Roxbury neighbors voice opposition to BPS plans to raze Dearborn school building

Abutters to the Dearborn school building are opposed to the school department’s plans to raze the former Dearborn school building and build a new math and science high school on the site

Sworn in as MCAD commissioner, Charlotte Golar Richie begins new chapter in public service career

Charlotte Golar Richie has mentored a generation of leaders in state and local government during her nearly 30 years in state and local government.

Stand Down event brings services to homeless veterans

Volunteers of America is hosting an event aimed at connecting homeless veterans with services

Massachusetts Dominicans savor newfound political clout

The political clout of the state’s Dominican community was on display at the Boston Dominican Parade, as Mayor Martin Walsh, state Rep. Marcos Devers and a host of candidates for statewide office courted voters

SEIU picnic rallies troops in fight for fair wages, ballot question supporting paid sick days

SEIU organizers are engaged in the Fight for $15, a national campaign to raise wages of workers in the fast food industry, adjunct professors and other low-paid professions.

Ferguson police shooting highlights US race divide

Blacks and whites view the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, and the police response to the protests of the shooting, Mo. through different lenses

Ferguson, Missouri’s lesson on elections

Ferguson demonstrates to blacks in Boston and elsewhere that voting is not at all an idle exercise.

Boston demonstrators call for end to police shootings

Hundreds of demonstrators in Boston turned out to protest the Ferguson, Mo police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Roxbury woman blazes her own path in graphic design field

When Sydney Janey found it difficult finding work in Boston’s white-dominated graphic design field, she opened her own firm, turning adversity into opportunity.

Partners HealthCare and the Kraft Center for Community Health Provide Support to Inspiring Physicians and Nurses

Robert Kraft and his family have made a generous gift to Partners HealthCare to create the Kraft Center for Community Health Leadership.

Mary Evans Wilson was founding member of the Women’s Service Club, NAACP Boston Branch

Civil rights pioneer Mary Evans Wilson dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of African Americans.

Restaurants serve French, Southern cuisine in Leather District

Hidden gems, Savvor Restaurant & Lounge and Les Zygomates Wine Bar & Bistro offer a taste of Southern and French cuisine in Boston’s Leather District.

Low-wage Logan workers meet with elected officials, press case for union membership, fair pay

A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.

Dorcena Forry, Tompkins endorse Grossman for governor

State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins are throwing their weight behind state Treasurer Steve Grossman in his campaign for governor.

School department seeks to fill 62 vacancies Madison Park High with just three weeks before school starts

The Boston Public Schools contracted with consultants to hire staff at Madison Park High School in June. Now, with just three weeks before the start of school, there are still 62 teaching, administrative and staff positions yet to be filled.