Category: News

Incumbents win City Council races

The incumbent candidates won all of the at-large and local district Boston City Council seats in today’s election. In the at-large race, Felix Arroyo, John Connolly, Steve Murphy and Ayanna Pressley retained their seats. Challenger Michael Flaherty finished a close…

Veggie food fest draws crowds

By Helen Hood Special to the Gazette   The sign on the door read “No Food in Gym,” but no one paid any attention. The rules were temporarily suspended at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center Oct. 29-30 for the plant-based…

Hill could see school shuffle

Updated Mission Hill could lose its namesake K-8 school and New Mission High—which currently share a building at 67 Alleghany St.—and get two new schools under a “2012 Facilities Plan” announced by Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Carol Johnson last…

City Council election is Nov. 8

The citywide, At-Large City Council race is the most contested in this year’s Boston City Council election Nov. 8. Seven candidates are running in that race. The incumbents are: Felix Arroyo (felixarroyo.com); John Connolly (connollyforboston.com); Steve Murphy (stephenjmurphy.com); and Ayanna…

College buys apartment building

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) bought the 45-unit apartment building at 660 Huntington Ave. in late August with the aim of housing faculty there. The building currently has one commercial unit, a copy shop, and houses…