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Heartened by the warm reception of  its production of the rarely staged “Timon of Athens” in South Boston last May, the Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) returns this month to the Midway Studios off A Street with what was Shakespeare’s most popular work... Read more
The Dorchester Arts Collaborative will present Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, from noon to 5 p.m., at locations throughout Dorchester. Exhibit locations include First Parish Church, The Great Hall in Codman Square, Pearl Street... Read more
The Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts (Mass Bay RRE) is entering the final weeks of their Granite Railway tours for the season.Guests of the will be driven by van through the remains Quincy’s historic Granite Railway, a line which is thought to be... Read more
Port Norfolk residents, many of whom have been waiting for the state to clean up a 14-acre lot for 30 years, say Department of Conservation and Recreation officials have finally given them a timeline: The project should be completed by 2014. “I think we’... Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino last week appointed state Rep. Byron Rushing to the Boston Public Library system’s board of trustees. Rushing, a Roxbury Democrat, has been a member of the state’s House of Representatives since 1983. Rushing has been an outspoken... Read more
State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz was late. Supporters of her re-election campaign at Jamaica Plain’s Milky Way restaurant were undeterred in their partying that Tuesday night, as aides confirmed she was cruising to another term over challenger Hassan Williams... Read more
Barry Lawton, who lost a Fifth Suffolk state representative primary to fellow Democrat Carlos Henriquez by 41 votes, continued to mull next steps this week. “I haven’t decided what I’m going to do,” Lawton told the Reporter. He added later, “I’m... Read more
Russell Holmes: The candidate, center, prayed with supporters on election night. Emerging last week as the winner in a five-way Democratic primary for the Sixth Suffolk District House nomination, Russell Holmes is set to take the seat of retiring state... Read more
Marina Bay from Savin Hill: Nightclub there prompted noise complaintsThe Savin Hill neighborhood learned a harsh lesson in how sound travels over water earlier this month when noise from a nightclub located in Quincy’s Marina Bay carried loudly into the... Read more
Boston students generally did better than their statewide public school counterparts on MCAS, city officials said last week, citing the performance of the “turnaround” Dever Elementary School as one example. Students citywide in grades 3 through 8 made... Read more
Former Haitian Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, who is a candidate for president in the upcoming November 28th election in Haiti, is scheduled to appear at a forum on Saturday, September 25 from 5-9p.m. at the Mattapan Center for Life, 555 River... Read more
CNN anchor John King will be broadcasting live from his old neighborhood this week. King, who will moderate tonight's gubernatorial debate, will be a celebrity chef at Thursday night's big Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health. The native of King Street—... Read more
Despite governing through one of the worst recessions in Massachusetts history and taking campaign hits for allegedly exacerbating a tough business climate, Gov. Deval Patrick wins higher marks from voters when asked which candidate for governor is more... Read more
The state's Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has begun resurfacing a section of the Neponset River Greenway this morning that will leave the section of pathway between Butler Street and Granite Avenue be closed for the next three days.... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 1:45 a.m. at 385 Columbia Rd. quickly went to two alarms and did an estimated $200,000 in damage. The Red Cross was called in to help find new housing for seven adults and five children in the... Read more
Sept. 10, 2010 parade celebrates new health center plans Governor Deval Patrick, Mayor Tom Menino and city and state lawmakers joined scores of Mattapan residents in the groundbreaking of the Mattapan Community Health Center’s (MCHC) state-of-the-art... Read more
Lawton HQ on election night: A recount "not likely" While he says he is still in an “evaluation phase”, Barry Lawton tells the Reporter that he is not likely to seek a recount in the Fifth Suffolk state representative’s district.Lawton lost Tuesday’s... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports one of two men shot around 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, at 27 Cameron St. was pronounced dead not long after his arrival at Boston Medical Center. The other victim is expected to survive, police said. Both men were 21,... Read more
Chris Lovett, anchor of Neighborhood Network News, led an on-air conversation about the results of Tuesday's primary election with the Reporter's own Gin Dumcius and Steve Poftak of the Pioneer Institute. Primary Election Analysis from Chris Lovett on... Read more
Without competitors on primary night, the three leading candidates for governor sparred during an hour-long radio debate Tuesday night, highlighting many areas of agreement as well as differences over policies governing undocumented immigrants, expanded... Read more

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