To the Editor:
As a parent at the Lee Academy Pilot School on Dunbar Avenue, I’ve been very happy with my daughters’ educations, but utterly shocked by the condition of Boston Public School buildings.
As detailed in the... Read more.
Four mayoral candidates joined the Boston Pride Mayoral Forum on Monday, highlighting LGBTQ policy priorities ahead of the Sept. 14 preliminary.
The candidates who participated in the panel included John Barros, who served... Read more.
“The car is no longer king in Boston,” the late Mayor Thomas Menino said a decade ago. Given the pre-pandemic studies showing that the region’s clogged roadways are among the worst in the country, the car seems to have done... Read more.
On Wednesday, 12-year-old Journey Johnson stepped onto the train platform at Blue Hill Ave. station with a freshly stamped vaccine card in hand and big plans to celebrate the start of an immunized summer vacation: Coffee ice... Read more.
A recent poll on the Boston mayor’s race offers another snapshot of the six-way contest.
The poll — conducted for a new coalition that includes a construction union, a developer and a real estate investment and development... Read more.
The developer behind a proposal to overhaul 1.3 acres and add three new buildings behind Dorchester’s South Bay shopping area has pulled back on building heights and housing density.
The project’s total number of planned... Read more.
Outside political groups are teeing up for the Boston mayoral race as the Sept. 14 preliminary approaches, with some bold-faced names, including Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, pouring money into one of the groups.
“Better Boston... Read more.
This coming Saturday, Boston will celebrate the first-ever official Juneteenth holiday here, though it has been observed for a long time in Texas as an occasion of unity and reconnection on the anniversary of the day slaves...
Last fall, the Boston School Committee was preparing to vote for a new policy that for the first time would give fairer access to students of color seeking to get into the city’s three exam schools. For a generation, Blacks...
To the Editor:
Protecting mature trees should be a norm in the city’s policies, practices, and mentality. Unfortunately, it is not. It is a constant battle. Citizens try to stay aware and be vocal about saving trees, but...
Last week Dorchester Art Project announced the launch of “Tiny DAP Concerts,” a new intimate, virtual showcase inspired by NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts that will look to highlight Greater Boston artists who are rising the ranks...
Last week’s Reporter carried good news about a long-awaited project to patch a 0.7-mile missing link in the Neponset Greenway, between Tenean Beach and Morrissey Boulevard, a stretch that includes a hazardous crossing at the...
Boston Police released preliminary statistics this week that suggest a significant decline— 19 percent— in so-called ‘Part One’ crime in the city of Boston this year compared to the same time frame in 2020. The drop in crime...