Organizers behind Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games will announce today that Dorchester's Harambee Park would be a tennis venue for the Games should they come to Massachusetts–replacing previous plans to site the venue at Harvard University.... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man found stabbed shortly after midnight Sunday at 5 Ames St. was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to shut Mac's Guest House, 194 Callender St., after hearing a BPD detective recite a litany of complaints dating back years - including two active rape investigations in which police cited Mac's for "... Read more
The Boston Police Department is attacks early Wednesday that sent two men to the hospital, where one of them would be pronounced dead. Police say that shortly after 1 a.m., officers responded to a call about a man lying in the street outside 17 Greenwood... Read more
Boston's Race to City Hall 12 candidates, each determined to make it through the primary election on September 24, are what remain after 24 sought to win a nomination on the ballot to fill the seat of incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. The diverse field of... Read more
Three buildings in the Wayne Apartments complex received $9.9 million tax-exempt bond from the state’s development agency. The bond proceeds will be used to buy and renovate the three buildings, making up 72 units of affordable housing in Dorchester. The... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot around 9:45 p.m. at 70 Ames St. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The victim, in his 20s, had been shot in the chest.
The following remarks at the ‘Healing Our City’ interfaith service were delivered at the South End’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The remarks are in the order they were delivered: Mayor Thomas Menino, who rose from his wheelchair to deliver his speech,... Read more
Boston and MBTA Police are stepping up patrols this week and warning the public after a flurry of street robberies targeting women that may be the work of a single, armed bandit. The incidents have all targeted women who were walking home from Red Line... Read more