Louijeune and Baker
With at-large Councillor Ruthzee Louijeune at the helm, the City Council seems close to a consensus on approving new boundaries of its nine district seats. Louijeune, the chair of the Civil Rights Committee who is presiding over the redistricting process... Read more
The City Council must make another attempt at redrawing the political boundaries of its nine district seats, a US federal judge ordered on Monday. Councillors verbally sparred for months last fall before a 9-4 vote on a map that sliced up Dorchester-based... Read more
District 3 Councillor Frank Baker, who developed a reputation over six terms for delivering constituent services and sometimes clashing with mayors and his colleagues on the City Council, isn’t running for reelection. The move opens up a seat for a... Read more
The political action group Communities of Color (COC) and several Boston Democratic ward committees are co-sponsoring to a “thank you” event on Wed., March 29 at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury’s Nubian Square. Gov. Maura Healey and recording artist Michelle... Read more
Jan. 1 is typically a busy day at the city’s only public waterfront amenity, as scores of “Brownies” brave what are normally frigid temps to take a New Year’s plunge into Dorchester Bay. But this year’s traditional swim won’t have the benefit of using the... Read more
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


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