Thursday Dec 5
Goulston & Storrs' director named to mayor's transition team
David Abromowitz , a director at Goulston & Storrs , has been named to a housing working group as part of Mayor-elect Marty Walsh 's transition team, the law firm has announced.
Thursday Dec 5
Sentinel & Enterprise
The president of the University of Massachusetts system has announced that he plans to ask for $519 million in state funding for fiscal year that starts in July.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ludlow selectman on MGM-Springfield deal: 'It is about protecting the residents'
LUDLOW - Now that Ludlow has entered into an agreement with MGM-Springfield for funds to mitigate the impacts of a proposed casino in Springfield's South End, MGM officials are hoping other communities will follow.
Edible plants are plentiful - even in urban settings
In "The Hunger Games," Katniss Evergreen staves her hunger by eating nature's ignored bounty: dandelion greens, wild onions, and the potato-like tuber roots from her namesake Katniss plant.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bookstore helps teens build their resumes, rebuild their lives
Juggling coffee orders at the More than Words bookstore, Richard Kiburis seemed like the typical teenager at his after-school job.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
10 sparkling wines for New Year's
BUBBLES ARE CURIOUS THINGS. They seem to have no substance at all, yet we play with them, bathe in them, invest in them, and are occasionally pleased to find them in our wine.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Your post-Thanksgiving shopping list
Planning your shopping route for this weekend? Here's what you can expect at some area stores : Wrentham Village Premium Outlets host its After-Thanksgiving Weekend Sale Friday through Sunday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Fitch Rates Massachusetts HFA's Housing Bonds 2013 E; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the following Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency's housing bonds: -- $29.4 million MHFA housing bonds, series E. The bonds are expected to be sold the week of Nov. 14 , and close on or about Nov. 21 .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mayors: It was a day joy turned to dread
REFLECTIONS: Mayors Raymond L. Flynn and Thomas M. Menino, above, say the death of John F. Kennedy affected them personally, as well as the nation.
Local Salvation Army to distribute 1,900 Thanksgiving food baskets
The Massachusetts division of the Salvation Army is getting ready to distribute 1,900 Thanksgiving food baskets to local families in need this Saturday in Boston, a number that is about 6 percent higher than last year's total --- and 58 percent higher than the 2011 number, the division said Thursday.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Spirit of The Cherokee with Artist Guadulesa Rivera
A new leader of the rapidly growing ranks of female abstract artists in Southern California, the award winning fine artist Guadulesa has become known for abstract or loosely figurative works of art, which reflect spontaneity, strong rhythm, texture, and color blends.
Gelzinis: Marty Walsh's opportunities paired with challenges
TOUGH TO FOLLOW: Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh, at left in background watching Mayor Thomas M. Menino yesterday at the dedication of the Puerto Rico Veterans Monument in the South End, has several tough decisions waiting when he takes office in January.
Boston unveils monument to Puerto Rican veterans
Under a clear blue sky Tuesday, the city of Boston unveiled a monument to Puerto Rican veterans during a ceremony in the South End in front of a crowd of about 100.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
I-93 overpass/underpass project moves forward; improvements expected by December
By December, portions of the space underneath the I-93 Southeast Expressway overpass between South Boston and the South End could see a slew of improvements, welcome news to neighbors on either side of the hulking concrete structure.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
New ways to enjoy Thanksgiving week
The week ahead brings a much loved and highly traditional American holiday - Thanksgiving .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Boston general election shows strong turnout
Mayor-elect Marty Walsh won 52 percent of votes in the general election on Nov. 5, beating city council at-large John Connolly by 4,908 votes.
Banker & Tradesman
Northeastern Master Plan Hikes Student Bed Proposal For Next Five Years
Northeastern University could get the green light to build 600 new student beds in the next five years if the Boston Redevelopment Authority approves the college's master plan for development tonight at a public hearing.
Heroin remains top drug concern in Boston, despite recent focus on 'Molly'
Despite increased attention on the designer hallucinogenic drug Molly, including the high-profile arrest of a Dorchester resident in September, neighborhood leaders say their focus is on combatting heroin abuse, which remains a larger concern.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Daily Free Press
Helmet vending machine comes to Hubway services
The first HelmetHub vending machine was installed Tuesday at the Boylston St. and Massachusetts Ave. Hubway Station.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
After 45 years tending bar, his glass is full
He's 60 now, and more than half of those years have been spent behind the U-shaped bar at the Eire Pub, the famously unpretentious watering hole in Dorchester's Adams Village.