods

Attention, residents of Dorchester, Mattapan, and other neighborhoods often overlooked by delivery services: Instacart has heard you. The company announced this week it has expanded […]


Curley Center Director on Leave After Boy Is Found Dead

The director of a city drop-in center has been placed on paid leave after the death of a child in its care. The boy, 7-year-old […]


Boy Missing from City-Run Summer Camp Found Dead on Carson Beach

The search for a seven-year-old boy who wandered off from a city-run summer ended when police found him dead on Carson Beach Tuesday evening. The […]