The debate over the proposed conversion of a Morrissey Boulevard hotel into supportive housing has generated a fierce debate over the merits of the project itself. But it has also fueled a back-and-forth over the city’s continued use of virtual Zoom... Read more

A proposal by the Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders to convert an existing Comfort Inn hotel on Morrissey Boulevard into supportive housing for formerly homeless adults has prompted an impassioned debate about the role Dorchester can and... Read more

A proposal by the Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders to convert an existing Comfort Inn hotel on Morrissey Boulevard into supportive... Read more

The incoming Healey-Driscoll administration will have its hands full over the coming weeks as it endeavors to execute a smooth transition and get a jump on its priorities for successful governance.

But the new Democrat-led executive team would... Read more

A comprehensive survey of Boston Public School parents released last week shows that while most are at least “somewhat” satisfied by the school system, they are worried about specific flaws that have emerged as consistent issues over the last few... Read more

On Monday, Mayor Wu signed off on the final version of the nine re-drawn city council districts that was passed by the City Council in a veto-proof... Read more

The Democratic nominee for governor, Maura Healey, has mainly positive things to say about Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration. By and large, we tend to agree. But, when Healey takes charge – as expected – at the State House next year, there... Read more


The debate over how to redraw district lines for Boston’s nine city council seats is reaching its climax this month. It’s never an easy process and this year’s work... Read more

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US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh. Dept.of Labor photo

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It has been a few months since Cardinal Sean O’Malley issued at least a temporary reprieve for St. Brendan’s Church on Gallivan Boulevard. The church’s pastor... Read more

Anxiety and angst abound about the ongoing building boom that will add thousands of new units of rental and condo units along the Morrissey Boulevard corridor over the coming months and years. Neighbors, understandably, are worried about the impacts on... Read more

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MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak flashes a printed version of a 16-page "Rider's Guide to... Read more

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The Wu administration’s attempt to try out car-free Saturdays in the neighborhoods comes... Read more

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After eight weeks of trekking across the United States (and parts of Canada) on bicycles, a father-and-son team... Read more

Mayor Wu’s flurry of top cabinet appointments this summer brings in homegrown talent to lead the city’s three biggest departments— schools, fire, and police. The BPS superintendent, Mary Skipper, is a Somerville native who has lived in Dorchester for... Read more