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.

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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

With a renewed focus on expanding and developing historically underserved areas of Boston while also identifying zones for increased commercial growth, the mayor’s administration last week rolled out a draft report for its Imagine Boston 2030 plan.... Read more

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board last Thursday gave its greenlight to three Dorchester projects, paving the way for new senior housing, residences for the formerly homeless, and a car dealership near South Bay Mall.

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The Boston School Committee voted last Wednesday to accept Superintendent Tommy Chang’s proposal to shut down the struggling Mattahunt Elementary School next June 30 and reopen it as an Early Education Center the next day.

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City salutes his 45 years in civic life; it’s now Flynn Marine Park in South Boston

Some 400 family members, friends, and political and community leaders assembled last Saturday morning in South Boston as the city officially re-... Read more

The imprisonment rate of residents of Boston’s communities of color – areas of Dorchester and Roxbury – are consistently double and triple the city average, according to a recently released... 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

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


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