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Boston voters will see some new faces when they arrive at their polling locations next Tuesday. City high school students have been recruited to help set-up, greet voters and prepare ballots for pick up through a new initiative. Roughly 40 students... Read more

Only five days remain until the Sept. 26 preliminary election for Boston’s municipal offices. Voters citywide will be asked to choose one of four men on the mayoral ballot, which includes incumbent Martin J. Walsh. The top two finishers will advance to... Read more

Roudnie Célestin will take over as Mayor Martin Walsh’s new Mattapan neighborhood liaison and citywide liaison for the Haitian community this week. A native of Pétion-Ville, Haiti, Célestin has lived in Boston since 2003. She is a graduate of UMass... Read more

The Fairmount Line is unique in the MBTA's commuter rail system, running almost entirely within Boston and serving a ridership that is primarily black and Latino.

Dorchester Rep. Evandro Carvalho wants the MBTA to experiment with changing... Read more

Legislators will hold a hearing Monday on state Rep. Evandro Carvalho’s bill proposing a two-year pilot to bring the Fairmount Line closer to a... Read more

Mayor Martin Walsh announced the creation of a new city fund this week that aims to combat the Trump administration’s anti-immigration policies and protect the legal status of Boston’s immigrant and refugee citizens.

The fund will put $1.4... Read more

Mayoral candidate City Councillor Tito Jackson made an appearance at the Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association’s first meeting of the fall on Monday, two weeks before the preliminary election. Jackson pitched his story and solicited votes from members... Read more

In the city election’s most crowded contest, 13 candidates are presently vying to win voter’s support to become the next District 7 city councillor. With the Sept. 26 run-off election less than four weeks away— and only a few days until the deadline... Read more

Felix G. Arroyo, chief of health and human services for the city of Boston, was fired by Mayor Martin Walsh last Thursday after “a comprehensive internal investigation” into allegations that he harassed a woman who worked for him, according city... Read more

The city of Boston’s chief financial officer, David Sweeney, a man with deep roots in Dorchester, will take over as chief of staff for Mayor Martin Walsh on Sept. 1, the mayor’s office announced last Friday. As the mayor’s top aide, his... Read more

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