Four questions on November ballot

Voters in Massachusetts have four ballot questions to consider for 2014

JetBlue Swim and Paddle for Boston Harbor To Benefit Save the Harbor

On Saturday August 9th, 100 swimmers and paddlers will take part in the JetBlue Airways Swim and Paddle for Boston Harbor, a one-mile, chip-timed, professionally staffed, competitive swim followed by a two-mile, chip-timed Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) competition, at the ...

As economy moves forward, savvy small businesses can continue to strengthen

Five years on from the official end of the Great Recession, a slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. While many businesses have righted the ship from the toughest days, many small businesses are merely plodding alone, but small business experts are ...

Walsh initiative encourages immigrant civic engagement

The Mayor’s Office is launching the New Bostonians Fellowship Program, an initiative that will support immigration integration in the Boston community.

Clyburn biography reveals history of influential solon

Biography of South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn examines life of one of the most influential Democrats on Capitol Hill

Gov. Deval Patrick plans temporary housing for child refugees

Gov. Deval Patrick announced the state plans to provide temporary housing for child refugees in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody

Highland Street Foundation 6th Annual “Free Fun Fridays”

Statewide Program Offers Free Freedom Trail Foundation-led Tours on July 25

Karen Charles Peterson appointed commissioner of the Department of Telecommunications and Cable

Karen Charles Peterson appointed commissioner of the Department of Telecommunications and Cable

Protesters picket Roxbury Tropical Foods development

While labor activists are holding a daily protest at outside Tropical Foods, the Madison Park Community Development Corporation, which is developing a new building for the supermarket, says its requiring contractors to adhere to local labor standards

Aesthetician trades shop for online skin care business

Aesthetician Rosaline Lowe closes shop, opens skinversity.com

Alabama judge rebukes school board in ruling on desegregation case

A federal judge in Alabama has taken the rare step of ruling against a local school board in a desegregation case, rejecting the board's claims that it had done all it could to end segregation in its schools.

Gubernatorial candidates debate immigration, economy during debate at Roxbury Community College

Workforce development was the topic at a gubernatorial debate held at Roxbury Community College, but immigration issues emerged as an area of contention as Treasurer Steve Grossman went on the attack against Attorney General Martha Coakley

Casey Foundation report shows Mass. leads nation in children’s education, health care

A report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows Massachusetts leads the nation in children’s education, health care and well-being. State officials tout investments by Governor, Legislature in education and health care.

Coakley, Grossman release figures showing minority hiring in AG, Treasurer’s offices

Several weeks after Treasurer Steve Grossman pressed Attorney General Martha Coakley to release statistics showing the percentage of minority hires in her office, Coakley shows 15 percent of her hires have been people of color

Charter school expansion dies in Senate

The Mass. Senate voted down to compromise bills that would have lifted the cap on charter school seats in Massachusetts