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US Congressmen Stephen Lynch and Michael Capuano have joined a chorus of Massachusetts voices calling for Jeff Session’s resignation as Attorney General, after reports surfaced that he twice spoke to the Russian ambassador to the United States over the... Read more

Students at the University of Massachusetts-Boston were asked Wednesday to be on alert after campus officials learned an apparent white supremacy group has been posting "intimidating" flyers on campus.

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US Congressman Michael Capuano wants to give Fairmount Line commuters a free ride, at least for a short time, in the hope of raising awareness and usage along the line. He is pushing for a trial promotion along the nine-mile stretch to “anybody and... Read more

Boston’s public schools are in line for a massive overhaul in the next decade, with the majority of facilities in need of some repair and changing educational standards expected to push the limits of the district’s existing building capacity, according... Read more

About 30 neighbors and business owners gathered at St. Mark’s Church hall on Monday night to discuss a proposed five-story, mixed use development slated for a stretch of Dorchester Avenue near Peabody Square. The building proposal is presently under... Read more

The MBTA will pump $7.9 million into a repair project that will keep its fleet of PCC trolley cars running on the Mattapan High Speed Line for “the near future” as an independent review of the line’s infrastructure continues this year. T officials say... Read more

With many residents frustrated over drivers careening down neighborhood side streets, some individuals and community groups are looking to the city’s Neighborhood Slow Streets program for relief.

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Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday announced funding for 10 affordable housing developments across Boston, a nearly $22 million investment to preserve or produce 602 housing units. Dorchester and Mattapan projects account for half of these approvals,... Read more

A Zoning Board of Appeals decision that has green-lighted the demolition of a single-family home to clear the way for a three-story building with six apartments in Ashmont has caused waves in community meetings throughout Dorchester, with residents... Read more

A large crowd gathered at the Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain last Thursday evening (Feb. 2) to address health care, affordable housing, and criminal justice reform. The crowd, which overflowed from the church’s main hall, was made up of more than... Read more

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