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
The MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted Monday to pay a Boston-based construction firm $16.97 million to build a new Fairmount Line station in Mattapan. The Blue Hill Avenue station — slated to open in 2019— will be built by workers... Read more
Hundreds of artists, musicians, non-profit organizations, and concerned citizens gathered at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester on the eve of the Inauguration to inspire, console, and mobilize the neighborhood against the incoming Trump administration.... Read more
A potential across-the-board clearing of criminal marijuana-possession records, the nearly 90 percent white racial makeup of State Police and the possibility of including sentencing reductions in a forthcoming criminal justice reform package were all... Read more
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Major Boston landlords would no longer be allowed to kick out tenants to renovate housing units and would need to notify the city about pending evictions under one of five legislative proposals backed by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
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Two weeks ahead of the first round of school assignments, Boston Public School officials are still going back and forth with community members over the controversial decision to close the Mattahunt Elementary School and transform it into an early... Read more
Mayor Martin J. Walsh gave a rousing account of his administration’s first-term accomplishments to a receptive audience of nearly 1,000 civic and political leaders on Tuesday night at Boston’s Symphony Hall.
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Elected officials and area residents are keeping a wary eye on plans for the former Bayside Expo Center property on Columbia Point as a proposal for a New England Revolution soccer stadium on the prime waterfront land is stoking concerns over the lack... Read more
The Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association this week considered a number of small development proposals and began to tackle in earnest how best to leverage the existing Columbia Point Master Plan in the face of major developments on the peninsula.... Read more