Under a white tent in City Hall Plaza Tuesday, the MBTA set up a mockup of the new Red Line car scheduled to hit the tracks for testing by March of next year. Before letting the public take its tour of the train car, Gov. Charlie Baker and Secretary of... Read more
There’s more movement on William T. Morrissey Boulevard, as a familiar name consolidates more land on the increasingly in-demand stretch of road. Center Court Properties, which has offices in New York and Boston, has acquired two major parcels this... Read more
Dorchester's Carney Hospital has a new president.
Tom Sands, who has been the interim president since the departure of previous president Walter Ramos this year, will take over the permanent post. This announcement comes on the heels of a recent... Read more
Walking into Holistic Ink, a tattoo and body piercing shop at 1261 Dorchester Ave., customers are likely to be greeted by a 3-year-old girl doodling behind the front desk. She’s the daughter of the resident piercer and occasional tattoo artist Jamie... Read more
The Boston City Council voted 11 to 2 in favor of regulating short-term rental services like Airbnb and HomeAway, an ordinance that Mayor Martin Walsh signed into effect on June 15.
In the citywide ordinance, which will go into effect Jan. 1,... Read more
There will be no legal recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts on July 1. And though regulators expect to approve business licenses next week, there can be no legal retail sales until an independent testing laboratory applies and is licensed by... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh and the city’s Community Preservation Committee (CPC) this week recommended that six projects in Dorchester be among the 35 projects set to be included in the upcoming first round of funding through the Community Preservation Act (... Read more
While Boston is seeing a decrease in commercial vacancies, city councillors worry progress is not moving quickly enough to energize potentially vital storefronts across the city. And, rhyming with other inequities across Boston, most disused, vacant,... Read more
Advocates urged elected officials to commit to build at least 1,000 new units of affordable housing within the city of Boston over the next five years, with a ticket price of about $40 million annually, during a packed Tuesday evening event in... Read more