The Massachusetts unemployment rate in September fell to 3.6 percent, its lowest level since June 2001. The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday morning that Bay State employers added 5,100 jobs in September, helping to... Read more
Members of the McCormack Civic Association threw their support behind an updated pitch for a mixed-use project proposed by Polish Triangle developer Doug George at their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at St.Teresa of Calcutta.
The membership... Read more
The Lower Mills Civic Association voted 12 to 9 on Tuesday in support of a mixed-use proposal for several parcels of land, including the former Molloy funeral parlor on Washington Street.
After more than two years of discussion with community... Read more
Dorchester has a local voice on the Zoning Board of Appeals with the March appointment of real estate agent Craig Galvin. The 47-year-old Dorchester native spoke to the Reporter on Tuesday about his experience on the city board that gives approval to... Read more
Anh Nguyen, the new director of the Bowdoin-Geneva Main Street organization, is accustomed to working in communities where poverty and disinvestment have become systemic problems. Prior to taking the Dorchester posting in August, Nguyen was living and... Read more
A proposal to build a housing complex at 123 Hamilton St. for formerly homeless people run by the Pine Street Inn came under scrutiny from neighbors at a city-led meeting on Tuesday night. The plan would raze a long-vacant warehouse, widely viewed as... Read more
Addressing a business breakfast crowd Tuesday morning, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh celebrated the success of his city's economy, but concluded that benefits are not reaching enough Bostonians and vowed to tackle racial and economic inequity in the city... Read more
A group of leaders that includes civil rights champion and former mayoral candidate Mel King issued a tough rebuke of Mayor Marty Walsh and his administration’s re-boot of the Boston Redevelopment Authority in a... Read more
May this letter be received by the People of Boston as a call to action to claim ownership of the development process in their neighborhoods with the formation of independent resident boards,elected by the people of the neighborhood, that closely... Read more
You don’t have the BRA to kick around any more.
Starting today, if you are so inclined, you’ll have to get used to a longer, slightly wonkier acronym as your city government nemesis: the BPDA, which stands for... Read more