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The final outcome of the at-large city council election— which is the subject of an ongoing recount effort— could be resolved as soon as today.

The actual recounting of ballots began Saturday in the Haymarket room of City Hall at around 11 a.m.... Read more

Last week, I stood in a packed gymnasium at English High School right here in Boston and watched Governor Baker as he signed a nation-leading education funding equity bill into law.

The bill corrects our Commonwealth’s 26-year-old K-12 funding... Read more

Tuesday's election for Boston City Council-at-large ended with just ten votes separating the fourth and fifth place finishers— Julia Mejia and... Read more

Representative Ayanna Pressley has thrown her support to fellow Massachusetts Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren and her campaign for the White House. Pressley made the announcement in a short video and plans to appear with her tomorrow in campaign... Read more

The head of the Massachusetts State Police announced her retirement Wednesday morning, planning to depart the agency she has led for about two years at the end of next week. Col. Kerry Gilpin, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, has... Read more

City Council President Andrea Campbell is organizing an event for later this month that is expected to attract hundreds of civic leaders from the city’s neighborhoods for informed discussions about their efforts in making things happen in their local... Read more

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch said Monday evening that he would be running for the chairmanship of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, a panel he has sat on for 18 years and one at the center of the House's impeachment inquiry into President Donald... Read more

State Senator Nick Collins and Rep. David Biele filed legislation on Friday, Oct. 18 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... 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

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