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When I ran for mayor, I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work, and raise a family. Since my election, Boston has grown rapidly. Our population is expanding and we’re expected to reach more than 700,000 residents by... Read more
The Dot Block development in Glover’s Corner is aiming for an early summer construction start date after a new investor bought into the mixed-used project, providing the financial infusion needed to break ground.
Though developer... Read more
Boston officials will have a bigger hammer as they seek to ensure sidewalks are shoveled and snow isn't pushed onto city streets. Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday morning signed a bill that increases the maximum penalty for snow-removal violations in... Read more
Major Boston property owners may want to double-check that their snow-blowers are in working order as the city could as soon as next week receive the authority to impose much steeper fines for those who fail to keep their sidewalks free of snow.... Read more
Here’s a summary of the headlines and story lines you can expect to see in our pages in the coming months:
All Eyes on Columbia Point
Two of the biggest headlines in 2017 could be generated by the machinations of the... Read more
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, the first woman and first Hispanic to serve as the top federal prosecutor in the district of Massachusetts, will leave her post in three weeks, clearing the way for President-elect Donald Trump to name a new U.S. attorney.... Read more
The City Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a proposal by councilors Frank Baker and Bill Linehan to add a 2% tax on liquor sales to fund addiction treatment programs.
Council President Michelle Wu joined Baker and Linehan in voting... Read more
University of Massachusetts-Boston faculty members and union representatives on Wednesday urged a UMass Board of Trustees committee to help the Boston campus manage a budget deficit they said is threatening the campus's urban mission.
Facing a... Read more
Community members and public education advocates on Tuesday urged state officials to halt a city plan to close the Mattahunt Elementary School. Earlier this month, Boston officials announced plans to close the school, which has been labeled since 2012... Read more