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Is building an aerial gondola over the streets of Boston’s Seaport district a good idea? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn’t.

But, whatever its merits or shortfalls, we hope that Boston’s political, business, and media leaders will slow their roll on... Read more

Relying on increased parking fees, more advertising dollars and some expected legislative relief from an employee-financing law, MBTA officials have scrunched down their projected budget gap to $36.5 million.

That is about two thirds smaller... Read more

Updated Tues. Feb. 27 at 2:00 p.m. -- The race for the Fist Suffolk District got a lot more streamlined on Monday, as state Rep. Evandro Carvalho announced he will no longer pursue the senate seat... Read more

The much-debated question of who would take over the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast, the South Boston tradition helmed for the past few years by former state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, now has a twofold answer. US Congressman Stephen Lynch and City... Read more

Perennial candidate, in wings for council slot, is seeking the open local Senate seat

With seemingly limitless optimism, Althea Garrison, the city’s 78-year-old perennial candidate, is in the running for two legislative seats... Read more

Linda Dorcena Forry is sticking around, just not in a seat in the state Senate.

The 44-year-old former senator has spent fully half of her life in public service, first as an aide to then-state Rep. Charlotte Golar Richie, then working in City... Read more

Former Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry bid farewell – for now - to the State House in a festive ceremony on Wednesday that drew a Who's Who of city and state politics to say goodbye to a colleague who was both liked and respected on both sides of the aisle.... Read more

State Rep. Evandro Carvalho announced his candidacy for the First Suffolk Senate seat in a statement Tuesday, framing his bid as a push for needed... Read more

The Democratic Party may stand to gain from an infusion of young up-and-coming political hopefuls, but US Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not picking a side just yet in the race for Massachusetts’s 7th Congressional District, where Boston City Councillor at-... Read more

With little daylight between them on the issues, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley said Thursday that her decision to challenge U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano was about bringing a different "lens" to Congress, but the 10-term Somerville Democrat said he... Read more

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