A celebration of books and words at the Boston Book Festival

Six years in and the Boston Book Festival has become one of the most anticipated festivals in Boston to attend. The annual event takes place today and Saturday at Trinity Church, the Old South Church, the French Cultural Center, Storyville, ...

Lineup Announced for 20th Annual “COMICS COME HOME” to support the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care

TD Garden to host this year’s event featuring star comedians including Jimmy Fallon, Denis Leary and Lenny Clarke

Much has changed in the 25 years since the Stewart case. Some things haven't

Much has changed in the 25 years since the Stewart case. Some important things haven't

Celebrity guests headline 65th birthday celebration for Charles Stith

Former Ambassador Chales Stith celebrates 65th birthday.

In the News: Danny Glover

Actor Danny Glover to keynote ABCD gala.

Homeland Security announces Haitian Family Reunification program

Immigration program will allow Haitians with relatives in the United States to apply for visas.

Patrick administration unveils consumer healthcare transparency campaign

The Patrick Administration announced a healthcare transparency campaign aimed at educating consumers about new health insurance cost-estimator tools that allow them to shop around and compare prices of medical procedures.

Community colleges change approaches to remedial courses

With less than 10 percent of remedial students graduating from a community college within three years, many community colleges are trying new approaches to bring students up to speed.

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City recognizes inner city entrepreneurs

ICIC was founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter who realized that the development of small businesses is essential for the healthy growth of the nation’s inner cities. In keeping with this principle, ICIC headquarters are located ...

Harvard’s Michael Porter: small businesses hold keys to U.S. fiscal health

Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter had a strong message for business owners and entrepreneurs attending the Inner City 100 Symposium last week — the business environment in the United States is showing some disturbing trends and small businesses may ...

Walsh announces financial empowerment initiative

Mayor Martin Walsh has announced the opening of the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment in Dudley Square as part of a new initiative to address income inequality and poverty in Boston.

Coalition calls for wage guarantees for construction on Roxbury projects

A coalition of labor activists secured an agreement from the Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee to push for higher minority participation and higher wages on any new construction on public land in Roxbury.

Mattapan stops, weekend service and train cars bring rapid transit service to Fairmount Line

State officials gathered in Mattapan to announce the construction of a new station there and expanded service along the Fairmount Line, converting the commuter rail into a rapid transit line.

Baker releases ‘urban agenda,’ opens Blue Hill Avenue office

Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker released what he calls his “urban agenda” during the opening of a campaign office on Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester.

City councilors hear testimony on City Realty

Owners of City Realty defended their firm against allegations of doubling rents and forcing out tenants in properties they have acquired during a City Council hearing Monday.