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The Boston City Council voted unanimously today to tell the federal government to cut the nonsense and let Haitians here on "temporary protected status" visas stay here, because the awful conditions in their homeland that brought them here persist.... Read more

An upcoming deadline to renew a temporary residency program affecting more than 50,000 Haitians in the US has sparked a flurry of action by city and state representatives. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was originally granted to Haitian immigrants... Read more

Underused industrial parcels and generally underdeveloped swaths of land along a mile-long stretch of Dorchester Avenue are prime for new planning, residents and city officials agreed during a tour of the PLAN: Glover’s Corner sites last week.

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Two weeks of free riders on the Fairmount Line kicked off on Monday, a bid to boost ridership on the only commuter rail line to operate entirely within Boston.

A group of elected officials and activists stood outside Morton Street station in... Read more

After a narrow victory for Republicans in the U.S. House, Sen. Ed Markey said he does not see a viable path for Congress to agree on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, predicting doom for the effort to undo President Barack Obama's signature... Read more

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and her son, Jack Schlossberg, will present the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award to President Barack Obama on Sunday, May 7 as part of the centennial celebration of John F. Kennedy’s birth. Former First Lady... Read more

UMass says stadium "does not appear feasible."

Updated April 28, 3:31 p.m. -- Discussions between UMass Boston and Robert Kraft's sports empire to build a professional soccer stadium on the UMass-owned Bayside site in Dorchester... Read more

Rep. Capuano to underwrite the effort with campaign funds

In an unusual approach to boost transit ridership, US Congressman Michael Capuano will put over $50,000 of his own campaign funds toward a two-week period of free rides... Read more

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