The search panel tasked with helping Mayor Michelle Wu find the next Boston Public Schools chief on Tuesday offered up two finalists for the position: Mary Skipper, Somerville’s superintendent, who lives in Dorchester, ... Read more.

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved entrepreneurs' plans to turn a dilapidated Blue Hill Avenue building into a home-delivery marijuana service that will use three unmarked vans to ferry orders to customers. ... Read more.

Rendering by 686 Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans to create a five-story, 20-unit condo building at Dorchester Avenue and Bay Street in Glover's Corner by expanding ... Read more.

A Taco Bell franchisee on Tuesday withdrew its request for zoning permission to raze a former tire store and replace it with one of its outlets at 1578 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan Square.

The proposal was hotly ... Read more.

In a dramatic move, the MBTA plans to slash train trip frequency across most of its main subway system for the summer, downscaling service in response to a staffing shortage that federal overseers this week said poses a ... Read more.

This week, for the first time in probably 25 years, I put a bumper sticker on the back of my vehicle. That’s something I’ve shied away from for a long time, even though I’ve been tempted by some funny ones and requests ... Read more.

Arthur Jemison

Boston development and planning officials this week released a list of 1,238 city-owned “vacant and underutilized” parcels spanning 9.5 million square feet of land across the city. Many of the parcels are in Dorchester ... Read more.

Rendering by Spalding Tougias Architects.

A North End developer has filed updated plans to replace an equipment-rental place and a vacant house at 1161-1169 Adams St. in Dorchester Lower Mills with a five-story ... Read more.

Ironically, the biggest issue that came up in the proposal to develop the Hamlet Street municipal parking lot in Uphams Corner was, yes, parking.

The development team of Dorchester Bay Economic Development ... Read more.

The Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library will host a reading and conversation with former Dorchester resident Elisa M. Speranza, author of the new novel “The Italian Prisoner,” on Wed., June 29, from 6:30 – 7: ... Read more.

From a lawn chair on the sidelines or from the middle of the batter’s box, there’s a certain energy of acceptance and competition at an ADSL Softball game, no matter a player’s age or skill level, that league organizers ... Read more.

The City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution to "acknowledge, condemn and apologize for the role played by the city of Boston in the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the ongoing detrimental impacts experienced by the ... Read more.

Mel King and Kim Janey

Former acting Mayor Kim Janey and Mel King, a giant in Boston politics, are throwing their support behind state Rep. Nika Elugardo’s run for state Senate.

Janey, who served as acting mayor after Marty Walsh’s ... Read more.

In a few weeks’ time, probably late this month or in early July, a Suffolk County clerk working under the auspices of the Registry of Deeds will duly record a transaction between two consenting parties that will ... Read more.

It takes no small amount of mettle as a family to survive the rigors of a child going through cancer treatments, but it’s a whole other kind of resolve to also have a parent diagnosed and treated for cancer at the same ... Read more.

Three city councilors say they city should use some of the money the city's getting from the feds to help out the owners of taxi medallions, whom they say have been decimated by unfair competition from Uber and Lyft. ... Read more.

The process for approving new housing development in communities across Massachusetts is "skewed toward an older, white population with the greatest interest in obstructing new development," ... Read more.

During this week, the eyes of the golfing world have been focused on The Country Club (TCC), a very private playground for golf and other outdoor pursuits in Brookline that is hosting the United States Open, a top-tier ... Read more.

The Massachusetts Appeals Court on Wednesday upheld Dominic Shiner's conviction for voluntary manslaughter for ... Read more.

Mayor Wu’s proposed FY ’23 budget puts unprecedented emphasis on “elevating mental and behavioral health as a citywide priority.” It’s a much- needed step, particularly in the wake of the Covid pandemic and its ... Read more.

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