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Maria Vasco hopes to inspire more people to adopt zero-waste lifestyles by making sustainable products accessible to the average consumer.
Latina-owned UVida hopes to combat climate change by bringing zero-waste to Boston
Gabrielle Hernandez, news correspondent • March 4, 2021

After bearing witness to disastrous floods, endless hurricane seasons and massive, blazing fires, many from younger generations are seeking change....

For Now co-founders Kaity Cimo and Katharine ReQua brought together a strong, diverse network of female entrepreneurs at the Female Founders Summit.
The Female Founders Summit highlights successes of female entrepreneurs
Allie Kuo, news correspondent • March 4, 2021

Almost a year after the sold-out Female Founders Summit was postponed at the start of the pandemic for health and safety reasons, it returned...

If elected as Boston
Essaibi George will focus on the economy, education as mayor of Boston
Kelly Garrity, news staff • March 3, 2021

Boston’s next mayor will inevitably have to address a number of compounding issues, including systemic racism and racial inequality, as well...

Boston mayoral candidate and City Councilor Michelle Wu
Mayoral candidate Michelle Wu releases digital equity plan
Kelly Garrity, news staff • February 28, 2021

Earlier this month, Boston mayoral candidate and City Councilor Michelle Wu released a plan to improve equity in technology and internet access...

Boston set to enter new phase of reopening March 1
Boston set to enter new phase of reopening March 1
Marta Hill and Skye Richmond February 26, 2021

Starting March 1, Boston will move into Step two of Phase III of Massachusetts’ reopening plan, instituting higher capacity limits for a number...

In his campaign launch video, State Rep. Jon Santiago said that as mayor, he will lead Boston "to a recovery rooted in equity and opportunity."
State Rep. Jon Santiago running for Boston mayor
Kelly Garrity, news staff • February 24, 2021

On Monday, Massachusetts State Rep. Jon Santiago announced he would be joining the growing pool of candidates campaigning to be Boston’s next...

President Joe Biden wasted no time in getting to work after his Jan. 20 inauguration, focusing largely on relief measures for the coronavirus pandemic and reversing other policies from the Trump administration.
Biden focuses on COVID-19, climate change with executive orders
Leah Cussen, city editor • February 19, 2021

Less than 24 hours after becoming the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden signed 15 executive orders concerning a multitude of issues...

“The Value of a Life” is a memorial by Fern Cunningham located at the edge of Jeep Jones Park that honors the youth of Boston.
Boston parks memorialize Clarence Jones, other prominent Black figures
Zeynep Tuncer, news correspondent • February 19, 2021

In recognition of Black History Month, the Parks and Recreation department of the City of Boston has put out a list highlighting some of the...

Boston mayoral candidate Michelle Wu said she will prioritize community connections, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and eliminating barriers faced by minority groups if elected mayor.
Michelle Wu calls for increased coordination between city services, Boston communities at press conference for student journalists
Kelly Garrity, news staff • February 19, 2021

Boston mayoral candidate and City Councilor Michelle Wu held a virtual press conference for student journalists Feb. 13 to discuss her plans...

"IPV vaccination" by Sanofi Pasteur is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Massachusetts expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine
Skye Richmond, breaking news editor • February 18, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Governor Baker announced residents ages 65 and over and those with two underlying health conditions, including asthma,...