A scene in Downtown Crossing

Bostonian's express appreciation for Mayor Menino's legacy

City mourns passing of longest-serving mayor

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino died today after suspending cancer treatments last week.

Lowell man hits pay dirt with environmental remediation firm

Brian Chapman is the founder and CEO of Mill City Environmental a company that specializes in environmental remediation —cleaning hazardous waste from soil and water and providing other waste management services

In the News: Darryl Settles

Long-time entrepreneur and community leader Darryl Settles is a 2014 recipient of The Boston Business Journal's Leaders in Diversity Award.

Supreme Court seen poised to scuttle fair housing law

The Obama administration has used the principle of “disparate impact” to reach record settlements with banks accused of discriminatory lending and to confront localities whose housing policies limited opportunities for black and Latino renters. A senior official recently said that ...

Officials laud Roxbury business incubator model

A number of federal, state and city officials visited Roxbury late last week to promote efforts to back the budding urban entrepreneurial community in Boston’s inner-city areas.

Corey Thomas took a slow, steady path to the top of the corporate ladder

Corey Thomas, CEO of Rapid 7, always knew he wanted to run a company someday, but early on his was given the advice to seek experience and learn the different aspects of running a business.

Suggestions for a successful voting experience on Nov. 4

With the state election fast approaching, the Boston Election Department offers the following tips to help ease the process for both voters and poll workers alike.

Gubernatorial candidates address Latino audience at forum

A gubernatorial candidate forum hosted by Northeastern University and El Mundo Media last week elicited lively exchanges on immigration reform, increasing access to education and creating a Latino-inclusive administration.

Fields Corner named one of the 10 Great Neighborhoods

For the second year in a row, the American Planning Association has honored Fields Corner as one of the 10 Great Neighborhoods in America.

City gets $25,000 grant for urban agriculture visioning

The City of Boston’s Office of Food Initiatives announced today the receipt of a $25,000 planning grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Local Food Promotion Program, to support an Urban Agriculture Visioning group, which will build on efforts ...

Park Service walking tour at Stony Brook Reservation

On Saturday, November 8 at 10 a.m. the National Park Service and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation are offering a guided hike of the Stony Brook Reservation.

Freedom House receives $300,000 challenge grant

Freedom House, a Grove Hall-based social service agency, has received a $300,000 challenge grant from the Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund.

DSNI celebrates 30 years

On Saturday, Nov. 8, the DSNI Homecoming Gala will take place at UMASS Boston

City, state officials celebrate Mather School’s 375th anniversary

When it opened in 1639, colonists funded the mather school using a levy on cattle grazing, making it the first publicly funded school in what is now the United States. Last week city and state officials and alumni turned out ...