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Miranda, Elugardo running for 2nd Suffolk Senate district
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Politics
Miranda, Elugardo running for 2nd Suffolk Senate district
The race for the newly-drawn 2nd Suffolk District seat is open and state Reps Liz Miranda and Nika Elugardo are in.
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Activists push candidates on Mass and Cass
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Local News
Activists push candidates on Mass and Cass
As election season moves forward with a pared-down list of candidates, community activists are capitalizing on added attention to the ongoing opioid crisis at “Mass and Cass” by demanding that campaigns have concrete plans in order to secure neighborhood support.
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In the news: George Huynh
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Local News
In the news: George Huynh
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced the appointment of George Huynh to Dorchester neighborhood liaison. Huynh will work to encourage, facilitate and maximize citizen input and participation through service requests, neighborhood meetings, mailings, and emergency responses.
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JPNDC rehabilitates Lorenzo Pitts affordable housing units
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Local News
JPNDC rehabilitates Lorenzo Pitts affordable housing units
More than 200 units of income-restricted housing across Roxbury and parts of Dorchester will be kept affordable, according to the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC).
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New Dorchester Food Co-op set to open
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Local News
New Dorchester Food Co-op set to open
At first glance, the Dorchester Food Co-op could be any other business in a wave of gentrification hitting the majority-low-income, Black and Brown neighborhood of Dorchester in Boston. But co-op members offer a different backstory.
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District 4 candidates stake out positions
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Local News
District 4 candidates stake out positions
Six candidates for City Council battled last week for the attention of District 4 voters in a crowded race for the seat covering parts of Mattapan, Dorchester, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain.
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Elderly housing opens in Four Corners area
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Local News
Elderly housing opens in Four Corners area
Last week, acting Mayor Kim Janey joined city officials, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Michael Kenneally and staff from the affordable housing nonprofit Hearth to cut the ribbon on a 54-unit, low-income elderly housing building in Dorchester.
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Uphams Corner artist space in jeopardy
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Arts & Culture
Uphams Corner artist space in jeopardy
More than 40 artists and creative-small-business owners working at Humphreys Street Studios in Uphams Corner are facing an unknown future tied to the impending sale of their building.
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Tiny DAP concert series showcases local artists
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Arts & Culture
Tiny DAP concert series showcases local artists
Despite its immeasurable damage to the local art scene, the COVID-19 pandemic has also forced innovation in arts organizations. The latest example of that innovation is Tiny DAP Concerts, a season of intimate concerts styled after NPR’s Tiny Desk program and developed by Dorchester Art Project and Boston Compass Newspaper with funding from The Boston Foundation.
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A Taste of the Town: Fresh Food Generation
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Lifestyle
A Taste of the Town: Fresh Food Generation
Meet Maux Morgan, Executive Chef at Fresh Food Generation, a farm to plate Caribbean American food truck, catering and home delivery company.
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Chef Anthony Caldwell: Finding his passion and changing his life
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Business
Chef Anthony Caldwell: Finding his passion and changing his life
When Chef Anthony Caldwell was doing time in state prison, he never imagined he would one day own a popular Boston restaurant or that he would end up on a nationally televised cooking program with celebrities like Martha Stewart.
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A Taste of the Town: Comfort Kitchen
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Lifestyle
A Taste of the Town: Comfort Kitchen
We are a Black, immigrant, and woman-owned business. Our food celebrates the flavors and ingredients of the African diaspora — global comfort food — connected globally through the spice trade. We believe that food is a vital aspect of community building and can't wait to bring Comfort Kitchen to Uphams Corner, where we'll celebrate the history, flavor and vibrant life of our neighborhood.
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