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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

Voters in the Fifth Suffolk House District have two strong choices in the Democratic primary, local leaders say, between Darrin Howell and Liz Miranda, the frontrunners and staples of neighborhood activism.

The Dorchester-Roxbury district —... Read more

A lively Tuesday afternoon debate between U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano and City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley was another referendum on the value of experience versus a call for change and evolving representation.

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Boston will expand its police body camera pilot across the city “through a phased-in approach,” Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday afternoon, just after the... Read more

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano still has a hefty lead over City Councillor Ayanna Pressley, who is challenging him for the Massachusetts 7th Congressional seat, according to a WBUR poll released today.

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Attorney General Maura Healey has endorsed City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley in the race for the Massachusetts 7th Congressional seat.

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p 11 w Finer Baker_grand_bargain SHNS REP 29-18.pngGov. Charlie Baker sat down to sign the "grand... Read more

One candidate recalled visiting family locked up there. Others vying for office mentioned clients behind the facility's bars. And another aspiring pol recalled a young man who had passed through its walls before becoming point guard for a neighborhood... Read more

There will be no legal recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts on July 1. And though regulators expect to approve business licenses next week, there can be no legal retail sales until an independent testing laboratory applies and is licensed by... Read more

Amid national debate over enforcement of illegal immigration laws, Congressional candidate Ayanna Pressley on Monday called for the defunding of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, known as ICE, and a path to citizenship for all... Read more

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