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This week’s latest assault on the senses emerges from— where else?— the nation’s capital, this time in the form of Attorney General Jeff “Beauregard” Sessions. The nation’s top law enforcement officer on Monday warned that the US Department of Justice... Read more

Ten candidates to date; ex-Rep Henriquez eyes return to electoral precincts

The race to fill the City Council seat being vacated by Tito Jackson as he pursues the mayoral chair grows more packed by the day, with ten prospects... Read more

Feds threats called ‘fear-monering’

In response to the top national law enforcement official vowing to hold back funds from cities that flout federal immigration law, the Massachusetts attorney general accused U.S. Attorney... Read more

Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans to join Sen. Bernie Sanders Friday night at a rally in downtown Boston.

According to the Washington D.C.-based Our Revolution, the senators plan to discuss "economic justice and resisting the Trump agenda."

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Local commercial groups and some of Boston’s most vulnerable populations would be hit hardest by President Trump’s proposed budget, Mayor Martin Walsh said at a press conference last week. His words were echoed by community leaders who asserted that... Read more

Some 165 people showed up at the IBEW union hall last Wednesday evening for an open house look at the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s PLAN: Glover’s Corner study. As attendees milled around the hall, they placed post-it notes on three... Read more

On a drizzly Tuesday morning, four members of Dorchester’s State House delegation and a couple of transportation officials gathered under an overhang on the Four Corners/Geneva Avenue platform as a hulking commuter-rail train pulled into the station,... Read more

The Boston city council is choosing to further study a “just cause” eviction ordinance proposed by Mayor Martin Walsh in order to incorporate feedback from an extended meeting and community input.

The “Jim Brooks Stabilization Act,” named after... Read more

Mayor Marty Walsh and at-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Monday outlined a plan for 152 new liquor licenses across Boston - a plan that could mean a significant number of new licenses for Dorchester and Mattapan.

Under their proposal,... Read more

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

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