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With recovery efforts still ongoing after gas explosions rocked the Merrimack Valley last Thursday in Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence, forcing thousands to evacuate, Boston politicians are looking to get an updated read on the city’s gas... Read more

Boston City Councillor-at-Large Annissa Essaibi-George will kick off a series of town hall meetings later this month that will stretch across the city throughout the fall. The first will be held on Thurs., Sept. 25 at the Thelma D. Burns Building in... Read more

Liz Miranda was up at 7 a.m. last Tuesday, and promptly told she was banished from the campaign office. She cast her vote for the first time at her new home precinct, the Lilla J. Frederick School, went with her family to the Roxbury precinct where she... Read more

Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley will be resigning effective Sept. 26 to become senior counsel for Mintz Levin and senior advisor for ML Strategies, the Suffolk County District Attorney announced Wednesday from his Boston offices.

He has... Read more

The state’s most powerful Democrats convened in Dorchester this morning to map out their coordinated strategy ahead of the November election. Based on their initial comments to media after they broke from their huddle, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker can... Read more

Suffolk County voters made a series of paradigm-shifting choices at the polls last week, among them electing the first woman of color as the Democratic nominee for... Read more

Rollins rolls in DA race; Miranda wins in 5th Suffolk; Cullinane beats back tough challenge in 12th

Dorchester's own Ayanna Pressley will leave the Boston City Council next year for a new desk in a bigger chamber: She has... Read more

One of the busiest and flashiest races of the local primary season — and one for which advocates are straining to drum up public awareness — is the contest for the Suffolk County district attorney’s office.

The incumbent DA, Dan Conley, is... Read more

There was no love lost between Secretary of State William Galvin and Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim who squared off in a tense half-hour television debate on Tuesday evening, trading verbal punches and innuendo as the two battle in a Democratic turf... Read more

Under a white tent in City Hall Plaza Tuesday, the MBTA set up a mockup of the new Red Line car scheduled to hit the tracks for testing by March of next year. Before letting the public take its tour of the train car, Gov. Charlie Baker and Secretary of... Read more

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