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How to Disrupt the Whiteness of Boston Philanthropy, One Dollar at a Time

Quincy Miller is no stranger to community service. The president of Eastern Bank has given his time and expertise to organizations that help kids become […]

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Pressure Is Rising to Cut Police Budgets, but the Mayor Isn’t Completely on Board

Never before has the rallying cry to reform policing as we know it been this loud—or this sweeping. Demands for increased use of body cameras, […]

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Mayor Walsh on Sunday Night’s Protest Clash: “We Will Not Be Defeated by This”

As cleanup crews work to scrub away the graffiti and sweep up the shrapnel and broken glass left in the streets of downtown Boston, Mayor […]

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To Get a Haircut, or Not to Get a Haircut?

Some days, it’s hard to keep track of just how long we’ve all been living in these unorthodox and uncomfortable ways. Has it really only […]

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Boston Celebs Pop Up to Support the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund

What do Amy Poehler, Julian Edelman, and Ken Casey have in common? They’ve all fired up their webcams to help with COVID-19 relief—and, mercifully, none […]

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Sorry, Parents: Boston Schools Will Not Reopen on May 4

Apologies in advance to any parents who were clinging to the faintest hope that Boston schools might reopen by May 4, the date an order […]

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The BPDA: Paved and Confused

Like a scene out of The Departed, a pinched old white man in a black jacket leans across the passenger seat of a car to […]

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My Life in the Age of COVID: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

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Jury Finds City Hall Aides Guilty in Boston Calling Extortion Case

After a years-long ordeal centering on an alleged effort to illegally pressure Boston Calling to hire union stagehands, a jury has convicted two City Hall […]

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Police Shooting in Dorchester Is “Tragic and Traumatizing,” Mayor Walsh Says

After police shot and killed a 19-year-old suspect who allegedly fired at officers in Dorchester, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is calling the incident “tragic and traumatizing.” […]

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Marty Walsh Is Changing His Tune, Says No to MBTA Fare Increase

With another fare increase on the MBTA just two weeks away, Marty Walsh is finally sipping the AriZona Iced Tea. The mayor on Monday made a […]

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A Giant Stanley Cup Watch Party Is Going Down at City Hall Plaza on Monday

Don’t worry if you didn’t score a ticket to the Garden to see the Bruins at Monday’s Stanley Cup Game 1. You can still watch the game […]

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Marty Walsh Is Not on Board with Encore’s Plans for a 4 a.m. Liquor License

A new bid from Encore Boston Harbor to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. when it (eventually) opens has an opponent: Marty Walsh. Boston’s mayor this […]

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You Can Now Pick Up a CharlieCard at a Library or City Hall

Stop scanning the sidewalks and hop on a train bound for Government Center. CharlieCards will now be available for pickup at City Hall and in […]

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Parking in Boston May Be Getting More Expensive

If Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gets his way, parking in Boston is about to get a lot more expensive. Walsh’s proposal would raise the citywide minimum fee from […]