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Melvin B. Miller and Yawu Miller. Bill Forry photo

The Bay State Banner, the weekly newspaper based in Dorchester Lower Mills that has been... Read more

There’s a lot of buzz in the neighborhood at the moment about the latest churn of development decisions being weighed by city officials, and to some extent, with the advice and consent of residents themselves.

It can be a lot to absorb in one... Read more

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On Monday, officials from across the city of Boston — including Mayor Wu and the Commissioner of... Read more

Today’s front-page report by Seth Daniel on the plight facing hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Haitian refugees now living in the Boston area... Read more

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The Ashmont Grill, which opened on Talbot Avenue in 2005 and became a top-tier... Read more

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A file photo shows the scene on April 23, 1965 as Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed... Read more

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

Marty Walsh... Read more