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Mayor Walsh’s fifth State of the City speech on Tuesday night was familiar to the ears of longtime city observers. As in bygone years, the address summed up the progress of Walsh’s tenure and laid out new goals for the balance of his second term. Walsh... Read more
During an upbeat State of the City address Tuesday night at Symphony Hall, Mayor Marty Walsh contrasted Boston with the dysfunction in Washington, comparing the city's successes with the paralysis in the federal government. The state of Boston is strong,... Read more
Cullinane presses Gov. Baker, MBTA for update Findings in the long-awaited report on the future prospects of the Mattapan Trolley Line report assert that problems associated with the Red Line extension extend well beyond the status of the 75-year-old... Read more
Five years in and facing the potential of multiple challengers in the upcoming municipal election, District 5 City Councillor Timothy McCarthy says he still brings a public works sensibility to his job. “I think you look at what I care about the most,... Read more
With Hyde Park attorney Ricardo Arroyo jumping into the race last week, there are now two candidates seeking the District 5 council seat currently held by Councillor McCarthy. Arroyo was a public defender until early December, when he left the job to... Read more
City Council President Andrea Campbell is looking to continue to use her platform to push for equity across a city strained by housing costs and grappling with new industries as she prepares for another run for her District 4 seat. The 36-year-old... Read more
Alejandra St. Guillen, director of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's Office for Immigrant Advancement, will run for an at-large Boston City Council seat, she announced Wednesday. In an email, St. Guillen said she hoped to "address growing inequalities, from... Read more
City Councillor Ayanna Pressley, Congresswoman-elect, is throwing her support to U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi to once again take up her mantle as Speaker of the House when Democrats control the chamber in January. "There is tremendous energy and focus within... Read more
Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley is bouncing between Washington and Dorchester these days, shuttling from freshman orientation week as a congresswoman-elect back to her still-busy schedule on the council. Briefly back in Boston early this... Read more
A view of the new dorms from the campus’ Mt. Vernon Street entrance. Jennifer Smith photo By Eliza Wilson To the Editor: Over the last few days there have been several news reports about what life is like for UMass Boston students living in the new... Read more

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