23 bus at Ashmont MBTA Station
Mayor Michelle Wu’s $8 million fare-free bus proposal, which targets three bus lines as part of a two-year pilot, on Wednesday cleared the City Council on a 12-1 vote. Dorchester Councillor Frank Baker was the lone "no" vote. Dorchester's Erin Murphy, who... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker, a two-term Republican who at his peak was one of the most popular governors in the country, will not seek a third term, throwing wide open the 2022 race for the state's top political office after close to two years of managing through... Read more
Marty Walsh and Charlie Baker had what wags called a “bromance,” a close relationship that started when the Boston mayor and the Massachusetts governor stayed in constant contact during the battery of winter storms in 2015. With Walsh’s elected successor... Read more
Blue Hill Ave
Federal transportation officials are set to send $15 million to Massachusetts for an overhaul of Blue Hill Avenue, a project aimed at improving access to public transportation and refashioning a key economic corridor of the city, US Reps. Ayanna Pressley... Read more
Mayor Wu at Ashmont
Mayor Michelle Wu appeared outside Ashmont’s MBTA station on Thursday to promote her proposal for spending $8 million in federal funds on making three bus lines fare-free for the next two years. Standing behind Wu on her second full day as mayor were... Read more
Janey Wu
Mary Lou Akai-Ferguson, who served as Michelle Wu’s mayoral campaign manager, has signed on as interim chief of staff for the nascent administration. The Wu transition team also announced that Attorney General Maura Healey's former chief of staff will... Read more
Essaibi George
Annissa Essaibi George on Friday took to Facebook and email to thank supporters of her mayoral campaign as she winds down her time on the City Council. “We all worked so hard in this race, and while I do wish the outcome was different, I will support... Read more
A former local lawmaker and the head of a Dorchester-based union are on Mayor-elect Michelle Wu’s roster of transition advisers as she moves toward her swearing-in next Tuesday and beyond. Charlotte Golar Richie, a former state lawmaker who served in... Read more
The swearing-in ceremony of Mayor-elect Michelle Wu is set for Tuesday, Nov. 16 at noon, inside the City Council’s chamber. In a statement, Wu said a “full inauguration” is scheduled for January. The swearing-in, through a “brief” oath of office, is meant... Read more
Brian Worrell won 62 percent of the vote on Tuesday to claim the District 4 city council seat that will be vacated by Andrea Campbell in January. The 38-year-old first-time candidate defeated former state Rep. Evandro Carvalho by winning all but two of... Read more


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