Backlash is mounting this week following the abrupt demotion from the Boston Police Department’s command staff of a veteran officer who had recently been appointed to the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission that is aimed at improving... Read more
A unified group of elected officials of color, union advocates, and civil rights attorneys rallied beside Councillor Julia Mejia on Wednesday morning in calling for an audit of the city’s hiring, firing, discipline, and promotional processes – noting that... Read more
A range of options for re-designing the Morrissey Boulevard corridor were presented at a public meeting of the Morrissey Boulevard Commission last Thursday night (May 2) at Boston College High School in front of a crowd of roughly 70 people, with another... Read more
US Rep. Ayanna Pressley and 5th Suffolk District state Rep. Chris Worrell hosted a “Coffee with the Congresswoman” event at First Parish Dorchester on Tuesday (April 23) where Pressley shared some of the projects she had taken on over her past five years... Read more
In letter, board members say Wu administration ‘disregards’ their oversight role on projects In a communication addressed to Mayor Wu that is rife with potential consequences for development in Boston, including the controversial renovations proposal at... Read more
Haiti’s deepening crises have so far been resistant to the Biden Administration’s proposed solutions, but that is because the United States resolutely blocks the easiest solution of all – ceasing the interference that generated the crises in the first... Read more
Boston voters went to the polls on Tuesday to complete balloting for the presidential primary. President Joe Biden was, by far, the top vote getter, receiving 40,141 votes or 77 percent of the those cast by those who picked a Democratic ballot. The “no... Read more
Attorney General Andrea Campbell said on Monday that her office intends to “hold folks accountable” for the financial crisis at Steward Health Care that threatens the stability of the state’s public health system. The Mattapan Democrat, who lives just... Read more
Dorchester's Maura S. Doyle, Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court in Suffolk County, will not seek re-election this year, according to Doyle's office. Doyle, first elected 28 years ago, is currently the longest-serving elected official who lives in... Read more
About 30 people attended meeting held at UMass Boston Members of the state-run Morrissey Boulevard Commission discussed climate resiliency options for the boulevard’s re-design during its second public meeting on Tuesday evening at UMass Boston. The... Read more


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