Latest Dorchester, Boston Stories

2014-06-10 12:36:52

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service BOSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic...

2013-06-06 23:39:17

Wireless Infrastructure Development Firm Expands Land Bank to Maryland´s Eastern Shore (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Wireless infrastructure development and management firm, Milestone Communications, announced it has signed marketing agreements with Maryland´s Queen Anne´s and Dorchester County Schools to market sites for potential wireless tower locations. The agreements were facilitated through Milestone´s partnership with the Maryland Association of Boards of Education...

2013-03-07 23:04:29

Boston Hotel's like Boston Park Plaza Hotel, prepare for popular Boston Events like, St Patrick's Day. Since 1901, the Saint Patrick's Day Parade has been a proud South Boston tradition. Join hundreds of local revelers gathered to celebrate thelr heritage in this predominantly Irish community. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Boston Hotels like Boston Park Plaza Hotel, prepare for St Patrick's Day by offering Special Offers to their local guests. View Boston Park Plaza Hotel's...

2008-11-21 14:22:46

A costly Boston project involving new condominiums and businesses is at risk due to a foul odor that one day could fill the air, officials say. Officials behind the Columbia Point construction project and its $1.5 billion price tag say they are very concerned with state plans to build an odor-control facility near their Dorchester Bay construction site, The Boston Globe said Friday. Corcoran Jennison officials say they worry the facility, which would serve as part of a larger sewer tunnel...

2008-07-17 09:00:33

By NANCY REARDON Making it to the lecture hall on time at the University of Massachusetts at Boston is only a T ride away for most of its students. Imagine if it were closer. That's the vision Chancellor J. Keith Motley has for the Dorchester campus, where he wants to provide university housing to 2,000 students. The new face of UMass-Boston will be a more traditional campus, he says. The university's $900 million, 25-year strategic plan calls for rebuilding the campus on the same...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.