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While overall state spending has increased substantially and maintenance costs have grown due to inflation, the annual state allotment for local road repairs has remained $200 million for six out of the past seven years.

As a result, cities and... Read more

IMG_4273.jpgThe crumble is real— A view of the Beades Bridge on Morrissey Boulevard this week.

People are increasingly fed up with the worsening... Read more

The scene on Windermere Road

The Boston Police Department is investigating a shooting on Windermere Road around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday that left three people wounded and one man dead.

The shooting happened about midway between Stoughton Street and Cushing Avenue.

A... Read more

Roughly six months after a vandal targeted the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Morrissey Boulevard, the site has been outfitted with a security camera to deter... Read more

City officials and community leaders will gather in Peabody Square on Friday at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the official completion of the renovation and revitalization of the square’s east and west plazas.

Greater Ashmont... Read more

With key City Hall posts vacant or soon to be vacant, safe streets activists think now is the perfect time for Boston's city government to consolidate two departments into one and to more fully embrace the "Vision Zero" movement that is seeking to... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports that two men, both in their 40s, were fatally shot at 12 Violet St. around 11:05 p.m. on Saturday.

Both were taken to local hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

Anyone with information can... Read more

Commuter rail service on Fairmount Line, which was replaced by shuttle bus service today due to an incident last night, has been fully restored this afternoon. A spokesperson for Keolis Commuter Services, the company operating and maintaining the... Read more

After being dragged into the days-long spat between Gov. Charlie Baker and Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins, Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday that it's up to Rollins who to prosecute in her county and she looks forward to talking... Read more

On Tuesday morning, the 22-year-old man shuffled his way to a podium inside Dorchester Court’s First Session. His legs were in iron shackles, his hands in cuffs. Dressed in a t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers, he had come to court from a holding cell just... Read more

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