Susan Windham-Bannister has directed the Massachusetts Life Sciences center for Governor Deval Patrick since the $1 billion initiative was launched in 2008. She set up the center and developed its programs, which have boosted the state’s economy.
Black voter turnout was at the city average of 12 percent.
With the weakening of the Voting Rights Act, black voters in the South are facing new challenges.
Mayor Martin Walsh has tapped Rahn Dorsey as his lead advisor on education policy.
Supporting Strong Moms at the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center with help from Brigham and Women’s Hospital
People throughout the Partners HealthCare system are working to develop innovative new programs to provide support to new parents and their growing families.
The Bornstein & Pearl Food Production Center, part of a $100 million redevelopment on Quincy Street, serves as an incubator for new food businesses and is expected to create 150.
Nine Boston protesters were arrested during a fast food worker strike organized as part of a national fight for higher wages.
A recent study found that Boston is the most rapidly gentrifying city in the country and identified three areas in Roxbury where gentrification is most likely to occur.
School department officials will move ahead with plans to demolish and rebuild the Dearborn School, but are backing away from plans to turn the school into a charter.
Mayor Walsh, MBTA officials and school department officials outlined their plans to ensure the safety of 8th graders riding the buses and subway trains to school.
The Walsh administration plans to have city workers survey every street in Boston to determine repair needs.
The Boston Local Food festival, an event promoting Massachusetts agriculture, will be held on the Rose Kennedy Greenway Sunday.
Barbara Ferrer, head of the city’s Public Health Commission, is leaving to take a job with the Kellog Foundation.
The Patrick administration has secured funding for the rehabilitation of the Eliot Burial Ground, the Buena Vista Urban Wild and the Puddingstone Gardens.
The Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee has launched a new website providing information on development projects for Roxbury residents.