The Bay State on Nov. 8 joined three other states in legalizing marijuana, bringing the national total to eight and becoming the first state on the eastern seaboard to legalize recreational marijuana. Legislative finagling may stop pot shops or... Read more

Boston residents looking for a rare bright spot in last week’s election results can find it in a few places. One is that city voters overwhelmingly supported the passage of the Community Preservation Act, agreeing to a one-percent surcharge on their... Read more

Whittier Street Health Center celebrated the opening of a new pharmacy located at Quincy Commons, 279 Blue Hill Ave., in Dorchester last week. Whittier’s pharmacy is part of the 340B Drug Discount Program that allows access to high quality, low cost... Read more

The Boston City Council on Wednesday approved a request by Councilor Frank Baker to ask the state legislature for 12 new liquor licenses for the South Bay Town Center project.

The company building the mixed-use complex says that... Read more

If you had $16 million that you could use for affordable housing, where would you spend the money? City officials are facing that question after Tuesday’s “yes” vote on Question 5, the Community Preservation Act, that will result in a one percent... Read more

Sonny’s ­– the longtime Adams Corner bar and eatery run by three generations of the Elia family – closed its doors abruptly on Oct. 26 after it was sold to new buyers. Richard Elia, the son of founder and namesake ‘Sonny’ Elia told the Reporter this... Read more

For the business community working to make the Fairmount Indigo Corridor a thriving hub for employers and workers alike, the consistently underperforming rail line that forms the corridor’s spine remains a consistent barrier to attaining that goal.... Read more

The Massachusetts unemployment rate in September fell to 3.6 percent, its lowest level since June 2001. The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday morning that Bay State employers added 5,100 jobs in September, helping to... Read more

Members of the McCormack Civic Association threw their support behind an updated pitch for a mixed-use project proposed by Polish Triangle developer Doug George at their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at St.Teresa of Calcutta.

The membership... Read more

The Lower Mills Civic Association voted 12 to 9 on Tuesday in support of a mixed-use proposal for several parcels of land, including the former Molloy funeral parlor on Washington Street.

After more than two years of discussion with community... Read more


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