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Alejandra St. Guillen, director of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's Office for Immigrant Advancement, will run for an at-large Boston City Council seat, she announced Wednesday. In an email, St. Guillen said she hoped to "address growing inequalities, from... Read more

City Councillor Ayanna Pressley, Congresswoman-elect, is throwing her support to U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi to once again take up her mantle as Speaker of the House when Democrats control the chamber in January.

"There is tremendous energy and focus... Read more

Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley is bouncing between Washington and Dorchester these days, shuttling from freshman orientation week as a congresswoman... Read more

Bldg_1827_0.jpgA view of the new dorms from the campus’ Mt. Vernon Street entrance. Jennifer Smith photo

By Eliza Wilson

To the... Read more

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, fresh off her re-election win Tuesday night, said Thursday she had no timeline to decide whether to run for president, instead focusing on what she thinks Congress needs to do to keep the Russian election meddling... Read more

Fresh off her general election win, Suffolk County’s next district attorney, Rachael Rollins, said she was geared up and prepared to push local law enforcement... Read more

Today is the last chance for Bostonians to cast their ballots early in the midterm elections. Everyone else will have to trek over to their local polling station on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to vote normally.

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Support is dwindling for a ballot question that would impose mandatory limits on the maximum number of patients that can be assigned to one nurse, according to a new poll out Wednesday.

Thirty-one percent of likely voters in the WBUR/MassINC... Read more

Former state Sen. Brian Joyce, who was charged by federal prosecutors in 2017 with running his State House office as a "criminal enterprise," was found dead by his wife on Thursday in their Westport home, according to authorities.

Joyce, 56, who... Read more

Boston’s faster than expected population growth prompted the city to re-assess its housing goals, the Walsh administration announced Wednesday, as it raised the planned number of new units to be completed in 2030 from 53,000 to 69,000.

The... Read more

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