Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: Should MBTA Prices Be Raised, Lowered, or Stay the Same?

The MBTA is proposing a 6.3% fare hike that, if passed, would go into effect in July 2019. This increase in public transit cost would, according to the MBTA, allow for system investments to improve service. At public meetings across the city, residents are speaking out against the hike, expressing frustration about increasing prices for Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Boston Harbor Now’s “Waterfront Wednesdays” Episode Four: Harborwalk 101

Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy Jill Valdes Horwood and Director of Planning Alice Brown host a bi-weekly video blog covering topics related to the harbor. Watch their most recent episode about the Harborwalk below. In this four and half minute vlog, Horwood and Brown discuss the Boston Harborwalk, a public walkway along the waterfront that, when completed, will be Read More…

Featured Government

From the Councilor: School Transportation, Suffolk Downs, Affordable Housing Funding Grants and More

February Newsletter from Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston): The snow’s coming down this week, but spring is around the corner, and with it comes ample opportunity to get out and engaged in your community. Now, a little about what I’ve been up to:  School transportation is an Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

North End Against Drugs Family Dinner / Family Talk

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will be holding a Family Dinner/Family Talk on Monday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The guest speaker will be Dr. Christin Price, Program Administrative Director of the Brigham Health Bridge Clinic and Clinical Director, Medicaid ACO at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/BWPO. Dinner will be macaroni, meatballs, salad, Read More…