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President Biden has nominated State Rep. Claire Cronin to be the US Ambassador to Ireland, ending months of speculation that centered around the Easton Democrat, who presently sees as the majority leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. In a... Read more
The super PAC backing City Councillor Andrea Campbell in the Boston mayoral race went up with a TV ad this week as part of an effort to boost her name recognition. “We believe that when voters hear Andrea’s authentic Boston story, they will be more likely... Read more
The super PAC backing City Councillor Andrea Campbell in the Boston mayoral race went up with a TV ad this week as part of an effort to boost her name recognition. “We believe that when voters hear Andrea’s authentic Boston story, they will be more likely... Read more
The Greater Four Corners Action Coalition will host Four Corners Weekend this Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, with a three day lineup of events including food, music, and family fun. Festivities will kick off with a Fish Fry Friday from 5-8 p.m.... Read more
A New Hampshire man who is originally from Dorchester is facing murder and assault charges after he allegedly shot two men on Danube Street near Grove Hall on Sunday night, killing one. Police have yet to identify the murdered victim. In responding to a... Read more
Sonia Chang-Diaz, the first Latina elected to the Massachusetts Senate, has set her sights on the office around the corner. The Jamaica Plain Democrat on Wednesday said she’s seeking the governor’s suite in 2022. Her campaign launched a video and... Read more
Sonia Chang-Diaz, the first Latina elected to the Massachusetts Senate, has set her sights on the office around the corner. The Jamaica Plain Democrat on Wednesday said she’s seeking the governor’s suite in 2022. Her campaign launched a video and... Read more
The House on Tuesday rejected Gov. Charlie Baker's request to immediately spend $2.8 billion in federal COVID-19 relief money, choosing to follow through with the plan of Democratic leaders to sweep most of the $5.3 billion the state received into a... Read more
When Marty Walsh was one of a dozen candidates running for mayor, his background as a labor leader was viewed as a hindrance as critics questioned whether, as the city’s chief executive, he could handle negotiations with the city’s unions. But his time in... Read more
When Marty Walsh was one of a dozen candidates running for mayor, his background as a labor leader was viewed as a hindrance as critics questioned whether, as the city’s chief executive, he could handle negotiations with the city’s unions. But his time in... Read more
All six major mayoral candidates have signed a pledge pushed by a newly launched coalition that involves a Dorchester-based union and local developers. The pledge, from the Responsible Development Coalition, calls for candidates to support union jobs,... Read more
All six major mayoral candidates have signed a pledge pushed by a newly launched coalition that involves a Dorchester-based union and local developers. The pledge, from the Responsible Development Coalition, calls for candidates to support union jobs,... Read more
Voicing concerns with vacancies and turnover on the Boston School Committee, Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeff Riley on Tuesday floated the idea of "temporarily freezing" some federal funding bound for the state's largest district. "I... Read more
The Milton Music Festival will take place this Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27 at Governor Hutchinson's Field on Adams Street, just over the Neponset River near Lower Mills. On Saturday, musical groups Cherry Orchard and Big Party Orchestra will... Read more
Proposed shop
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Monday approved plans for a cannabis store at 879-881 Blue Hill Ave. across from Talbot Avenue. Shayne Cranmore will use more than 3,000 square feet in the building, which his family has owned for some 30 years, for his new... Read more
Proposed new apartment building
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a 32-unit apartment building and three townhouses along Bowdoin Street at Bowdoin Avenue. All of the units in the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp.'s development at 10-18 Bowdoin St. will be rented... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a man originally from Dorchester on charges he fatally shot a man on Danube Street in a shootout following an argument Sunday night. Ira Grayson, 35, currently of Manchester, NH, was ordered held without bail... Read more
Hazleton Street fire
Boston firefighters responded to 40 Hazleton St. in Mattapan around 9 a.m. on Sunday for a fire that the Boston Fire Department reports displaced six adults and four children and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a hand injury. The department... Read more
Castlerock Street house damaged by fire
The Boston Fire Department reports responded to 15 Castlerock St. at 2:50 a.m. on Friday for what turned into a three-alarm fire. The residents - four adults and two children - were evacuated safely. One cat on a ledge was rescued, but another died in the... Read more
Juneteenth will be observed as an official state holiday for the first time in Massachusetts this year. We celebrate this day as the end of slavery and the outlawing of forced, unpaid labor in the United States. Juneteenth marks an important milestone in... Read more

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