On March 3, voters in Massachusetts and fifteen other states will head to the polls to vote for a candidate in national primary elections. Here in Boston, some political leaders have already made their preference known, with hometown candidate Sen.... Read more
State Rep. Dan Cullinane will not seek re-election to his seat in the House of Representatives this fall. Cullinane, 34, has held the 12th Suffolk seat — which includes parts of Dorchester, Mattapan, and Milton— since winning a hotly contested special... Read more
An officer whose partner was trying to stop a man who had repeatedly stabbed another on Adams Street late Monday shot the man in the thigh when he turned his knife towards the partner, Police Commissioner William Gross... Read more
State Rep. Dan Hunt is endorsing former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for president, citing his "bold leadership" in two terms as the state's top executive officer.
Patrick was a late entrant into the field of Democrats seeking the... Read more
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh made an emphatic push on Wednesday to license undocumented immigrants who drive in Massachusetts, throwing his support behind legislation pending on Beacon Hill that faces an important deadline. Walsh... Read more
Chief-of-staff Dave Sweeney to depart Walsh’s office
David Sweeney, who has served as Mayor Martin Walsh’s Chief of Staff since September 2017, will leave the administration to serve as president and CEO of MASCO, a non-profit organization... Read more
Two former Massachusetts governors will top the state's presidential primary ballots on March 3, 2020.
The ballot order was established Friday after Secretary of State William Galvin drew names at random, selecting them from a bronze basket.... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh made the case Tuesday for city-sponsored legislation that he says will help Boston leverage a boom-time development market to help seed affordable housing starts and workforce training programs. State House News Service reports that... Read more
Community activist Julia Mejia has won the recount of Boston’s at-large City Council election by a single vote. After three days of counting, the final tally was 22,492 for Mejia and 22,491 for Alejandra St. Guillen. Both are first-time candidates for... Read more
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