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Prospective and current students at Cristo Rey Boston High School on Savin Hill Avenue will be awarded full tuition scholarships beginning this month, a commitment that will cost about $150,000 annually on top of the school’s $3 million yearly budget. The... Read more
Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, and the ranking minority member of the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, surely made Marty Walsh feel comfortable at the mayor’s confirmation hearing on his nomination as US... Read more
City Councillor Kim Janey, who will become acting mayor when Mayor Walsh resigns to join the Biden cabinet, toured a Covid-19 testing setup at the Strand Theatre on Tuesday morning, where she and Marty Martinez, the city’s chief of Health and Human... Read more
Stephen McBride, 31, plans to challenge councillor Frank Baker for the District 3 council seat. Baker has served on the Boston City Council for the last decade, but McBride said he brings a new voice for change. "I'm running to be a new, progressive... Read more
Multiple members of Boston's delegation in the Legislature said Monday they think the path is clear for a petition to call off a special election for mayor that would be triggered if Mayor Marty Walsh resigns to become U.S. labor secretary before March 5... Read more
Ok, we know you’re still recovering from last night’s big victory by the Florida Patriots, but it’s time to tune back into Boston politics, cuz it’s all happening. As President Biden —still love typing those words— would definitely say: “Look, here’s the... Read more
Dana Depelteau is looking for work and one of the jobs he plans to apply for is Mayor of Boston. The 36-year-old New Hampshire native hopes to take his 15 years of hotel management experience to City Hall. He lost his most recent job managing a Boston... Read more
One day after he breezed through a Senate confirmation hearing on his nomination for US Labor Secretary, Mayor Martin Walsh has signed off on a City Council measure to skip a special election to pick his successor. In signing the home rule petition- which... Read more
Council president names leaders of her transition team City Council President Kim Janey, who will take over duties as the city’s Mayor when Marty Walsh resigns, says she is “laser-focused” on planning for an orderly transition over the coming days and... Read more
Just over a year after The Daily market opened its doors on Savin Hill Avenue, a new restaurant is in the works for the bottom floor of that building. Local developer James Baker told the Reporter on Wednesday that he has already filed for a liquor... Read more
The Franklin Park Zoo is welcoming guests back to its indoor exhibits now that the facility’s indoor buildings are open in accordance with the City of Boston’s return to Step 1 of Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan. The Tropical Forest, Bird’s World... Read more
A group of business, academic, and government leaders from across New England praised President Biden’s proposed stimulus package on Monday as an important step to get the pandemic under control and support economic recovery. In a letter to the region’s... Read more
With the launch of Boston’s new Community Choice Electricity program this month, nearly half of Massachusetts municipalities are now buying electricity on behalf of their residents in an effort to provide cheaper, greener power. As of January, the state... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh breezed through his confirmation hearing Thursday morning in front of the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions in Washington, D.C. The committee of Senators will review and later vote to approve or deny... Read more
When Solmon and Rokeya Chowdhury opened up Shanti Indian Cuisine on Dorchester Avenue in 2001, they knew they were taking a risk. There weren’t many Indian or South Asian restaurants in the area and they couldn’t be sure if there would be enough support... Read more
Earlier this month, a heartwarming moment between a resident and her caretaker at Standish Village Assisted Living home in Lower Mills went viral, hopping the pond and making the rounds in a community in England. A video posted to social media shows... Read more
On the cover of “Hiding,” an album released by Michael Christmas at the tail end of 2020, the Boston rapper beams giddily from a glowing laptop screen in a shadowy room. The image paints a portrait of a quarantining Christmas isolated in his bedroom, his... Read more
An ordinance put forward by At-large City Councillor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu last week would require that city health officials open at least one Covid-19 vaccination site in every zip code in Boston. The proposal comes amid growing criticism of... Read more
Nearly ten months after Dorchester’s Carney Hospital was designated as the nation’s first Covid specialty hospital, the facility appears to have surmounted the hump of the crisis. Fewer than 20 Covid patients remain in the hospital’s ICU unit, according... Read more
Boston's newly installed Police Commissioner Dennis White is now on leave after allegations of domestic violence surfaced. The Boston Globe reported late Wednesday night that a judge in May 1999 issued a restraining order against White after he allegedly... Read more

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