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Dorchester native Bob Harland’s involvement in A Reason to Ride, taking place on Sunday, September 9 in Danvers, is personal. The 62 year-old is a bladder cancer survivor who credits the doctors and nurses at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)... Read more
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Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BPDA for a 31-unit apartment building where the B-3 police station used to be on Morton Street next to the bridge over the train tracks and nine condos nearby on Hopkins Street, which will be next to the... Read more
In her first one-one-one interview since her historic victory, Ayanna Pressley reflects on the highs and lows of the campaign and how she sought to ‘change the math.’ Listen to excerpts from the interview at WBUR. “I was working to win, but I was... Read more
Nearly all Boston public schools used student activity funds for unrelated costs and lost account records related to spending, the mayor’s office said in a statement last Friday. After the Internal Revenue Service raised concerns last year following a... Read more
The Boston Public Schools (BPS) will offer the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for admission to the city’s three examination schools on Sat., Nov. 3, at 8 a.m. Testing will take place at seven locations across the city. The deadline for... Read more
More than one-third of all venture capital money invested in biopharmaceutical companies last year went to Massachusetts companies, with the bulk of those dollars headed to companies in Cambridge and nearby, according to a new industry report. The... Read more
Days after a new state report revealed fentanyl was detected in almost 90 percent of fatal overdoses this year, Gov. Charlie Baker suggested potential further action in the coming weeks aimed at combating the deadly synthetic opioid. “The federal... Read more
A new political action committee linked to former Gov. Deval Patrick, who has acknowledged his interest in a possible 2020 run for the White House, was launched last week with its purpose to support the Democratic Party’s efforts to win back control of... Read more
Massachusetts ranks among the bottom of all states when it comes to the growth of women-owned businesses, according to a new report. The annual “State of Women-Owned Businesses” report by American Express ranks Massachusetts 46th in the growth of women-... Read more
Last Thursday, Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston Public Schools (BPS) celebrated the opening of the Dearborn STEM 6-12 Early College Academy, Boston’s first school built and designed specifically for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning... Read more
Mattapan neighbors are hailing the results of a rejuvenated and revitalized Almont Park as a busy summer season winds down. City investments over the last several years have resulted in a major enhancements, including a new football field, tot lot,... Read more
It’s September, which means a new season of the Dot Jazz Series is on tap! The 2018-2019 iteration of the series, presented by Mandorla Music and Greater Ashmont Main Street, will kick off in style with a concert next Thursday (Sept. 13) at 7:30 p.m. in... Read more
Popular incumbent Gov. Charlie Baker will face former state budget chief and health insurance executive Jay Gonzalez in a general election matchup pitting two candidates against each other with competing visions for how the state should pay for education... Read more
A California man has been arrested and faces federal charges for allegedly threatening to kill employees at the Boston Globe in more than a dozen phone calls that federal prosecutors said were meant as “retaliation for the newspaper’s editorial response... Read more
Monday’s inaugural MR8K— a five mile run and walk through Boston’s downtown and Back Bay — was a huge success. More than 2,000 people ran or walked in the event, the first MR8- branded running event by Dorchester’s own Martin Richard Foundation. The first... Read more
With their hopes of opening a recreational marijuana shop in Fields Corner hanging in the balance, the owners of Holistic Health Group (HHG) are looking ahead to engaging in a continuing community process after they submit new plans for their Dorchester... Read more
The joy and relief of finally owning a home was written plainly on Patricia Brown’s face last week as she welcomed Mayor Martin Walsh, members of the Boston Housing Authority, and a host of reporters into her new home at the Olmsted Green development in... Read more
More than 20 years and 20 elections since she last held elected office, perennial candidate Althea Garrison is positioned to return to public office and land a seat on the Boston City Council. As the fifth-place finisher among candidates for the City... Read more
Voters in the 12th Suffolk district chose to re-elect incumbent state Rep. Dan Cullinane over his repeat challenger, Jovan Lacet, on Tuesday, while Roxbury activist Liz Miranda scored a decisive primary victory in the four-person race to succeed Rep.... Read more
Boston voters turned out in decisive fashion on Tuesday, at least compared to most state primary years, and ushered into office a wave of new and diverse faces. Amidst all the excitement around the transformational Congressional race between Ayanna... Read more

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