Meetinghouse Hill

Boston's coffers ended fiscal year 2010 with a $9.1 million surplus, a fiscal watchdog group reports.

The Boston Municipal Research Bureau said Monday that the $9.1 million represents represents 0.4 percent of that fiscal year's $2.3 billion in... Read more

Former state Rep. Charlotte Golar Richie is taking a top job at an organization that sponsors programs providing job skills to underemployed youth.

YouthBuild USA on Tuesday announced that Richie, a veteran of both the State House and City Hall... Read more

The City Council on Wednesday voted 11-2 to pass Mayor Thomas Menino’s $2.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2011. Councillors also voted unanimously to pass a home rule petition – which requires approval from the mayor, the governor and the state... Read more

From a fundraiser for the First Parish Church's steeple restoration.

On a single dead-end street on Meetinghouse Hill, two extremes of Dorchester's troubled multi-family housing market can be found side by side. The difference between these two three-deckers on Navillus Terrace - creatively named for a man named... Read more

Between two pillars and an iron arch that read "Stanley Bellevue Urban Wild," Mayor Thomas Menino declared last Saturday that the ground upon which he stood would remain an urban wild in perpetuity. Neighbors delighted in what had been a long process... Read more

The Ronan Park Multicultural Festival this year likely would have been marked with a somber tribute to John Beresford, who was killed there in May trying to stop a pair of muggers.

Beresford had, after all, been one of an earnest band of... Read more

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