The AIG Hurling Classic is coming back to Fenway Park, this time in the form of a three-match tournament on Sun., Nov. 19. The event will feature four of Ireland’s top teams, with Galway taking on Dublin in a rematch of the 2015 contest, and Tipperary... Read more
Several large health insurers are sounding the alarm on the eve of Senate debate on a health care bill that seeks to shrink the gap between rates paid to the most expensive hospitals and lower-paid providers, warning that without changes the bill would... Read more
As the evening chill settled over the city, a steady stream of voters made its way in and out of the Cristo Rey High School in Savin Hill, where ballots are cast and counted for Ward 13, Precinct 10. Polls would close in an hour, and Martin J. Walsh would... Read more
After one of the city’s most hotly contested campaigns, Kim Janey was elected on Tuesday as the first female city councillor to represent the neighborhood that her family has called home for generations. Janey, who defeated Rufus Faulk, 55 percent to 43... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh staved off his first mayoral challenge in decisive fashion on Tuesday, defeating City Councillor Tito Jackson by more than 30 points, according to unofficial results from the city. In Dorchester, Walsh’s margin of victory mirrored his... Read more
As cold weather returns to the region, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) is urging families in need to apply for its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is now accepting applications for fuel assistance during the... Read more
State Police arrested a Lowell woman late Monday morning after a single-car vehicle crash on William T. Morrissey Boulevard. Sara Fogarty, 27, allegedly crashed a 2014 Lexus sedan near the intersection of Morrissey Boulevard and Tolman Street around 11 a.... Read more
The prospects for a strong showing at the polls in Boston Tuesday when voters will decide whether to give Mayor Marty Walsh a second term "so far has not been terribly encouraging," Secretary of State William Galvin said Monday, with turnout elsewhere... Read more
Applications are due in three days to be considered for four city council-appointed seats on Boston’s Community Preservation Committee, which will make spending recommendations for Community Preservation Act funds. About $20 million will be available each... Read more
Developers of the former Boston Globe headquarters have submitted a letter of intent to the city’s planning agency, announcing plans for a multi-purpose building that would include area improvements to better connectivity between Columbia Point and Savin... Read more
A man riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a large truck on East Cottage Street on Friday afternoon, police said. The incident occurred at about 1:50 p.m. near 80 East Cottage St., according to police spokeswoman Officer Rachel McGuire. The victim... Read more
Now that we’ve got Halloween over and done with, we can look ahead to the chilly holiday season! So, look, I know I promised to stick to Family-Friendly events around the area, but there are a few grown-up only parties happening in the ‘hood, and let’s... Read more
Nineteen students from Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy’s four campuses were named Peter Lynch Scholars this month. The scholarships were awarded during a Mass celebrated in Newton. Each Catholic elementary school selects its scholars based upon,... Read more
Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent are two halves of a rather unconventional musical duo: Elis sings and plays electric guitar, while Catherine plays cello. The two instruments don’t seem particularly compatible, but the pair, who first met in Boston at the... Read more
A proposed five-story mixed-use building on the slope of Jones Hill received predominantly positive reviews in public comments submitted to the city this fall. The 233 Hancock St. project approved by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) in... Read more
Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, a Dorchester native, was the featured speaker on Tuesday at a UMass Boston event that focused on climate change and clean energy. The panel discussion— “Clean Energy is Today’s Moon Shot... Read more
The Boston Irish Reporter hosted its eighth annual Boston Irish Honors luncheon on Oct. 26 at the Seaport Hotel. The event drew some 400 guests who helped to honor Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen, former state highway commissioner and Boston mayoral... Read more
Representatives from 20 organizations gathered at the Fairmount Innovation Lab in Uphams Corner last Thursday for the announcement of MassDevelopment’s Collaborative Workspace Program grants to innovation centers, maker spaces, artist spaces,... Read more
The criminal justice reform bill that the Massachusetts Senate passed last Friday, a move that advocates called a “strong step” toward improving a system that disproportionately impacts communities of color, is now in the hands of the House. Lawmakers... Read more
The Boston general election is next Tuesday, and before voters make their way to the polls, here’s a rundown of the municipal candidates whose names Dorchester and Mattapan residents will see on their ballots. Polling locations are open across the city... Read more


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