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Healey signs $375M bond bill for local transportation infrastructure projects

BOSTON — With construction season already in full swing, Gov. Maura Healey Friday signed the $375 million municipal transportation infrastructure bond bill that the state’s 351 municipalities will share for local road, bridge and sidewalk projects.The bill was passed...

Boston leaders push for pothole repairs on private roads

Boston City Council is looking to help homeowners along private roadways afford repairs. Many of the city's streets have fallen into disrepair as locals grapple with the costs associated with repaving. District 5 City Councilor Enrique Pepen called for a hearing...

US: Police detain 100 as pro-Palestinian camp cleared at Boston university

Police in riot gear detained about 100 people as they cleared a pro-Palestinian encampment at a Boston university Saturday, the latest in a series of clashes on US campuses triggered by protests over Israel's war against Hamas.The action was...

Calls for action, preservation headline Boston-area Earth Day events

Environmental activists will call on Gov. Maura Healey to halt the building of fossil fuel infrastructure in Massachusetts on Monday, as organizations celebrate Earth Day and promote conservation across the globe. Members of Extinction Rebellion, a movement focused on creating...

Markey supports aid for Israel while calling for deescalation in war with Hamas

Sen. Ed Markey said he still supports President Biden's call for a deescalation in the Israel-Hamas war before it spirals into a wider conflict.His comments, made on WBUR's Radio Boston, come days after a drone and missile strike on Israel...

More than 30K participating in annual Boston Marathon, with winner crossing finish line

BOSTON (WJAR) — Monday is the 128th Boston Marathon.There are more than 30,000 participants, including runners from 129 countries and all 50 U.S. states, with spectators lining the streets to cheer them on. Sisay Lemma, of Ethiopia, set a...

Boston Marathon starting line moved from Ashland to Hopkinton 100 years ago

HOPKINTON -  There have been some changes in the infrastructure of the Boston Marathon over the past 100 years, but the feeling remains the same at the start line."I grew up here in Hopkinton, and the Marathon really was...

Boston targets $21M to combat youth mental health ‘crisis’

“The kids are not okay.” That was the eye-opening message delivered by Mayor Wu and a group of city and state education leaders on Wednesday during an announcement at Dorchester’s Joseph Lee K-8 School on Talbot Avenue. The mayor...

Mass. pols: Boston Logan Airport on runway for $22M in federal cash

(*This story was updated at 11:44 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2014, with additional reporting.) An injection of more than $22 million in federal infrastructure law money will pay for “much-needed” infrastructure improvements at Boston Logan International Airport, a...

House Democrats unveil funding plans for the T, including creation of ‘MBTA Academy’

House Democrats want to inject hundreds of millions of new dollars into the MBTA, calling for a sharp increase in operating budget support and funding for new initiatives such as a hiring and training program.The fiscal 2025 budget proposal...

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Moon Alert: There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions today. The Moon is in Sagittarius. Happy Birthday for...