St. Mark's Area

Boston Police are investigating the circumstances around an apparent dog fighting ring that was uncovered on Monday night at a house near the Shawmut T station. At least one dog was found dead at the scene and 11 "pit bull-like" dogs were taken from... Read more

While city workers continue to refurbish Cronin/Wainwright Park in the St. Mark’s neighborhood, some nearby residents say they hope to see the playground reopen next year with a new name: that of Dr. Rev. Bill Loesch, a longtime park supporter and... Read more

City workers are busy revamping Cronin-Wainwright Park in response to a series of requests by the St. Mark’s community. The $925,000 rehab, slated for completion by June of 2012, has been underway since September and is expected to continue as long as... Read more

District 7 City Councillor Tito Jackson would not have to move or give up his seat on the City Council, according to a draft map featuring redrawn political boundaries for the city's 9 district council seats. Jackson's colleague, Michael Ross, isn't as... Read more

Polls opened at 7 a.m. across the city, with two races on the ballot in Dorchester's District 3: Two men are vying to succeed retiring City Councillor Maureen Feeney and seven-person field is fighting for the four City Council At-Large slots.

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Two sitting Boston city councillors may be forced to move from their current homes or give up their seats due to Boston population shifts that could transform the boundaries of their current districts. That's one possibility that was raised at a... Read more

John O’Toole, a local realtor and a top candidate in the District 3 City Council race, is enmeshed in a civil lawsuit with a former partner of his, according to court records. But he isn’t the only candidate who has been involved in legal actions in... Read more

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