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Mayor Martin Walsh will leave for Ireland tomorrow for five days, his second international trip as mayor, during which he will receive several ceremonial awards and participate in the unveiling of Kilkerrin Rock.

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Standing in front of the housing development where he grew up, Congressman Stephen Lynch joined other Democrats Monday calling for a $70 billion investment in public housing around the country over five years.

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US Rep. Michael Capuano and Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley, a challenger for his 7th district congressional seat in the primary election in September, once again staked out similar policy grounds, this time at a racial justice forum in... Read more

Mayor Martin Walsh reiterated today that his administration is “open to the idea” of the city of Boston taking more control of the University of Massachusetts-Boston campus in Dorchester, a prospect first floated Wednesday in a Boston Globe column.... Read more

The months-long scandal involving Senate President Stanley Rosenberg and his accused husband came to a head on Thursday when the Amherst Democrat bowed to pressure from his colleagues to resign, marking an ignominious end to a more than 30-year career... Read more

State Rep. Nick Collins won a landslide victory on Tuesday as he secured the First Suffolk senate seat in a special election. Collins earned 86.23 percent of votes cast across Dorchester, South Boston, Mattapan and Hyde Park.

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This train is making local stops.

That was the message from House budget-writers to the MBTA when it comes to erecting billboards and similar outdoor ad space that the cash-hungry T views as a revenue-generator and others see as an eyesore.... Read more

Reshaping the contest about five weeks before the party's nominating convention, former Newton mayor Setti Warren announced Thursday he is quitting the race for governor after conceding he could not raise the money necessary to unseat Republican Gov.... Read more

At the end of day today, residents of a swath of South Boston, Dorchester, and Mattapan will have a new senator – at least through the fall of this year.

State Rep. Nick Collins, who won his uncontested Democratic primary in the First Suffolk... Read more

State Rep. Nick Collins has filed three state budget amendments related to UMass operations that he said were intended to help close the Boston campus’ budget gap and ensure that no state funds would be used for private college acquisitions. Ultimately... Read more

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