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Mayor Walsh’s proposed FY ’17 budget includes a five-year capital plan that outlines some much-needed infrastructure improvements in Dorchester and Mattapan. The plan lays out intentions, not hard and fast promises to deliver funding. But it nonetheless... Read more
Boston’s building boom has triggered furious growth in the city’s culinary scene with new restaurants popping up across the neighborhoods. The city’s public vocational high school – Madison Park Technical Vocational in Roxbury— is poised to help staff... Read more
General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will address students at the Boston College High School’s 153rd commencement on May 22. Gen. Dunford is the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, and the principal military... Read more
A increase in the cap on charter school enrollment in Massachusetts would be tied to major new investments in all public schools starting two years from now under a proposal released Thursday by Senate leaders that could serve to heat the debate over... Read more
The Boston Arts Academy Spirituals Ensemble, led by Dorchester’s Tyrone Sutton, has been selected for a 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award, one of only two schools in New England to earn the award. Barry Hetherington photoLast week, faculty... Read more
Several thousand Boston public school students walked out of their classrooms and onto the city’s streets on Monday morning, protesting budget cuts at schools in Boston and across the country. The action was part of a coordinated national response to the... Read more
Parents, students, and educators gathered at Dorchester’s Kroc Center on Wednesday evening to discuss the proposed Boston Public School budget for the upcoming year, which include across-the-board cuts to the city's high schools. Boston City Councillors... Read more
Students, faculty members and parents expressed serious concerns about proposed Boston Public School budget cuts at a lengthy town hall forum at Boston Latin School on Monday night. City Councillors Tito Jackson and Annissa Essaibi-George, who lead the... Read more
The Boston Public School Committee held the first of three public hearings on proposed budget cuts for the upcoming fiscal year on Tuesday evening at the Lilla G. Fredrick School on Columbia Road. An audience mostly comprised of students, their teachers,... Read more
Catherine T. Brandley, the current principal of St. John Paul II Catholic Academy’s Neponset Academy, will take on a new role as regional director at the end of this academic year. The academy’s board of trustees announced Wednesday that Brandley will... Read more

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