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Former state Sen. Brian Joyce, who was charged by federal prosecutors in 2017 with running his State House office as a "criminal enterprise," was found dead by his wife on Thursday in their Westport home, according to authorities.

Joyce, 56, who... Read more

Boston’s faster than expected population growth prompted the city to re-assess its housing goals, the Walsh administration announced Wednesday, as it raised the planned number of new units to be completed in 2030 from 53,000 to 69,000.

The... Read more

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren held on to a strong lead over her two challengers in a new poll out Tuesday, landing 27 points ahead of Republican candidate Geoff Diehl.

In the WBUR/MassINC survey of 506 likely... Read more

With recovery efforts still ongoing after gas explosions rocked the Merrimack Valley last Thursday in Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence, forcing thousands to evacuate, Boston politicians are looking to get an updated read on the city’s gas... Read more

Boston City Councillor-at-Large Annissa Essaibi-George will kick off a series of town hall meetings later this month that will stretch across the city throughout the fall. The first will be held on Thurs., Sept. 25 at the Thelma D. Burns Building in... Read more

Liz Miranda was up at 7 a.m. last Tuesday, and promptly told she was banished from the campaign office. She cast her vote for the first time at her new home precinct, the Lilla J. Frederick School, went with her family to the Roxbury precinct where she... Read more

Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley will be resigning effective Sept. 26 to become senior counsel for Mintz Levin and senior advisor for ML Strategies, the Suffolk County District Attorney announced Wednesday from his Boston offices.

He has... Read more

The state’s most powerful Democrats convened in Dorchester this morning to map out their coordinated strategy ahead of the November election. Based on their initial comments to media after they broke from their huddle, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker can... Read more

Suffolk County voters made a series of paradigm-shifting choices at the polls last week, among them electing the first woman of color as the Democratic nominee for... Read more

Rollins rolls in DA race; Miranda wins in 5th Suffolk; Cullinane beats back tough challenge in 12th

Dorchester's own Ayanna Pressley will leave the Boston City Council next year for a new desk in a bigger chamber: She has... Read more

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