City Councillor Michelle Wu and Acting Mayor Kim Janey top the poll of likely Sept. 14 preliminary voters released Tuesday by the Boston Globe and Suffolk University.

Surve ... Read more.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has endorsed Ruthzee Louijeune for one of the four Boston City Council At-Large seats. Louijeune, 34, has served as senior counsel for Warren’s presidential and Senate campaigns.

“Ruthzee is ... Read more.

Boston’s mayoral candidates are in for a forum-filled Tuesday, with one in the early morning and another in the evening.

Local civic and business group leaders are hosting a forum Tuesday morning with the six ... Read more.

The Boston Police Department report arresting Michael Leoney, 58, of Dorchester, ... Read more.

Wanted for shin smashing.

The Boston Police Department is seeking help to identify and capture somebody they say got out of a car at Columbia Road and Washington Street in Dorchester ... Read more.

An internal poll from Michelle Wu’s mayoral campaign shows a tie between her and Acting Mayor Kim Janey, according to a source close to her campaign. Many likely voters remain undecided.

The source provided a ... Read more.

Hundreds flocked to Copley Square on Thursday for the seventh annual Donna Summer Disco Party, honoring the Dorchester-born Queen of Disco with their grooviest moves and flashiest ensembles.

The mostly maskless ... Read more.

Another super PAC has entered the Boston mayoral race.

Hotel and food workers have formed a super PAC to bolster Acting Mayor Kim Janey, who was endorsed by their union, UNITE HERE Local 26.

The outside ... Read more.

This Sunday, June 27th, Zimbabwean-American musician Solomon Murungu will lead a free mbira workshop at 4:00 p.m. at a location to be named later in the Ashmont/Adams neighborhood. Murungu will bring mbira instruments for ... Read more.

When Gov. Charlie Baker sailed to reelection in 2018, he nearly won the city of Boston, a bastion of Democrats.

Baker and his fellow Republican, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, came in just 3,897 votes (49 percent) behind ... Read more.

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Monday approved plans for a cannabis store at 879-881 Blue Hill Ave. across from Talbot Avenue. Shayne Cranmore will use more than 3,000 square feet in the building, which his family has ... Read more.

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a 32-unit apartment building and three townhouses along Bowdoin Street at Bowdoin Avenue. All of the units in the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp’s development at ... Read more.

All Dorchester Sports and Leadership (ADSL) received $25,000 in funding and equipment donations from Amazon last weekend. The gift included a collection of new bats, balls, slow pitch machines, and catcher suits presented ... Read more.

The developer behind a proposal to overhaul 1.3 acres and add three new buildings behind Dorchester’s South Bay shopping area has pulled back on building heights and housing density.

The project’s total number of ... Read more.

Dorchester’s Jim Hunt III will be one of the honorees at a Men’s Health Summit set for this weekend in Roxbury. Whittier Street Health Center is hosting the free event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Tremont ... Read more.

Ijeoma Duru, the principal of Roxbury Prep’s Lower Campus in Hyde Park, was honored by the Red Sox as a “Most Valuable Educator” on May 29 during a pregame ceremony. Duru, who grew up in Dorchester, spent six years as a ... Read more.

Found in Translation, a Dorchester-based nonprofit, has received a $400,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation, to be spread over 10 years, that will allow it to continue training low-income, bilingual women to become ... Read more.

Last Wednesday, 12-year-old Journey Johnson stepped onto the train platform at Blue Hill Ave. station with a freshly stamped vaccine card in hand and big plans to celebrate the start of an immunized summer vacation: ... Read more.

Editor's Note: This story by WBUR reporter Miriam Wasser was first published on June 17, 2021 by WBUR 90.9FM. You can ... Read more.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey is looking for applicants to fill two seats on the city’s seven-member school committee left vacant after a pair of resignations earlier this month.

Committee chair Alexandra Oliver-Davila ... Read more.

Subscribe to News