A group of excited neighbors and partners gathered on Blue Hill Avenue on Monday afternoon (May 23) for the grand opening of Unity Park, a 5,000 square-foot community space owned by Lena Park Community Development Corp. ... Read more.
With a backlog of police-involved shooting investigations left unfinished by former Suffolk District Attorney A Rachael Rollins, her successor, Kevin Hayden, is moving to clear out nine pending police-involved shooting ... Read more.
A 32-year-old Dorchester man has been accused of using a 3D printer in his Columbia Road home to manufacture guns and ammo that law enforcement officials say were meant to be trafficked on the streets of Boston.
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For the 41st time, owners of homes across Ashmont took stock of their possessions and set some of them in their yards last Saturday for bargain hunters on the prowl at the annual Ashmont Hill Yard Sale. Sarah Alcorn, top ... Read more.
The MBTA pulled all of its new Orange Line and Red Line trains out of service Thursday after a braking system failure disabled one of the vehicles at Wellington Station.
T officials said they decided to take the ... Read more.
The U.S. Census Bureau said last year that it had counted 7,029,917 people living in Massachusetts in 2020 but in a report issued Thursday, the bureau said it had actually overcounted Bay Staters by more than 2 percent ... Read more.
Traveling between downtown Boston and East Boston, including Logan International Airport, is about to become even more of a headache.
State transportation officials are preparing next month to kick off a major, ... Read more.
Pat O’Neill’s ‘magic’ cited at dedication of her ‘community’ room at Adams Street library
The community room at the new Adams Street branch of the Boston Public Library was filled to ... Read more.
The Haitian Unity Breakfast brought a new and elevated energy on Friday, May 13, to Boston City Hall Plaza. The Unity Breakfast, hosted by Councillor Ruthzee Louijeune, and seemingly a who’s-who of city politics – and ... Read more.
A Hingham developer and members of the community Impact Advisory Group (IAG) for the restoration and new construction of the Fox Hall property in Uphams Corner have yet to reach consensus on concerns over parking and ... Read more.
Brooke Charter School Mattapan 7th grader Emily Ramirez lives for sports and craves competition, but far too often urban middle and high school students like her often don’t have the same opportunities to get on a playing ... Read more.
Last Saturday, an 18-year-old white man murdered 10 people and wounded three others using an AR-15 in a Buffalo food market. The shooter traveled more than 200 miles to get to a predominantly Black neighborhood, where he ... Read more.
As co-chair of the Rafael Hernandez School Parent Council in 1986, I joined Frank Fornaro from the superintendent’s office, principal Margarita Muñiz, and other parents to visit buildings owned by the city that were ... Read more.
“Are you and John married?” This question came years ago across the backyard fence from five-year-old Kofi Thomas, with his three-year-old sister, Kalima, standing wide-eyed behind him. Picture this little boy asking this ... Read more.
Craig A. Pinkham has been elected to serve as chair of the Members Plus Credit Union’s Board of Directors, succeeding Board Chair Michael “Mike” Nee, who has served since 2014. Nee will remain as a director.
“We ... Read more.
On the way to any type of college degree, there’s always a mountain to climb, but for many students in Boston, like Dorchester’s Jessika Supreme, their journey can be more difficult than others with steep cliffs and ... Read more.
While it was high-fives and smiles in City Hall about the ambitious Green New Deal for BPS schools last week, so far in neighborhoods like Dorchester it has been a shrug of the shoulders – and, at best, a wary optimism. ... Read more.
There has been a consistent and steady drumbeat over the last few months from the Boston SOS (Safety in Our Schools) group, and that has simply been for the city to come up with a plan that will keep the public schools ... Read more.
Arthur Jemison will take the helm at the Boston Planning and Development Agency next Monday after the agency’s board of directors voted him into the post during its May meeting last week.
Jemison – a former US ... Read more.
The community room at the new Adams Street branch of the Boston Public Library was filled to overflowing last Saturday (May 14) at a ceremony to dedicate the room in memory of Pat O’Neill, the late president of the Adams ... Read more.
A busy campaign season crossed a preliminary threshold last week as potential candidates submitted their signatures to local clerks for certification.
State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz’s gubernatorial candidacy kicked ... Read more.
MBTA bus service would increase significantly in key areas under a new plan rolled out Monday, but funding and staffing uncertainty pose obstacles for the effort to reimagine a core pillar of the agency’s operations. ... Read more.
Outgoing Auditor Suzanne Bump has made her pick in the race to succeed her, endorsing Chris Dempsey on Wednesday and asking delegates at next month's Democratic nominating convention to support him.
Bump is ... Read more.
A 48-year-old man was shot by a Boston Police Department (BPD) officer in Dorchester early Saturday morning around 2:40 a.m., after the man allegedly stabbed another officer in the middle of Glendale Street – a side- ... Read more.
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