One of the pieces of legislation Gov. Charlie Baker tapped as among his priority bills for the waning days of formal sessions -- a package of municipal government and finance reforms -- inched closer to his desk after clearing the Senate Wednesday... Read more
Some of the city-owned parcels speckling Boston have stood vacant for decades, unused and frequently described as “missing teeth” in the face of a neighborhood. New hope for those properties is on hand, the Walsh administration says, through a program... Read more
According to the office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, its Student Loan Assistance Unit – a team of insurance and financial services attorneys assembled in 2015 – has so far “helped hundreds of borrowers to date” climb out of default,... Read more
The thousands of active gas leaks in the city of Boston were again on the table at a City Council hearing Tuesday afternoon as experts and residents weighed in on an ordinance proposed by City Councillor Matt O’Malley that seeks to eliminate the leaks... Read more
Developers and public officials on Monday broke ground on the Ashmont Station-adjacent mixed-used development known as Ashmont TOD2. The former Ashmont Tire property has been rebranded “Treadmark,” a reference to the site’s automotive history.
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Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation and the Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. (POAH) reported on their proposal for the Mattapan Station mixed-use development at a public meeting organized with the MBTA on Wednesday night, with non-profit... Read more
A Dorchester-based charter school that was forced to close its doors this year has sold its Hancock Street campus to another Dorchester charter school for $3.2 million. The Conservatory Lab Charter School has purchased the land and building at 127... Read more
Tensions continue between the owners of the Kriola Bar and Restaurant at 33 Hancock Street and nearby community members. The restaurant has been open for three weeks in the wake of sustained pushback from abutters and civic leaders since its... Read more
Columbia Point is once again the center of stadium-sized speculation this week as talks between the New England Revolution and UMass continue to weigh the merits of building a professional soccer venue at the former Bayside Expo Center site.
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