Boston

By - 6/1/17 - 12:58 pm
Kids on a street in Boston, but where?

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By - 6/1/17 - 12:39 pm

Forum open to candidates for District 1 and 2 and at-large City Council seats at the Nazzaro Community Center.

By - 6/1/17 - 10:18 am

Step 1, May 31

Step 2, June 1

By - 5/31/17 - 12:19 pm

Mayor Walsh says Boston will not back down from work to make the city "carbon neutral" by 2050 and take other steps to protect the city from the effects of climate change no matter what the White House does. Read more.

By - 5/30/17 - 2:58 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports on an announcement by Mayor Walsh and Gov. Baker of a plan that would let students graduating high school in Boston this year to go to one of three community colleges and then from there to a state college or university. Unlike the current two-year city program, the pilot would also cover fees. However, students will still have to come up with money for room and board.

By - 5/30/17 - 2:08 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports a DC-based falafel place called Falafel, Inc., could be looking to expand to Boston.

By - 5/26/17 - 11:45 am

Boston's population continues to grow, according to new population estimates released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

According to them, Boston was home to 673,184 people in 2016. Read more.

By - 5/26/17 - 11:06 am

Corey Smith, 35, was indicted this week on prostitution-related charges for activities over two years, including allegedly trafficking a minor in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Georgia, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/26/17 - 9:25 am

No, we don't have any statues of Robert E. Lee - our memorials for slavery supporters are more subtle than that. Kevin Peterson wonders if it's time for some name changing on places such as Winthrop Square, named for slave-owning John Winthrop, and Faneuil Hall, named for slave-owning Peter Faneuil.

By - 5/25/17 - 5:28 pm

Hubway will add more than 70 bike-rental stations over the next two years to the 127 it already operates in Boston, under a new contract with the city of Boston, Mayor Walsh's office said today. Read more.

By - 5/25/17 - 4:23 pm

The Dorchester Reporter interviews Joseph Wiley of East Boston, who says Boston's biggest issue now is the lack of affordable housing.

By - 5/24/17 - 3:11 pm

Turns out Boston has a lot of parks - like more than 300. And now Ed Lyons of Brighton has visited and photographed every single one, most with his kids.

By - 5/23/17 - 3:04 pm

MassLive.com reports Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says young men need to be more careful when they drink in a city surrounded by water, not worry about a serial killer.

Earlier:
All the drowning victims the press and the public don't much care about.

By - 5/22/17 - 8:15 pm
Leavitt thinks it's funny people died in Manchester UK

Even if he had no shred of decency, which appears to be the case, you'd think somebody from Boston would know better than to make jokes about people dying in an explosion hours after it happened.

By - 5/22/17 - 4:34 pm

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Elizabeth Warren said her parents told her about her heritage when she was a kid. She had no reason to distrust them. By the way, didn't Scott Brown run for re-election on the "look at her, she doesn't even look like an Indian" platform, and lose?

By - 5/21/17 - 1:07 pm

I was all set to complain about Dan Shaughnessy returning to his stupid "tomato can" fixation in his piece yesterday about just how badly the Celtics did (sorry, Dan, the German for "tomato can" is not "tomato can"), but, no, if I'm going to get all ranty about a Globe columnist today, I'm going to get ired up about Mike Ross, because, unlike Shaughnessy, Ross really should know better. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 5:10 pm

Touka wonders where she can buy squid ink in Boston.