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Three Ideas for One Site:Developers Pitch their Proposals For Condor Street DND Site

December 11, 2017
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By John Lynds Three developers have responded to the Department of Neighborhood Development’s (DND) Request for Proposals for a city-owned site on Condor Street across from the Hess Site. Following a series of community meetings with the Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) where DND officials got feedback from residents on what type of project...

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EBNHC Launches Neighborhood Trauma Team

December 11, 2017
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By John Lynds When six-year-old Brayden Kelly of Dorchester drowned in a pool on Trenton Street, the trauma of the event affected not only the boy’s family, but Braden’s extend family, friends, first responders and neighbors who had witnessed the incident and its aftermath. Following the drowning there was a support team on hand...

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State Energy Facilities Siting Board Rules in Favor of Eversource Substation

December 11, 2017
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By John Lynds For the last two years, the owner of Channel Fish has launched a visual, media and talking campaign against Eversource’s plans to place a substation on a city-owned parcel at the City Yards adjacent to Louis Silvestro’s fish processing business in Eagle Square. Last Thursday the state’s Energy Facilities Siting Board...

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Police Briefs 12-06-2017

December 11, 2017
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District Seven Police Report November 26, 2017 Around 5:00 pm in the area of 945 Saratoga Street as a result of a motor vehicle stop a Black Hispanic male with an address in Revere, Massachusetts was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a firearm after a loaded firearm was found under the driver’s...

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How We’re Supporting Small Businesses During the Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long

December 11, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated the prosperity that’s helping Dorchester thrive to...

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America as We Know It Is Over

December 11, 2017
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It is difficult to understate the impact upon the future of our country of the Republican tax bill proposals that have been passed by the House and Senate and await a reconciliation between the two versions for a final vote by both. The most complex piece of tax legislation to be enacted in more...

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Obituaries 12-06-2017

December 11, 2017
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Anthony ‘Tinny’ ‘Tony’ Lopilato Jr. U.S. Postal Service retiree whose total life was consumed with family and extended family Anthony M. Lopilato, Jr., affectionately known as “Tinny” and “Tony” passed away following a long illness on Tuesday, November 28 at Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Boston. He was 74 years old. Born and raised...

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A Happy Thanksgiving

December 1, 2017
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A Happy Thanksgiving

Rep Adrian Madaro, his family and a team of volunteers handed out over 400 dinners to the neighborhood’s elderly, families and low income residents at Sacred Heart Church Thanksgiving Day. Shown above is Lola Dumitrescu, just one of the dozens of volunteers that helped last Thursday deliver a full Thanksgiving meal to residents that...

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First in a Series of Meeting Held on Mt Carmel Church Redevelopment

December 1, 2017
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First in a Series of Meeting Held on Mt Carmel Church Redevelopment

By John Lynds The owners of the Mount Carmel Church and surrounding properties kicked off what is sure to be an extensive community process regarding the redevelopment of the site. At a Gove Street Citizens Association (GSCA) meeting Monday night representatives for the Frankfort and Gove Street LLC, who purchased the property in 2015...

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Downeast Cider Has a Little Fun on Cyber Monday

December 1, 2017
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Downeast Cider Has a Little Fun on Cyber Monday

By John Lynds The Monday following Thanksgiving has become known as ‘Cyber Monday’ or the day Americans take to their computers, jam websites and crash the internet looking for hot deals for Christmas gifts online. Some big corporations have turned to drone deliveries as way to make Cyber Monday a truly high tech event....

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