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State Senator Nick Collins and Rep. David Biele filed legislation today to advance an expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) in South Boston.

The expansion is intended to consolidate the city’s major convention business... Read more

Boston City Councillors Ed Flynn and Kim Janey will be hosting a hearing next week to discuss public health disparities in communities of color in the City of Boston. The hearing will take place next Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Boston City... Read more

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins is defending his decision to terminate the county’s contract to house prisoners detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The move comes as Tompkins announced plans to “reallocate” space the... Read more

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley has endorsed four women — including two newcomers— in their quest to win one of four at-large seats in next month's Boston City Council election.

In a statement issued by Pressley's campaign on Thursday, she... Read more

In last month’s preliminary city council election, incumbent at-large City Councillor Annissa Essaibi-George enjoyed consistent support citywide as she secured a strong second place finish behind Michelle Wu.

Now, less than a month away from... Read more

The city of Boston has a new plan for addressing the long-standing public health crisis in and around Newmarket Square, according to Mayor Marty Walsh and other city officials who briefed reporters on the strategy on Thursday.

Dubbed “Melnea... Read more

Julia Mejia, who finished fifth in last week’s City Council preliminary election, got a boost today from four other candidates who did not make it onto the November ballot.

Priscilla Flint-Banks, Domingos DaRosa, William King and Michel Denis... Read more

Wu, Essaibi-George, Flaherty, and St. Guillen lead the pack

Three incumbents and a first-time candidate with City Hall experience cracked into the top tier of at-large candidates in Boston’s preliminary election for City Council... Read more

Meeting Monday at the facility (6 p.m.)

The Curley Community Center on Columbia Road in South Boston, known as “L Street” in local parlance, has been budgeted for a $15 million renovation, but the details of what the work will... Read more

The summer recess has given way to what will undoubtedly be a very busy fall season for civic leaders in Dorchester and Mattapan. The re-development of the... Read more

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