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Hundreds of striking Stop & Shop workers and friends in the labor community received a pep talk Thursday afternoon from former Vice President Joe Biden, who visited Dorchester to lend his support to the workers fighting proposed reductions in... Read more

U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley and State Senator Jamie Eldridge joined a coalition of activists who called for less military spending and more funding for education, health care and affordable housing at a ‘Tax Day Rally’ held in Dorchester on Wed... Read more

With key City Hall posts vacant or soon to be vacant, safe streets activists think now is the perfect time for Boston's city government to consolidate two departments into one and to more fully embrace the "Vision Zero" movement that is seeking to... Read more

Last month, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) invited public comment for the... Read more

Mattapan trolley riders call for infrastructure repairs and new vehicles

MBTA officials have asked for input from residents about their current plan for the future of the Ashmont-Mattapan trolley line — and they got it on Wednesday evening at... Read more

Lofty goals for setting affordable housing requirements and limiting displacement in the Glover’s Corner planning area are admirable, Mayor Martin Walsh told activists during a community dinner last week, but impractical unless there are new channels... Read more

The UMass Building Authority will ask the university's board of trustees to approve a developer chosen to lease and re-develop the Bayside campus in a meeting on Thursday morning. UMass took control of the 20 acre site of the former Bayside Expo Center... Read more

Traffic experts have long deemed Los Angeles and Washington, where roadways are crowded for most of the day, as the cities with the most agonizing driving delays. But one report that dug down into a specific metric found that Boston might be the worst... Read more

The development team for Dot Block, a large mixed-use project heading for Glover’s Corner, filed a notice of project change this week. The revised project expands the amount of green space in return for an underground parking structure and a reduction... Read more

On board, riders offer opinions on the revamp

After they heard on Monday about the ten-year preliminary plan to phase out the 70-... Read more

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