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Walsh announces appointments to boards and commissions

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced he has made 39 appointments to 12 City of Boston and Massachusetts boards and commissions in the first quarter of 2015. The appointees bring diverse expertise and backgrounds to their positions. The Mayor has appointing ...

United Housing Management, LLC sponsors education program

United Housing Management’s Neighborhood Network Center in Dorchester has been selected to host the first Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® program in Boston — one of three in Massachusetts. As a site sponsor, the Neighborhood Network Center becomes a member ...

National Park Service announces spring tours schedule at Brookline’s Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, located at 99 Warren Street in Brookline, begins its spring public hours on Friday, April 10. The site is offering regular tours of the historic Olmsted design office and Olmsted-designed grounds on Fridays and ...

Down Home builds foundation for success

Specializing in southern cooking, Down Home has grown since its start in 2009 so that the vision its co-owners, the husband and wife pair of Gary Webster and Gale Scott, started with is now coming to fruition.

Committee adopts living wage standards, rejects union rule

The Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee voted Monday to adopt a plan that would require developers building on publicly-owned land in Roxbury to commit to so-called living-wage standards for construction workers and for permanent jobs created by new construction ...

Harvard-bound student credits BPS education

Boston Latin School senior Ericardo Edwards was accepted to all fourteen colleges he applied to and is headed to Harvard in the fall.

City planners take stock of Jamaica Plain’s Washington Street corridor

Last week, a team of city planners from the Urban Land Institute walked the mile from Egleston to Forest Hills as part of a planning exercise aimed at generating ideas for development along the corridor. The group presented their findings ...

Dudley food truck rolls out

The Fresh Food Generation food truck, which will roll into town three times a week is the brainchild of Cassandria Campbell and Jackson Renshaw, sells fresh food with an eye toward affordability and food sustainability.

Many ideas, no plan for Franklin Park

Franklin Park recently gained a spotlight as a key proposed venue in Boston’s Olympic bid. But long before the games were a topic of conversation, residents and community groups linked to the park were calling for changes that do not ...

ArtWeek Boston to Offer 125+ Creative Events May 1 – 10

ArtWeek! 128 events – 64% free – scheduled in 45 neighborhoods and towns !

Boston Ballet at the Strand Theatre

Boston Ballet, in partnership with the City of Boston and Boston Public Schools, will present two performances at Dorchester’s Strand Theatre on Friday, April 10. This annual showcase includes an 11 AM matinee for public school audiences. The evening performance, ...

Carol Fulp

Carol Fulp, President and CEO of The Partnership, has been appointed to serve on the statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equity, a public-private sector advisory committee on wage equality established by Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg.

Styled By Rica - what's the latest fashion trend?

If you're looking for fashion designs that are hip, trendy and unique, look no further than L.O.R.

No new parking in Dudley as Bolling building opens

With hundreds of new employees and visitors coming into Dudley Square on a daily basis, the city has retreated from a previous development plan that would have seen a mixed-use parking structure on the land formerly occupied by the Boston ...

Louis Reginald Brothers, Sr.

Former Dorchester resident and WWII veteran Louis Reginald Brothers, Sr. died Feb. 28.