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.

Bornstein & Pearl Food Production Center expected to create 150 jobs

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.

Boston fast food workers strike as part of national fight for higher wages

Nine Boston protesters were arrested during a fast food worker strike organized as part of a national fight for higher wages.

Gentrification seen gaining a foothold in Roxbury

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 backs off Dearborn charter school plan

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, school and T officials outline safety plans for 8th graders riding MBTA

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.

Walsh administration to conduct city-wide audit of every street in Boston

The Walsh administration plans to have city workers survey every street in Boston to determine repair needs.

Boston Local Food Festival to be held Sunday

The Boston Local Food festival, an event promoting Massachusetts agriculture, will be held on the Rose Kennedy Greenway Sunday.

Mayor announces the departure of Barbara Ferrer

Barbara Ferrer, head of the city’s Public Health Commission, is leaving to take a job with the Kellog Foundation.

State funds rehabilitation of Dudley burial ground, Roxbury parks

The Patrick administration has secured funding for the rehabilitation of the Eliot Burial Ground, the Buena Vista Urban Wild and the Puddingstone Gardens.

New website for Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee

The Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee has launched a new website providing information on development projects for Roxbury residents.

Quincy St. food business incubator to open Monday

Opening Monday, the Borstein & Pearl Food Production Center is expected to create over 150 new jobs for community residents and serve as an incubator for new community-based food businesses.

Here’s a look at what’s hot in Boston this weekend!

NBC's Last Comic Standing Alonzo Bodden, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner at The Huntington Theatre, and The Roots at the Boston Calling Musical Festival and JP Music Festival are just a few of the hot events to attend this weekend ...

Local woman uses education nonprofit to teach Ebola prevention in Guinea

Guinean-born Oumou Cherif is using her education-focused nonprofit organization to spread information about Ebola virus prevention.

Andrea Baez appointed executive director at the Dorchester YMCA

Andrea Baez has been appointed to fill the role of executive director at the Dorchester YMCA.