Shuttle buses to replace trains during off-peak times starting June 3

The Blue Hill Avenue station, now under construction, has been a long time coming. Mattapan residents held out for years waiting on the stop, the last of four... Read more

The Massachusetts Senate passed a $40.8 billion budget last week that emphasizes investments in local aid, education, health and human services, housing, and workforce development.

Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, who represents Dorchester, Mattapan,... Read more

The governor and mayor of Boston will make a bipartisan pitch today for a tuition-free college program available to Boston residents, but a Democrat running for governor is vying to make free public college for all part of the 2018 campaign.

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While Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councillor Tito Jackson have dominated most of the conversation in this still-young campaign season, a third candidate has quietly locked down enough... Read more

Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off his re-election bid in Dorchester last weekend, gathering with staff and supporters at the Boston Pizza and Grill before canvassing homes around Uphams Corner on Saturday.

“As we move forward into the campaign,... Read more

Glover’s Corner ‘visioning’ keys in on affordability

How best to preserve neighborhood diversity and housing equity while also accommodating ongoing and much-needed growth consumed the conversation at a Glover’s Corner visioning... Read more

The nomination papers are in and the municipal election race is now underway. Candidates seeking a mayoral or city council seat in the fall election were required to submit their papers and signatures for verification by Tuesday.

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More than 58,000 Haitians living in the United States, including 4,700 in Massachusetts, will have their temporary immigration protections extended for six months, a timeframe some Bay State officials said Monday is not long enough.

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The Boston City Council voted unanimously today to tell the federal government to cut the nonsense and let Haitians here on "temporary protected status" visas stay here, because the awful conditions in their homeland that brought them here persist.... Read more

An upcoming deadline to renew a temporary residency program affecting more than 50,000 Haitians in the US has sparked a flurry of action by city and state representatives. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was originally granted to Haitian immigrants... Read more


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