Can city and state officials finally get coordinated — and stay focused— on finalizing and funding the improvements needed to modernize Morrissey Boulevard? Can they deliver a budget-ready package on deadline? Those are the key questions that a newly... Read more

Please allow for a few first-draft observations as the dust settles from the 2023 City Council election.

It will be tempting to frame the ’23 municipal cycle as a “change election”— and Tuesday’s results will give some credence to that narrative... Read more

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Five “sister” Senators from South Carolina –Katrina Shealy, ... Read more

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MBTA General Manager Phillip Eng is shown during a September visit to JFK-UMass... Read more

Carney Hospital President Stan McLaren spoke in St. Gregory’s gym on Tuesday evening. Bill Forry photo

Stan McLaren, the president of Carney Hospital... Read more

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Are you feeling upbeat and optimistic about the future? Too prone, perhaps, to smiling? Sleeping well... Read more

Much of the fallout from last week’s City Council election has been focused on the defeats of two incumbent district city councillors – Ricardo Arroyo and Kendra Lara – and rightfully so. Never before had any incumbents been bounced by voters in the... Read more


Even as we prepare to celebrate a milestone moment in this newspaper’s history, the Reporter family is mourning a sudden loss this... Read more

Brian Donnelly, the Lower Mills guy from St Gregory’s parish who served six years as a Dorchester state rep and fourteen years as a member of Congress, will be memorialized this month when the Irish Cultural Centre gathers to present the first “Brian... Read more

Bostonians are a resilient lot. We take pride in celebrating together with large public events that become beloved traditions. And we defy those who disrupt and endanger these traditions with outrageous acts of lawlessness and violence by carrying on... Read more

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A changing of the guard is coming at Codman Square Health Center, one of the city’s key... Read more

Boston’s newest public statue was unveiled earlier this month inside a memorial park near Roxbury’s Nubian Square. The dedication ceremony deserved more attention than it received from the larger community, in part because it happened at the height of... Read more

Boston’s political class has become polarized in the last few years to a degree that is counterproductive and potentially dangerous. As the larger republic staggers closer to a potentially existential cliff led by the truth-bereft Trump mob and now... Read more

Mayor Wu, who was the target of the most aggressive and sustained harassment campaign in the history of the city in her first year in office, came under renewed fire last week from some elements of the media. Her alleged offense? Responding to a Boston... Read more