Mayor Walsh visited the White House on Monday. He was one of eight US mayors invited to join President Obama for a discussion of his initiative dubbed My Brothers Keeper. The presidential effort is aimed at eliminating employment and educational... Read more
The state’s heavy investment in the Fairmount commuter rail line will soon be put to the economic test in a very tangible way: Two requests for proposals have been issued by the city of Boston in recent weeks to gauge interest in a pair of sites deemed... Read more
One of the more intriguing initiatives of the Walsh administration kicks off this Saturday on the South Boston waterfront. The mayor’s newly branded Civic Academy will offer a class on how residents can use technology and social media to plug into City... Read more
There are precious few written records about Meetinghouse Bank’s origins, save for a list of founding board members. But with names like Devlin, Leary, Fitzgerald, and O’Reilly – along with a Piotti – it’s pretty clear that it was a largely Irish-... Read more
Bank of America’s decision to pull out of a highly successful revolving loan program that helps first-time homebuyers finance properties in our community is outrageous, particularly given the behemoth bank’s... Read more
Last week’s vote by the Boston City Council revealed a disturbing lack of judgment on the part of three city councillors who voted “present” rather than support a resolution supporting the 60th anniversary of Brown v. the Board of Education. The... Read more
Badly hurt himself last September, Mark Delamere is raising funds to help care for Kevin Cellucci, father of three who is still hospitalized.
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In Lower Mills, a resurgence in community spirit is helping to fashion a revival in the neighborhood life around that little village.
The village has some great strengths – a thriving Catholic church and parochial school (St Gregory Parish), the... Read more