Calling President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban "unconstitutional," Attorney General Maura Healey moved on Tuesday to add Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts to a federal lawsuit seeking to strike down the executive order on the... Read more

Drawing links to Nazi Germany, the president of the Massachusetts Senate condemned the Trump administration's move to bar entry into the country of nationals from seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Senate President Stan... Read more

President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees swiftly met opposition in Massachusetts, where over the weekend a federal court issued a temporary restraining order, thousands protested in Copley Square, and politicians and... Read more

A day after pledging to open City Hall to immigrants threatened by a shift in federal policies, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said the public is missing the larger point about the economic importance of immigration and the need for comprehensive... Read more

Dorchester native Deirdre Manning, 50, won the top spot and Savin Hill’s Eric Robinson, 45, finished second in Boston’s Safest Driver competition, a city of Boston initiative aimed at slowing speeds and curbing accidents. Over 5,000 people participated... Read more

A city of Boston initiative aimed at building new, affordable homes on city-owned lots across Dorchester and Mattapan is accelerating this year and officials are encouraging first-time buyers to begin preparing to ensure a chance at the income-... Read more

A bill filed by Dorchester lawmaker Evandro Carvalho last week would direct the MBTA to launch a two-year “pilot service evaluation” of the Fairmount Line. The legislation would advance a longtime goal of transit equity advocates: changing the existing... Read more

The Fairmount Line has seen significant performance improvements in recent months, according to data provided by the company that runs the MBTA’s commuter rail service. Fairmount’s on-time and on-schedule rating was 97 percent in December, making it... Read more

Offering a contrast to the division that has surrounded Washington politics and the start of President Donald Trump's administration, Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday night extended his hand to the Democrats who control Beacon Hill and asked for their... Read more

It’s been clear for a while now that our governor does not care much for the administration that is still taking shape in Washington D.C. this week. Charlie Baker did not cast a ballot in the presidential race and over the last year he was at least... Read more


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