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Cullinane presses Gov. Baker, MBTA for update

Findings in the long-awaited report on the future prospects of the Mattapan Trolley Line report assert that problems associated with the Red Line extension extend well beyond the... Read more

Five years in and facing the potential of multiple challengers in the upcoming municipal election, District 5 City Councillor Timothy McCarthy says he still brings a public works sensibility to his job.

“I think you look at what I care about... Read more

With Hyde Park attorney Ricardo Arroyo jumping into the race last week, there are now two candidates seeking the District 5 council seat currently held by Councillor McCarthy.

Arroyo was a public defender until early December, when he left the... Read more

City Council President Andrea Campbell is looking to continue to use her platform to push for equity across a city strained by housing costs and grappling with new industries as she prepares for another run for her District 4 seat.

The 36-year-... Read more

Alejandra St. Guillen, director of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's Office for Immigrant Advancement, will run for an at-large Boston City Council seat, she announced Wednesday. In an email, St. Guillen said she hoped to "address growing inequalities, from... Read more

City Councillor Ayanna Pressley, Congresswoman-elect, is throwing her support to U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi to once again take up her mantle as Speaker of the House when Democrats control the chamber in January.

"There is tremendous energy and focus... Read more

Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley is bouncing between Washington and Dorchester these days, shuttling from freshman orientation week as a congresswoman... Read more

Bldg_1827_0.jpgA view of the new dorms from the campus’ Mt. Vernon Street entrance. Jennifer Smith photo

By Eliza Wilson

To the... Read more

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, fresh off her re-election win Tuesday night, said Thursday she had no timeline to decide whether to run for president, instead focusing on what she thinks Congress needs to do to keep the Russian election meddling... Read more

Fresh off her general election win, Suffolk County’s next district attorney, Rachael Rollins, said she was geared up and prepared to push local law enforcement... Read more

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