The nursing program at Roxbury Community College (RCC) is facing an uncertain future. Last week, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing voted to withdraw its approval of the program. Officials said several deficiencies led to the move,... Read more
Dr. Lindsa McIntyre, headmaster of the Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester, has been named the Bertram H. Holland High School Principal of the Year by the Massachusetts School Administrators’ Association. “Ms. Mac” as she’s known to students,... Read more
Joselyn Carvalho, 17, graduated at the top of her class at the Henderson K-12 Inclusion School on June 6. The Fields Corner native’s academic achievements earned her and 34 other valedictorians from the city’s school system an invitation to lunch with... Read more
An inclusive waterfront park opened on a sunny Saturday in Boston, with hundreds crowding the bright blue, yellow, and orange playgrounds to honor its namesake: Martin Richard, the vibrant eight-year-old boy who was the youngest killed in the 2013 Boston... Read more
The ADSL’s spring softball season is in full gear now after dealing with many early season rainouts. The league, which added a fifth minor league team this year, is playing games at Toohig, Walsh, Town, and Hemenway parks. Currently there is a t-ball,... Read more
The first iteration of Mattapan Love, a summer event series set in Ryan Playground, has been rescheduled after being postponed due to rain. The event, which was scheduled for Sunday, June 16, has a new rain date of Sunday, August 18. The remaining... Read more
Trains are still running sluggish this week as the MBTA works to restore normal service on the Red Line following last week’s derailment. A chorus of voices, including that of Mayor Martin Walsh, is pushing the T to halt a system-wide fare raise planned... Read more
The developers of the former Bayside Expo Center site are expanding their footprint around Columbia Point. Accordia Partners and Ares Capital closed on the 2 Morrissey Blvd. property, currently home to a Santander Bank, on Monday. “This purchase reflects... Read more
The MBTA will seek an outside review of the system's safety and practices in the wake of last week's Red Line derailment that continues to slow service on the heavily used transit line, officials said Monday. MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak told the T'... Read more
Old Morton Street fire. Photo by Boston Fire Department.
Updated June 19, 9:20 a.m. A fire that started in a vacant 5,264-square-foot multi-unit house on Old Morton Street in the late afternoon last Saturday spread to seven neighboring buildings near Lower Mills as the sun began to set. Its cause is still under... Read more
Workers at JFK/UMass
MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak said Friday afternoon he hopes the T can restore "single seat" service to and from Braintree on the Red Line by Monday, but that a final decision will be made late Sunday afternoon, after a series of test runs by trains... Read more
The Thomas J. Kenny School will add a 6th grade for the 2020-2021 school year, the school's parent council announced Friday. Parents and advocates pushed for the expansion to the Oakton Avenue elementary school, which serves students in kindergarten... Read more
The Museum of Fine Arts announced this morning it has hired Boston-based firm Casner & Edwards, LLP to conduct an external investigation of allegations of discrimination that occurred on May 16. A group of more than two dozen students from the Helen Y... Read more
The JFK Library will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with the JFK Space Summit, a daylong space symposium on Wednesday, June 19 that will feature Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and a number of special guests, including Apollo 11 pilot... Read more
Parents and students from seven communities will join advocacy groups to sue the state over disparities in public education, alleging that chronic underfunding provided to their districts unfairly leaves wide swaths of students behind compared to their... Read more
Martin’s Park, a $10 million fully-accessible city park named as a memorial to Dorchester’s Martin Richard, will be dedicated this Sat., June 15 at 11 a.m. The newly-completed park at 64 Sleeper St. in South Boston is on converted waterfront land... Read more
College Bound Dorchester celebrated the progress of its work at We Are Uncornered, the organization’s annual fundraising gala on June 5. Boston Uncornered sets the expectation of college for formerly gang involved youth and supports them as they pursue... Read more
New England Council President & CEO James T. Brett received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letter from Beacon College on Sat., May 4. Beacon College is the first accredited baccalaureate institution dedicated to educating primarily students with... Read more
As Brenda Cassellius takes over as the next superintendent of the Boston Public School system, she won’t be working alongside a cabinet-level aide to the mayor. Mayor Martin Walsh said on Friday that he won’t appoint another “education chief” for the... Read more
In the back of Micky’s Barbershop 2 on Columbia Road in Dorchester, owner Miguel Zapata sat solemnly on Monday morning, still processing the news that one of his nation’s heroes had been struck down. “I’ve been following his whole career,” he said,... Read more


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