Since December, when city officials released a draft of a report citing a 36,000-seat surplus in the Boston Public Schools last year, pundits have routinely cited the recommendation that the city close 30-50 schools.
Carney Hospital announced the appointment of Pastor William E. Dickerson II, founder of the Greater Love Tabernacle Church in Dorchester, to the hospital’s board of directors.
Several city councilors gathered at St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children recently to hear from those personally affected by homelessness. As women at the hearing recounted their trials, it soon became clear that not all shelters offer the same ...
Local Prince Hall Freemasons are considering redeveloping their Roxbury property into a combination hotel and conference center, something expected to bring jobs and customers to the area.
Conservatory Lab Charter School withdrew its bid to join the Bartlett Place project, citing lack of support from community leadership.
A Monday night community meeting at Roslindale Community Center allowed residents the first public chance to insert their voice in policy for Boston’s pilot program of body-worn cameras for police.
A coalition of Boston community-based organizations is banding together to advocate for expanding community land trusts — communally-owned plots of land on which housing units are deeded permanently affordable.
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The membership of the Harvard Black Law Students Association has elected Kristin A. Turner, ’17, as its president.
The First Church of Roxbury, built in 1804, will undergo a $2.2 million renovation beginning this year. The Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry, the nonprofit which owns the building, is currently raising the funds.
Last week, Mayor Martin Walsh released a proposed budget for fiscal year 2017. Even as Walsh announced new initiatives, he emphasized that paying for them was only possible because the city made reductions and efficiencies elsewhere.
Over the next six years, Boston business and residential consumers will gain a new option for high-speed broadband internet access. Mayor Martin Walsh and Verizon announced last week that Verizon is launching a $300 million effort to replace its copper-based ...
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Latinas Think Big, a global network and online platform aiming to advance Latinas’ ventures and careers, held a national summit last week in Cambridge. The event centered on the topic of racial and ethnic wealth disparities and potential pathways to ...