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The development company that has agreed to buy the former Boston Globe complex on Morrissey Boulevard is proposing to renovate and re-use the existing newspaper facility as a hub for high-tech jobs, including robotics.

Todd Fremont-Smith,... Read more

The filmmaker Maurice Fitzpatrick’s new documentary, “In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America,” will be screened at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Dorchester at a free forum on Tues., Oct. 10. The showing will be followed by a discussion... Read more

The Boston Globe has decamped from Morrissey Boulevard, but its old Dorchester site is still busy with cars and traffic. UMass Boston has leased the newspaper’s lot for the academic year to handle overflow parking for students and faculty.

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The UMass Building Authority responded forcefully against proposed legislation to hem in the university’s development arm, a portion of... Read more

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate will host a conversation with former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy on Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m. The talk will center around the role of government in promoting our nation’s public health... Read more

Now that the Boston Globe has moved its offices downtown and its printing presses to Taunton, its old 16-acre headquarters on Morrissey Boulevard sits nearly empty, although the New York Times is still being printed there and delivery trucks are still... Read more

I commend the Department of Conservation and Recreation for planning modern upgrades for Morrissey Boulevard (MB). However, in my opinion,... Read more

Transit police responded to an incident at the JFK/UMass station. Rowan Walrath photo

A medical emergency involving a person on the tracks at JFK/UMass Station brought shuttle buses and transit police to the Red Line and commuter rail station on Thursday afternoon.

A person who was on the tracks was transported to a local... Read more

 A participant at a June 14 arts forum at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate in Dorchester

Some people drew a blank when the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate opened on Columbia Point two years ago. I remember thinking, “Institute for the U.S. Senate? What’s that?” But now I know better and can appreciate how much the... Read more

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday — the third year in a row the university has increased tuition for students. Last July,... Read more

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