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Dana Depelteau is looking for work and one of the jobs he plans to apply for is Mayor of Boston. The 36-year-old New Hampshire native hopes to take his 15 years of hotel management experience to City Hall. He lost his most recent job managing a Boston... Read more
One day after he breezed through a Senate confirmation hearing on his nomination for US Labor Secretary, Mayor Martin Walsh has signed off on a City Council measure to skip a special election to pick his successor. In signing the home rule petition- which... Read more
Council president names leaders of her transition team City Council President Kim Janey, who will take over duties as the city’s Mayor when Marty Walsh resigns, says she is “laser-focused” on planning for an orderly transition over the coming days and... Read more
Just over a year after The Daily market opened its doors on Savin Hill Avenue, a new restaurant is in the works for the bottom floor of that building. Local developer James Baker told the Reporter on Wednesday that he has already filed for a liquor... Read more
The Franklin Park Zoo is welcoming guests back to its indoor exhibits now that the facility’s indoor buildings are open in accordance with the City of Boston’s return to Step 1 of Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan. The Tropical Forest, Bird’s World... Read more
A group of business, academic, and government leaders from across New England praised President Biden’s proposed stimulus package on Monday as an important step to get the pandemic under control and support economic recovery. In a letter to the region’s... Read more
With the launch of Boston’s new Community Choice Electricity program this month, nearly half of Massachusetts municipalities are now buying electricity on behalf of their residents in an effort to provide cheaper, greener power. As of January, the state... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh breezed through his confirmation hearing Thursday morning in front of the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions in Washington, D.C. The committee of Senators will review and later vote to approve or deny... Read more
When Solmon and Rokeya Chowdhury opened up Shanti Indian Cuisine on Dorchester Avenue in 2001, they knew they were taking a risk. There weren’t many Indian or South Asian restaurants in the area and they couldn’t be sure if there would be enough support... Read more
Earlier this month, a heartwarming moment between a resident and her caretaker at Standish Village Assisted Living home in Lower Mills went viral, hopping the pond and making the rounds in a community in England. A video posted to social media shows... Read more
On the cover of “Hiding,” an album released by Michael Christmas at the tail end of 2020, the Boston rapper beams giddily from a glowing laptop screen in a shadowy room. The image paints a portrait of a quarantining Christmas isolated in his bedroom, his... Read more
An ordinance put forward by At-large City Councillor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu last week would require that city health officials open at least one Covid-19 vaccination site in every zip code in Boston. The proposal comes amid growing criticism of... Read more
Nearly ten months after Dorchester’s Carney Hospital was designated as the nation’s first Covid specialty hospital, the facility appears to have surmounted the hump of the crisis. Fewer than 20 Covid patients remain in the hospital’s ICU unit, according... Read more
Boston's newly installed Police Commissioner Dennis White is now on leave after allegations of domestic violence surfaced. The Boston Globe reported late Wednesday night that a judge in May 1999 issued a restraining order against White after he allegedly... Read more
Longtime community organizer Leonard M. Lee Sr., 63, threw his hat in the ring for the District 4 seat that will be left vacant by Andrea Campbell on Wednesday. It's his first time running for office, although he's been politically active for decades.“I... Read more
Althea Garrison has officially decided to try and re-claim her at-large seat on the Boston City Council after briefly pondering a mayoral run. “I have a better shot at that then running for mayor,” she told the Reporter on Tuesday. Garrison also noted... Read more
Members of the Boston City Council voted 12-0-1 to pass a Home Rule Petition that will cancel a special election if Mayor Martin Walsh vacates his office before March 5, a likely scenario given that a US Senate hearing to review his credentials to serve... Read more
A project proposed by a South Boston-based developer would bring 24 new units of housing spread across two structures on what is now an auto dealership at 1121 Dorchester Ave. near Savin Hill. The 12,000-square-foot project would include a four-story... Read more
Most people in Massachusetts recognize MCAS as the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, which public schools use to test students in a variety of subjects from grade 3 into high school.  In these times, though, students also desperately need... Read more
Covid, the No. 1 killer in the country, is preventable with a vaccine. Massachusetts is one of the world’s great centers of medicine and research, home to four outstanding medical schools and several of the world’s greatest teaching hospitals, along with... Read more

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