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After 38 years of teaching English in the Boston school system, notably at the John D. O’Bryant School, one of the city’s three exam schools, Brenda Chaney has left her classroom days behind. She could have retired years ago, she said, but she kept... Read more
Students, faculty and staff crowded into a University of Massachusetts ballroom Wednesday morning to decry recently-approved student fee increases, which they said are akin to "digging an ever-deeper well of student debt." "The level of student debt has... Read more
Students returning for the first day of school were greeted with a rousing welcome from neighborhood men who lined the entryway of the Mattahunt Elementary in Mattapan this morning. The event — inspired by similar events across the US— was intended to "... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh and his administration have an opportunity to flip their disappointment over the demise of the Boston 2024 bid into a robust, thoughtful, and efficient execution of large-scale redevelopment in Boston. But rather than focus first on... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man shot on Bailey Street at Dorchester Avenue Saturday evening died. The man was shot shortly before 6 p.m., police say. He appeared at the Carney Hospital with another man, also bleeding. That man was treated and... Read more
A rendering of the future J. Donald Monan, SJ Park, a baseball complex that will be shared by BC High, UMass Boston and the community. Image courtesy Stantec/UMass Boston/BC High In a big boost for baseball players and fans of all ages in Dorchester and... Read more
The Saint William's Dorchester Fund will be holding its fifth annual Scholarship Awards & Social Evening on Thursday, May 14 at the Phillips Banquet Facility, 780 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester. The event begins at 7:15p.m. with a social hour, to be... Read more
Mather School project: The plan for the Mather School property, showing location of proposed Green Space improvements (outlined in white at upper left).A new green space and permanent public art project is being considered for the Mather Elementary School... Read more
An aerial view of the Columbia Point area shows the property owned by the Boston Teachers Union in a red box. Image courtesy BTU/Tetra Tech, Inc. Boston 2024 talking with some stakeholders; but no meeting yet with Teachers Union Columbia Point –... Read more
In the wake of the roof collapse at the Bayside Exp Center last week, UMass Boston will speed up its long-planned demolition of the partly collapsed building to make way in the short term for more parking spaces for students and faculty. The building,... Read more

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