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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
Could this be the future of public transit in parts of Boston— perhaps even Dorchester's own Columbia Point? How about Blue Hill Avenue? Moving around town in a solar-powered “pod” that cuts down on congestion, helps the environment and gives you your... Read more
Another view of the damage to the JFK Library. Photo by Bill Forry (Thurs., April 18, 6:30p.m.)- After days of investigation, a just-released Boston Fire Department report concludes that Monday's fire at the JFK Library on Columbia Point was caused by "... Read more
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
In the mid-1990s, a group of community activists began a three-year effort— in conjunction with the state’s Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) — to re-imagine Morrissey Boulevard. The result of their work was a 1998 report that proposed an ambitious... Read more
The Massachusetts Democratic Party's state committee meeting on Thursday night will draw outgoing U.S. Sen. John Kerry and two candidates vying for his seat. Other candidates seeking statewide office in the Bay State could also put in an appearance, at... Read more
New BC High Building A large crowd of students and faculty watched today as steelworkers carefully placed the last ceremonial beam on the top of Boston College High School's latest building on its Morrissey Blvd. campus. The 28,000 square foot Cadigan... Read more
UMass Boston will test a new public address system on Friday morning (Jan. 11) at 11 a.m. The system— which will amplify pre-recorded messages for different types of emergencies using loudspeakers— is designed to reach the entire campus, but not go into... Read more
Could the wave of development hitting Columbia Point spark a renewed look at a development on top of the JFK/UMass MBTA station? Some local officials think it’s a possibility. The potential rekindling of a plan to sell “air rights” to a developer,... Read more

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