In my 50 years as a Massachusetts resident, I cannot recall any time when the state was this flush with cash – billions of surplus tax dollars. Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung’s Aug. 30 column – ... Read more.

State Rep. Liz Miranda, a Roxbury native and the daughter of Cape Verdean immigrants, won Tuesday’s Democratic primary to succeed state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, besting another state representative, a former federal housing ... Read more.

It was a no-sweat primary election for Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who faced no opposition Tuesday in winning the Democratic Party’s nomination for governor in the November election, where she will face ... Read more.

It took until 9 o’clock on Tuesday morning for his opponent to concede, but interim Suffolk District Attorney Kevin Hayden had claimed victory on Tuesday night in his bitter Democratic primary against Hyde Park Councillor ... Read more.

Andrea Campbell, who represented Dorchester and Mattapan on the City Council, heads into the general election for attorney general as the Democratic nominee.

The Associated Press projected that Campbell had the ... Read more.

Chris Worrell has secured the Democratic nomination for state representative in the Fifth Suffolk district.

Worrell, 36, is a Dorchester native and the brother of City Councillor Brian Worrell, who represents ... Read more.

Interim DA Kevin Hayden’s campaign said they won on Tuesday a bitter Democratic primary against Hyde Park Councillor Ricardo Arroyo for Suffolk County district attorney, prevailing after weeks of backbiting and vicious ... Read more.

The Wu administration plans a 9.4-mile expansion of bike lanes in parts of the city, with advocates hoping Dorchester and Mattapan get slotted for later extensions.

The mayor and city transportation officials were ... Read more.

Editor's note: Polls closed in Boston at 8 p.m.

Polls opened across Boston this morning, with voters getting a final opportunity, after early voting and mail-in ballots, to make their mark in state and ... Read more.

The annual Classic Car Show returns to Dorchester Park on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. On display will be antique cars and trucks many visitors will remember from their youth and some that were in use early in the ... Read more.

Three people were shot— two fatally— at a three-decker home at 26 Melbourne St. early on Sunday morning (Sept. 4).

Boston Police were called to the scene around 3 a.m. According to NBC10 Boston, one person died at ... Read more.

Auditor candidate Chris Dempsey and Rep. Ayanna Pressley

The Communities of Color (COC) coalition and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley will hold an endorsement rally on Saturday afternoon at Ashmont Station – where Pressley is formally endorsing state auditor candidate Chris ... Read more.

The owners of the Simco's stands in Mattapan and Roslindale acknowledged they paid 20 workers below even the federal minimum wage and refused to pay overtime, in a proposed settlement of a US Department of Labor complaint ... Read more.

COC DA debate

Interim District Attorney Kevin Hayden and his opponent Ricardo Arroyo on Wednesday night faced off over allegations of misconduct at a forum hosted by the Communities of Color (COC) coalition at Mattapan’s Morningstar ... Read more.

A person was shot and killed on Van Winkle Street in Dorchester on Wednesday afternoon.

According to ... Read more.

The city of Boston is proposing a change that would take the Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) out of the cannabis permitting process and leave decisions solely up to the Boston Cannabis Board (BCB).

At a meeting on Aug ... Read more.

In September 2021, the photographer Mike Ritter spent his afternoons in Dorchester Park on yet another activity that the pandemic had made more difficult: taking photographs in a public space to, in this case, study ... Read more.

The start of the new school term is just days away, and most BPS students are preparing to return to the classroom. But for many newly arrived Haitian migrant students coming via the Texas border, summer has been a time ... Read more.

Starting with a big dream in the humble beginnings of a Jamaica Plain basement, Francisco and Cindy Marte have built one of the pre-eminent wholesale companies in the city as they supply more than 300 bodegas and corner ... Read more.

Many in the neighborhood might not fully comprehend the effort and lifestyle involved in leading a masquerade band, known as a ‘Mas Band,’ for Boston Carnival, but one life-long Dorchester resident has been living it ... Read more.

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