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
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
Reign Drink Lab, a cozy café specializing in nitro-fueled, cold-brewed coffees and teas with a southeast Asian twist, opened its doors in October and is quickly building a loyal and diverse following on Dorchester Avenue.
The shop is tucked into... Read more
Equity, both racial and transit, was the focus of a community meeting last Saturday at the Perkins Community Center where residents voiced their dissatisfaction with the Fairmount Line commuter rail corridor that runs through neighborhoods with some of... Read more
Members of the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association planning committee like the design but worry about the density of a 21-unit building proposal that would replace the Scally & Trayers Funeral Home on Pleasant Street.
The planning... 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
Despite a strong economy and booming population growth, high costs of living and low rates of housing production in Greater Boston are disproportionately impacting those already living in poverty, according to a Boston Foundation report released... Read more