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Gov. Baker on Friday signed a bill enabling some restaurants during the ongoing state of emergency to include beer and wine sales with food takeout/delivery orders and pushing the tax-filing deadline to July 15.

The restaurant provision in the... Read more

The Boston City Council today passed a non-binding resolution calling for a moratorium on rents, mortgage payments, evictions and foreclosures by a 12-1 vote. District 3 Councillor Frank Baker, who blocked the vote last week and sent the resolution... Read more

Housing activists continue to field urgent calls from tenants facing imminent eviction orders, even though a court-ordered pause on such removals will continue through mid-April.

Meanwhile, as legislation to halt all evictions during the COVID-... Read more

At-large City Councillor Michael Flaherty of South Boston sees his most important role during the ongoing health emergency as connecting worried constituents to vital, accurate information resources.

“With new details and orders from the... Read more

It’s long been a staple of political campaigns in the city of Boston: Volunteers going door-to-door with literature promoting candidates and seeking votes.

On Saturday, the Walsh administration will re-boot the old-school “lit-drop” to get out... Read more

Boston City Councillors tested out their online platform at their regular Wednesday meeting this week with about half of the councillors checking in via Zoom Video Communications’ video chat meeting program in keeping with social distancing guidelines... Read more

Editor's Note: Sen. Nick Collins announced Monday that the traditional pre-parade breakfast and political roast in South Boston has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of CONVID-19, the coronavirus.

“As Mayor Walsh and the city of... Read more

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren ended her presidential bid on Thursday, declining to immediately endorse any of the remaining Democratic contenders and hinting she'll talk more in the future about gender issues in a campaign that at one time included six... Read more

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Mayor Martin Walsh today announced five appointments to Boston’s newly-commissioned Cannabis Board, which will review all of the city’s applicants for marijuana licenses. One of the appointed... Read more

Former vice-president Joe Biden beat out Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by just 56 votes in the city of Boston, but won Massachusetts and eight other Super Tuesday states in a stunning reversal of presidential primary fortunes this week. The result was a... Read more

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