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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

Mayor Martin Walsh has endorsed US Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts Seventh Congressional District where the ten-term incumbent is facing a challenge from Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley.

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City Council President Andrea Campbell is calling for a hearing to examine diversity in law enforcement and public safety agencies. She plans to file a hearing order at the weekly council meeting on Wed., April 25.

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Mayor Martin Walsh is endorsing US Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts Seventh Congressional District, where the 10-term incumbent is facing a challenge from City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley.

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Anger and resentment that had been simmering among UMass Boston students and staff for the past week, since UMass Amherst announced a deal to purchase... Read more

UMass Boston’s interim chancellor, Barry Mills, has moved to ease anxieties and boost morale on the Dorchester campus as a controversy over UMass Amherst’s planned acquisition of Mount Ida College embroiled the statewide university system. Mills, who... Read more

US Senator Elizabeth Warren addressed a range of national and local issues at a Thursday evening town hall sponsored by the Dorchester Reporter. A crowd of 400 people at the Boston Teachers Union hall on Columbia Point listened and engaged with the... Read more

The sweeping criminal justice reform package that has been in the works for about three years on Beacon Hill could land on the governor's desk by the end of the day Wednesday.

Both branches of the Legislature plan to take votes on accepting the... Read more

State Rep. Nick Collins easily won the Democratic nomination to replace Linda Dorcena Forry as the next state senator in the First Suffolk district on Tuesday. According to unofficial elections results, Collins amassed 3,722 votes— or 94.59 percent of... Read more

Locally owned restaurants are the backbone of our business districts and our city’s fabric. They are often the path of least resistance for our returning citizens, immigrants, and others who face barriers to employment. They are proven pathways to... Read more

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