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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

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

Students report for classes in old St. Greg’s High building

Neighborhood House Charter School (NHCS) has opened a new campus in Lower Mills to house its high school expansion in a building that formerly housed St. Gregory’s High... Read more

The Boston Globe has decamped from Morrissey Boulevard, but its old Dorchester site is still busy with cars and traffic. UMass Boston has leased the newspaper’s lot for the academic year to handle overflow parking for students and faculty.

The... Read more

Boston City Councillor Ayanna Pressley will hold a first-ever hearing for girls of color who attend Boston-area schools this afternoon in Dudley Square. The listening-only hearing, which will take place at the Bruce C. Bolling Building in from 4:30 to... Read more

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday — the third year in a row the university has increased tuition for students. Last July,... Read more

UMass Boston theatre professor Rafael Jaen

Rafael Jaen, a professor of theatre at UMass Boston, was one of five faculty members across all of the University of Massachusetts system to win a 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching, an award that earned him a $10,000 honorarium and further... Read more

Sixty-five Boston public high school graduates will attend Boston University on scholarship this fall. Of those, 15 students are from Dorchester.Joe Bui, Raymond Chu, Hana Do, Nikkolette Gerald, Annie Lin, Linh Nguyen, Amanda O’Connor, Sang Phan, Karan... Read more

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy graduated 66 students from the Class of 2017 on June 8.

Valedictorians Allison Samuels from the Lower Mills Campus, Vy Phan from the Neponset Campus and Jovanny Ortiz from the Columbia Campus, each led the... Read more

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital received an unexpected gift this week from Boston Renaissance Charter Public School third grader Tamil Burnett, who used her voice to benefit a cause that was important to her.

The Dorchester girl e-... Read more

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