Governor Patrick signs order on environmental justice

Governor Deval Patrick has signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice that enhances environmental protections and benefits for communities of color and low-income or limited-English-proficiency communities, groups that bear a disproportionate burden of environmental pollution and toxins.

‘Black lives matter’ protests sweep Boston, US cities

In Boston and in cities across the United States protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against police violence against blacks, sparked by a grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Williams in the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old ...

The A.R.T. /MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents THE LIGHT PRINCESS

The A.R.T. Institute, in association with the Loeb Drama Center, brings back the enchanting musical, The Light Princess, by Lila Rose Kaplan with music by Mike Pettry, directed by Allegra Libonati, with choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman.

What's Hot in the City this holiday weekend?

It’s all about music, comedy, & theatre this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

New teen center opens in former Mattapan library

City and state officials cut the ribbon on a new teen center in Mattapan that features a recording studio and performance space.

In the News Wayne Ysaguirre

Wayne Ysaguirre, president and CEO of Nurtury, has been awarded a fellowship from the Barr Foundation in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to Greater Boston’s children and families in need.

Thousands of Boston marchers take to the streets in Ferguson protest

A crowd estimated between 3,000 and 5,000 people marched from Dudley Square to the South Bay House of Correction, blocking traffic on the Interstate 93 on-ramp for more than two hours in a rowdy, but mostly peaceful protest over a ...

Mayor vetoes proposed commission on black and Latino boys and men

City Council members reacted indignantly last week to Mayor Martin Walsh’s veto of a proposed new Commission on the Status of Black Men and Boys in Boston that District 7 Councilor Tito Jackson had been championing for the past 10 ...

Stories from Roxbury’s elders evoke bygone era

Roxbury seniors shared their stories as part of the Roxbury Elder Storytelling Project.

City eyes Radius hospital to house detox programs

City officials are looking at the former Radius hospital building on Townsend Street as a potential site for in-patient drug rehabilitation programs.

Celebrate the holidays in Dudley Square

Enjoy art, kids events, and special business events in Dudley Square during the month of December. In addition to a December 6 kids party and tree lighting at the Dudley Library, there will be events including new owners recreating long ...

Dorchester House awarded $12,500 to support food pantry operations

The Dorchester House Multi-Service Center was recently awarded $12,500 in grants from Partners HealthCare and Project Bread to support our food pantry operations and food security in the community. Dorchester House takes great pride in being able to provide support ...

Win a pair of tickets to see Jose Mateo Ballet's The Nutcracker

The performances will be held at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester on Dec. 19-21st.

What's Hot in the City this weekend?

It’s all about comedy, concerts & theatre this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

Entrepreneur Joanne Chang leaves career in business consulting to start successful Flour Bakery

One-time management consultant and math major Joanne Chang has turned her dream of opening her own bakery into a successful growing business, with four very popular Flour Bakery & Café locations around Boston.