Polls opened at 7 am, with statewide offices, Congressional and State House races, and policy questions on the ballot. Polls are set to close at 8 pm. The statewide offices include governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state,... Read more
The debate over how to redraw district lines for Boston’s nine city council seats is reaching its climax this month. It’s never an easy process and this year’s work has been complicated by an intense political season. Ricardo Arroyo, the original... Read more
Unhappy with his fellow city councillors’ efforts to redraw the political boundaries of nine City Council seats, Dorchester Councillor Frank Baker plans to file his own map next week. The nine district councillors and their four at-large colleagues are... Read more
Dorchester Avenue will be on Saturday the location of the city’s third “Open Streets” day this year, with the weather forecasted to be 67 and sunny. Stretching for 2.1 miles, between Freeport Street and Gallivan Boulevard, the avenue is closing to... Read more
The City Council voted 9-3 for a home rule petition that would make Boston eligible to apply to participate in a pilot program allowing cities and towns to restrict new buildings or major renovations from using fossil fuels. Mayor Michelle Wu first... Read more
Five of Hyde Park Councillor Ricardo Arroyo’s colleagues on Wednesday asked for him to be reinstated as chair of committees overseeing redistricting efforts and government operations. City Council President Ed Flynn weeks ago temporarily removed Arroyo... Read more
It isn’t a shock that communities like Dorchester and Mattapan continue to be one of the last communities to receive bike related amenities. As a person who lives in Mattapan and a person who works for an organization (Mattapan Food & Fitness... Read more
Voters will decide who moves on as the Democratic nominee for state representative in the Fifth Suffolk district, a seat that will be left vacant by Rep. Liz Miranda, who is a candidate for state Senate. In this week's Reporter, we focus on two leading... Read more
Hours after U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler beat veteran Rep. Carolyn Maloney in a New York primary, Congressman Stephen Lynch of South Boston announced he will try to succeed Maloney in 2023 as the "lead Democrat" on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.... Read more
Mayor Wu on continuing her support for Arroyo: 'We’ll see how this story evolves.' A bombshell story in the Boston Globe that outlined past allegations of sexual assault involving Boston City Councillor Ricardo Arroyo has roiled the already hotly... Read more


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