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Mayor Walsh gives 1st Chamber of Commerce address

More than 500 business executives joined Boston Mayor Martin Walsh Tuesday morning as he emphasized his belief in the spirit of Boston’s professionalism and entrepreneurial strength for his first annual Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce address and Government Affairs Forum. Walsh detailed his vision of a more inclusive, international and innovative city at the America Ballroom of […]

MBTA green lines to have specific stop locations on tracks at Park Street Station

To reduce the confusion for passengers about where trains will arrive at Park Street station, westbound D and E trains on the Green Line will berth at designated areas starting Wednesday, according to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. D and E line trains have usually looped around at Government Center, but that center was closed for […]

MassDOT launches biker safety program

In an effort to reduce the number of accidents involving bikers and pedestrians, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation is launching a new safety awareness and enforcement program. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Awareness and Enforcement Program will provide $461,851 in federal highway safety funding, which will support partnerships with local officials, police departments, MassBike and […]

CITY CRIME LOGS: April 23 to April 29

The following crime reports were taken from the Allston-Brighton D-14 crime logs from April 23 to April 29. Unknown suspect steals bike On Saturday at 7:00 p.m., police received a report of larceny that had occurred at 56 Ashford St. between Friday and Saturday night. The victim said she secured her bike, but returned the next day and found […]

Residents speak out about housing crisis

Boston residents raised concerns and suggestions addressing gentrification and an insupportable housing supply at a Boston City Council hearing Monday evening. City Councilors Josh Zakim, Ayanna Pressley, Charles Yancey and Frank Baker were present, as well as several panels of testifiers, who raised and clarified issues to the council’s attention. Zakim, who filed the hearing at the […]