From the Councilor: Clean Streets Proposal, BuildBPS Plans, Ordinance on Back Taxes, Public Transit...

December Newsletter from Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston): I'm deeply grateful to District One residents this season...

Residents Want a Pedestrian Only Northern Avenue Bridge

Residents voiced their concerns Wednesday night at a community meeting in the Seaport as plans move forward for a renovated Northern Avenue Bridge. Built in...

Even the Mayor Needs a Thanksgiving Haircut

Mayor Walsh stopped in Boston Barber in the North End for a cut before the Thanksgiving holiday. Owner Robert Dello Russo said, "Just taking...

Boston Council Wants Changes Made to Boston Freedom Rally

A Boston City council meeting on Wednesday afternoon about the Boston Freedom Rally grew contentious. Critics of the Boston Freedom Rally, often referred to as...

Boston Council Wants to Reduce Speed Limit to 20 MPH

The Boston City Council is considering reducing the speed limit to 20 MPH in Boston. The council discussed the potential decision during a hearing Tuesday...

Mayor’s Column: Thanking Veterans Today, and Every Day

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every year on November 11th, we remember the armistice, signed on November 11th, 1918, that ended the First World War....

City Council Working to Limit Housing Speculation; Talks Flipping Tax

The Boston City Council held a working session on housing speculation Thursday afternoon. Housing speculation is when investors buy up properties, apartments and condos for...

From the Councilor: North End Accessibility Improvements, Boston Residents Job Policy Review, MBTA Red...

November Newsletter from Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston): With early voting open through Friday, November 2nd and the...

Go Vote Tuesday! Massachusetts State Election is November 6

Tuesday, November 6 is the Massachusetts State Election. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. These are the polling locations serving...

Compact Living Two-Year Pilot Program Approved by Boston Planning & Development Agency

Creating clear guidelines for new residential units that are smaller in size than typical units will be examined through a two-year pilot program that...

Boston City Council Angry With National Grid Over No Show

Boston city councilors expressed anger over National Grid not attending a hearing about the city’s emergency plan for a natural gas-related crisis. This week's...

Mayor’s Column: How We Are Addressing Climate Change in Boston

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh This year is shaping up to be one of the strongest years in Boston’s history. We’ve continued to add 20,000...