Karen Charles Peterson appointed commissioner of the Department of Telecommunications and Cable
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 Rosaline Lowe closes shop, opens skinversity.com
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.
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
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.
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
The Mass. Senate voted down to compromise bills that would have lifted the cap on charter school seats in Massachusetts
Mayor, local activists break ground on new Roxbury farm plot under city’s new commercial farm zoning
A new zoning law allows for commercial farming in Boston. City officials, local businesses and activists turn out to Harold Street plot to break ground on new farm site.
40 teens from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston took part in the 4th Annual Fan Pier Celebrity Youth Fishing Tournament
This year’s winners of the Fan Pier Celebrity Youth Fishing Tournament included Roza Wineh, 16, of Roxbury, Candido Barros, 19, of Jamaica Plain, Jazeel Mendez, 17, of Dorchester, Angela Ruiz, 13, of Chelsea, and Marco Savage, 18, of Charlestown.
Tompkins, Arroyo join hands on campaign trail.
The City Council passed a resolution that would bar Boston Police from horing Immigration and Customs Enforcement orders to hold immigrants suspected of violating immigration law.
Mayor Martin Walsh issues a request for ideas for the Roxbury Innovation Center, a business incubator space to be housed in the Ferdinand Building
A veteran Roxbury social service agency will mark its 50th anniversary with a gala celebration
Gov. Deval Patrick announced the state plans to provide temporary housing for child refugees in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody