On the field, Liam Ryan wasn’t a late bloomer – it just took people a little while to notice he’d already blossomed.

The 20-year-old Neponset native and lacrosse standout at Rivier University in Nashua, NH, scored 35 goals and racked up 55... Read more

Calling for more funding and less standardized testing, about 200 Boston Public School students walked out of their classes on Tuesday afternoon to attend a rally at City Hall. The scene was in marked contrast to a rally on Boston Common in March when... Read more

Supporters of the Catholic Schools Fund, led by Fidelity’s Peter Lynch (shown above) visited the Lower Mills campus of Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy last Thursday, May 5. The visit was 50 part of the annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Bus Tour.... Read more

In November there will likely be a referendum question on the state ballot proposing to lift the cap on charter schools. I believe that approval of this referendum will bleed our public schools dry and can only hurt the great majority of families in... Read more

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is now recruiting high school students to participate its Summer Enrichment Program. Established in 2014 by Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins the program provides summer employment for Suffolk County teens who are... Read more

One of Dorchester’s most important institutions is marking its 20th year this week. Project D.E.E.P., the Dorchester Educational Enrichment Program based at the Leahy-Holloran Community Center, will celebrate this milestone at its annual Volunteer and... Read more

Families of Boston Public School students will be briefed by school officials at two meetings early this week after water fountains being tested for lead exposure were mistakenly left operational, officials said.

Four facilities — including... Read more

The Feeney brothers, Greg and Brendan, who operate a private utility contractor company in Dorchester, have been investing in their work force through a training program conducted at Bunker Hill Community College. The two-year course, which trains... Read more

As graduating high school seniors receive college responses, many find themselves wait-listed. The wait list has become a rite of passage; neither accepted nor rejected, “listers” are cast adrift in the college application process. Although, I suppose... Read more


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