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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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Competing proposals for Uphams Corner
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Local News
Competing proposals for Uphams Corner
Two development teams presented plans last week for the redevelopment of the former Citizens Bank branch in Uphams Corner. Both proposals include affordable housing and artist live/work space.
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Codman Sq. NDC trains locals for green jobs
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Local News
Codman Sq. NDC trains locals for green jobs
In late October and early November, eight residents, aged 20 to 60 – some of whom participated in the on-site planting – took a virtual 35-hour training course, taught by Queeley and his colleague Danilo Morales over three weekends, in preparation for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program’s exam.
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Dorchester development sparks debate
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Local News
Dorchester development sparks debate
The 1,300-space parking lot is now a site of competing visions for Dorchester as residents struggle over its future. The conflict has exposed neighborhood divisions along racial and class lines and stoked tensions between homeowners and renters.
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‘A gold rush’ for local real estate
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Local News
‘A gold rush’ for local real estate
A small army of developers is altering the fabric of Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan in defiance of a zoning code that some argue was meant to protect abutters from the excesses of speculative real estate development. In case after case, developers are pushing past the previously set limits on building height and density.
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Dorchester affordable housing project underway
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Local News
Dorchester affordable housing project underway
A new affordable housing project is underway in Dorchester, set for completion in summer 2021. The Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC) broke ground in December after five years of gathering resources for the 80-unit, mixed-use space.
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