Kim Janey
BOSTON (AP) — The city of Boston has set aside $5 million in emergency funds to help local homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Boston is joining other communities across the U.S. with large numbers of university students in planning to challenge the results of the once-a-decade head count, saying the 2020 census undercounted the city’s students as well as jail inmates and foreign-born residents.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston declared addiction and homelessness a public health emergency on Tuesday, a move that will help the city clear a sprawling homeless camp at the epicenter of the city’s opioid crisis.
BOSTON (AP) — More than 800 people who work for Boston have been suspended without pay for failing to comply with the city’s coronavirus vaccine mandate, city officials said.
BOSTON (AP) — An ordinance intended to address climate change by requiring large buildings in Boston to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 was signed Tuesday by acting Mayor Kim Janey.
BOSTON (AP) — City Councilor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu has won the endorsement of her former political rival and current office holder, Acting Mayor Kim Janey.
BOSTON (AP) — Whoever wins Boston’s mayoral race on Nov. 2 won’t have much time to prepare to step into the office.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance that addresses climate change by requiring all buildings larger than 20,000 square feet to eliminate carbon emissions by 2050.
Boston voters have for the first time narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each other in November.
Democrat Michelle Wu has emerged the top vote-getter in a runoff election for the next mayor of Boston, but the race to decide her opponent in November is too early to call.
BOSTON (AP) — Those vying to become Boston’s next mayor fanned out across the city Monday hoping to shake as many hands as possible ahead of Tuesday’s preliminary election that will for the first time narrow the list of hopefuls to two candidates of color — possibly both women.
BOSTON (AP) — Candidates for Boston Mayor are making a last pitch to voters ahead of the city’s preliminary election on Tuesday.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The body of a U.S. Marine killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan returned home Saturday in a solemn procession through Massachusetts on the 20th anniversary of the attacks that led to America’s longest war.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s top mayoral hopefuls sparred on a range of topics — from education and climate change to housing affordability and public safety — during their first televised debate Wednesday, less than a week before next Tuesday’s preliminary election.
BOSTON (AP) — A shortage of bus drivers in Boston’s public schools is raising concern among parents who fear that some students could be left behind when the district starts a new year Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — With less than two weeks to go before Boston’s preliminary mayoral election, Boston acting Mayor Kim Janey is leading the fundraising race.
BOSTON (AP) — Voting has begun in the closely watched preliminary election for Boston mayor.

The early voting period for the election began Saturday and runs through Friday, Sept. 10.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston has taken action to protect residents facing eviction and foreclosure by enacting an eviction moratorium and establishing a fund to help homeowners with mortgage, insurance and condominium fees.
BOSTON (AP) — All five major candidates for Boston mayor gathered for a virtual forum Tuesday to discuss a range of issues from housing to education just two weeks ahead of the preliminary election which will narrow the field to just two.
BOSTON (AP) — Masks will be required for all indoor public places in Boston starting Aug. 27 as the city moves to contain rising COVID-19 infections blamed on the highly contagious delta variant, acting Mayor Kim Janey said Friday.
BOSTON (AP) — With Boston’s preliminary mayoral election just a month off, voters are on the verge of making a historic decision by narrowing the field of five major candidates — all of whom are people of color.
Coronavirus developments across New England:


In the absence of state or city mandates, a small but growing number of Boston-area restaurant owners are devising their own plans to make indoor dining safer.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston is trying to come up with better ways to aid individuals experiencing an emergency mental health crisis in part by reducing the role of police officers in responding to some 911 calls.
BOSTON (AP) — A look at pandemic-related news around New England on Saturday:


Boston Mayor Kim Janey joined public health authorities Saturday at one of three mass vaccination initiatives dubbed the “Day of Hope.”
BOSTON (AP) — Some of Massachusetts top political leaders gathered with activists and local residents Friday to celebrate the country’s newest federal holiday, Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery.
BOSTON (AP) — A union that represents about 800 Boston city employees who have been working remotely during the pandemic has filed an unfair labor practices claim against acting Mayor Kim Janey’s administration for unilaterally ordering them back to the office.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s leaders are scrambling to tamp down a series of political crises.

The acting mayor just fired the new police commissioner.
Boston’s police commissioner has been fired following a bitter battle to keep his job after decades-old domestic violence accusations came to light.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Public Library is scheduled to reopen next month after being closed to the public for more than a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday against Boston’s embattled police commissioner in his bid to block the city from firing him over decades-old domestic violence accusations.