Jackie Davis shines in ‘The Curious Incident …’

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” playing at SpeakEasy Stage Company through Nov. 25, follows Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old savant with autism who uncovers some unsettling truths while trying to solve the murder of a neighborhood dog.

Luxury condo for sale sparks both buzz and concern

A new condominium unit has recently gone up for sale in Roxbury for $1,999,000 amidst abutters’ concerns over increased property taxes, limited parking, and a new neighborhood dynamic. The 3,292-square-foot property with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and one-car garage on ...

What do you think the city should do about the lack of housing affordability in Boston?

Instead of putting up more condos, they should be building more affordable homes. Everywhere you look they’re putting up more luxury towers.

Rhythm & Hues

Through Dec. 15, exhibits of work by Spanish photographer Héctor Mediavilla and Nuyorican photographer Christopher López are on display at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. The exhibits were ...

Building trades in the blood

Abraham Gonzalez has come a long way since he was introduced to the construction industry at age 10, fetching tools and helping hang sheetrock to assist his uncles in Miami with their carpentry business back in the 1980s, and working ...

A call for automatic voter registration

Activists from the Election Modernization Coalition, a legislative advocacy group, are urging Massachusetts lawmakers to adopt automatic voter registration, a streamlined process for eligible voters in local and national elections.

Public defenders fight for bargaining rights

While legislators were debating legislative reforms aimed at making the state’s criminal justice system more fair, the public defenders, social workers, paralegals and investigators who work for the state’s Committee for Public Counsel Services were fighting for a reform they ...

Boston still rated as unaffordable

In the wake of Mayor Marty Walsh's re-election to a second term, discussions on Boston's housing issues continue to reverberate across the city among residents and housing advocates in a highly inflated real estate market.

Linda Whitlock

The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus is proud to announce that Linda Whitlock will receive the group’s coveted Abigail Adams award at their 30th Annual Award ceremony on Thursday, November 16 at the Fairmont Copley Hotel.

Veggie heaven

It’s been a year since the Impossible Burger finally made its debut, after five years of buzz.

No compromise on freedom

Gen. John Kelly has to understand that there can be no compromise on the fundamental issue of freedom.

City of Boston gives $2 million for rec center

For the last 20 years, community activists in Jackson Square have been working to bring to the neighborhood a central place for teens to play, learn and work. After Mayor Martin Walsh administration’s contribution of $2 million towards the project ...

Entrepreneurship ‘para todos’

EforAll started in 2010 as the Merrimack Valley Sandbox, a project under UMass Lowell with initial funding from the Deshpande Foundation. The mission was to build a community-based entrepreneurial ecosystem where people and institutions from across the community get involved ...

Next generation MCAS helps ensure students’ success

Parents around the state are receiving MCAS results, and may be wondering ‘What happened to my child’s scores?’ Improvements to state standards and an upgrade of the 20-year old test have led this year’s score reports to look different than ...

MCAS test has done nothing to improve school quality

Results from the new MCAS exam show that more than half of Massachusetts students scored below a new, arbitrary “meeting expectations” level in most grades and subjects. Disproportionately, these will be urban youth of color. Unfortunately, this will create more ...