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Seven years ago, a small group met around the small defunct fountain in Coppens Square Park across Bowdoin Street from St. Peter’s Church. The city’s Browne Fund was holding $20,000 in reserve for a study of the ... Read more.

Package stores in Massachusetts are offering a compromise ballot question that would increase the number of licenses available to food stores, but leave a license cap in place.

The head of the Massachusetts Package ... Read more.

For the third consecutive summer, a row of homes belonging to Vietnamese immigrants on Roseland Street is in bloom. The informal urban garden, home to buzzing pollinators and scallions that reach three feet tall, is ... Read more.

Should Boston officials follow New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s lead on a phased-in mandate that requires people eating, working, and seeking entertainment in indoor spaces to prove that they’ve been vaccinated ... Read more.

A mayoral debate sponsored by a media consortium is set for Thursday, Sept. 9.

WBUR, The Boston Globe, WCVB is joining UMass Boston’s Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies to host the debate at WBUR’s ... Read more.

The Sept. 14 preliminary election for the City Council seat in District 7 now held by Acting Mayor Kim Janey, which includes parts of Dorchester, Roxbury and the South End, has attracted eight candidates.

Janey, ... Read more.

Boston’s eastern boundary is nearly all waterfront, from the mouth of the Neponset River between Dorchester and Quincy, to the Belle Isle Marsh by Logan International Airport.

But getting to those spaces isn’t easy ... Read more.

As part of its efforts to expand into new markets, JPMorgan Chase has opened a branch on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan.

The banking giant, headquartered in New York, is focusing on supporting the “underbanked” —  ... Read more.

Developers at the non-profit Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) aired their revised proposal for a three-building development near Grove Hall that would include homeownership and affordable rental ... Read more.

House parties are a tried-and-true method of connecting with voters— something that mayoral candidate and current at-large councillor Annissa Essaibi George knows well. She has frequently used her home on Mayhew Street in ... Read more.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey is seeking to reconstruct the coalition that sent Marty Walsh to City Hall. How far along she is in assembling that coalition, a mixture of progressive activists and union members, depends on whom ... Read more.

Citing the emergence of the Delta variant, Centers for Disease Control Director Rochelle Walensky signed a new eviction moratorium order Tuesday that expires on Oct. 3 and applies to tenants in U.S. counties experiencing ... Read more.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey appeared to voice skepticism on Tuesday about Boston copying New York City’s move to require proof of Covid-19 vaccination inside restaurants and gyms.

The New York requirement goes into ... Read more.

No one wants to return to the dark days of 2020 with restaurants shuttered, classrooms emptied, and hockey rinks and stadiums devoid of fans. But with a dangerous variant of the Covid-19 disease careening through the US ... Read more.

The airwaves are starting to get crowded with mayoral advertisements. Annissa Essaibi George, one of the five major mayoral contenders, on Tuesday released a 30-second spot that her campaign says will run on broadcast, ... Read more.

Cautioning against efforts to "privatize the shoreline and forfeit opportunities for waterfront parks and open space," seven environmental protection groups are calling on Boston Mayor Kim Janey to withdraw the city's ... Read more.

U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh came to Copley Square to tout the Biden administration’s support for 12 weeks of paid family or medical leave for every American worker. But once that was dispensed with, he fell into a ... Read more.

State Representative Liz Miranda of the Fifth Suffolk District has endorsed Tania Anderson in the race to succeed Kim Janey as the city councillor for District 7. Eight men and women will compete for two finalist slots in ... Read more.

A citywide assortment of community groups, under the banner of Right to the City Vote, on Saturday endorsed Acting Mayor Kim Janey's campaign for a full four-year term.

Janey, who ascended to the mayor’s seat in ... Read more.

Massachusetts public health officials are now advising vaccinated people who have weakened immune systems, who are at an increased risk of severe COVID-19 because of age or health conditions, or who live with anyone who ... Read more.

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