Alleging a lack of respect for the Dorchester campus's urban mission and its efforts to revitalize itself, students, staff and community members from University of Massachusetts-Boston aired their grievances Wednesday with the UMass system trustees.... Read more

Participation in Massachusetts Democratic Party affairs has amped up since November, party officials say, bringing uncharacteristically high numbers to ward meetings and spurring an influx of new delegates.

With groups including immigrants,... Read more

Separately, Rep. Lynch weighs in on Trump’s Syrian missile strike

National issues consumed the conversation at a town hall meeting hosted by US Congressman Michael Capuano in Mattapan on Monday, with the congressman fielding... Read more

UMass-Boston Chancellor Keith Motley plans to step down June 30, take a year's sabbatical and then return to campus to teach.

In an email to the "university community" Wednesday night, Motley, who... Read more

State law enforcement officials have the "inherent" authority to arrest and hold immigrants scheduled for deportation, a Department of Justice attorney argued in court on Tuesday.

The Supreme Judicial Court has called into question... Read more

Neighbors remaining ‘vigilant’ on next move

A controversial proposal to convert a three-decker at 96 Milton Ave. into a... Read more

To the editor: After 382 years and the collaborative effort and support of students, parents, civic and community leaders, public officials, educators and district administration, Boston Latin School recently named its first ever black... Read more

This week’s latest assault on the senses emerges from— where else?— the nation’s capital, this time in the form of Attorney General Jeff “Beauregard” Sessions. The nation’s top law enforcement officer on Monday warned that the US Department of Justice... Read more

Ten candidates to date; ex-Rep Henriquez eyes return to electoral precincts

The race to fill the City Council seat being vacated by Tito Jackson as he pursues the mayoral chair grows more packed by the day, with ten prospects... Read more

Feds threats called ‘fear-monering’

In response to the top national law enforcement official vowing to hold back funds from cities that flout federal immigration law, the Massachusetts attorney general accused U.S. Attorney... Read more


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